Category Archives: Quotes

The Great Spirit is in all things, he is in the air we breathe. The Great Spirit is our Father, but the Earth is our Mother. She nourishes us, that which we put into the ground she returns to us.

~ Big Thunder, Abenaki 

Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people.

~ Chief Tecumseh, Shawnee 

I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees as other Indian babes. I can go everywhere with a good feeling.

~ Geronimo, Chiracahua Apache 

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

~ Black Hawk, Sauk 

The Earth is the mother of everyone, and everyone should have equal rights upon it.

~ Chief Joseph, Nez Perce