AMERICAN INDIAN QUOTES & SAYINGS
''The old Lakota was wise. He knew that mans heart away from nature becomes hard; he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans too.'' - Luther Standing Bear, Oglala Chief of the Black Hills - Artist James Ayers
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To have courage is to have the mental and moral strength to listen to our heart. It takes courage to do what is morally right. Native people were told by the Elders to be proud of who they were and never to deny the way of life the Great Spirit gave them. It is with Courage that we reclaim our rightful place in the circle of life and the right to honour the Great Spirit and pray for all people.
You must teach your children that the ground beneath their feet is the ashes of our grandfathers, that the earth is rich with the lives of our kin. Teach your children what we have taught our children, that the earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons of the earth. If men spit upon the ground, they spit upon themselves. [Artwork by Riel Benn]
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"Love is something you and I must have. we must have it because our spirit feeds upon it, we must have it because, without it we become weak and faint. without love our self-esteem weakens. without it our courage fails. without love, we can no longer look out confidently at the world. with love, we are creative. with love, we march tirelessly. with love, and with love alone, we are able to sacrifice for others." Chief Dan George, Geswanouth Slahoot, Tse-lai-Watt Nation (1899-1981)
Nanyehi. Her birth name, Nanyeh means, "she who walks among the spirit people." On the day she was born, a white wolf appeared on the horizon. This was very significant to the Cherokee people, as "white" was the color that symbolized "peace," and Nanyehi was born into the Wolf Clan, one of the most prominent of the seven Cherokee clans. Born in approximately 1738, in Chota, the capital of the Cherokee Nation. nanyehi.blogspot....