THE OLDEST AMERICAN


(Thanks to Scott Goldman/Quora)

Moses never got his passport or drivers license, so we can’t be certain. Neither did White Wolf, the Chippewa Indian Chief, sometimes called by his Anglo name of John Smith.

Just looking at the picture, I’d say that his tombstone is probably right.

White Wolf had eight wives, fought many battles with the Lakota/Sioux Indians and remembered the War of 1812. At the age of 116, he got hit by a locomotive; that would normally be the ticket to the Other Side, but White Wolf had a full recovery in three weeks. And living in Minnesota, he would occasionally encounter bears on his long treks to no place in particular. When they got in attack mode, standing high on their rear paws, White Wolf would point his cane at the predator and give it a stern warning to go away; at the age of 138, he couldn’t be bothered.

RIP John Smith, also known as White Wolf, also known as Kaa-be-naag-wii-wlss

I believe you.

Was healthy outdoor living his secret? Notice the ancient Mississipian culture symbol, the swastika,

appropriated by a certain criminal gang in Germany in 1920. Below is another version of this symbol, with

eagle associations and imagery. Referred to as the Feathered Serpent symbol.

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  1. What a great post with incredible images!

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