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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…


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.…


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



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

Geronimo - the Last Great Indian War Chief



Goyathlay ("one who yawns")

Quotes from Geronimo

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


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

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…


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

The Viking Runes, and Their Meanings - Futhark


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…


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,…


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'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…


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…


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

Quotes - Retained Rights vs. Given Rights

 “A lot of…


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…


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

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