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January 2012 Blog Posts (33)

The creation of adaptable, regnerative, sustainable Communties

http://www.environmentalleader.com/2012/01/30/adapting-to-the-consequences-of-climate-change/

 

On creating resilient adaptable communties.

 "But we cannot wait and assume that someone is going to fix the problem. It is time for the unreasonable people to once again resist, but this time to resist the belief that business as usual will engender the…

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Added by Ron Dewhurst on January 30, 2012 at 8:40am — No Comments

The Death and Return to Life of Tipi Sapa (Black Lodge ) Through the Prayers of Hinhan Wicasa (Owl Man)

  One of the stories that my beloved father, Mato Gi, (Brown Bear) recounted  to me, on many occasions, about his Grandfather Tipi Sapa, ( Black Lodge ), Philip Deloria, and his Great-Grandfather, Hinhan Wicasa ( Owl Man ) has always haunted…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on January 28, 2012 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Stop the threats

Please visit:

http://www.leadnow.ca/fair-hearings

 

As Canadians and guardians of the Earth, we must eliminate the money influence from our Government which is shaping dangerous policies, actions and supports the desires of self interest groups against public opinion.

 

From the email I received,

"This week, we learned that the Harper Government is using closed-door intimidation tactics…

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Added by Ron Dewhurst on January 26, 2012 at 10:26pm — No Comments

Natural law

It is the will of the human being to achieve the mind force to the highest potential. There is a connection between the visions of tomorrow and striving for higher potential.  When we make up our mind to do something we are already moving forward; when the mind is in balance with the other gifts the individual will demonstrate complete understanding.  In contemporary society we have learned to feed our minds through an ever expanding technology that makes our lives easier.  Western education…

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Added by Robert Kakakaway on January 26, 2012 at 8:43pm — No Comments

May We Always See The Great Spirit In One Another

  The spiritual understanding and awareness that every human being is a sacred, divine being with a higher spiritual purpose, is fundamental to understanding and manifesting the deepest meaning of freedom and human rights.  Not only do we need to honour and respect our own sacred,…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on January 25, 2012 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Long Spiritual Wintertime Ending, As Promised!

  With the unfailing guidance and assistance from those Beloved Elders and Spiritual Leaders that are walking the Spiritual Path before us, it has become very clear that the long spiritual wintertime of…
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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on January 23, 2012 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

THE ELIMINATION OF ALL PREJUDICES

All prejudices, whether of religion, race, politics or nation, must be renounced, for these prejudices have caused the world’s sickness. It is a grave malady which, unless arrested, is capable of causing the destruction of the whole human family. Every…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on January 23, 2012 at 12:30pm — 7 Comments

Our roles

 

A woman carries a lot of power as she can conceive life but she also has the power to destroy life through this power. She must control her sexuality to the limits of her mate and not misunderstand her sexuality, nor should she look beyond her relationship, or she will create her own suffering while jeopardizing her relationship and bringing harm to her children.  Women are teachers they must work hard to bring balance to their families and communities. Today many of our women are…

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Added by Robert Kakakaway on January 23, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Creation Stories and Expansion

Creation Stories and The Expansion

 

Back then…back then….from In Utero to the time of passing we heard our storytellers speak of Creation.  At each age we gained new perspective.  At each passing of rite, we’d gain new perspective.  At each season, year, decade and on we would relate our own lives to that of the teachings of Creation.

 

The life forces are fast at work now, we are in The Quickening, the acceleration is sometimes unmanageable.  From Mother Earth…

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Added by Wendy Jones on January 21, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

I stroll alone

Stones and lumber lay on the banks of a twisted river ... I walk these banks and throw all my concerns on the wakes, Carried off with the current.. Strolling along the shore i pause to take in the sunshine as a eagle soars... True beauty in life is everywhere i look as i stumble along in amazement... Climbing the banks and traversing the woods into a world of wonder.. Life springs all around the only care to wildlife is surviving and feeding their young, No destruction to their…

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Added by Danny W. Burnette on January 18, 2012 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Follow your heart





Being adopted i will never find my true native past but i know its with me in my soul ... The world seem so different as i walk the streets of life but in nature i feel so at home One with the earth it cries out to me to return to what I've never known as a child .... The…

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Added by Danny W. Burnette on January 18, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Sacred Hearts





Sacred hearts separate and alone.... Burning desires take hold.. The torch of love engulf their desires.... Kindle the flame join the two as one.. Burn bright their passions.... Eternal Flam bring them love... Ignite the forest that separates their path.... Soles joined in flames of desire shall…

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Added by Danny W. Burnette on January 18, 2012 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Small, this is the dot we call home

tonight I saw a science program which is force feeding our imaginations over here in Britain. One of the narrators was Professor Brian Cox who has made Astrophysics a lot more fun and easily accessible. The BBC has really pulled out all the stops to educate us and show us how to understand the stars. Brian Cox was one of the first  people to align our physical understanding with the fact that we are made from the stars; star stuff. On seeing our galaxy from a deep space satellite and…

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Added by Gillian Helena Cox-Woolven on January 17, 2012 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Solutions to Healing Mother Earth...It starts with "YOU"

Solutions to Healing Mother Earth...it starts with "YOU"

by Barbara Moreau on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 3:37pm…
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Added by Angel Who Dances on the Clouds on January 17, 2012 at 12:40pm — No Comments

How to get to know your own Spirit

How to get to know your own Spirit

by Barbara Moreau on Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 12:27pm…
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Added by Angel Who Dances on the Clouds on January 17, 2012 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Ending Physical and Sexual Abuse in our Indigenous Communities

  When our tribes and nations were still spiritually and socially strong, and fully understood the devastating impact of sexual and physical abuse, abusers of women and children were dealt with very severely, including castration, death, or…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on January 17, 2012 at 10:54am — 7 Comments

Defending BEING Cherokee

I want so much to find the information I need to prove my Cherokee heritage, it is a proirity this year. I have tried the Ancestors.com site...couldn't get all the names I need to get more than 3 generations back. I am 16%+ from my Great Grandpa on my Mom's side, enough to be registered I understand, if I can prove it.

In the mean time, having some full bloods and others tell me "16% doesn't count" or that "Oh yeah everyone is PART Cherokee" or worse yet "Cherokees aren't REAL…

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Added by Talon Sims on January 17, 2012 at 10:17am — No Comments

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 January 16, 2012 at 12:00pm — 7 Comments

H2Hnet

http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/167890139977768/

Added by Joe Quigley on January 15, 2012 at 3:54am — No Comments

The Tree World

The other day a lady came up to us as we offered  organic lotions, soaps and such to people wanting to get back to a natural way of living. This lady, as we found out, an artist, had really badly chapped hands.

So she didn’t want to change what she was felt was so important to keep doing; just to be able to keep doing it without the chapped hands. So we looked at her hands and both of us ( Sandy and I )…

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Added by John Francis on January 14, 2012 at 9:58pm — No Comments

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