Native American Proverbs

Tuscarora

hey are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind. -

Tuscarora

I think it means when people die thy leave their soul behind and they leave behind something for someone else to fulfill it.

Duwamish

Day and night cannot dwell together. - Duwamish

I think that means that two of the complete opposites can't go together even how hard you try like water and fire. The water would just put out the fire.

Crow

You already possess everything necessary to become great. -

Crow

I think it kind of means that you don't have to go out to get all this fancy stuff to make your own products or to start your life you got everything you need to be great.

Seneca

He who would do great things should not attempt them all alone. -

Seneca


I think it means you can't do things on your own you need other people to help you and with all of you, you will become amazing. But if you do things on your own you would fail.

Kiowa

Walk lightly in the spring; Mother Earth is pregnant. -

Kiowa


I think it means to treat nature kindly it is always producing new things that could help your survival.

Mohawk

A good chief gives, he does not take. -

Mohawk


I think it means that a good leader gives to everyone and always helps but never would take anything away such as freedom from his people.