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North American Tribal Proverbs

SENECA PROVERB 

“Those who do not fear Great Spirit are not strong.”

PLAINS SIOUX PROVERB

“Make my enemy brave and strong, so that if defeated I will not be ashamed.”

 UTE PROVERB

“Give me knowledge so I may have kindness for all.”

NAVAJO PROVERB

“You can’t get rich if you look after your relatives properly.”

LAKOTA PROVERB

“Everything the Power does, it does in a circle.”

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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

       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

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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