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WALKS WITH THUNDER is from a family of shamans. His Grandfather was a Medicine Man for the Caddo tribe, as was his before him. He has been able to see grandfather spirits since age two

October 2008 - Posts

Meditation of the Day - October 30"My children, you have forgotten the customs and traditions of yourforefathers. ...You have bought guns, knives, kettles, and blankets from thewhite man until you can no longer do without them; and what is worse youhave Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 29"Mothers must protect the lives they have helped to bring into the world."--Haida Gwaii, Traditional Circle of EldersEvery child is subject to the seeds each adult plants in his/her mind. If weplant praise and "you can Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 28"Our religion seems foolish to you, but so does yours to me. The Baptistsand Methodists and Presbyterians and the Catholics all have a different God.Why cannot we have one of our own?"--Sitting Bull, HUNKPAPA LAKOTAThe Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 27"O Great Spirit Whose voice I hear in the winds, And whose breath gives life to all the world, hear me! I am small and weak. I need your strength and wisdom. Let me walk in beauty and make my eyes ever behold the red Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 26"It seems that if Elders can feel that you are open to learning, they aremore than generous with their teaching."--Chief Councilor, Lenard GeorgeThere is a saying, when the student is ready the teacher appears. If theElders Read More
    Meditation of the Day - October 25"What does it matter how long I pray, so long as my prayers are answered?" --Sitting Bull, HUNKPAPA LAKOTA Too often we worry about the words we use in prayer. We focus on the words. What really Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 24"We create that bad among ourselves. We create it; then we try to call itdevil, Satan, or evil. But man creates it. There is no devil. Man createsthe devil."--Wallace Black Elk, LAKOTA Inside every human being are the Read More
  Elder's Meditation of the Day - October 23"We do not walk alone. Great Being walks beside us. Know this and be grateful." --Polingaysi Q"yawayma, HOPI Many religions have different names for these Beings. Some are called angels, some are Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 22"Growth is a painful process."--Wilma Mankiller, CHEROKEEWhenever we grow, we usually need to let go of emotional attachments.Letting go can be painful. Sometimes growth allows us to deal with fear. Allfear can fit into Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 21"There is one God looking down on us all. We are children of the one God.God is listening to me. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listeningto what we now say."--Geronimo, APACHEThe Old Ones before us knew things. Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 20"As Elders, it is our place to show respect to our young people in order togain respect."--Grace Azak, NISGA'AThe attitude of our leaders will be the attitude of the people. The attitudeof the parents will be the attitude Read More
Choose Love Some say a new year is a new beginning.  I know that on my spiritual path there are many beginnings and endings that have nothing to do with the calendar.  A couple years ago in January (my personal power month), I began seeing Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 19"The teachings are for all, not just for Indians... The white people neverwanted to learn before. They thought we were savages. Now they have adifferent understanding, and they do want to learn. We are all children ofGod. Read More
Hello Everyone, I have been traveling so much lately.  Haven't posted these.  Sorry about that. WWT  Meditation of the Day - October 18"But we have to stick by the wisdom of our ancestors..."--Paula Weasel Head, BLOODA long time ago Read More
Hi everyone,  Wanted to share the process of writing an article with you.  This is the 1st draft, from here this article goes to my editor and she makes changes, then I get it back and make some more if I need to.  From there it goes Read More
Elder's Meditation of the Day - October 5"The dances are prayers."--Pop Chalee, TAOS PUEBLOWhen we dance to the drum we pray to the Creator and attract the heartbeatof the earth. We never dance without reason; every dance has a purpose. Wedance for rain; Read More
Elder's Meditation of the Day - October 4"Search for the truth. Indian values teach the holistic approach to the useof technology for mankind's good."--Al Qoyawayma, HOPIThe Great Spirit had given us certain values to live by. If we learn tothink in harmony Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 3"Spiritual Values are an Attitude."--Leonard George, Chief CouncilorAttitude is a direction which we follow. If you have a positive attitude, itmeans you will lean towards a positive direction. If you have a negativeattitude, Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 2"Laughter - that is something very sacred especially for us Indians."--John (Fire) Lame Deer, ROSEBUD LAKOTALaughter is mental, laughter is emotional, laughter is physical and laughteris spiritual. Laughter helps us find Read More
Meditation of the Day - October 1"So don't be afraid. What we left behind, leave it back there. Try to do some good. Let's try to take a step, try to think something good." --Wallace Black Elk, LAKOTA Every day is a new day. Sometimes we make mistakes. Read More