Words of Wisdom

Indigenous people around the world have been the guardians of the wisdom once owned by all but long since forgotten. Enjoy this collection of different ideas and thoughts. They create respect for the ancient peoples who have been so faithful to our original human values.

More Wisdom from Black Elk

The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls

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Chief Dan George

Chief Dan George was a well-known and well-loved actor, poet musician, author and activist who

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Words of Wisdom-Asia

Civilizations have been in the Far East for thousands of years and as the civilizations

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Words of Wisdom- a poem

Instead of trying to explain the different mindset between ancient indigenous wisdom and ‘western ideas’

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Words of Wisdom – Africa

Africa is vast full of many different people and cultures.  Colonisation has done so much

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Words of Wisdom-Australia

Miriam Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann is a First Nation’s activist, educator and artist of the Ngan’gityemerri  language

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Words of Wisdom – North America

I have a particularly strong connection with North American First Nations, as I lived with

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Words of Wisdom-Central and South America

As in North America, there are many hundreds of indigenous tribes in this continent. Some

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Words of Wisdom – Australia

Bob Randall, a Yankunytjatjara elder and traditional owner of Uluru (Ayer’s Rock), explains how the

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