and the spiritual energy that creates and flows through all life? Thomas Banyacya The presentation by Mr Thomas Banyacya, the final speaker, was preceded by three shouts by Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Six Nations, and first speaker of the day. And soon very soon afterward Pahana will return. Today, many of the prophecies have turned to stories, and few are left - the past grows longer, and the future grows shorter. Chief Dan Evehema Spiritual leader, Eldest Elder Greeswood, Snake Priest, Roadrunner Clan Society Father, Kachina Father I am very glad to have this time to send a message to you. That world lasted a long time and as in previous worlds, the people spoke one language. The Hopi believe the Persian Gulf War was the beginning of World War Three but it was stopped and the worst weapons of destruction were not used. The native peoples of the world have seen and spoken to you about the destruction of their lives and homelands, the ruination of nature and the desecration of their sacred sites.
The Native Americans have been not only the forefathers of we Americans who came to this country a few hundred years ago but they have been the Keepers of the Earth for a long period of time. 3 The Hopi Dictionary 4 gives the primary meaning of the word "Hopi" as: "behaving one, one who is mannered, civilized, peaceable, polite, who adheres to the Hopi way." In the past, Hopi sometimes used the term "Hopi" and its cognates to refer to the. They were to learn about the sky and breathing and how to take that within ourselves for spiritual advancement. Saint Helens erupted the second time. You know, one time the scientist came to the Hopis and they said, "We want to take a piece of the stone tablets." They said "We want to take the stone tablets to a scientific laboratory to determine how old they are." The Hopis said. Also, the people themselves have to be aware of all of these things that will take place, so they must change, too. So they went out to the Spanish man and they extended their hand hoping for the handshake but into the hand the Spanish man dropped a trinket. Ancient, spiritually based communities, such as the Hopi, must especially be preserved and not forced to abandon their wise way of life and the natural resources they have vowed to protect.