White Buffalo Calf Woman

White Buffalo Calf Woman

White Buffalo Calf Woman

White Buffalo Calf Woman

Goddess of Peace and The Mother of Life

White Buffalo Calf Woman

White Buffalo Calf Woman is one of the most revered deities among the Native Americans in the United States.

A beautiful young woman who appeared to a young warrior as a white buffalo calf, White Buffalo Calf Woman was a wholly benevolent figure, for it was she who gave The People the peace-pipe and provided the teachings that allow them to respect and live in harmony with all things. 

White Buffalo Calf Woman

Another version of the myths of White Buffalo Calf Woman recounts her compassion, her great  love for children and her concern for their futures.

White Buffalo Calf Woman instructed the people to be responsible caretakers of the land and to be always mindful that the children are the future of the people.

White Buffalo Calf Woman

One of the gifts of White Buffalo Calf Woman was the suggestion that all children be taught to hold baby animals with love and caring, so that as they grow they will learn to love all the other babies of the world.

As the
White Buffalo Calf Woman gave her instructions, the white buffalo calf that accompanied her rolled over four times, each time changing colors . . . once for each race, first white, then yellow, then red, the black, signifying that we are all members of the same family.

 

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