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Black and White Wolves: An Indian-American Folktale

An old Cherokee was teaching his grandson about life. "I have two wolves fighting inside me,” he said to the boy. “The black wolf represents anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, pride, and ego.” "The white one is peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. ” The grandson thought about it and asked his grandfather, “Which wolf will win?” The old Cherokee replied, “The one you feed.” But the s