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To the East and the West. To the north and the south. To the up and the down, to the sacred all around. To the heartbeat and Breath, I gift all my sacredness. I receive all my life for thee. I shall be forever in the breeze.
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I shall sing. I shall sing upon Mountain Tops. I shall be. Glory for thee. And I shall be the loving breeze.

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Relatives, "Ask for your colors you can believe all the rainbow you can receive, the sacred garment of lights that lead, the spreading sheets of leaves. Here the way is clear to be, the loving and sacred tree. Take to your heart all that you believe and come and fly with me! In other words, ask and you shall receive your four sacred colors." says, White Buffalo Calf Woman who Sings for you, your Twin Deer Mother and additional Sacred Song Blessings and We Bless You

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Mitakuye Oyasin "All My Relatives"

Inline image 6Mitakuye Oyasin 

"All My Relatives"

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Relatives in a time of much confusion,

many hear the songs that blow in the winds. You may visit our blog http://white-buffalo-calf-woman-sings.blogspot.com to hear Sacred Song Blessings in sound files. To hear it written in heavenly story form with interpretations of the earthly helps bring heaven and earth together in our understandings. Please visit http://sacredsongblessings.blogspot.com. And there are many relatives who share in the language of the song, which streams from the heart. In this confusion, our heavenly souls shine and beam out to the world, needing to be nourished and loved, awakening to the dawning of man who is learning to be kind (mankind).

We are all relatives, because all things belong to the Rainbow Clan, the four sacred directions each of us hold and are woven together with others, who also carry four sacred directions in rainbow colors. This knowing puts us at the forefront of understanding the Rainbow Clan. All my relatives (Mitakuye Oyasin) means, we stream through each other in four sacred directions, our buffalo robe or holy temple, which houses our soul, the spirit that arises to be told, a story, a dream, a place for us to beam (a light from within). Together we are the Rainbow Clan. Below excerpt about "Mitakuye Oyasin".

Today many parents and seekers are looking for the crystal or indigo children, however these are only two of the rainbow colors we may carry and not only have we always been around, we are the greatness of the stars that manifest this world. Asking for your rainbow colors (email me at whitebuffalocalfwoman@gmail.com or ask on our facebook pages http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rainbow-Colors/212014478904328 or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Crystal-Indigo-Children/12727442062819

Learning about your Rainbow Colors, your Holy Buffalo Robe, guides you to your prayers, where the sacred alter is the Bow. The bow and arrow represent one who aims for the heart, with the intent on loving and purifying those who need guidance.

Our sacred white calf, one of many many white animals being born signify the returning of the bow. The white hoop returns, the star children return to the sacred hoop, the circle of counsel and wisdom that comes from each other's hearts. On the four walks of life, the blue road (sound waves) , the red road (color/light waves), the yellow road (dreaming cross blue and red) and the white road (returning to the beginning, connecting) that we share, we are learning greatness comes from all of us who dare, share their hearts, forgive those who did not dew their part and stand proud for the soul that lies within, a light from within.

Join us each new moon for the Ghost Dance, when the soul rises forth from the hidden darkness to become "I am a Sun Dance", this smoke, this breath, this dance and song, lifts us towards our greatness, the unity of our soul with our flesh, where the rest is a mesh, united relatives let us rock and roll, over the hills we sow.

The rock is the crystalline stone river we all share. WE are all beings of light, now we are learning to realize the monumental task we are to take forth into the dawning of Man who is learning to be kind.

your devoted servant, White Buffalo Calf Woman your Twin Deer Mother
Lakota (I Stand) Daughter, House Which-cha (Running Rivers), Tribe Sioux Nation (spirit of the lake people, the law of the snake, LOVE)

"buffalo robe" crystal, yellow, green, gray
birthday year of the white (metal) buffalo
june 27, 1961

Prophecy is truth, when you come to walk towards you, for the twin child, the crystal stone, will tell you, just what lies upon your heart. Will it be loving kindness and bowing with the alter of relatives? Or will it be hatred and opposition with the alter of the red road, man's intelligence?

The Law is LOVE and as akicita, the law bringer, brings the story of the Great Circle!


Image translation and song for artist's rendition of White Buffalo Calf Woman 

Mitakuye Oyasin "All My Relatives"

White Buffalo Calf Woman Interpretation: Mitakuye Oyasin means "Here I Fall", the sacred bow and alter to your buffalo robe (holy temple of you, four directions in rainbow colors). Here I fall in the summer of the fall. This means the star seed falls down (from heaven or whope, the fallen star) with a great light that bows, the Rainbow People. White Buffalo Calf Woman Bows.

White Buffalo Calf Woman Note as Law Bringer (Akicita): Peyote is not a Sioux Medicine.  Do not allow your Sioux Relative use or abuse this substance. Treat them as a Warrior Down (who needs a helping had up). The Great Story lies upon the Sacred Pipe and it's green grass (sativa as medicine, food, clothes and much more, as well as for spiritual seeking with the heart, as the Spirit of the Lake people) and it's red bowl (the red road, the law of love adminstered to the peoples of the world, many lands and many relatives). Here lies Grandmother dreamspace (gray or red-green). Whence the breath arises, the sacred smoke sizes the many roads we prevail, the lands of the sails. Join us each new moon, in the Ghost Walk, when your soul awakens and the breath is chasing, the rainbow colors in your world, the song and dance will be filled. Join others, ask others to join, no matter where you are in the World. We are all related. Mitakuye Oyasin "all my relatives". Aho (may your spirit fly)!

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[Revised by White Buffalo Calf Woman your Twin Deer Mother, elder christal (crystal, pearl, diamond) child, alightfromwithin.org, Rainbow Warriors of Prophecy]

Mitakuye Oyasin (All Are Related) is a traditional Lakota Sioux prayer, with its opening phrase used as a refrain in many Lakota prayers and songs.[1][2][3] It reflects the inherent belief of most Native American traditions and belief systems that "Everything is Connected".[4] The Lakotas (I stand), Dakotas (I wind) and Nakotas (I embrace) all the Native American tribes revere the prayer. It is used in all Yankton (Sioux) spiritual ceremonies and employed as a prayer to end other prayers, after which the sacred food or sacred pipe is passed around. [5]

In 1940, American scholar, Joseph Epes Brown wrote a definitive study of Mitakuye Oyasin and its relevance in the Sioux ideology of "underlying connection" and "oneness".[2]

Contents
  • 1 Translations and themes
  • 2 The Prayer
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links
Translations and themes
The phrase translates as "all my relatives," "we are all related," or "all my relations." It is a prayer of oneness and harmony with all forms of life: other people, animals, birds, insects, trees and plants, and even rocks, rivers, mountains and valleys. [6][5] 

The Prayer
Aho Mitakuye Oyasin....All my relations. I honor you in this circle of life with me today. I am grateful for this opportunity to acknowledge you in this prayer....

To the Creator, for the ultimate gift of life, I thank you. To the mineral nation that has built and maintained my bones and all foundations of life experience, I thank you. To the plant nation that sustains my organs and body and gives me healing herbs for sickness, I thank you. To the animal nation that feeds me from your own flesh and offers your loyal companionship in this walk of life, I thank you. To the human nation that shares my path as a soul upon the sacred wheel of Earthly life, I thank you. To the Spirit nation that guides me invisibly through the ups and downs of life and for carrying the torch of light through the Ages, I thank you. To the Four Winds of Change and Growth, I thank you. You are all my relations, my relatives, without whom I would not live. We are in the circle of life together, co-existing, co-dependent, co-creating our destiny. One, not more important than the other. One nation evolving from the other and yet each dependent upon the one above and the one below. All of us a part of the Great Mystery. Thank you for this Life. I Bow! (author unknown)
References
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitakuye_Oyasin

Mitakuye Oyasin means we are all related.
This is the lifeblood of our existence.
I can not exist without you.
I can not exist without the Spirit World.
I can not be without the Great Pulse
We are all related.
We are all connected. 

The Healing Drum by BlackWolf Jones and Gina Jones
External links
http://www.trailtribes.org/pierre/all-my-relations.htm

All My Relations "mitakuye oyasin"

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Lakota Wedding. Gouache on muslin by Tom Haukaas, 1998.Courtesy of Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis. Acc. # 1998.260.1. NS 22230." Background: From portion of painting by Tom Haukaas, "Lakota Wedding". 

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As Above, So Below
Lakota Star Knowledge
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Sun Dance
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Medicine Women
White Buffalo Calf Woman 
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Sweat Lodge- Inipi
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Buffalo 


As Above, So Below
In the days when buffalo still roamed the plains, the Lakota had to heed the teachings of celestial events in order to survive. They learned through observation, day after day, year after year. It gave the Lakota knowledge to guide their annual food gathering and production cycles, and knowledge of the celestial calendar served their religious need as well. Ritual activities marked the cycling of the stars. It gave the Lakota greater power to participate fully in their environment.

The Lakota learned about the sacred order of all things, in both realms of earth and sky, and about their own place in the vast universe. Through their careful observations of the star world, they came to understand that their world of the plains was a microcosmic reflection of the star world. These worlds are mirroring each other - what is done below is the same above. This sacred knowledge still guides the Lakota people.

 Lakota Star Knowledge - this origin of wisdom is connected by the belief in the macrocosm (star world) and microcosmic world of the plains. They are mirroring each other: what is done below is twin above. This mirroring attests to an understanding of many levels of reality. First, the vortex above is a star and the vortex below is earth; second, the vortex above is the sun and the vortex below represents Sun Dancers; third, the vortex with its apex pointing up is also the shape of the tipi, a replication of the creation of the world.

Inline image 3Image hourglass two triangles tip to tip: Lakota Symbol

The stars are called, the Woniya of Wakan Tanka, "The Holy Breath of the Great Spirit". The sun, the Great Spirit, was giving them spiritual guidance that they translated as to where, what, and when to perform their sacred ceremonies.

The Black Hills are the spiritual center for the Lakota people, viewed as the microcosmic hoop out of which new life is born, each and every year. As the sun travels its long journey through the Lakota constellation so do locations of ceremonial sites in the Black Hills change.

"The Black Hills is the home of our heart, and the heart of our home". David Blue Thunder

In buffalo days, the spring equinox brought small groups from several Lakota bands into the Black Hills. The summer solstice brought the western Lakota and other Lakota bands to Devil's Tower for their mid-summer Sun Dance ceremony.

During this annual ceremonial journey from spring equinox to summer solstice the sun travels through four of the Lakota constellations. The Lakota were following the sun's path on earth.

Sun Dance
The Lakota follow the sun's path on earth, through the microcosmic hoop out of which new life is born each year. The sun leads the people in their cycle of food acquisition and ritual activities. This knowledge gives the Lakota great power to fully participate in their environment.

The first creation was accomplished through self sacrifice and the shedding of one's life force: blood. As Inyan sacrificed his blood to create the world, the Sun Dancers voluntarily sacrifice their flesh and shed their blood in order to re-create the world and renew life on earth each year.The Sun Dance is not a celebration by man for man; it is an honoring of all life and the source of all life, that life can go on. Only in sacrifice is sacredness accomplished. The power to generate life is gained, lost and regained each year, but only through sacrifice.

Inline image 2The Sun Dancers vow to recover the lost arm of "The Chief Who Lost His Arm." This Chief is selfish and his selfishness threatens to interrupt the cosmic cycle. Because the continuation of life depends upon self sacrifice and the chief refuses to make an offering of himself, divine intervention becomes necessary. The "Thunders" (Wakinyans) tear off his arm and hide it. Fallen Star (who has a human mother, and a spirit father - a star) must complete the process by struggling with the Thunders to regain the arm. This symbolically implies how not to behave. The Dancers' vow to recover the lost arm symbolizes overcoming chaos, death, and the earth's infertility. By voluntarily sacrificing their blood, they recover the lost arm of the Chief.
(Background courtesy Sinte Gleska University)

Medicine Women  
Lakota women are powerful and highly respected by their men. This connection is based in the connection of women to White Buffalo Calf Woman, the Winyan Wakan of the Lakota. 

In the traditional matrilineal Lakota society, women were the heads and owners of their tipis and camp belongings. They possessed powers beyond men, gave birth, gathered food, and were understood as equals to men. The women raise the children in accordance with the "Four Great Virtues of Life;" fortitude, generosity, bravery, and wisdom. The children are to sit quietly and absorb the teachings, following the expectation of respect for the teachings and, in turn, respect for the elders. The Lakota woman's greatest gift for the tribe is the birth of children.

Link to  White Buffalo Calf Woman site http://www.whitebuffalocalfwoman.org
Image White buffalo calf from the Heider farm in Wisconsin



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White Buffalo Calf Woman 
Lakota people have a prophesy about the white buffalo calf. It originated approximately 2000 years ago by the White Buffalo Calf Woman. She appeared in the cloud to be a white buffalo calf, but turned into a beautiful woman. The two warriors, who were at that time hunting buffalo in the sacred Black Hills, saw her and one knelt down to pray ,while the other had bad thoughts about her, died. The girl told the warrior to go back to camp and in four days she would bring a sacred bundle...

Martin High Bear tells the story of Buffalo Calf Woman. Martin High Bear Courtesy of Gordon Bird, Featherstone Productions. Unable to share here, video clip, look at youtube for further information and stories told by Sioux people. 

Lakota women play an essential role in religious ceremonies. They are involved in three areas of religious life; first, a woman can become a dreamer, through a gift by the Wakan Tanka, or Great Mystery, to have dreams of clarity and regularity in order to warn people of danger or where game can be found; second, medicine women acquire the power to heal, either by the work of the "Spirit-Calling Women" (Wapiye' Win) or by the "Herb Woman" (Pejuta Win), or both (St.Pierre 1995).  

Sweat Lodge- Inipi/Enipi
The cosmology of the Lakota is mapped in the layout of the sweatlodge. Lakota prayers are directed first in the east, sun-wise, then facing each direction acknowledging the spirits in that direction.

The Lakota sweat lodge is constructed with flexible willows and during its construction at different stages prayers are offered to the Wakan Tanka, or Great Mystery. After the sweat lodge is erected, it is covered with buffalo skins or blankets. Today, sweat lodge doorways can be found facing to the west or toward the east, the direction of light and wisdom, which is determined upon the leader's spiritual direction. In this ritual, the smoke from the pipe and the heat and steam from the rocks release the guilt, burdens and evil from the participants, bringing them closer to Wakan Tanka.

The sweat lodge has different healing and spiritual teachings. The sweat lodge is used for spiritual purification as well as body-toxin cleansing. Just like a child beginning to walk their life's path, first they must learn how to crawl. Crawling into the sweat lodge entrance on all four limbs of your body is showing respect. The darkness of the lodge is similar to that of our daily lives, which is full of negative energies. After the fourth round of songs and prayers to the Great Mystery the people leave the lodge. The crawling out represents the exiting "Mother Earth's Womb" and, along with it, a spiritual rebirth has just begun. The rebirth is one of wisdom and the light guides the "newborn" out of darkness. Lakota cosmology and spirituality is represented within the structure and rituals of the sweat lodge.


Inline image 5Buffalo  
First known drawing of the American bison. This crude but nevertheless quite recognizable representation of the bison was printed in Gomara's Historia de los Indios Sargossa, 1552-1553" (Garretson: 1938).


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Ghost Walk  (Sing, Dance, Gather) with us (where you are) each New Moon. 
From the darkness we arise a heavenly child.  In the darkness we find the inner light.
We are Sun Dancers.  Celebrate with us each New Moon.
(2014, solar and lunar calender align, January 1, a cycle of renewal) 
 
  
 
Sing a song, and get along, to have joy in life, full of tears, because you know, the sacred flow is all we have to get us home! Dance all day, and learn to play, with all you do and think and say, because we need love to please, to open hearts and doors to be! Welcome all your relatives, into the heart of all your sin and say, "I love you this very day" and "I won't let you get away!". I will fight for love this day, I will fight to show the way, because I am here to love you dear, my heart that sheds so many tears. And when we hope to comfort folks, then we will be prepared to say, "Come pray with me, learn joy to speak, and song and dance will keep us in relief". Whisper song and let a breeze come home to know your knees, where prayer is your living sacred breeze!

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THE LAW IS LOVE, not one over other, but ALL the CIRCLE. This is called the Hoops or the Elliptical Path of the Universe. There are four roads or waves that intersect; red road full of colors, blue road full of song, yellow road full of dreams and white road all together now, let us bow.

Relatives, that's the law and if you break the law over one child of the rainbow, no matter what age, you break the law. That the LAW, and it's LOVE. Love thy neighbor as thy brother. This is a commandment of God's ONENESS.

We are Married forever and ever, the ring (hoop) is forever. There is "No way out", "only a Way In" .... this is the sacred circle of our collective dreams. We are learning to walk towards!

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White Buffalo Calf Woman (Ptse San Wi Yan), your Twin Deer Mother, has come home to your hearts. It's time to walk the evolution's path. We all are part of the Rainbow Clan, my relatives each and everyone. Receive the treasures that your iyes(h)ka (interpreter) gifts to you, the sacred song blessings, that always are true (soul and voice of the song). And inside of you, the soul that comes alive, the prayers that live, and shout, "I am and I thrive!"

Life is a Roller Coaster and Now I'm on a ride, over rolling hills again, and back to the place where I collide (dark and light). Heaven (dark) and Earth (light) come home to me and we will be getting along, where the sunset returns again, the place I call my home. Star is born, the light does shine, every single morn, and I have to open my heart, so I can get along. There is a kingdom out there, the place of paradise, and we are going home right now, if we can only collide (dark and light). Be my heart and walk with me, be the rising sun (Morning Star), have the place of wonder in the wishing land. Singing to your heart, White Buffalo Calf Woman is finally home at last! Ask for blessings, come receive the greatest you have known, there is promise everywhere, just you look and sea, the heart of wisdom knows the place, the heart that can conceive.

White Buffalo Calf Woman Sings

Sing a song, and get along, to have joy in life, full of tears, because you know, the sacred flow is all we have to get us home! Dance all day, and learn to play, with all you do and think and say, because we need love to please, to open hearts and doors to be! Welcome all your relatives, into the heart of all your sin and say, "I love you this very day" and "I won't let you get away!". I will fight for love this day, I will fight to show the way, because I am here to love you dear, my heart that sheds so many tears. And when we hope to comfort folks, then we will be prepared to say, "Come pray with me, learn joy to speak, and song and dance will keep us in relief". Whisper song and let a breeze come home to know your knees, where prayer is your living sacred breeze! White Buffalo Calf Woman Sings

About Jeff (meaning peace) [He is the Singular (mission) father (leading) that goes around town (evolution's call to the circle of life). We call him the Golden Light of Sound, he is the chosen one, to view the world, but he needs to come home to call. There he will find a home where all will know his knives (sharing and dividing). Without a place to trumpet, he does not have a home. He longs to find a home where all can find a lid (roof, sanctuary, green grass home). Jeff Golden Light of Sound is the House of Cones (light reflection in evolution), the blossom, that reigns forth. Don't be alarmed, he should go away. But be sure his heart will stay. He is the bishop to your pawn (blessing you). You can rise up to his call. Blow billows of sunshine in the air. He will be standing in the streams so fair.]

Jeff Golden Light of Sound said, "I dreamed of the White Buffalo Calf Woman, she pointed to her heart and Buffaloes of all colors formed a circle, the White Buffalo went to the heart and all other Buffaloes followed."

White Buffalo Calf Woman Interprets: The heart is the path into heaven, where our souls do hide. We all belong to the Circle of Oneness, the Rainbow Clan. For we are all related and of God. A Buffalo represents the tools of light, in four rainbow colors, to assist your heavenly mission (heavenly name). This is our holy temple, our flesh, the Buffalo Home. White Buffaloes are like the stars, those who shine, united four roads, the blue, red, yellow, then white, the star. Grandfather light (white person, in their tools of light, rainbow directions) naturally shines like this, the white light of unity, who is humble, and bows like the Rainbow to receive blessings. The rest of us, must learn to walk this humble path, to shine like stars. These are the Rainbow Warriors of Prophecy who unite! A White Buffalo is the Star of Heaven, who shines upon Earth, walking and talking (wakan tankan, the Great Spirit Within) the united four roads. These are the White Buffaloes who are able to walk through the door of heaven, the crystalline heart of White Buffalo Calf Woman, to greet thyself (mirror to the soul, the heart of the crystal person), the soul seeking a way out, to illuminate and shout, to be validated, for who I am! The Rainbow Warriors of Prophecy, learning to become the White Buffaloes (stars of heaven, that shine), begin the Great Migration home. We enter the Third Phase of Evolution, the yellow rolling hill in time (dawning of brotherhood), where dreams do come true. Heaven and Earth, Welcome Home!

White Buffalo Calf Woman Sings: When pointing to the heart, the direction that imparts, the wisdom of the path of the inner light. Here we are many rainbow colors, all part of the same vision of the sacred circle of life. We are relatives, who need to come home twice. Once in the flesh (red road), and once in the soul (blue road), then we know, that we have binded (bound) our whole. When we follow the path of the heart and the soul, all other buffaloes will flow, for rainbows of latter (ancestors), the buffalo homes that have been shattered (separated and divided), will carry us home, to a brand new day, when we look for the heart that leads the day (to flow together, as one shining river).

The tools of light, do shine, like the holy temple of the mind, the flesh that does hold a soul inside. We call the tools of light, the buffalo home. For it's four sacred directions, that gift to us eight directions, the four colors then reflection, to gift our lights. Then we are the Rainbow Colors, the clan that does show reason, when we understand, that we belong to each others, by demand. For it's God's children, we hold the upper hand, for it's sacred in here, where the buffalo steer, the trembling of the hooves who do gallop away. We are here to lead the great migration day.

The circle of buffalo were the sacred rainbow colors, parts each of us, to be whole again, when we join together, in the wind. And as we join together, we follow the fortunate weather, it's inward, the heavenly route, the soul that flies, all inside. And heaven is what leads us, where all buffalo do feed us, to go home again. To feel the wind again. We are going home. To be under the sun.

And it's time for us to gather, to listen to our hearts talk. To walk the path of righteousness in the wind. And when it's all over, we will journey together, the path of love, the holy days, of eternity. Oh blessed bee, let us dream together and be free. Rejoice, Rejoice, the Green Grass Grows!

THE LAW IS LOVE

THE LAW IS LOVE, not one over other, but ALL the CIRCLE. This is called the Hoops or the Elliptical Path of the Universe. There are four roads or waves that intersect; red road full of colors, blue road full of song, yellow road full of dreams and white road all together now, let us bow.

Relatives, that's the law and if you break the law over one child of the rainbow, no matter what age, you break the law. That the LAW, and it's LOVE. Love thy neighbor as thy brother. This is a commandment of God's ONENESS.

Married forever and ever, the ring (hoop) is forever.
No way out, only a way in .... this is the sacred circle.


White Buffalo Calf Woman your Twin Deer Mother
elder crystal child (crystal/christal/pearl/diamond)
crystal, yellow, green, gray (holy buffalo hide reveals)

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