Intimidating behaviour meaning
Every day we arose and offered our gratitude for a new day, for another step around Mother Earth.In the words of the great Shawnee warrior leader, Tecumseh, "if you have nothing to be thankful for then the fault rests with you." And, so we offered tobacco, songs and prayers and gave thanks for our lives.
Yet, it does not have to be this way; we can choose to live another way, although it requires a strong, collective voice.
The Prior to European contact, Canada's Original People lived lives of dignity and integrity, we did not engage in sordid behaviour, subjugate women, or engage in ethnic cleansing.
We don't live in your libraries in the pages of your books.
We have a long surviving and sacred tradition and an experiential wisdom that's been passed on for more centuries than you can imagine. All you have to do is be quiet and listen and quit worrying about proving and believing." of Native life.
And, so we accepted without limits or conditions our role as Mother Earth's caretakers and found joy and challenge in the journey.