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Iroquois Indians, in 1914.
These Iroquois understand the importance of a give-and-take relationship with nature

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The First Earth Day
April 22, 1970

Native American people, for example, the Iroquois, have long recognized and celebrated in story and song the interdependence of the earth and all its creatures. For the 20th anniversary of Earth Day in 1990, they were joined by more than 200 million people in 141 countries participating in celebrations of the planet that supports us. How do you show your appreciation of Mother Earth? Ask your friends and family how they celebrate Earth Day.
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