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Lakota Instructions for Living

Friends do it this way - that is whatever you do in Life
Do the very best you can with both your heart and your mind
And if you do it that way the Power of the Universe will come to your assistance
If your heart and mind are in unity when one sits in the Hoop of the People
One must be responsible because all of Creation is related
And the hurt of one is the hurt of all
And the honor of one is the honor of all
And whatever we do affects everything in the Universe
If you do it that way - that is if you truly join your heart and mind as One
Whatever you ask for, that's the way its going to be

-passed down from White Calf Buffalo Woman

Joan Varney

University of Minnesota Duluth
College of Liberal Arts
Sociology Anthropology
25E Montague

Duluth, MN 55812

Office: (218) 726-8343