Who We are. Who We Can be. Who We Will be.

From the Lakota Nation…

The full legend is here:

http://www.ya-native.com/Culture_GreatPlains/legends/TheLegendoftheChanunpa.html

The White Buffalo Calf Woman then spoke to the women, telling them that it was the work of their hands and the fruit of their bodies which kept the people alive. “You are from Mother Earth,” she told them. “What you are doing is as great as what the warriors do.”

And therefore the sacred pipe is also something that binds men and women together in a circle of love. It is the one holy object in the making of which both men and women have a hand.

The men carve the bowl and make the stem; the women decorate it with bands of colored porcupine quills. When a man takes a wife, they both hold the pipe at the same time and red trade cloth is wound around their hands, thus tying them together for life.

The White Buffalo Calf Woman also talked to the children, because they have an understanding beyond their years. She told them that what their fathers and mothers did was for them, that their parents could remember being little once, and that they, the children, would grow up to have little ones of their own.

She told them: “You are the coming generation, that’s why you are the most important and precious ones. Some day you will hold this pipe and smoke it. Some day you will pray with it.”

She spoke once more to all the people: “The pipe is alive; it is a red being showing you a red life and a red road. And this is the first ceremony for which you will use the pipe. You will use it to keep the soul of a dead person, because through it you can talk to Wakan Tanka, the Great Mysterious. The day a human dies is always a sacred day. The day when the soul is released to the Great Spirit is another.”

She spoke one last time to Standing Hollow Horn, the chief, saying, “Remember: this pipe is very sacred. Respect it and it will take you to the end of the road. The four ages of creation are in me. I will come to see you in every generation cycle. I shall come back to you.”

The sacred woman then took leave of the people, saying: “Toksha ake wacinyanktin ktelo — I shall see you again.”

The people saw her walking off in the same direction from which she had come, outlined against the red ball of the setting sun. As she went, she stopped and rolled over four times. The first time, she turned into a black buffalo; the second into a brown one; the third into a red one; and finally, the fourth time she rolled over, she turned into a white buffalo calf. A white buffalo is the most sacred living thing you could ever encounter.

The White Buffalo Calf Woman disappeared over the horizon. As soon as she had vanished, buffalo in great herds appeared, allowing themselves to be killed so that the people might survive. And from that day on, our relations, the buffalo, furnished the people with everything they need — meat for their food, skins for their clothes and tipi1s, and bones for their many tools.

 

 The following is a small portion I have transcribed from a recording of a Talk given by Thomas Two Crows Redhand the other night. He is one of two still-living Founders of The First Native Nations and like the others of The Original Thirteen a WW2 Veteran.

Once, we were Many Bands. Many Nations. Many Tribes. We were like fires in the night, apart, but same. Then came the Invasion of our lands. I do not speak of this but as fact, and denounce those who whine like ill-raised children who do not know how to behave.

I speak now of the past to illustrate our history Past and our Looking-Ahead.

When you take a club to a fire, to try to beat it out, what happens? You eventually put out the fire in a clumsy manner…so you think.

Sparks, cinders, embers get scattered…smoldering away from the fire. Small, but alive, carrying the essence of the fire they came from. They can kindle themselves, grow larger, spread and become small fires that join to their cousins…

Then, you have a fire too large to beat out.

This is who we we were. This is what happened to us. This is what we are becoming. The Time of Tears is closing, and this is The Time of Changes. This is a new dawn for the Peoples of The First Native Nations. But we must be strong, honest, mindful of past, present, and future all at once. Our children we must treat and raise as strong ones, to stand tall and straight so they will keep our people and our ways alive after we are gone from this life, as will their children and on into our new future.

Women, you are the carriers of life and it is you who shape the future the most, we look to you in shared hope of the future for us all that you will find the strength and ways of your ancestors and Woman-Wisdom that has been the support of all people of the First Native Nations from time long before remembering and will be again into the future.

More will come as I have time and Permissions from Thomas.

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Alternative information for Kidney Health

I’m posting this information for a friend of mine, with all my hope that something here will help him, and I chose this venue in the same hope that it will help others as well.

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http://jonathantreasure.com/evidence-research-testimonials-case-history/case-histories/nettle-seed-kidney-function/

https://healthunlocked.com/diabetesindia/posts/130476847/5-natural-remedies-for-kidney-infection

http://en.biomanantial.com/foods-and-herbs-strengthen-and-heal-kidneys-a-2041-en.html

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http://www.slideshare.net/planet–ayurveda/avoid-dialysis-using-kidney-failure-herbal-remedies-improve-kidneys-function-naturally

http://www.slideshare.net/planet–ayurveda/punarnava-mandur-benefits-ingredients-dosage-and-side-effects

obama shows his True nature….

http://www.katenews2day.com/obama-calls-it-good-for-iran-to-become-a-successful-regional-power-calls-tehran-its-capital-a-large-sophisticated-country-obama-hearts-communist-cuba-and-nuke-builder-iran-how-about-c/#

Obama: Iran Can Be ‘Very Successful Regional Power’

President mistakenly calls Tehran a ‘country.’

8:01 AM, Dec 29, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER WEEKLYSTANDARD.COM

President Obama made a gaffe in an interview with NPR when he called Tehran a “country.” But the gaffe isn’t the news from the interview at all.

Instead, expect people to focus on Obama talking about Iran having a “path” to being “a very successful regional power.”

“[W]hen I came into office, the world was divided and Iran was in the driver’s seat. Now the world’s united because of the actions we’ve taken, and Iran’s the one that’s isolated,” Obama told NPR.

“They have a path to break through that isolation and they should seize it. Because if they do, there’s incredible talent and resources and sophistication inside of — inside of Iran, and it would be a very successful regional power that was also abiding by international norms and international rules, and that would be good for everybody. That would be good for the United States, that would be good for the region, and most of all, it would be good for the Iranian people.”

In the same interview, President Obama acknowledges that Iran sponsors terrorism and wants a nuclear bomb.

We The People vs islamic jihad

http://www.barenakedislam.com/2014/12/29/wild-bill-for-america-on-islamic-jihad-vs-we-the-people/

Lets review some history shall we? The Dakota 38 Hanging…

Now, you’ll look deeper into what they don’t teach in schools, and what we Native Americans, will never forget.Thee Dakota 38 incident is just ONE example of Many more…

Folks don’t trust the ‘government’, just from what’s happened in the past 10 years.

We Natives have endured 2 Centuries of reason after reason to distrust the ‘government’ and with more theft of Treaty Lands by obama and proof that ‘Treaties’ signed by ‘government’ aren’t even useful for toilet paper, we’re angry enough to expel ‘government’ from our lands. Meaning The Americas, Canada and the USA.

We SEE what ‘government’ is trying to do to all people in the Americas. Whites and Natives both now have the same enemy.

We forgive Whites the past, but will NEVER forgive ‘government’, nor trust it again. Why do we forgive? We’re Natives, that’s our way, and we cannot together walk into the Future bound by hate from what happened in the past. SO many Whites express Guilt to us, apologize…feel righteous anger on our ancestor’s behalf…

All that, means vastly more to us than any False-Talk dribbled by ‘government’ while they droll over our Treaty Lands. Because they are words of Good Heart from our neighbours, unsolicited, sincere. A Good Peace now exists between Natives & Whites, we will protect that.

But ‘government’ is now Served Notice that we are not going to waste breath on talking anymore, or ink on paper false-talk. These lands, Canada and the USA are OUR Ancestral Lands, and we are going to reclaim what was ours by gun, by blade, by bare fists and teeth if need be.

We Have Had Enough of Wendigo (‘government’)running amok in our lands, and now the Wendigo Time will End..

“The trials of the Dakota were conducted unfairly in a variety of ways. The evidence was sparse, the tribunal was biased, the defendants were unrepresented in unfamiliar proceedings conducted in a foreign language, and authority for convening the tribunal was lacking. More fundamentally, neither the Military Commission nor the reviewing authorities recognized that they were dealing with the aftermath of a war fought with a sovereign nation and that the men who surrendered were entitled to treatment in accordance with that status.”

Carol Chomsky, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Law School

Interpol Secretary General Talks ‘Armed Citizenry’

Following last month’s al-Shabab attack at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble, in an interview with ABC News, said the US and the rest of the democratic world is at a “security crossroads”. He said that there are only two choices for protecting open societies from these types of attacks: either create secure perimeters around the locations or allow civilians to carry their own guns to protect themselves.

“Societies have to think about how they’re going to approach the problem,” Noble said. “One is to say we want an armed citizenry; you can see the reason for that. Another is to say the enclaves are so secure that in order to get into the soft target you’re going to have to pass through extraordinary security.”

Indeed. Noble then went on:

http://monderno.com/news/interpol-secretary-general-talks-armed-citizenry/