Peribahasa Suku Kaum Peribumi Amerika

1. With all things and in all things, we are relatives. (Peribahasa/P. suku kaum Sioux)

2. The rain falls on the just and the unjust. (P. suku kaum Hopi)

3. I have been to the end of the earth.
I have been to the end of the waters.
I have been to the end of the sky.
I have been to the end of the mountains.
I have found none that are not my friends. (P. suku kaum Navajo)

4. The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears. (P. suku kaum Minquass)

5. A danger foreseen is half-avoided. (P. suku kaum Cheyenne)

6. They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind. (P. suku kaum Tuscarora)

7. There can never be peace between nations until it is first known that true peace is within the souls of men. (P. suku kaum Oglala Sioux)

8. When you have learned about love, you have learned about God. (P. suku kaum Fox)

9. When there is true hospitality, not many words are needed. (P. suku kaum Arapaho)

10. Always look at your moccasin tracks first before you speak of another’s faults. (P. suku kaum Sauk)

Dipetik daripada The Soul Would Have No Rainbow If The Eyes Had No Tears And Other Native American Proverbs, susunan Guy A Zona, 1994.

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