The Dream Catcher

Posted on March 3, 2011

I am writing this story on behalf of both my father and I, we both have Native American blood, (1/32 for my dad, 1/64 for me – The Chickasaw tribe,fyi). That is a detail that will make itself clear in the story, and we were wondering if anyone could help us figure out what is around. The story will be his than mine will follow…

My Dad’s Story

About 3 weeks ago he was woken up in the middle of the night because his room was really warm, so as he was going to get a glass of water in the kitchen he walked into a cold spot, which is unusual because the heater was on and the house stays warm, (even when you don’t want it to), and according to him it felt like some unhappy entity passed through him and he brushed it off saying there was a window open, not true, and as he was going back in to the room and going back to bed his dream catcher (I have one too) started spinning around very quickly. As he investigated thinking there was air coming from a window or the heater, his windows were closed tight and he turn off the heater before he got water. He found it strange that it was not because of air moving and right as he thought that he felt the cold spot go though him again. he told me that two days ago, also mentioning that my sister felt something like that before as well, (she also has 1/64 Native American blood, no dream catcher, and is 1 year younger than me), and we thought it was strange.

Now my story.

Last night, (one day after he told me his story), the same thing happened to me, first I woke up feeling warm which is weird cause it was raining all last week and my room was super cold, so I went to get some water when I felt like someone was watching me,and right before I open my door I felt someone breathing heavily down my neck, which is almost impossible because I am 6′ 10″, both me and my father are tall he is 6′ 2″, and no one was behind me, so I was a little freaked out by this time and after I was in bed again I looked up and saw my own dream catcher spinning like crazy (it hangs from my ceiling light, like my dads) and I knew there was no air circulating so I just waited it until it stopped and told my dad about it this morning.

We would like to know what is causing this and how, if possible, to make it stop. We tried praying no help for once.

Sent in by mike, Copyright 2011

Also check this out for more information:

Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher

The nations indigenous to the U S have legends and traditions dating back thousands of years. These legends, much like any other culture, tell stories of how the world was created. There were also legends of the spirit world and the deepest recesses of the mind – which was thought by some to play out in a person’s dreams. These dreams could be affected by the energy in the area that was slept in. The Ojibwe, (sometimes spelled Ojibwa) nation created what are now known as “dream catchers”.

Excerpt from ~ History and Tradition of the Dream Catcher

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27 Responses to “The Dream Catcher”
  1. countrygirl says:

    Wow that is scary!I have always heard that dream catchers keep bad dreams @ bay?! Are they to. Also keep evil spirits/ entities away?

  2. vzy4kat63 says:

    It could be an uneasy Native American spirit roaming around looking for help, or something more. Try doing an evp session, in each room. And see if you get any kind of reply.

    There’s something obviously there, as you described both of your dream catchers were spinning in the same exact way and there was no wind or anything that would cause it to.

  3. mario says:

    Its a native thing

  4. Jessica says:

    I am 1/4 my mom’s dad was a full blood. I don’t have those things happening. I just see them and for some reason I don’t get any bad vibes. My sister does have one and she lives in the house, so does my room mate and best friend I will ask them.

  5. trolldoll says:

    in my short world i call you a tall drink of water lol. i’m sure it was someone just passing thru. no need to worry, and yes try a evp. thanks for sharing!!

  6. mike says:

    just thought to let you all know that we tried the evp there was no response(s) so i believe that trolldoll you may be right it must have been passing through, or maybe the dream catchers keep it away.

    thank you all for your comments

  7. BekkieLassy says:

    @ Mike.
    I also believe that the spirit just passed through.
    I actualy want to ask you a question
    What is the story around a dream catcher. I have 3 at home in my room next to my bed. For as long as I had them the ghost didn’t bother eney more at night.
    But please can you tell me a bit more. Whats it realy for

    • mike says:

      dream-catchers are meant to filter dreams, they let good dreams through, and trap bad dreams like a net and when the sun rises [or some state when the sun hits it] that the bad dreams that are trapped will be destroyed/ vanquished

      is that what you wanted to know?

      • BekkieLassy says:

        Thanks alot Mike.
        It helps alot. People always ask me why do I buy it and what its for then I never know the real story and feal realy dumb for buying so much of them but I dont even know what its for LOL. I have a uge attraction towards the indian and Quileute tribe legends and stories. Its just so interesting and spiritual.
        Well thanks alot now I can feal cumfterble with giving an answer.

      • BekkieLassy says:

        I’ll have to find a book about the legends and trditions of the Native American tribe. There is just so much I would like to knpw. Thanks alot though you helped me with one delema

  8. eisbrecher says:

    6″10″ wow. yeah i beleive it was just a spirit that happened to walk through you

  9. countrygirl says:

    Lol. The dollar store dream catcher’s don’t work @ all..I still have night mares and spirits grrrr

    • mike says:

      did you try hanging them in a window [in the bedroom] that gets some sun during the day?
      my friends got dollar store dream catcher�s after i told them this story and they said that it worked.
      i wonder why they didn’t work for you, does it have fake feathers on it maybe it won’t work with them cause they are not/ and never will be a part of nature or, maybe you gotta have some belief/hope in dream catchers for them to work?

    • BekkieLassy says:

      I actualy buy mine only at one store and the owner is Native American.
      Your right those are just for hanging and nothing more. The ones I buy as a card on it with some Native American saying in it.

  10. countrygirl says:

    @ mike yes they are fake,I did have a real one in a house we lived in briefly,it didn’t work @ all!there was a extremely evil spirit in that house,has been for year,its a long tormenting story,never the less,I got my children and myself out of there pronto. !!to this day I can sense bad houses etc. There is so much more to the world,the universe if full of the unknown!I am so glad to hear people that don’t believe in the spirit world!for they have not experienced that realm..that is a bonus,the things people run into through out life are devastating!! Once a person does experience the spirit world. It chances things in many aspects!many blessing to all:)

    • Diana says:

      Sometimes, in order for things to work, you have to believe in them first. You sort of have lend them a little trust in order for them to work their magic. When I was very young, I had terrible nightmares after my brother died. One of my Father’s friends who lived on an Ute reservation, made one for me. He told me the story of how they came to be, and I believed him. No more nightmares from that day forward. Was it simply the placebo effect? I have no idea…all I know is that I believed it would work, and it did.

  11. BekkieLassy says:

    I totaly agree.
    You have to believe that it works or else evin the real ones won’t work

  12. Caretaker says:

    Just published yesterday – History and Tradition of the Dream Catcher

  13. AnNa BiTeS BaCk says:

    i believe dreamcatchers work.i had bad dreams this is awhile ago and i bought one and no more bad dreams.then again after my son tore it apart when he was younger.

  14. AnNa BiTeS BaCk says:

    i think its normal for us to have bad dreams.were all human.but thats just me.

  15. johnny says:

    this is a brief explanation of a dream catcher the reason there as a hole in the middle for EVIL SPIRITS TO ENTER.. and to defeat an evil spirit you need a more POWERFUL spirit.. you are actually trapping the most powerful evil spirit in your dream catcher thats why its ruining your dreams… throw the dream catcher away and im sure 100% your dreams will be gone (be sure to pray ALWAYS dont depend on items such as this use GOD only He can make you perfect)

    • mike says:

      no one is perfect [except God ]
      and you are a little wrong my friend because the dream catchers catch the bad, evil, bad dreams, or whatever only until the sun rises and “purify s” it
      dream catchers were based off of spiders webs {one of God’s creation} and if you look at a spiders web with the mornings dew on it, it is truly beautiful and it reminds us that no matter what happens the sun will rise tomorrow and a chance of a better days awaits us if we make that day good and forget the bad

      so i feel as if you are takings this as a one sided view but it is nice to have all the facts

    • Janna says:

      Being a quarter native American myself, I take offense to that. So your saying because native Americans believe in nature and are very spiritual, they are wrong because they don’t follow Christ? Wrong! I was brought up Christian, but I’m still very spiritual, and do not agree with you. I have bad dreams all the time and I think I’m going to buy one tomorrow as a matter of fact. Give my native side a little chance at trying to help with my nightmares because the lord certainly has not helped me with them. I have that choice to btw. Because I am both I can make that choice. Yup- I’m buying one tomorrow. @Chris- if they work for you my friend, keep the faith in them.

  16. countrygirl says:

    Good points I pray every night for I am a believer in GOD strongly!!:)even Christians have night mares, subconscious,events in live so on n so forth!I wouldn’t use any object for a purpose of a placement. For there never would be!rather to help with spirits/night mares!may blessing to all:)

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