Native American Prayer Oh, Great Spirit Whose voice I hear in the winds, And whose breath gives life to all the world, Let me walk in beauty and let me learn the lessons you have hidden in every leaf and rock. So when life fades, as the fading sunset, my Spirit may come to you without shame.
Quanah Parker's grave, Ft. Sill, OK. The town of Quanah, Texas is named after chief Quanah. Parker's most famous teaching regarding the spirituality of the Native American Church: "The White Man goes into his church and talks about Jesus. The Indian goes into his tipi and talks with Jesus."
Historic Newspapers~ Cherokee Phoenix dated 01/28/1829 -- First Native -American newspaper, published/edited by Cherokee Elias Boudinot. On exhibit in the News Corporation News History Gallery at the Newseum. Newseum collection Photo credit: Newseum collection