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Rebecca Littlefield
Rebecca Littlefield • 1 year ago

All birds, even those of the same species are not alike, and it is the same with animals as with human beings. The reason Wakantanka does not make two birds, or two animals, or humans exactly alike is because each is placed here by Wakantanka to be an independent individuality and to rely on its self. —Shooter, Teton Sioux

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