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Native America Proverbs By: Chris Sierra

Don't be afraid to cry. It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts. - Hopi

I think this proverb means that you should not be afraid to cry because it clears you mind from sad thoughts.

It is better to have less thunder in the mouth than more lightning in the hand. - Apache

I think that this proverb means that it is better to fight with words than to resort to violence.

Day and night cannot dwell together. - Duwamish

I think that this proverb means that Day and Night do not go together

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

I think that this proverb means that even if people are dead they are still alive in your heart

When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us. - Arapaho

I think that this proverb means that if you respect nature. Nature will respect you

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. - Cherokee

I think this proverb means to always live your life happy