American BisonResilient in the face of adversity, Native Americans have overcome many hardships throughout the centuries; from genocide and near extermination of food sources (think bison) and life ways to relocation from their original homelands and forced assimilation into the dominant, American culture. Native Americans, with their unique tribal cultures, religion, and sustainable life ways are the epitome of resilience.

re·sil·ience

[ri-zil-yuh ns, -zil-ee-uh ns]

noun

1. the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity.
2. ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyancy.

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