~A Cherokee Blessing~ May the warm winds of heaven blow softly on your home, And the great spirit, bless all who enter here. May your moccasins make happy tracks in many snows, And may the rainbow always touch your shoulder.....
~A Cherokee Prayer~ O' Great Spirit help me always to speak the truth quietly, to listen with an open mind when others speak, and remeber the peace that may be found in silence....
" Let us put our minds together and see what kind of life we can make for our children. " ~Sitting Bull~
" It does not require many words to speak the truth." ~Chief Joseph~
"Knowledge was inherent in all things. The world was a library." ~Chief Standing Bear~
"Is there not something worthy of perpetuation in our indian spirir of democracy, where Earth, our mother, was free to all and no one sought to impverish or enslave his neighbor?" ~Ohiyesa~
For my brother U.S Army Sgt. Major David Boggs Jr.who was taken as a POW and killed in the Providence of Afghanistan. He is now my winged Brave Defender 6/10/10.
Douglas Spotted Eagle, is a Grammy-winning musician, he has released 13 albums and contributor to several hundred others. His music is featured in many films and television shows. He teaches filmmaking to aspiring Native filmmakers and works in programs to fight child abuse as well as suicide prevention programs after his own son took his life. I was most fortunate to see him perform live back in 1996.