Unteachers - Religion - Indigenous

"Knowledge is inherent in all things. The world is a library and its books are the stones, leaves, grass, brooks, and the birds and animals that share, alike with us, the storms and blessings of earth."

Chief Luther Standing Bear

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Black Elk

Black Elk was born on December 1st, 1863 in Little Powder River, United States. He was a medicine man and cultural educator among his Oglala Lakota people. His style is profound and plain.

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Chief Seattle

Chief Seattle was born some time between 1780 and 1786 on the Black River near Kent

Washigton. He was a well-respected leader among his people and the American city Seattle is named after him. His style is simple and intimate.

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Zitkala-Sa

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Zitkala-Sa was apparently born on February 22nd, 1876 in Yankton Reservation, South Dakota. She appeared to be a writer, editor, translator, musician, educator, and political activist. Her style is poetic and traditional.