Artwork and Quotes from the Best in Indian Country
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"When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food, and the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies with yourself."   
Tecumseh, Shawnee


"Our stories tell us how to live, and we don't have to lose them when we move into university settings. It's all in the stars."    Dennis Lamenti, Dine'/Ashiwi/Mvskoke


I would rather stand with a handful of strong people than with a million weak ones."
Francis Zephier, Yankton Sioux


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"The thing you learn over and over and over in Indian Country is that nobody is going to come do it for us."
Dr. Earl Sutherland, Crow
"The Conqueror" by Adee Dodge, Navajo


Artwork: Bunky Echo Hawk,  Pawnee/Yakama

"Donít lose your sense of humor, even when the laughter is at your own expense.  Life is a learning place.  Existence is forever."

Leonard Peltier, Anishinabe and Dakota/Lakota Nations


"...you have to earn that respect. A lot of people will give you the benefit of the doubt, but you have to earn it. It's a journey from wise ass to wise man." 
John Compton, Sioux
Summoning of my Higher Self
Margarete Bagshaw-Tindel, Santa Clara Pueblo


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