To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides.

— Dennis Banks

The most gorgeous Dennis Banks quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

The Sun, Moon and Stars are there to guide us.

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And Americans realized that native people are still here, that they have a moral standing, a legal standing.

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It also called upon traditional people in the Four Directions to strengthen the healing ceremonies and asked people to heed the warnings of Mother Earth.

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Most importantly, the meaning of spirituality lays the seeds for our destiny and the path we must follow.

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When you have a spiritual foundation, you look at poverty differently then.

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In 1990 we ran across Europe through 13 countries and covering 7,130 miles.

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I have a Father's Day every day.

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Even the people who come our way look upon us in amazement, that we run only for the healing of Mother Earth.

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When we arrived in Japan in 1988, we were not prepared for the overwhelming support shown to us.

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In 1967 the last Unity Caravan was held.

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Many young Japanese were hearing for the first time the words of Native people from the West.

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Since the beginning, Native Peoples lived a life of being in harmony with all that surrounds us. It is a belief that all humankind are related to each other. Each has a purpose, spirit and sacredness. It is an understanding with the Great Spirit or Creator that we will follow these ways. And in this understanding we believe we are related to all other living species.

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About Dennis Banks

Quotes 19 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Educator
Birthday October 16

Every man should see the birth of his children.

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In 1978, the tradition of running from village to village with a message was revived. that first run was from Davis to Los Angeles, a distance of 500 miles.

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It is an understanding with the Great Spirit or Creator that we will follow these ways.

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Since the beginning, Native Peoples lived a life of being in harmony with all that surrounds us.

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I'm on this road for the rest of my life.

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The Canadian run can be no different, at least in terms of actual running.

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