Teochihua (“Prayer”) is the backbone of our Indigenous ways. Many have lost faith in the great mystery, traditions, and the medicine ways of our ancestors. Many have fell for the colonizers cheap spell that Native ways and medicines are superstitious and backwards. Colonizers deemed anyone and anything the deviated from europeanized Christian ideology as “superstition”. We even have popular Indigenous thinkers that will label anything that can’t be confirmed by western methodology as “superstitious”, thus, ironically reinforcing the colonizer’s efforts of belittling Indigenous spirituality and people.
Praying is making a focused connection Our spirituality can more accurately spiritual science. Life and the elements are very much alive; you are elemental and have a role purpose for your existence. Make sure you keep yourself tuned up. Here is a general prayer for you to use as a template and adjust to your liking. If you apply this prayer to your daily routine it will open up doors and healing for your journey.
Prayer is extremely powerful I can’t stress this enough!