38316"A Cherokee Feast Of Days"........OCTOBER 1 ( Part 2 )
- Oct 1, 2007OCTOBER 1Peace . . . comes within the souls ofmen when they realize their relation-ship, their oneness, with the universeand all its powers, and when theyrealize that at the center of theUniverse dwells Wakan-Tanka, andthat this center is really everywhere,it is within each of us.-BLACK ELK,OGLALA SIOUX, 1863-1950On This Date inNative American HistoryOctober 1, 1969: Parents of AmericanIndian children attempted to enrolltheir children in a desegregated schoolin South Carolina. Federal marshalsand school officials forced the familiesto exit the premises or be faced withcriminal charges.By: Terri Jean*Courtesy of RedHawk 1920C/OGreat Spirit grant me the strength of eagles wings,
the faith and courage to fly to new heights,
and the wisdom to rely on his spirit to carry me there.May we all live in peace, love and harmony experiencing each day as a sacred gift woven around the heart of wonder.
From My Heart,
~Barbara A Bailey~