Notable Quotes

We Also Have

We also have a religion which was given to our forefathers, and has been handed down to us their children. It teaches us to be thankful, to be united, and to love one another! We never quarrel about religion.

Where No One Intrudes

Where no one intrudes, many can live in harmony.

A People

A people is not defeated until the hearts of its women are on the ground.

I Was Warmed

I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees as other Indian babes. I was living peaceably when people began to speak bad of me. Now I can eat well, sleep well and be glad. I can go everywhere with a good feeling.

The Hearts of Little Children

The hearts of little children are pure, therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.

Don't Lose Your Sense of Humor

Don’t lose your sense of humor, even when the laughter is at your own expense. Life is a learning place. Existence is forever.

I Hope

I hope the Great Heavenly Father, who will look down upon us, will give all the tribes his blessing, that we may go forth in peace, and live in peace all our days, and that He will look down upon our children and finally lift us far above this earth.

Indians Chase

Indians chase the vision, white men chase the dollar.

We Must Protect

We must protect the forests for our children, grandchildren and children yet to be born. We must protect the forests for those who can't speak for themselves such as the birds, animals, fish and trees.

When It Comes Time to Die

When it comes time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.