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North American Tribal Proverbs

HOPI PROVERB

“All dreams spin out from the same web.”

KIOWA PROVERB

“There is no fear where there is faith.”

LAKOTA PROVERB

“When man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.”

OGLALA SIOUX PROVERB

“We should be like water, which is lower than all things yet stronger even than the rocks.”

OKLAHOMA PROVERB

“When a man prays one day and steals six, the Great Spirit thunders and the Evil One laughs.”

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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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Five North American Tribal Proverbs

       One of the intentions of this blog is to share ancient wisdom. I have created a page called Proverbs which stores and updates all the tribal proverbs that arise on this blog. Find them here now.

CHEYENNE PROVERB

“Our first teacher is our own heart.”

INUIT PROVERB 

“Life’s greatest danger lies in the fact that man’s food consists entirely of souls.”

HOPI PROVERB

 “You must live your life from beginning to end; no one else can do it for you.”

IOWA PROVERB 

“The man who freely gives his opinion should be ready to fight fiercely.”

PUEBLO PROVERB 

“Cherish youth but trust old age.”

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Five North American Tribal Proverbs

OGLALA SIOUX PROVERB

“There can never be peace between nations until it is first known that true peace is within the souls of men.”

HOPI PROVERB

“Wisdom comes only when you stop looking for it and start living the life the Creator intended for you.”

DUWAMISH PROVERB 

“There is no death, only a change of worlds.”

PLAINS SIOUX PROVERB

“See how the boy is with his sister and you can know how the man will be with your daughter.”

CROW PROVERB 

“You already possess everything necessary to become great.”

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Five North American Tribal Proverbs

COMANCHE PROVERB

 “All who have died are equal.”

HOPI PROVERB

“Keep the top of your head open.”

LUMBEE PROVERB

 “Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.”

SENECA PROVERB

“Every fire is the same size when it starts.”

DAKOTA PROVERB

“We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.”

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