Owe Aku expresses everything that needs to be done for earth and people. Here is a place that I can belong - even as a wasichu.
Life is beautiful, injustice not.
We are no longer able to turn from the truth of our peoples - of our Earth- of the right to life and freedoms in a world diversified. Love to All Creation ~ We are One * Nicole D. Apperley
It is time to protect Mother Earth
Great Respect for Native American People.
Their Sacred Ground and their way of living will be destroyed.
Their Souls will be destroyed.
We can not let this happen ! This wonderful People soffered enough in the past and still do.
We were not able to get involved, 150 years ago, but we can get involved NOW.
The Prayers and the resistance movement from allover the World will give an importent support and Power to our Friends.
In the Pawnee language:
Keeci ahriirikataa'iiwaatiusuuku cahrikspakuhtu tiruksurilwaawikuuki rawa rihuksu atkuku raku'u. Rawa tiraturaa'iiwaatistarit cuski'it werikuciksuruuwaahac keeci ruraahe istu cuski'it tiratiiraciksuwitaksu.
The old people, those who were living before, they used to tell stories -- now it is to be only a listener. Now this story I'm going to tell, I've forgotten a little of it, but it's good again a little what I remember of it.
Respect Indian land!
In the Omaha-Ponca language:
Di' xe e' go"-biama'. He' gazhi t'a'-biama'. Ga' xtho" athai' te ha te' une '. Po" ka ama' di ahi'-biama'. Te' wa' thatai te Po" ka ama'. Ki the'-ma she 'to" di' xe i" cho" gini" ' te no" pe'hii te Umo" 'ho" ama'; uki' gthi'age e' go" mo" thi" 'i te.
Smallpox they were so, they say. Not a few they died, they say. Migrating they went, buffalo to hunt. Poncas at the they arrived, they say. Buffalo ate them Poncas the. And these that far smallpox now...
Smallpox they were so, they say. Not a few they died, they say. Migrating they went, buffalo to hunt. Poncas at the they arrived, they say. Buffalo ate them Poncas the. And these that far smallpox now recovered when were hungry. Omahas the indisposed somewhat they walked.
The life of all living plants, animals, humans, is dependent upon the earth, water, air. When I sign petitions for environment, I am signing to keep myhself, my children, grandchildren...and yours...alive.
It is not only time to protect mother earth but it is also an opportunity to pay respect to the indigenous people of America who have suffered so much of the past 150 years. It is shameful what has been done & not been done in the name of the US government to the nations of the Plains.
This is our home & the home of our grandchildren . She is part of us . This is a good fight. & thank you.