Here is a link: The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs.
Jul 14, “A Modest Step to Save the Fish” (editorial, Aug. 8) brings to mind a prophecy of the Cree Indians: “When the last tree is cut down, the last fish eaten and the last stream poisoned, you will realize that you cannot eat money.” In conclusion, QI would tentatively credit by Alanis Obomsawin with the saying.
Present needs and present gains was the rule of action-which seems to be a sort of transmitted quality which we in our now enlightened time have not wholly outgrown, for even now a few men can be found who seem willing to destroy the last tree, the last fish and the last game bird and animal, and leave nothing for posterity, if thereby some money can be made.
Also, the characterization “Native American saying” seems accurate in the sense that the. Jul 30, “Only when the last tree has been cut down, the last fish been caught, and the last stream poisoned, will we realize we cannot eat money.” ― Cree Indian Prophecy.
Apr 17, Banksy > Quotes > Quotable Quote “Only when the last tree has been cut down and the last river has dried up will man realise that reciting red indian proverbs makes you. Only after the last tree has been cut down, Only after the last river has been poisoned, Only after the last fish has been caught, Only then will you find that money cannot be. “When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can’t eat money.” - Alanis Obomsawin quotes from shrubgrinding.bar Aug 19, When the last tree is cut down, the last fish eaten, and the last stream poisoned, you will realize that you cannot eat money.
Native American saying. H. Wasserman America Born and Reborn ‘When you have polluted the last river,’ goes. 18 Picture Quotes.
Edgar Allan Poe.
4 Written Quotes. When the. last tree has been cut down, the last river poisoned, the last fish caught, On (g then will we realize, We can't eat money. shrubgrinding.bar