Regardless of my genetic origin, I've decided I like this part of the Cherokee perspective, "harmony with nature, sustainability, personal freedom, and balance between work, play, and praise." http://www.cherokee-nc.com/index.php?page=56 Sounds nice doesn't it?
I also like many other Native American Perspectives, which I find very insightful and true. They include:
Remember that your children are not your own, but are lent to you by the Creator. - Mohawk Proverb http://www.legendsofamerica.com/na-proverbs.html