Pacific Northwest, Alaska &

Northern Canadian Tribes


Humankind has not

woven the web of life.

We are but

one thread within it.

Whatever we do

to the web,

We do to ourselves.

All things are

bound together.

All things connect.

– Chief Seattle, Duwamish Tribe, Pacific Northwest, 1854




May the stars carry your

sadness away,

May the flowers fill your heart

with beauty,

May hope forever wipe away

your tears,

And, above all,

may silence

make you strong.


– Chief Dan George

Salish Chief

Vancouver Island, BC, Canada





"What is man without the beasts?

If all the beasts were gone,

Man would die from

a great loneliness of the spirit.

For whatever happens to the beasts

soon happens to man."


– Chief Seattle, Duwamish Tribe

Seattle Area, USA








Carry with You:

A Heart that Loves,

A Smile that's Kind,

A Touch that Heals.


 – a Native American Blessing












 "It does not require many words to speak the truth."


- Chief Joseph, Nez Perce (1840-1904)






Honor the Sacred


 Honor the sacred.

Honor the Earth,

our Mother.

Honor the Elders.

Honor all with whom

we share the Earth:



winged ones,

Swimmers, crawlers,

plant and rock people.

Walk in balance and beauty.


  – Native American Elder




Treat the earth well.

It was not given to you by your parents,

it was loaned to you by your children.

We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,

we borrow it from our Children.


 – Ancient Indian Proverb




Regard Heaven as your father,

Earth as your Mother,

and all things as your

Brothers and Sisters.


   - Tribe Unknown




Listen, or your tongue will make you deaf.


  - Tribe Unknown


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