Definition of Culture:
Ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society.
Synonyms of Culture:
Civilization, customs, society, way of life, lifestyle, etc.
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Love in fellowship.
Language is the heart of the culture. The Creator gave to every person their own special way to communicate and understand.
Indians understand connectedness, balance, harmony, spirituality, and the relationship to Mother Earth. The understanding of these things is expressed in the language.
The true understanding of culture is expressed in the language. The language is the heart of the people. If we have not learned the language, we need to find a teacher. –Elders Meditations | More…
The Elders say we need to know the answers to three questions in order for us to be connected; the Earth, the Sky, the East, the West, the South, and the North.
The three questions are:
- Why are we?
- Who are we?
- Where are we going?
If we know the language, if we have our spirituality, and if we can pray on sacred spots, then we are able to seek the answer to the questions. We must protect the language, religion, and land so our future generations can stay connected. –Elders Meditations | More…
Men and women have an equal responsibility to restore the strength of the family, which is the foundation of all cultures. If the family isn’t taught the culture, then the children become adults, and the adults become the grandfathers and grandmothers, and the result is the culture becomes lost. We need to listen to our Elders, today, before it’s too late. –Elders Meditations | More…