Native Humor: 8 MORE Points of Wisdom From Dr. Coyote - Week 3
The coyote is complex and devious powerful teacher, hence the title 'Trickster.' Some tribes call him Nanapush, some Inktomi, some see the deceiver as tarantula, others say Pihneefich or Saygap.
According to ICTMN's Dr. Coyote, "Think of him as a Native Bart Simpson, you can learn how do things the right way from doing the opposite of what he does. Dr. Coyote usually speaks out of all sides of his mouth, with his forked tongue, or all at once."
To help our ICTMN navigate the difficult waters of life in Indian Country, here are even 8 MORE points of humorous wisdom from our own Dr. Coyote - week 3:
If you are being offered Lakota stew, dig deep the puppy is on the bottom. If you are being offered Diné stew do not dig deep, the mutton is on the bottom.
Everyone seems normal until you get to know them.
The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it back in your pocket.
A closed mouth gathers no moccasin.
Generally speaking, you aren't learning much when your lips are moving, they are most useful for pointing.
Getting out of a sweat that is too hot does not make you any less of a man or woman than the person who stays in the whole time but nearly passes out.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
Never, under any circumstances, take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.
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