How to Make Black War Paint. American Indians used resources such as plants, herbs, berries and charcoal to make war paint, used during ceremonies, for symbolism and during war. Black war paint was made by finely grinding charcoal.
Honor the sacred. Honor the Earth our mother. Honor the Elders. Honor all with whom we share the Earth: four-leggeds, two-leggeds, winged ones.swimmers, crawlers, plant and rock people. Walk in balance and beauty.
When the Blood in your veins returns to the sea, and the Earth in your bones return to the Ground. perhaps then you will remember that this Land does not belong to you it isYou who belong to this land.
This really moved me as I connected to it while reading it. Such a beautiful sentiment to embrace today & every day. Breathe it in, sit with it, feel it & have a WONDERFUL Saturday! LOVE & LIGHT TO YOU ALL!
I was born upon a prairie where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures and where everything drew a free breath. I want to die there, and not within walls. —Ten Bears (1790- 1872), Yamparika Comanche