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October 2011 Blog Posts (13)

Quotes - Comanche - I Want No Blood

"Great Spirit — I want no blood upon my land to stain the grass. I want it all clear and pure, and I wish it so, that all who go through among my people may find it peaceful when they come, and leave peacefully when…

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Added by Sassafras on October 31, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Lakota - No Moccasins & Three Horns-a Moving Story

 



The Story of No Moccasins

No moccasins died in her seventieth winter.…

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Added by torch mills on October 23, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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Added by torch mills on October 21, 2011 at 4:00am — 6 Comments

Oglala Sioux - The Medicine Wheel - Black Elk Speaks

 

 

 

The Medicine Wheel

The medicine wheel is a sacred symbol

 used by Plains tribes and others

 to represent all knowledge of the universe.

The medicine wheel consists of a circle

 with horizontal and vertical lines

 drawn through the circle's center.

 Sometimes, an eagle feather is attached

in the wheel's center.

Design Meaning

Circle - The circle represents

the…

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Added by torch mills on October 21, 2011 at 4:00am — 4 Comments

Geronimo - the Last Great Indian War Chief

 

http://www.indians.org/welker/geronimo.htm

 

Geronimo

Goyathlay ("one who yawns")


Quotes from Geronimo

"I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees…

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Added by torch mills on October 19, 2011 at 3:22pm — 3 Comments

Tobacco and Prayer Cloth Ties Preparation - Cherokee, but Applicable to Other Tribes

http://www.freecherokee.org/wolf/index.html

Hello From the Florida Wolf Clan

Prayer Ties

PRAYER TIES; Prayer ties are spiritual tools created to be a physical representation and carriers of the energy of a prayer. Making Prayer Ties is a ceremony within itself. The process should be done with much reverence and respect.

The Ceremony and the process is different with many elders or teachers. Be…

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Added by torch mills on October 19, 2011 at 3:19pm — 1 Comment

The Viking Runes, and Their Meanings - Futhark

http://bml.uoregon.edu/moonphase//newage1/runes.html#algiz

  

RUNES - The Viking Oracle

For as long as anyone can tell, runes have been around

 helping people in the northern European area

and now they are making quite a comeback on a worldwide basis

 due partly to commercialism and partly due to the unknown uprooting

 of many occult practices.

 

 People are…

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Added by torch mills on October 19, 2011 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Quotes - Black Elk - Hatch Our Children

 

"The life of man is a circle from childhood to childhood, and so it is in everything where power moves. Our tipis were round like the nests of birds, and these were always set in a circle, the nation’s hoop,…

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Added by Sassafras on October 12, 2011 at 8:36am — No Comments

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Added by Fallingwater on October 11, 2011 at 8:01pm — 1 Comment

Quotes - To Find The Universal Elements Enough...

While not a Native American quote I think the essence of this quote resonates w/the native concepts of a simpler life.  What others see as native generosity can be typified or perhaps explained by the cultural practice of the give-away...it's not ours to own any way.  Pass the goodness of life around.  Open your hands to heart and sky, both to receive for a while and to give as needed.  Grasping is a sign of greed and we natives have seen enough of that!   Many of us have landed upon hard…

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Added by Sassafras on October 11, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Event - San Manuel Indian 2011 Pow Wow in San Bernardino California - October 7, 8 and 9

 

In the spirit of togetherness and affirmation of Native American culture, the San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians will hold their annual Pow Wow on October 7, 8 and 9 2011, at California State University, San Bernardino. The event is always free to the…

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Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on October 3, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Quotes - Retained Rights vs. Given Rights

 “A lot of…

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Added by Sassafras on October 2, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments

Quotes - We Bound Ourselves Together...

 

"We bound ourselves together for many purposes, so that our people and grandchildren shall remain free in a circle of security, peace and happiness. Our strength should be in union, and our ways, the ways of reason, righteousness and peace." -Dekanawidah (the peace…

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Added by Sassafras on October 1, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

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