Our LandAugust 22, 2014
Our land is everything to us... I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember that our grandfathers paid for it— with their lives. — John Wooden Leg, Cheyenne
I Have HeardAugust 20, 2014
I have heard you intend to settle us on a reservation near the mountains. I don't want to settle. I love to roam over the prairies. There I feel free and happy, but when we settle down we grow pale and die. — Satanta, Kiowa Chief
HumankindAugust 18, 2014
Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
All things are bound together.
All things connect.
—Chief Seattle, 1854
Great ThingsAugust 15, 2014
He who would do great things should not attempt them all alone. — Seneca
PovertyAugust 13, 2014
Poverty is a noose that strangles humility and breeds disrespect for God and man. — Sioux
Involve MeAugust 11, 2014
Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand. — Tribe Unknown
If We EmbraceAugust 08, 2014
If we embrace one human being, If we enlighten one mind, If we warm one heart, we have then done well. — Dragging Wolf
Native WomanAugust 06, 2014
Nine out of 10 people think that as a Native American woman, I'm supposed to look like either that Land-O-Lakes butter girl, or Disney's Pocahontas. — Charlotte Chinanao, Dineh and Jemez youth activist.
We Were HereAugust 04, 2014
We were here prior to U.S. nationhood. The average American needs to get off the fallacy we're going to be like everybody else. It's not going to happen. — Cedric Sunray
My ReasonAugust 01, 2014
My reason teaches me that land cannot be sold. The Great Spirit gave it to his children to live upon. So long as they occupy and cultivate it, they have a right to the soil. Nothing can be sold but such things as can be carried away. — Black Hawk