by Frank Decontie and Spiritual Elder William Commanda, Keeper of the Sacred Wampum Belts of the Algonquin Nation
The Sacred Instructions given by the Creator to Native people at the time of Creation were as follows:
A. To Take Care of Mother Earth and the other 3 colors of Man.
B. To Respect this Mother Earth and Creation.
C. To Honor All life, and to support that Honor.
D. To be Grateful from the heart for All life. It is through life that there is Survival. Thank the Creator at All times for All life.
E. To Love and express that love.
F. To be Humble. Humility is the gift of wisdom and understanding.
G. Kindness. To be Kind with one-self and with others.
H. Sharing. The Sharing of feelings and personal concerns and commitments.
I. Honesty. To be Honest with one-self and with others.
To be Responsible for those Sacred Instructions and to administrate those Instructions to other Nations.
Poster: The Song Continues by Virginia Stroud
Native Villages InspirationNative Villages Home Page
For more information about keeping kids safe online, please read about the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
Native Villages © Gina Boltz