Hold on to what is good
Even if it’s a handfull of earth

Hold on to what you believe
Even if it’s a tree that stands by itself

Hold on to what you must do
Even if it’s a long way from here

Hold on to your life
Even if it’s easier to let go

Hold on to my hand
Even if someday I’ll be gone away from you…

Oh, Great Spirit whose voice I hear in the winds
And whose breath gives life to all the world, hear me

I am small and weak
I need your strenght and wisdom

Let me walk in beauty
And make my eyes ever behold the red and purple sunset

Make my hands respect the things you have made
And my ears sharp to hear your voice

Make me wise so that I may understand
The things you have taught my people

Let me learn the lessons you have hidden
In every leaf and rock

I seek strenght
Not to be greater than my brother

But to fight my greatest enemy…

Make me always ready to come to you
With clean hands and straight eyes

So when life fades, as the fading sunset
My spirit may come to you without shame…