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10 Native American Environmental Victories and Triumphs of 2013

Staff, Indian Country Waking Times With all the talk of rising temperatures, acidifying oceans and melting polar ice, it is hard to see the healthy trees for the forest, as it were. Yes, the emerald ash borer and the mountain pine beetle are making inroads, and yes, extreme weather is becoming the norm. But it’s

Native American Code of Ethics

Waking Times Rise with the sun to pray. Pray alone. Pray often. The Great Spirit will listen, if you only speak. ~ Be tolerant of those who are lost on their path. Ignorance, conceit, anger, jealousy and greed stem from a lost soul. Pray that they will find guidance. ~ Search for yourself, by yourself.

A Sincere Farewell to Visionary Indian Statesman Russell Means

Waking Times Russell Means announced in August 2011 that he had developed inoperable throat cancer and decided against mainstream medical treatments in favor of traditional American Indian remedies. He died early Monday, Oct. 22, at his ranch in in Porcupine, S.D., according Oglala Sioux Tribe spokeswoman Donna Salomon. He was 72. (Adapted from Bio at RussellMeans.com)

Native American Cosmology

Barbara-Lynn Freed Waking Times Directly connecting us to the divine, the mystical cosmology of the Seven Sacred Directions is the basis for all Native American ceremony including the medicine wheel, sweat lodge and sacred pipe. As a living, moving model of the universe it is interconnected with all life on earth and the divine forces