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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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Five North American Tribal Proverbs

MINQUASS PROVERB 

“The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears.”       

NEZ PERCE PROVERB

“Talk to your children while they are eating; what you say will stay even after you are gone.”

PAWNEE PROVERB 

“Death always comes out of season.”

WINNEBAGO PROVERB

“A man must make his own arrows.”

CHEYENNE PROVERB

“Let us all be meat, to nourish one another, that we all may grow.”

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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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