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North American Tribal Proverbs

ANISHINABE PROVERB 

“No one else can represent your conscience.”

BLACKFOOT PROVERB 

“Life is not separate from death. It only looks that way.”

CREE PROVERB 

“Never sit while your seniors stand.”

 FOX PROVERB 

“When you have learned about love, you have learned about Great Spirit.”

 HOPI PROVERB

“The rain falls on the just and the unjust.”

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North American Tribal Proverbs

MINQUASS PROVERB

“If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies in yourself.”

NAVAJO PROVERB

“There is nothing as eloquent as a rattlesnake’s tail.”

SIOUX PROVERB 

“The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives.”

CROW PROVERB 

“One has to face fear or forever run from it.”

HOPI PROVERB

“Work hard, keep the ceremonies, live peaceably and unite your hearts.”

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