Natives - Oratory, Quotes, Insights, or Achievements
"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…Continue
The Story of No Moccasins
No moccasins died in her seventieth winter.…Continue
Added by torch mills on October 23, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
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.
Circle - The circle represents
"I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees…
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…Continue
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.
Added by torch mills on October 19, 2011 at 3:13pm — No Comments
"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,…Continue
Added by Sassafras on October 12, 2011 at 8:36am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sassafras on October 11, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on October 3, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
“A lot of…Continue
Added by Sassafras on October 2, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments
"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…Continue
Added by Sassafras on October 1, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments