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Tale of a Young Neechee

 

Last updated 11/14/2015 at 4:09pm

Sculpture by Nell Banister Scruggs, The North Carolina

There was once a young Neechee who thought he knew it all. He would boast about his good grades in school and how he made the honor roll many times for his great achievements. Then Creator saw his ways and took pity on him. Because of his bigheadedness, Creator brought devastation to his life to teach him about Humilty. After many chances, this young man learned his lesson. He changed his ways and became a great spiritual leader. This bronze statute depicts a young Native warrior. You will find it in a botanical garden in Asheville, North Carolina.

Once upon a time, there was a young Neechee who thought he knew it all. He would boast about his good grades in school and how he made the honor roll many times for his great achievements. Then Creator saw his ways and took pity on him.

Because of his bigheadedness, Creator brought devastation to his life to teach him about Humilty. But this young Neechee continued his conceited ways and thought he was better than everyone. Little respect he paid to the elders and he cast shame onto the poor.

He'd dare to test his wits with those who challenged him. Many tried and many failed. S...



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