Essence of Civilization

samminism and the medicine wheel

The man who sat on the ground in his
tipi meditating on life and it’s meaning,
accepting the kinship of all creatures
and acknowledging unity with the universe
of things,was infusing into his being
the true essence of civilization.

source: Luther Standing Bear
image: Eddie Two Hawks, Image Collection, The Medicine Wheel


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