Nibwaakaawin (Wisdom) to cherish knowledge is to know Wisdom. Wisdom is given by the Creator to be used for the good of the people.
Zaagi’idiwin (Love) to know Love is to know peace. Love must be unconditional. When people are weak they need love the most.
Minaadendamowin (Respect) to honor all creation is to have respect. All of creation should be treated with respect. You must give respect if you wish to be respected.
Gwayakwaadiziwin (Honesty) in facing a situation is to be brave. Always be honest in word and action. Be honest first with yourself, and you will more easily be able to be honest with others.
Aakode-ewin (Bravery) is to face the foe with integrity. In the Anishnawbek language, this word literally means “state of having a fearless heart”. To do what is right even when the consequences are unpleasant.
Dabaadendiziwin (Humility) is to know yourself as a sacred part of Creation. In the Anishnawbek language, this word can also mean “compassion”. You are equal to others, but you are not better.
Debwewin (Truth) is to know all of these things. Speak the truth. Do not deceive yourself or others.