Prophecy: A Historical Perspective on Intercessory Prayer for Native America

First Nations Monday

PROPHECY

Historical References and Anniversaries

Jesuits Foretell of a Lunar Eclipse – January 31, 1646
(http://americanindian.net/January.html )

Father Pierre Millet Foretells of a Lunar Eclipse – January 21, 1674
(http://americanindian.net/January.html )

According to Phil Konstantin’s book, This Day In North American Indian History, both instances tell of American Indians being converted to Christianity because a non-American Indian spiritual leader foretold of a lunar eclipse, with the help of an almanac. In the case of Father Millet, Konstantin writes that the priest actually challenged the shamans to do the same.

American Indian Prophet Tecumseh – January 23, 1812
(http://americanindian.net/January.html )

According to Phil Konstantin’s book, This Day In North American Indian History, there was an earth quake on January 23, 1812 that some believed to be sign associated with a prophecy by Tecumseh. Konstantin wrote that the prophet visited the Creek, telling them that when he stomped the…

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