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13 Quotes That Remind Us to Protect Mother Earth
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "native-american-wisdom" Showing of Spirituality is for those who've already been there. Children must early learn the beauty of generosity. They are taught to give what they prize most, that they may taste the happiness of giving. The Indians in their simplicity literally give away all that they have—to relatives, to guests of other tribes or clans, but above all to the poor and the aged, from whom they can hope for no return.
Native Americans have been the keepers of the Turtle Island since time immemorial, Native wisdom should be trusted. On April 22, , the first Earth Day was celebrated in New York City; today, the event is celebrated in some countries. The Earth Mother needs our help, she needs our prayers. We need to educate the women of the world that prayer works. When that happens, The Warriors of the Rainbow will come to save them.
Here are 13 quotes from contemporary and historic Native figures about the importance of conserving resources to save Mother Earth. When all the trees have been cut down, when all the animals have been hunted, when all the waters are polluted, when all the air is unsafe to breathe, only then will you discover you cannot eat money. In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations. Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.
These Native American quotes are words of great wisdom that offer simple, inspirational guidance in living a spiritual, peaceful life. Previously, this page contained Native American quotes that were not attributed to any particular person or tribe. They were all the quotes I had come across over the years that stated they were Native American. The few quotes that I had from specific Native American people were added to the pages relevant to their quote. The older picture-quotes will just have 'Native American' on them, rather than the newly found source. I will add more with the right names over time. He went around and invited the old and needy.