Little hearts, be healed, your innocence restored. Our sacred young ones continue to be born into extreme social disadvantage. Negative patterns, set centuries ago, are evident still today. But hope shines and healing can be found as we rediscover and appreciate the spirit of a child.
Precious Young Bloods, suicide can be seen as the refusal to see another way out of what seems to be a hopeless situation. May these words bring the light of hope, the promise of life’s possibilities, and the map that leads to paths of freedom.
In Traditional Native America, our children are treasured as sacred beings. In ancient times it was our beloved Elders who nurtured and taught our littlest ones. Our children grew into balanced individuals in accordance with the laws and ways of nature and the Creator.
In and around Indian Country, discriminatory attitudes and behaviors still flourish and the time is past due to challenge these issues in order to protect future generations. Actions that demean any person or group cause irreparable damage. Here are some guidelines on how to make a difference.
Too many of us carry a burden of shame and worthlessness that has nothing to do with who we truly are. Just as an ancient hatred possesses the power to infiltrate generations, so too does the power of bondage. We connect ancient reactions to the soul wounds of today.