By January 20, 2012 3 Comments Read More →

The Ten Commandments of the Native American Indians (Video)


Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
All things are bound together.
All things connect.
– Chief Seattle, 1854

1.  Treat the Earth and all the dwells therein with respect.

2. Remain close to the Great Spirit.

3. Show great respect to your fellow beings.

4.  Work together for the benefit of all mankind.

5.  Give assistance and kindness wherever needed.

6.  Do what you know to be right.

7.  Look after the well-being of mind and body.

8. Dedicate a share of your efforts to the greater good.

9.  Be truthful and honest at all times.

10.  Take full responsibility for your actions.





  • Pieta O’Shaughnessy

    Can anyone tell me who holds the copyright to these 10 Commandments? I am anxious to include it in a book I am writing for children and want to know who I should contact. Pieta

  • Waypoint

    This should be posted in every school classroom and every federal building and these concepts should also be taught as part of our school curriculum. What a different world it would/will be if this is the way we live!

    • Anonymous

      yes post it every where all over the world.

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