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Land Ownership Quotes (10 quotes)

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The Ten Commandments of the Native American Indians

References to this image abound:. Appealing as this image of a Native American environmental ethic is, it is not accurate.

Every Day Is Earth Day: Quotable Native Wisdom About the Environment

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. He fits into the landscape, for the hand that fashioned the continent also fashioned the man for his surroundings. It cannot be the earth, for the land is our mother, nourishing all her children, beasts, birds, fish and all men. The woods, the streams, everything on it belongs to everybody and is for the use of all. How can one man say it belongs only to him?

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Did the Indians Understand the Concept of Private Property?

Native Circle Menu. Native American Words of Wisdom. American Indian Words of Wisdom. At an estimated 1, years old, it speaks to the knowledge and wisdom of Native people of long ago. There are 28 spokes of limestone boulders in the wheel, which alludes to the 28 days between lunar cycles. There are also a total of 7 stone formations in and around the wheel, which must surely be tied to the Indigenous teachings of the 7 sacred directions: East, South, West, North, Mother Earth, Father Sky and the Sacred Center. Places like these illustrate the intimate connection ancient Native people had with the universe.

Critics of libertarianism occasionally claim that, if libertarians are correct, the entirety of America rightfully belongs to the Indians. Unfortunately, the preceding question is missing a lot of scare quotes. In any case, the last time I checked, both libertarians and virtually all of our modern critics reject the doctrine of inherited guilt. So barring abundant scare quotes, we stole nothing from them. It is true that existing property titles must be scrutinized, but the resolution of the problem is much simpler than the question assumes.

It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts. It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand. All plants are our brothers and sisters. They talk to us and if we listen, we can hear them. Show me, and I may not remember. When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us. Those that lie down with dogs, get up with fleas.

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  1. It is allowing the heart to be the distributor of energy on this planet; to allow feelings and sensitivities to determine where energy goes; bringing aliveness up from the Earth and from the Sky, putting it in and giving it out from the heart.

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