A Young Mind to DirectApril 29, 2016
If today I had a young mind to direct, to start on the journey of life, and I was faced with the duty of choosing between the natural way of my forefathers and that of the... present way of civilization, I would, for its welfare, unhesitatingly set that child's feet in the path of my forefathers. I would raise him to be an Indian! — Tom Brown Jr., The Tracker
We Are Going By YouApril 27, 2016
We are going by you without fighting if you will let us, but we are going by you anyhow! — Chief Joseph's warning to the defenders of Fort Fizzle in Montana
Being IndianApril 25, 2016
Being Indian is an attitude, a state of mind, a way of being in harmony with all things and all beings. It is allowing the heart to be the distributor of energy on this planet; to allow feelings and sensitivities to determine where energy goes; bringing aliveness up from the Earth and from the Sky, putting it in and giving it out from the heart. — Brooke Medicine Eagle
What the People BelieveApril 22, 2016
What the people believe is true. — Anishinabe
A Rattlesnake's TailApril 20, 2016
There is nothing as eloquent as a rattlesnake's tail. — Navajo
If We WonderApril 18, 2016
If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come. — Arapaho
A Great VisionApril 15, 2016
A very great vision is needed and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky. — Crazy Horse
Of the SoilApril 13, 2016
The American Indian is of the soil, whether it be the region of forests, plains, pueblos, or mesas. He fits into the landscape, for the hand that fashioned the continent also fashioned the man for his surroundings. He once grew as naturally as the wild sunflowers, he belongs just as the buffalo belonged. — Luther Standing Bear
HumankindApril 11, 2016
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
A PebbleApril 08, 2016
One finger cannot lift a pebble. — Hopi