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Justice, Human Rights, Social and Economic Development and Cultural Diversity

The implications of justice for social and economic development are profound. Concern for justice protects the task of defining progress from the temptation to sacrifice the well-being of the generality of…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 20, 2014 at 12:00pm — 4 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…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 20, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A 1928 Visit With Tipi Sapa, Black Lodge and Sunka Kuciyedano, Low Dog, a Little Big Horn Veteran

  In the fall of 1928 we were living in the little town of Mobridge, South Dakota, just across the Missouri River from the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.  When school opened in the fall, I…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 20, 2014 at 1:30am — 8 Comments

The Four Worlds International Institute's Human and Community Development Approach

The Four Worlds International Institute ( FWII )

1.considers culture to be the primary key to unlocking the forces the people on the path of their own…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 17, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Every Human Being is a Sacred Being With a Higher Spiritual Purpose

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 justice, 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 February 14, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Indigenous Prophecies Fulfilled -Dr. Lee Brown, Eastern Cherokee

"There was the cycle of the mineral, the rock. There was the cycle of the plant. And now we are in the cycle of the animal coming to the end of that and beginning the cycle of the human being. When we get into the cycle of the human being, the highest and greatest powers that we have will be…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 13, 2014 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

How Do We Know We Have A Soul?

Many years ago I asked an Elder a question, “How do we know we have a Soul, a part of us that transcends time and space. “

He said, “There are many ways that we can know we have a soul! One of the easiest ways is through our dreams. Not every…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 12, 2014 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

“The Critical State of Our Mother Earth”

 

  “The Critical State of Our Mother Earth!" 2014-02-12

 Very Beloved Relatives,

More than 40 years ago during the early…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 12, 2014 at 10:00am — 11 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 February 12, 2014 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

The Endless Cycles Of Life Are In Our Hands

Life unfolds forever through countless, interrelated cycles. This sacred message from our Creator is woven into the lines of the palms of our…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 10, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

all my relations!

"With my heart wide open, humbly i stand in front of you my beloved... and in gratitude for your being, i share myself in the form of music and art... because i love you so much!"

i want to invite you to visit my cyber place because i have some gifts i'd love to share with you at this time, please accept this offerings as my prayer for remembering of the sacred bounding between all beings co-creating an old/new reality of a gift economy, based in the abundance taught to us every day…

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Added by Soniko Waira on February 10, 2014 at 12:48pm — 1 Comment

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 February 9, 2014 at 7:00pm — 8 Comments

Indigenous Guiding Principles for Creating a Sustainable and Harmonious World

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



The Sixteen Principles for building a sustainable and harmonious world community emerged from a 40-year process of reflection, consultation and action within…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 9, 2014 at 4:00pm — 10 Comments

AT THE TIME OF DISCLOSURE OF SEXUAL ABUSE

Executive Summary

AT THE TIME OF DISCLOSURE

A MANUAL FOR FRONT-LINE COMMUNITY WORKERS…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

What is Peace ? by Mato Gi ( Brown Bear ) , Age 10

What is Peace?

Peace is no more wars, gangs,drugs and that stuff.

No deaths caused unnaturally and no more Animals…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 9, 2014 at 7:00am — 17 Comments

The Wisdom of Grandfather Frank White Buffalo Man, Sitting Bull's Grandson

In 1969, my Grandfather, Frank White Buffalo Man, shared with me a wonderful spiritual insight and understanding that relates, among other things, of how we must learn to respect, honour, love, support, and understand each other as…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 9, 2014 at 5:30am — 23 Comments

Clear Path out Of Deepening Global Crises-Transformation of Human Consciousness and Spiritual Understanding

It is becoming clearer, with every passing day, that the path out our deepening global crises, in every form, is an individual and collective transformation of human consciousness and spiritual understanding. The reality that " The Hurt of One is the Hurt…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 8, 2014 at 11:00am — 10 Comments

We Are Only Here For a Short Time

I give my heartfelt thanks giving to our Beloved Creator, that I can say at 69, as my beloved father always told me, “Son we are only here for a short time!" Or like Crow Foot said, "Life is like the breath of a Buffalo on a cold day or a fire fly on a warm summer day or the shadows…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on January 16, 2014 at 4:29pm — 6 Comments

Music and more project for Peace and Earth!

Hello to one and All!

 I Have a project with a few different branches, all of which are dedicated to Peace, Earth, Rights, Sustainability, Unity, Trusting in our Hearts and Voices and joining together to learn, share and grow.

Much is planned and I need help in many, many ways including but not limited to music collaborations (in person or over the internet) people wanting to share stories, poems, art and ideas that can help move us to a better way, also video editors, website…

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Added by Steve Peace on January 16, 2014 at 2:48am — No Comments

Bright blessings to all my Internet friends for 2014.

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Bright blessings to all my Internet friends for 2014.

Thank you for being in my life.

Namaste…

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Added by Kathie Wallace on December 22, 2013 at 8:43am — No Comments

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