Opinion – Demand for “strategic” Indigenous vote a violation – Net Newsledger

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 201948 Views

October 20, 2019

In the Anishinaabe language, the word for truth is debwewiwin.

It comes from ode (pronounced O-DAY), meaning heart.

To us, truth comes from the heart. Whether it be in the words you speak, decisions you make or actions you take — truth exists in what one knows to be right.

Truth is something one learns through balancing spiritual, mental, physical and emotional experiences. This is why truth is innately personal but also communal; gained through the interaction with others.

Truth for Anishinaabe is uncovered through relationships and found best through actions such as respect, love, bravery, wisdom, kindness, and humility. These are principles we strive to embody in our ceremonies, politics, and why we define ourselves as the “good people.”

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