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Diane Bjorling

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Native American quotes/Proverbs
7/24/2014 6:57:26 PM
These Native American quotes or a better word would be proverbs is a small sampling of the traditional teachings. It is not a representation of all nations or beliefs.

It is my hope that by sharing these proverbs that you will find some comfort in learning..because we are all continually learning

The Story of the Duwamish Told by the tribal logo

Day and night cannot dwell together. ~ Duwamish

Arapaho American Indian Chief
When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us. ~ Arapaho
Blackfoot Indian Chief

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset. ~ Blackfoot
Lakota Brave
Force, no matter how concealed, begets resistance. ~ Lakota
Present Day Navajo dress
You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. ~ Navajo



Comanch Native

All who have died are equal. ~ Comanche



If a man is as wise as a serpent, he can afford to be as harmless as a dove. ~ Cheyenne
Hide Painting by Crow tribe
Man's law changes with his understanding of man. Only the laws of the spirit remain always the same. ~ Crow

Native American- the French Creole


One rain does not make a crop. ~ Creole

Old picture of a Maricopa native male
Everyone who is successful must have dreamed of something. ~ Maricopa



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RE: Native American quotes/Proverbs
7/24/2014 10:36:40 PM
HI Diane,

Now you are in my kind of quotes. I love the Indians and their saying. They are right on the money.

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Diane Bjorling

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RE: Native American quotes/Proverbs
7/24/2014 10:40:19 PM
I had a feeling that you might appreciate these sayings Diane ..it was fun to do..but as usual it took me a bit of time to do..never sure why I am so dang slow lol
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