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O Great Spirit, whose voice I hear in the winds and whose breath gives life to all the world, hear me. I come before you, one of your children. I am small and weak. Ineed your strength and wisdom. Let me walk in beauty and make my eyes ever behold the red and purple sunset. Make my hands respect the things you have made, my ears sharp to hear your voice. Make me wise, so that I may know the things you have taught my people, the lessons you have hidden in every leaf and rock. I seek strength, not to be superior to my brothers, but to be able to fight my greatest enemy: myself. Make me ever ready to come to you with clean hands and straight eyes, so that when life fades as a fading sunset, my spirit may come to you without shame.

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1 Sara Di Diego = "This prayer was by Chief Yellowhawk.Work Cited:http://www.firstpeople.us/native-american/photographs/Yellow-Hawk-Sans-Arc-1869.jpg"
2 Enakshi Ganguly = ""Traditional worship practices are a part of Native American tribal gatherings with dance, rhythm, songs and trance. Sacred narratives and beliefs are deeply based in Nature and are rich with the symbolism of seasons, weather, plants, animals, earth, water, sky and fire. The principle of an all embracing, universal and omniscient Great Spirit, a connection to the Earth, diverse creation narratives and collective memories of ancient ancestors are common among tribes. "Source: http://www.worldhealingprayers.com/2.html"
3 Cary W = "Create in me a clean heart, oh Lord, and renew a right spirit within me.  Grant me the awareness and and spirit of a child in wonder and in search of Thy great mysteries and glories."
4 Enakshi Ganguly = "Various Poems and Prayers by Native Americans"