|Treat the earth and all that dwell thereon with
|Remain close to the Great Spirit.
|Show good respect for your fellow
|Work together for the benefit of all
|Give assistance and kindness where ever
|Do what you know to be right.
|Look after the well-being of mind and
|Dedicate a share of your assets to the greater
|Be truthful and honest at all times.
|Take full responsibility for your
0 Great Spirit
voice I hear in the winds,
and whose breath gives life to all
hear me I am small and weak, I need your
Let me walk in beauty, and make my
ever behold the red and purple sunset.
Make my hands
respect the things you have made
and my ears sharp to hear your
Make me wise so that I may understand the
you have taught my people,
Let me learn the lessons
you have hidden in every
leaf and rock.
I seek strength,
not to be greater than my brother,
but to fight my greatest
Make me always ready to come to you with
hands and straight eyes.
So when life fades, as the
my spirit may come to you without shame.
0 our Father, the Sky, hear
and make us strong.
0 our Mother the Earth, hear
and give us support.
0 Spirit of the East,
0 Spirit of the South,
may we tread your
path of life.
0 Spirit of the West,
may we always be
ready for the long journey.
0 Spirit of the North, purify
with your cleansing winds.
OMAHA INDIAN SONG
Remember, remember the circle of the
the stars and the brown eagle
breathing night and day
from the four
Remember, remember the great life of the
breathing on the earth
it lies upon the earth
out life upon the earth
life covering the earth
remember the sacredness of things
running streams and
the young within the nest
a hearth for sacred
the holy flame of fire
mountains, I become part of it.
The herbs, the fir tree, I
become part of it.
The morning mists, the clouds, the
I become part of it.
the dew drops, the pollen ...
I become part of