Native American wisdom - Tears are scared medicine. As an external expression of the heart, tears are a powerful source of healing. As we allow our tears to flow they provide nourishing water for growth.
Zitkala-Sa was a Yankton Sioux woman. She was well educated, an accomplished author, musician and composer - she wrote the first American Indian opera, The Sun Opera, in She went on to work for the reform of Indian policies in the United States