You must teach your children that the ground beneath their feet is the ashes of our Grandfathers.
So that they will respect the land, tell your children that the earth is rich with the lives of
Teach your children that we have taught our children that the earth is
Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons of earth.
If men spit upon the ground, they spit upon themselves.
The conjecture surrounding this letter supposedly by Chief Seattle is interesting to say the least. However if it were an attempt to relay the spiritual message as understood by the Indian people of that day and even though it may have been from a scribes pen of another matters little when we look at the insane plunder of natural resources as witnessed today, where business viability desperately relies not on market demand but remains within the dictates of commodity price in a vain insane thrust to be the last man standing when all other competitors have become so depleted in manpower and declining “Murdochracy” morality to have hit the deck.
Where exactly might we enquire, has the fall been manipulated. Has demand steadied, or have prices dropped or both as competitors went down down down with Coles on the Chines defribillator.