Welcome to the People’s Paths Website!
Native American & Indigenous People
“We can only be what we give ourselves the power to be!” –Cherokee Feast of Days
Michael, wado for this honor!
(Site maintained for People with disabilities)
Thank You for stopping by, it is sincerely hoped that you find some useful information and enjoy your visit!
November is National American Indian AND Alaska Native Heritage Month.
Americans stand united –
Prayers for those who have given their lives fighting for freedom. Prayers and sincerest condolences to the families of these brave heros, who will never be forgotten! God speed to those who continue to sacrafice, and thank you!!!
— Nancy Thomas, Keeper of “the People’s Paths!”
“Aniyosgi Dotsigusdaa. ~ Unelanvhi Wigadoligi Ama Ayetli.”
We support our warriors! ~ God Bless America!
The People’s Paths
- Cherokee News Resources – general links
- Cherokee Culture/History/Facts Index – articles on Cherokee culture
- Cherokee Legal Archives – concerning the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
- Native American News Links – links to news articles
- Indian Gaming News & Links – list of casinos, regulatory information, news
- NAIIP News – North American Indian & Indigenous People’s News
This Internet site was created in the hope that all people, no matter what their own culture, may be able to find a bit of information that might be helpful in the understanding of American Indian Culture and other Native Cultures from all over our Mother which is called Earth!
Native People’s Cultures are as diverse as nature, but with good reason! Nature is our teacher and guide for walking the path of life! The Native Cultures teach that it is the human species responsibility to take care of our Mother! Only appreciation is asked, for what she gives us, in return for her care!
Progress is a wonderful thing! If we can keep some of the beliefs from the First People’s Cultures, that are alive and well, incorporated with the technology that leads to progress, it may help all peoples to live in a more harmonious world not only with Nature but with each other as well!
It is time to Celebrate and Appreciate the Diversity in the Human Species as we do in Nature! The rose is beautiful, but how long would its beauty be appreciated if it was the only species of flower we had to enjoy! It does not matter what name the Creator goes by or if you believe in one, many or none at all! The experience of a storm, rainbow, or just the sun rising and setting tells us there is a much Greater Power that speaks to all cultures and this Power that we call Nature survives because of diversity!
English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with "N" Nab - Adaniyvdi Nag - Adalisganosedi Nail - Yvgi Naked - Uyelvha Named - Dagovgi Nameless - Nidudohvna Namely - Digovhi Names - Dunadov Naming - Dagosgv Nap - Tlega galvdi Napkin - Digisulidodi Narcotic -...
Wachiya! Greetings! Bonjour! [Short traditional greeting in Cree] Permanent Forum On Indigenous Issues May 13 2002, New York City, New York I am honoured to have the opportunity to address this historic occasion, the first meeting of the United Nations Permanent Forum...
Cherokee Culture Notes Edited and Revised: August 27, 2000 Fact Sheet Author Unknown Edited by: Wendell Cochran, Tahlequah, OK Ancient Cherokee Marriage Tradition When a young man wished to marry a Cherokee woman, he consulted her parents, whose consent was necessary....
The Snoqualmie Tribe is in Washington State They are an unrecognized tribe. When the Washington Tribes were herded on to reservations, the Snoqualmie people stayed near the Snoqualmie Falls. It has been their millenia old responsibility to care for their people's...
English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with "Q" Quack - Kawonu nigawesgv Quail - Guque Quake - Alitelvhvsgv Qualified - Yeliquu iyadvnehi Qualify - Tsagadanilvtsv Qualities - Iga tsosda Quality - Iga osi Quandary - Udlasitvhi Quantities - Ugodidi Quantity -...
Of June 26th, 1998, Washington D.C. From the LPDC Leonard Peltier Defense Committee The Leonard Peltier Defense Committee met with Leonard Peltier Support Groups on June 26th in Washington DC to strategize for Leonard's release. We met for several hours in a room...
Ya'a'tee It will be a little while till I can get the next VFH out to you,.... Unfortunately I've had a damaged leg that has put me behind schedule, so in the meantime Roberta has asked me to send the following statement to you all. It is a from more than a year ago,...
U.S. Department of the Interior News NAIIP News ~ Friday, September, 1, 2000 FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt today announced an agreement which will end a long controversy and result in the closing of the White Vulcan mine, located in the...
Under Attack By National Park Service - A Human Rights Tragedy From the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe, Native Rights Alliance The following article appeared in the October 22, 1996, issue of The Christian Science Monitor. If you are interested in further information or want...
Statement from Chief Arvol Looking Horse: I, Chief Arvol Looking Horse of the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota Nation would like to offer a statement concerning the violation against the Sacred Sundance Ceremony at Big Mountain, Arizona. The Sacred White Buffalo Calf Bundle...
Cherokee Culture Notes Edited and Revised: August 27, 2000 Fact Sheet Author Unknown Edited by: Wendell Cochran, Tahlequah, OK Cherokee Method for Tanning Hides Mose Owl described this method. Step 1. Make a lye solution by putting one gallon of hickory ashes in a...
ENOUGH! Statement by Leonard Benally in response to desecration of sacred Sundance Grounds site. To all the people Indigenous and non-indigenous people, On August 17th at 5:00 a.m. this was a disgrace, humiliating, and disregarded our right to pray which is supposed...
"To be used as mascots..." Editorial from the People's Voice The following was written in answer to the Greeley Tribunes question; Should Eaton High School change its team mascot because of concerns expressed by American Indians? To all human beings, Those who think...
Prophecy Message Delivered and Submitted 11/22/93 at the "Cry Of The Earth" General Assembly, United Nations, New York Submitted by Martin Gashweseoma Hopi Caretaker of the Sovereign Hopi Nation For The Great Spirit, Massau'u We come here from the Sovereign Hopi...
Please visit these important sites that we admire and support!
We’d like to thank the following supporters that keep this site alive and running.
Academic Games.org – educational games for teachers and their students.
UnivOrtho.org – University Orthopedic Surgeons from University of Tennessee.
LegitOrScam.org – reviews of popular online sites.
Washington Coaches – fan site dedicated to the coaches from the state of Washington.
The Bovada Poker is licensed by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission based in the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake, Canada, and is the most popular North American online casino. You can read more about Bovada Poker at http://gpsts.org/bovada-poker/
Update! Bovada Poker is now Ignition Poker, also licensed by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission. Find an updated review of Ignition Poker at http://gpsts.org/ignition-poker-bonus-code-review/
Find more reviews at http://casinositesusa.com.