American Indian Commandments are the instructions handed down to Native People by the Creator. These instructions are sacred and were given to the people when life was created.
American Indian Commandments
Treat the Earth and all that dwell thereon with respect.
Remain close to the Great Spirit.
Show great respect for your fellow beings.
Work together for the benefit of all Mankind.
Give assistance and kindness wherever needed.
Do what you know to be right.
Look after the well being of mind and body.
Dedicate a share of your efforts to the greater good.
Be truthful and honest at all times.
Take full responsibility for your actions.
America's wildlife conservation movement began in the 1800's when a wolf hunter was hired by ranchers to track and kill the last remaining gray wolf pack in their area. Ernest Thompson Seton quickly eliminated all but one of the wolves. The alpha male, Lobo, proved to be a worthy adversary who would change Seton's life forever.
You can read more about the true story of how a wolf was able to change the heart of a wolf killer and opened Seton's eyes to why wildlife conservation was needed. How America's Wildlife Conservation Movement was Born