Native American isn't blood. It is what is in the heart. The love for the land, the respect for it, those who inhabit it, and the respect and acknowledgement of the spirits and elders. That is what it is to be Indian.
White Feather, Navajo Medicine Man
Sacred Feathers...Feathers in hair for Native Americans had a spiritual meaning. They were worn by Native American Chiefs to symbolize their communication with the Spirit, and to show off their divine wisdom.
Feathers also represented the power of the thunder gods, along with the power of air and wind. Sometime feathers were representative of courage during a battle or a successful hunt. — with Monica Colomar Sarrio.
There is an ancient Indian saying~ Something lives only as long as the last person who remembers it. My people have come to trust memory over history.
Memory, like fire, is radiant & immutable while history serves only those who seek to control it, those who douse the flame of memory in order to put out the dangerous fire of truth.
Beware these men for they are dangerous &
unwise. Their false history is written in the blood of those who might remember & seek the truth.
Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman