The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands. ~Havelock Ellis,The Dance of Life, 1923
We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. ~Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac
Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. ~Chief Seattle, 1855
Navajo-Ute heritage, R. Carlos Nakai is the worlds premier performer of the Native American flute. Nakai was inducted into the Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame. Nawang Khechogs view, one of the wonders and marvels of being human is that we can choose to nurture and cultivate kindness, compassion and love. One of Tibet's formost world music composer and musician. These two talented men blend together on this song, one American Indian the other Tibetan.