Wednesday February 29th 2012

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Thought for the Day

“Take only memories,
Leave only footprints”

~ Native American Proverb
Chief Seattle

*Chief Seattle

Born: 1780
Died: June 7, 1866

A Dkhw’Duw’Absh (Duwamish) chief, also known as Sealth, Seathle, Seathl, or See-ahth. A prominent figure among his people, he pursued a path of accommodation to white settlers, forming a personal relationship with David Swinson “Doc” Maynard. Seattle, Washington was named after him. A widely publicized speech arguing in favor of ecological responsibility and respect of native Americans’ land rights has been attributed to him; however there is controversy about what, if anything, he actually said.

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