- A western term for a full moon. Plains Indians, and especially
the Apache, attacked at night only by the light of the moon. They
had a superstition that when a warrior went to the next world he found
there the same conditions that existed on earth when he was killed or died.
The Indian believed that if he were killed in darkness his spirit would
wander in continual darkness in the heareafter.
within this Site
Hunting Grounds ]