Category Archives: Elders

The Old Ones

“Elders” used to be known as “the Old Ones” – a term of respect and means those people in a community who have lived a long time and as a result have much cultural wisdom, experience and guidance to share. …

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Keepers

“Elders” are culturally regarded as teachers, mediators, advisors, medicine people, stewards of our lands and the keepers of our culture and way of life.

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Cultural Wisdom

“Elders” are defined as those people in a community who have lived a long time, and as a result have much cultural wisdom.

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Respected

“Elders” are those people who are recognized by their community to be first and foremost “healthy” – spiritually, psychologically and mentally. These are often highly “ethical” people. They may be very “spiritual” people, but this does not seem to be …

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