According to some Native American myth. the raven was once a white bird with a beautiful singing voice. till it made such a selfless sacrifice for the benefit of mankind. It brought to man a flaming stick. In turn, the soot blackened its feathers. blistered its feet. and in breathing the smoke, ruined its voice forever. Here's to the raven and its sacrifice...
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Where there are wolves, there are ravens. Ravens follow wolves around a lot, mostly because they just seem to like them. They aren’t known to follow other predators and they prefer to eat with the wolves instead of alone. Source
A similar story is told by the Southern Utes, and my father told it to me several times after having worked medicine with them. I know it by heart. ❤️
"Why do you follow me everywhere?" Yelled Rose. "Because you need me. I was ordered to assist you until your ready." Replied the Raven. "Fine, what is your name?" Asked Rose. "You will find out soon enough." Replied the Raven.
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