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Sixteen Guiding Principles for Creating a Sustainable and Harmonious World

The Four Worlds Indigenous Guiding Principles for Building a Sustainable and Harmonious World



The Sixteen Principles for building a sustainable and harmonious world community emerged from a 50-year process of reflection, consultation and…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on August 16, 2018 at 4:00pm — 10 Comments

Keynote Address~"Healing Intergenerational Sexual Abuse"

Healing Intergenerational Sexual Abuse

Keynote Address…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on August 15, 2018 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

Introduction to the Reunion of the Condor, Quetzal, and Eagle via the Fourth Way

The Fourth Way reflects the view that the Human Family is at a crossroad facing diverging paths; on one side lays the path of assimilation, resignation, conflict, militarism, economic insecurity and war, on the other, a Sacred Path,  the Red Road leading to…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on August 12, 2018 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

Spiritual Qualities Of Leadership-An Indigenous Perspective

1. Spiritually centered – actively in a relationship with the Creator or Higher Power!



2. Morally strong – lives a good moral life, suitable to stand as a role model to younger people, with particular attention to the issues of addictions,…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on July 22, 2018 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Indigenous Code of Ethics from the Sacred Tree

The Indigenous Code of Ethics From the Sacred Tree



1. Each morning upon rising, and each evening before sleeping, give thanks for the life within you…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on July 12, 2018 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

The Nine Pointed Star?

Hi, thank you for allowing me to join your community. I’m reaching out to you because I would like to understand more about the nine pointed star. I’m a mother and a writer, I live in England and work closely with a Navajo spirit guide. I was first aware of this Navajo guide about thirty years ago when I was in my twenties and he spoke to me in his native language (this is the only time he has spoken to me in his language, the rest of the time he speaks to me telepathically in English), as I…

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Added by Josephine Collins on February 6, 2018 at 7:51am — No Comments

1995-PROPHECIES, REALITIES AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR THE FUTURE



April 1995, Presentation to UN Secretary-General, Mr. Javier Perez de Cuellar and the World Commission on Culture and Development, UN Headquarters…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on January 15, 2018 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

Sorrow Not

O My servants! Sorrow not if, in these days and on this earthly plane,

things contrary to your wishes have been ordained and manifested by the

Ancient of…
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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on January 2, 2018 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Life’s Longest Journey-From Our Head to Our Heart

An Elder once told me, “Grandson, the longest road you will ever have to walk in your life is the sacred journey from your head to your heart.”  Another wise Elder said, “We will never solve the many…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on December 18, 2017 at 12:00pm — 7 Comments

The New Emerging Global Civilization Calls for the Creation of Universal Laws and Institutions

Laying the groundwork for a new global civilization calls for the creation of laws and institutions that are universal in both character and authority. The effort can begin only when the concept of the oneness of humanity has been wholeheartedly embraced by…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on December 4, 2017 at 4:00pm — 8 Comments

Indigenous Guiding Principles for Building a Sustainable and Harmonious World

What’s a Guiding Principle?

A guiding principle, as we are using the term is a statement of basic truth about some aspect of the process of human and community…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on November 27, 2017 at 8:00pm — 8 Comments

The Story of The Sacred Tree

For all the people of the earth, the Creator has planted a Sacred Tree under which they may gather, and there find healing, power, wisdom, and security. The roots of this tree spread deep into the body of Mother Earth. Its branches reach upward like hands praying to Father Sky. The…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on November 24, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

A Humanitarian Declaration

Today, we ponder the Declaration of Independence for which the July holiday is celebrated. Every dissenting American and every Earthly citizen who sees corrupt injustice perpetuated through the actions of their governments would do well to read or reread this document in the near future. But before you do, from our place here in the sovereign glacial lake valley of…

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Added by Alexandria Rain Smith on September 10, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Conscious-Stream

We dream ourselves forward. Transformation born of our hope, our need; discovered, within a dry wrinkled weakened sheath, a most beautiful and tiny seed willing to swallow us through the birthing canal into a new day’s dream.  We follow the footsteps of the most beautiful courageous being we can imagine could be. Be, as Florida Scott-Maxwell put it, “Fierce with reality.” We look upon the living tapestry and acknowledge the disease along with the beauty. We refuse to deny that “indelible…

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Added by Alexandria Rain Smith on September 10, 2017 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Hinhan Wicasta's ( Owl Man's ) Vision from Singing for a Spirit by Vine Deloria Jr.(1999)

“The Red Road was fraught with danger but filled with life... Hinhan Wicasa (Owl Man) would have great powers as a medicine man, the Thunders would be his close friends, and many birds and animals would help him. His descendants would have a responsibility to work for the good of the people,…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on August 29, 2017 at 1:30pm — 7 Comments

PLEASE HONOR MY GRANDCHILDREN WHERE IT ALL STARTED

Our heartfelt Thanksgiving to everyone supporting the building of a new Playground and Basketball Court in honor of the young Water Protectors of the Community of Wakpala! Together, we have raised funds to build the new Basketball Court. With $6500…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on August 28, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

PLEASE HONOR MY GRANDCHILDREN WHERE IT ALL STARTED

Our heartfelt Thanksgiving to everyone supporting the Community of Wakpala to build a new Playground and Basketball Court in honor of their young Water Protector and Elders! The funds raised, so far, will make the new Basketball Court. What needs funding in the next two days is the Playground for the children.

The Community of Wakpala are the People of Chief Gall, highly respected and esteemed Hunkpapa Lakota Warrior and Spiritual Leader. What Chief Gall achieved, in unity with…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on August 20, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Help us Honor the Youth Where it all Began!

We are steadily moving toward our goal of $18,600 by the 20th of August! If we all contribute $7.00 or more to the Standing Rock Playground and Basketball Court Vision, it will manifest! Donation info is below the…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on August 13, 2017 at 5:00pm — 7 Comments

July 9, 1971, Island of the Sun, Lake Titicaca, Fulfilling the Prophecy of the Reunion of the Condor and Eagle

July 9, 1971. Sitting at the Heart of the Island of the Sun, in Lake Titicaca, Bolivia, sitting with my Beloved Quechua Elder and Spiritual Teacher, Meleton Gallardo, (on my right side) and other Beloved Quechua Brothers. At this Sacred…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on July 9, 2017 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Be Generous in Prosperity, Thankful in Adversity and Unjust to No One!

Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of your friends and relatives, and look upon them with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an admonisher to the rich, an answerer of the cry of the needy, a…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on January 26, 2017 at 4:00pm — 13 Comments

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