The Seven Teachings with Alex Decoteau

“Learn About” Questions What are the Ojibwa translations for each of these virtues? What are the basic “teachings” of other beliefs such as Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam? Are there commonalities among them? Differences? “Learn From” Questions What is my spiritual or religious affiliation? Did our Creator provide us with guidelines on how to behave?…

What We Have Given is Everything with Alex Decoteau

“Learn About” Questions Who are the indigenous people that live in your area? Now? Traditionally? Why do indigenous people call this land “Turtle Island”? When did Native Americans become legal citizens of the United States? What other important contributions have Native Americans made for the United States? “Learn From” Questions What place or places do…

Our Culture Includes Everything with Alex Decoteau

“Learn About” Questions What is the difference between “knowledge” and “wisdom”? In what ways do we grow from learning about our own culture? From other cultures? “Learn From” Questions Who do I consider a grandfather, teacher, or, mentor? What important teachings about life has that person encouraged me to learn? How do I see my…

Introduction and Prayer with Alex Decoteau

“Learn About” Questions Why do some indigenous groups use tobacco? What is the difference between sacred tobacco and commercial tobacco? Where can I find information on the differences between sacred tobacco and commercial tobacco? “Learn From” Questions What community did I grow up in? Was my family here for generations before me? What do family…