Notable Quotes

The Happiest People

The happiest people I've ever met, regardless of their profession, their social standing, or their economic status, are people that are fully engaged in the world around them. The most fulfilled people are those who get up every morning and stand for something larger than themselves. They are people who care about others, people who will extend a helping hand to someone in need or will speak up about an injustice when they see it.


Combine Indigenous and general public voter blocks. Walk together in support of change. Vote unanimously for freedom.


Education can be one of the big cures for our social ills.

No Greater Honor

There is no greater honor than being under the guidance of the Great Spirit.

You Have to Humble Yourself

You have to humble yourself. You will be blessed according to your humility.

Our True Enemies

Our true enemies, as well as our true sources of strength, lie within.

We Have to Educate

We have to educate our young people. We want them to be proud of their heritage.

Warmed by the Sun

I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees as other Indian babes. I can go everywhere with a good feeling.

The Land Is Sacred

The land is sacred. These words are at the core of your being. The land is our mother, the rivers our blood. Take our land away and we die. That is, the Indian in us dies.

I'm Happy That I'm Dark

I'm happy that I'm dark, that I look like an Indian. I'm happy that I have this smile and dimples to go with it. (Video here.)