Indigenous Christmas Origins

celtic tree of lifeEuropean Pagan Origins of Xmas

The pagan festival of the invisible sun at the winter solstice is a European tribal tradition celebrated for the last ten thousand years at the shortest day and longest night of the year. European native peoples since ancient times have held ceremonies for the recovery of the sun god at this time, a time which later became known as Christmas.

Indigenous traditions from many native peoples have been borrowed for modern Christma