Honor the sacred. Honor the Earth, our Mother. Honor the Elders. Honor all with whom we share the Earth:-Four-leggeds, two-leggeds, winged ones, swimmers, crawlers, plant and rock people. Walk in balance and beauty. - Native American Elder
November is a time to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Native American Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about tribes, to raise a general awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced both historically and in the present, and the ways in which tribal citizens have worked to conquer these challenges.
So what how can YOU support and honor Native Americans now and from this day forward?
Knowledge is power! And unfortunately, not much of Native American history is taught within our society. We highly recommend these reads to keep you up to speed with the many challenges Native Americans have faced and still continue to today. These as well give an insight to Native American beliefs and lessons that we all could learn from: