Bear Moon

February: 2nd Moon - Mkwa Giizis - Bear Moon 

The second moon of Creation is Bear Moon. This moon gives us a special teaching about the birth of bear cubs.  This is usually one of the brightest moons of the year.  Names for this month’s Moon have historically had a connection to animals. 

Other Names for this Moon: Snow Moon, Bald Eagle Moon or Eagle Moon (Cree), Black Bear Moon (Tlingit) refer to the time when bear cubs are born. The Dakota also call this the Raccoon Moon (Dakota), Goose Moon (Haida) and some Algonquin peoples named it the Groundhog Moon. 

Learning IN & FROM all of Creation

Continuum of Learning IN and FROM the Outdoors

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Learning IN the Outdoors

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Adaptations of Living Things 

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