We have all come from the one great Spirit and this precious earth is our

“We have all come from the one great Spirit and this precious earth is our common mother. Let us walk in harmony.”

~Native American
There is the world of the flesh, and there is the spirit world. When the flesh is gone

“There is the world of the flesh, and there is the spirit world. When the flesh is gone, the spirit forever remains. Their voices speak to those who know how to listen. Wisdom is born in the heart, and then spoken.”

~Wolf Clan Song

“They came with a Bible and their religion. They stole our land and crushed our spirit and now tell us we should be thankful to the ‘Lord’ for being saved.”

~Chief Pontiac

“All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man. The air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.”

~Chief Seattle

“We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.”

~Dakota

“The Ten Indian Commandments:

1. Treat the Earth and all the dwells therein with respect.
2. Remain close to the Great Spirit.
3. Show great respect to your fellow beings.
4. Work together for the benefit of all mankind.
5. Give assistance and kindness wherever needed.
6. Do what you know to be right.
7. Look after the well-being of mind and body.
8. Dedicate a share of your efforts to the greater good.
9. Be truthful and honest at all times.
10. Take full responsibility for your actions.”

~Native American Proverb

“May the stars carry your sadness away,
May the flowers fill your heart with beauty,
May hope forever wipe away your tears,
And, above all, may silence make you strong.”

~Chief Dan George

“When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.”

~Lakota

“Regard Heaven as your father, Earth as your Mother and all things as your Brothers and Sisters.”

~Native American Proverb

“Listen to the voice of nature, for it holds treasures for you.”

~Huron

“Hold on to what is good, Even if it's a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe, Even if it's a tree that stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do, Even if it's a long way from here. Hold on to your life, Even if it's easier to let go. Hold on to my hand, Even if someday I'll be gone away from you.”

~A Pueblo Indian Prayer

“When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us.”

~Arapaho

“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.”

~Chief Seattle

“The Earth does not belong to man; man belongs to Earth.”

~Chief Seattle

“If a man is as wise as a serpent, he can afford to be as harmless as a dove.”

~Cheyenne

“Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, Wisdom is of the future.”

~Lumbee

“Beware of the man who does not talk, and the dog that does not bark.”

~Cheyenne

“Man's law changes with his understanding of man. Only the laws of the spirit remain always the same.”

~Crow

“When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a way that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.”

~Cherokee

“Tell me, and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand.”

~Native American proverb

“Our first teacher is our own heart.”

~Cheyenne