Notable Quotes

Grandfather Says

Grandfather says, "You must not hurt anybody or do harm to anyone. You must not fight. Do right always. It will give you satisfaction in life." — Wovoka, Paiute

The Difference

The difference between a flower and a weed is a judgment. — Unknown


Music is known as the universal language, a healing force. Hopefully, when people hear my music, it will inspire them to fulfill their responsibilities to protect Mother Earth. — Joanne Shenandoah, Oneida

Our Sacred Sites

Our sacred sites are more precious than gold. — Phil Emerson, Quechan

Sacred Places

There is a price to pay, a payment that has to happen to protect sacred places. — Tim Mentz, Standing Rock Sioux



Except for Native Americans, everyone else is an immigrant. — Vickie Whitewolf

Hearts of Children

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

The Single Difference

The single difference between a warrior and a gang member is that a warrior wants to be unique, develops himself or herself from within, then belong to a group and empower it with that uniqueness. A gangster just belongs.— Billy Mills

If You Don't Know

If you don't know something, ask someone who does. — Rosa Winfree

Brick Walls

Brick walls are there for a reason. They let us prove how badly we want things. — Jeffrey Zaslow