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    "Let us walk softly on the Earth / with all living beings great and small / remembering as we go, that one God / kind and wise created all." -- Native American prayer

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This is better than any other human quote, for it is at the heart of what makes us better people. Imagine a world where everyone puts this into practice.

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. The other wife (or wives) was usually chosen by

Cherokee. My family has Cherokee blood. Thus the high cheekbones & tan skin (that the other members of my family have. that skipped me :D)

Uwoduhi adanvto in Cherokee language means beautiful spirit or beautiful heart. What better way to honor a special someone? On a 30mm turquoise

Cherokee Rose, the Georgia state flower, so beautiful. It is said GOD answered the prayers of the mothers who lost their children on the journey of the trail of tears as a way to uplift their spirits, and give them hope

Cherokee heritage For Esmae and all the baby's in the family. Our Cheerokee comes from both mom and dad so it is on both sides.

Cherokee Messenger (1858) by Missouri History Museum, via Flickr

Cherokee Boy by Wisconsin Historical Images, via Flickr

Pinned by indus® in honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow. Beauty and grace, American Indian, Cherokee...looks like my great grandmother ♥

Historic Newspapers~ Cherokee Phoenix dated 01/28/1829 -- First Native -American newspaper, published/edited by Cherokee Elias Boudinot. On exhibit in the News Corporation News History Gallery at the Newseum. Newseum collection Photo credit: Newseum collection

Cherokee Alphabet Native People Photogravure by SurrendrDorothy, via Flickr