Native place meaning

Centuries of forced relocation, disease, and genocide have hidden the true history of the tribal nations — until now.

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Chrysocolla Gemstone meaning Chrysocolla is a very beautiful stone with many beneficial energies. It is known as a healing stone among Native American Indian cultures where it was used for strengthening the body's resistance and bringing about calm feelings where there is upset.

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Samoa symbols and their definitions -- Holy Shit I love ALL OF THESE! Need one as a tattoo; meaning I MUST go to Samoa for further validation :)

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Ravens are often confused with crows. Ravens live here, and are a part of the magic of the connections with nature at this place.

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"Did you know the name "Arkansas" is a Siouan Indian word? It comes from Acansa, which was the name of a major Quapaw village in southeastern Arkansas. Many people believe that Acansa meant "downstream people," but that isn't true--Quapaw, the tribe's own name for themselves, means "downstream people." Acansa probably came from the Quapaw word meaning "southern place." Their non-native neighbors frequently referred to the Quapaw as the Acansa, Arkansas, or Alkansea Indians because of this…

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Here we present a rare image of a Hupa Indian Woman. It was taken in 1923 by Edward S. Curtis. The image shows the Hupa woman in a head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

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Will you ever begin to understand the meaning of the very soil beneath your feet? From a grain of sand to a great mountain, all is sacred. Yesterday and tomorrow exist eternally upon this continent. We natives are guardians of this sacred place. ~ Peter Blue Cloud, Mohawk

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