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North American Tribal Proverbs

ARAPAHO PROVERB 

“Before eating, always take a little time to thank the food.”

BLACKFOOT PROVERB 

“There are many paths to a meaningful sense of the natural world.”

CHEROKEE PROVERB 

“When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.”

LAKOTA PROVERB 

“Creation is ongoing.”

PAWNEE PROVERB 

“What is past and cannot be prevented should not be grieved for.”

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