quote by Crazy Horse

I salute the light within your eyes where the whole universe dwells. For when you are at that center within you and I am at that place within me, we shall be one.

— Crazy Horse

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Native america quote I am not born for one corner; the whole world is my native land.

I am not born for one corner; the whole world is my native land.

If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other.

If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.

One does not sell the earth upon which the people walk.

Native america quote America is a young country with an old mentality.

America is a young country with an old mentality.

Where no one intrudes, many can live in harmony.

How smooth must be the language of the whites, when they can make right look like wrong, and wrong like right.

If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn't turn out well for the Native Americans.

Native america quote What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for

What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for going to war are almost always based on lies and promoted by war propaganda in order to serve special interests.

Everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the power of the world always works in circles.

Measles and TB evolved from diseases of our cattle, influenza from a disease of pigs, and smallpox possibly from a disease of camels. The Americas had very few native domesticated animal species from which humans could acquire such diseases.

I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country;

he is a bird of bad moral character; like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy. The turkey is a much more respectable bird, and withal a true original native of America.

The land is sacred. These words are at the core of your being. The land is our mother, the rivers our blood. Take our land away and we die. That is, the Indian in us dies.

You ask me to plow the ground. Shall I take a knife and tear my mother's bosom? Then when I die she will not take me to her bosom to rest.

If a man loses anything and goes back and looks carefully for it, he will find it.

Old age is not as honorable as death, but most people seek it.

Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.

The fascists in most Latin American countries tell the people that the reason their wages will not buy as much in the way of goods is because of Yankee imperialism. The fascists in Latin America learn to speak and act like natives.

I was born where there were no enclosures.

All things are connected. Whatever befalls the Earth, befalls the children of the Earth.

The fruits of Christianity were religious wars, butcheries, crusades, inquisitions, extermination of the natives of America, and the introduction of African slaves in their place.

The earth was created by the assistance of the sun, and it should be left as it was. The country was made without lines of demarcation, and it is no man's business to divide it.

Each soul must meet the morning sun, the new sweet earth and the Great Silence alone.

If the European discovery had been delayed for a century or two, it is possible that the Aztec in Mexico or the Iroquois in North America would have established strong native states capable of adopting European war tactics and maintaining their independence to this day, as Japan kept her independence from China.

We are going by you without fighting if you will let us, but we are going by you anyhow!

It is only in the mountains that I can fully appreciate my existence as a man in America, and my own native land

You've got to invite Native Americans to the table, and Asians, and Chicanos.

You cannot keep us in the back room anymore and give us notations on paper saying this is what you deserve. You have to invite us to the table because America is ours, too.

Everything the Power of the World does is done in a circle.

As it has for America's other indigenous peoples, I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians.

As it has for America's other indigenous peoples, I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians.

We do not want churches. They will teach us to quarrel about God.

Like the grasses showing tender faces to each other, thus should we do, for this was the wish of the Grandfathers of the World.

The great Jewish scientists and philosophers of the last few generations - Spinoza, Einstein, Freud, Robert Oppenheimer and others - were natives of Europe and America.

It's therapy. [people] say true healing requires honest confrontation, and that can be seen on a macro scale with America and the things that have been swept under the rug, whether it be with the native Americans or slavery, or whatever holocaust that's happened on this soil.

When someone was so poor that he couldn't afford a horse, a tent or a blanket, he would, in that case, receive it all as a gift.

And my point was one I think that you'd agree with, which is there's no room in America for a black racist, a Latino racist, or a white racist, or an Asian racist, or a Native American racist. Now, we're either color blind or we're not color blind.

The greatest moments of Native History lie ahead of us if a great spiritual renewal and wakening should take place. The Native American has been a sleeping giant. He is awakening. The original Americans could become the evangelists who will help win America for Christ! Remember these forgotten people!

So long as mists envelop you, be still.

Be still until the sunlight pours through and dispels the mists - as it surely will. Then act with courage.

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