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    (I am repinning this but I do not know the source.)Morning White Dove Elvis' great, great, great grandmother. She was full blooded Cherokee Indian. Elvis was 1/16 Cherokee.

    A woman identified as being of half African, half Indian descent from Martinique, beautiful. Vintage, circa 1910. Photo in the private collection of Sarah Partridge, all rights reserved. Contact: mailto:sweetpeabr...

    "Geronimo is said to have had magical powers. He could see into the future, walk without creating footprints and even hold off the dawn to protect his own. This Apache Indian warrior and his band of 37 followers defied federal authority for more than 25 years."

    ... May you walk gently through the world and know it's beauty all the days of your life.

    Bull Shoes Children, two small indian girls. It was taken in 1910 by Edward S. Curtis.

    Indian 10 Commandments

    Cherokee Indians value their family, however different from most situations, the women is under absolute control of everything. She holds her clans name, all the children belong to her, and the man must settle in her village after the marriage ceremony. The man is there to make children and provide meat for the family. As the husband’s ability to hunt exceeded the needs of his family, it is common that he is then allowed to have more than 1 wife.

    Cherokee Woman

    William Wuttunee Lawyer-1st Aboriginal person admitted to the bar in Western Canada Leader-1st chief of the National Indian Council, which became the National Indian Brotherhood, which became the Assembly of First Nations Activist/Rights Advocate-e.g. advocated for the right of Status Indians to vote in federal elections Author, speaker.

    You must teach your children that the ground beneath their feet is the ashes of our grandfathers. So that they will respect the land, tell your children that the earth is rich with the lives of our kin. Teach your children that we have taught our children that the earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons of earth. If men spit upon the ground, they spit upon themselves. - Chief Seattle

    I hope that this image travels the world . . . "While newspapers and television talk about the lives of celebrities, the chief of the Kayapo tribe received the worst news of his life: Dilma, "The new president of Brazil, has given approval to build a huge hydroelectric plant (the third largest in the world). It is the death sentence for all the people near the river because the dam will flood 400,000 hectares of forest. More than 40,000 Natives will have to find another place to live.

    "Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children" ~Sitting Bull

    Indian Mother and child , 1905, Oregon

    Lou Diamond Phillips (eighth Cherokee and a mix of others)

    Graham Green born 1952 (Oneida)

    The only dream worth having is to dream that you will live while you are alive, and die only when you are dead. To love, to be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and vulgar disparity of the life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To respect strength, never power. To never look away. And never, never to forget. Photos Colorized by Helmut Weininger *Wendelin*

    When I thought about who we are as Indian women, I had to take a good look at myself ... I was reminded about how life, to me, is a never ending learning process, a journey of discovering ourselves, what we are capable of and what we are not, what we hold in the endless sea of our soul ... who are you?

    Oldest Living Comanche Turns 100! Read the story of Josephine Myers-Wapp here: indiancountrytoda...

    93rd Annual Crow Fair Pow Wow

    Mayan warrior

    Our first teacher is our own heart. ~Cheyenne (Native_American_by_xblubx)

    ✯ Give me Knowledge ✯

    ✯ Lakota Man ✯