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Wasichu vs. Altruism and the state of our planet


The first people who lived on the northern plains of what today is the United States called themselves “Lakota,” meaning “the people,” a word which provides the semantic basis for Dakota.

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Returning to the Drum Circle

Drum Circles have been around for longer than history has been recorded by man. There are inexplicable feelings evoked by drum beats. The drum strike penetrates deep into our soul and causes us to move, to dance, to feel, to cry, to reach up, to join in the drumming. 559 more words

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Medicine Cards: Fox

Fox: Camouflage

Wiley Fox has many allies in the woodlands, including the foliage, which offers protection and much medicine. Fox is seemingly able to vanish amidst the lush undergrowth of the forest. 952 more words

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Native Wisdom:One evening an elderly Cherokee brave told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside all people.

He said, “My son, the battle is between two ‘wolves’ inside us all.   147 more words

Ancient Proverbs: 5 - Shawnee Wisdom.

“All who have died were created equal.”

~The Shawnee

The Shawnee are another one of the oldest and most well established Native tribes in the US; it is also my own tribe.

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Americana Injustica

Ancient Proverbs: 3 - Navajo Wisdom.

“You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.” –Navajo Proverb

The Navajo, or Naabeehó

This tribal population likely makes up the most diverse tribe in modern day US; they originally hail from the Southwestern United States, and are the largest federally recognized tribe of the United States of America (with over 300,000 enrolled members).

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