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"[Americans are] strangers we invited for dinner 500 years ago that are still here."  
Dovie Thomason, Kiowa, Apache, Lakota



Maidu Creation Story
Harry Fonseca, Nisenan Maidu, Hawaiian, and Portuguese heritage

"Respect should be given those indigenous nations who still carry on their ceremonies; still following the ancient laws of nature with songs and ceremonies." 
Oren R. Lyons, Spokesman, Traditional Circle of Elders



Painting as Prayer
ther John Giuliani

"The greater the faith, the greater the result."  
Fools Crow, Lakota


Beaded sneaker
Teri Greeves, Kiowa-Comanche-

“We need to take our past and use it for our future. We must walk the walk and bring our children along with us.” 
Scott Frazier, Santee/Crow


"The Storyteller, 11003 B.C.
Painting by Martin Pate, National Park Service

"... if enough people stood up at a time and told stories, and we listened, we wouldn't have time for a war." Sherman Alexie


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