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09-12-2006, 07:23 PM
Oh Great Spirit of our Ancestors, I raise my pipe to


To your Messengers, the Four Winds, and to Mother

Earth who provides for your children.

Give us the wisdom to teach our children to love,

to respect, and to be kind to each other so that they may grow with peace of


Let us learn to share all good things that you

provide for us on this Earth.

A warrior is a person whose Spirits one with the

heart belongs to the

People....whose life is a sacred gift given by the
ancestors....whose mind is the greatest weapon and shield in life's


The foremost responsibility of a warrior is to be

true to one's
self...to the People...and to the

Creator. The purpose in life is to ensure

survival and well being of The People. A warrior transforms
knowledge into wisdom and therefore understands that the greatest enemy

life is one's self. He must overcome


A true Warrior will sacrifice His Heart upon the

altar of life for the
survival of the People. He

may be wounded or killed a thousand times in
battle, but the spirit cannot be destroyed for the spirit of a true

is eternal as the stars. A warrior lives by

a code of
honor...beyond the reach of most


A warrior speaks directly to the Creator and

Mother Earth thru
sacred prayer and ceremony,

giving offerings of gratitude and respect. A true Warrior is Proud...yet humble, with a heart full of love for the


The path of a warrior is the most difficult path

of all for He will
know pain and suffering in ways

no one else ever can. The pain of life's
injustices will be absorbed into the whole of their being.

He may be captured...imprisoned...and taken away

from the People, but the
Spirit lives in the hearts

of The People....for He is one of The People and
will always be loved an respected by the


He will be forgiven mistakes by the Spirits and

the Holy People because He
has forgiven the self

and humbled oneself before the People.

He will go to the mountaintop without food or

water to pray to the Spirits
of the land and cry

for a vision. This sacred vision will lead thru the
darkest hours of life. It shall lead to the light of the


A warrior must always believe in Himself...in the

helpers...and in the Way of Life. He must

always speak and live the
truth of who...and

what...he is when standing before the eyes of the Creator.

A warrior is not afraid of Death...and shall NEVER

surrender to the
Dark Forces of Life which attempt

to break the Spirit...for the Spirit
cannot be

broken...the mind cannot be defeated.. The vision of life is

of the Eagle...with clarity and purpose in

being. The wings are strong and
carry the spirit to

the highest levels of self-understanding and spiritual
growth as a human being.