"Each new day is an inikagapi, a chance to be renewed and reborn—another opportunity to be part of the circle that is life, knowing that it is a journey, not a race, and that one doesn’t travel it alone." —Joseph M. Marshall III, from: The Lakota Way ..*
I stand in the direction of the East, and I give thanks for the gift of Tobacco. I stand in the direction of the South, and I give thanks for the gift of Cedar. I stand in the direction of the West, and I give thanks for the gift of Sage. I stand in the d
Medicine Woman - Medicine means the magical power of fate, healing magic and medicine. Women were the first midwives and shamans, welcoming the newly arrived and preparing sacred rituals for the departed. The Medicine Woman holds the Moon in her hands. She trusts Divine Timing. She knows that all things that once were will be again. From: The Book of Goddesses by Nancy Blair
Native American Prayer: "Oh, Great Spirit, Whose voice I hear in the winds, And whose breath gives life to all the world, Let me walk in beauty and let me learn the lessons you have hidden in every leaf and rock. So when life fades, as the fading sunset, my Spirit may come to you without shame."
Rabbit Tail, Shoshone scout for the U.S. Army. Photo taken in Authentic Americans,Back in time - vintage & antique photos,First People - First Nations - Native Americans,My Love of Indians . . .,Native Am