Big Thunder (Bedagi) Wabanaki Algonquin

Big Thunder (Bedagi) Wabanaki Algonquin | The Great Spirit is in all things.  He is in the air we breathe.  But the Earth is our Mother, she nourishes us, that which we put into the  | image tagged in native american,native americans,tribe,great spirit,earth | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to remember seven generations in the past and consider seven generations in the future when making decisions that affect the people.

This is just a paraphrase. I have the original somewhere, but thought I would put this out there.
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I've seen this somewhere before too but no idea where. I thought it was a whole native american thing tho', maybe not
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I have never heard of this before and I have studied Indians extensively, but not Iroquois.
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Boy, have I been a dummy to have missed that!
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when i heard it about it was mentioned in relation to hunting, i.e. they would make sure that they didn't cull too many buffalo. but as Boma pointed out, it went on to describe how this philosophy permeated all the big decisions that were made by the leaders
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Thank you for the information. i have already started looking into this very important part of Indian life.
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Coolio ???? if you find anything let me know
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That is a very good observation. I would like to learn more about this
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