It is time to protect Mother Earth
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.
To make it simple, it effects the water, land, air....it's killing us!
It is our world our home the only world and home we have. What else can be more important?
THIS EFFECT EVERYTHING, THE WATER, OUR FOOD, OUR WILDLIFE, OUR AIR, AND OUR NEXT GENERATION