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Plants - Cascara Sagrada

Cascara Sagrada (Rhamnus purshiana)

Synonyms: Frangula purshiana, Rhamnus purshianus, Cascara Sagrada, Cascara Buckthorn, Cascara, Bearberry, Chittam, Chitticum.

Cascara Sagrada is a species of buckthorn native to…


Added by Sassafras on September 12, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Question Please.

I see the Red Ribbon you have on some sites.  Just wondering what it stands for. Thank you.

Added by Rebecca Gaige on July 18, 2015 at 9:18pm — 2 Comments

People/and Things We Let Into Our Home

I am starting this "lesson" out with a question.. After letting certain people into your home, have you ever along with other members of your immediate family…


Added by ShaunaSay WhiteFeather on January 19, 2015 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Life and How we Live it

When I was but 13 years of age, my mentor and elder took me to the old swinging bridge at the end of the Rez. in Cherokee North Carolina. We went out to the…


Added by ShaunaSay WhiteFeather on January 19, 2015 at 5:57am — No Comments

Long time in Communication...

Dear Brothers and Sisters:…


Added by ShaunaSay WhiteFeather on December 5, 2014 at 10:13pm — 1 Comment


Hello everyone,

I have information about spiritual warfare on my website:

including very informative and educational material about destroying witchcraft and dangers of the occult.

Please read gospel tracts entitled: "Exposing And Destroying Witchcraft!" "Dangers Of The Occult: Exposed!" and "You Can Be Set Free!"… Continue

Added by Valentina Moza on July 22, 2014 at 7:33pm — No Comments

Hau Oyate!

I come today with a Smile for you and a Prayer that you all are well and walking in Happiness and Beauty. I am sorry for my neglect in keeping open communication for everyone however, as some know, I have had much healing to do. This healing has been for an entire vision of myself and the growth chhanges I have needed. I have much to say about these changes and how life is proceeding in answer to my questions for Creator. It would seem that…


Added by Gregory Cano Long on July 16, 2014 at 9:43am — 2 Comments

Help People and Dogs on Reservation

As many of you know our reservations have many dogs that do not get to see a Vet or treatment of any kind. I found this link and I wanted to share with all of you. You can make a difference by donating a small amount to help our people and help keep their dogs safe and well. I hope you all can help. Aho!



Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on February 19, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Animals - Birds: Bald Eagles

Caption:  Eagle Reflection, I'm sorry I don't know what photographer took this amazing photo in order to give them proper credit.

I'd like to point out a website to you folks who like to watch the birds.  Eagle Watch is at Swepco Lake near Siloam Springs and Gentry, Arkansas.  This is quite near…


Added by Sassafras on January 13, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

The New Year

We have been through a year of great peril to all Native People and this year will be little difference. The Despots that rule us under the guise ofGovernment continue to lay waste to our Lands, our Culture, our YOUNG! They chose what they will accept under their false faces. Under cover they do not even keep their own laws of their CONSTITUTION!! If they do not keep their word to themselves why do our leaders continue to think they will keep any word to us???? GREED must become a war word.…


Added by Gregory Cano Long on January 4, 2014 at 10:04am — 1 Comment

hello all miss talking with you

well I have been away from the computer to keep you up to date with everything, My son Jordan is now in the United Kingdom I need your prayers that something amazing is going to happen so we can give Thanks to our Creator , and that he will have mercy on my 2 boys and I .... My son Jordan is suffering since he is in the Uk, Canada immigration was warned by a Doctor in Toronto I will post his letter, so you all know I am honest and straight forward, for some reason I do not get notified  so I…


Added by Ziggy Menzel on December 23, 2013 at 1:43pm — 5 Comments

Pomo - The Pomo People


Pomo Hohoaxe Dancers in front of the Eastern Pomo dance

house at Xa-be-ma-lolel - 1928 *Standing in back L-R: Tom Harness,

Lew-thiri (aka Johnny Bull); Pha-sin (aka Dick Green, aka Whiskey Head),

Sin-aph (aka Snap Bucknell)…


Added by Sassafras on August 17, 2013 at 5:20am — No Comments

Quote - Man's Heart

"Man's heart away from nature becomes hard."  ~~Standing Bear, Ponca…


Added by Sassafras on August 12, 2013 at 10:01pm — 1 Comment

Plants - Fireweed

Fireweed:  "Fireweed is also a medicine of the Upper Inlet Dena'ina, who treat pus-filled boils or cuts by placing a piece of the raw stem on the afflicted area. This is said to draw the pus out of the cut or boil and prevents a cut with pus in it from healing over too quickly.  The root can be…


Added by Sassafras on August 11, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Kansa, Osage, Potawatomi, Kaw - Vice President Charles Curtis

Caption:  Charles Curtis shown in center behind the hand-shakers.

I always enjoy a day when I can learn something new. Today, it's the fact that we had a Vice President in the United States who was of Native American ancestry. Charles…


Added by Sassafras on August 9, 2013 at 9:04am — No Comments

Mohawk - Chief Hendrick...We desire to hear no more of you...


 "Brother when we came here to relate our Grievances about our Lands, we expected to have something done for us, and we have told you that the Covenant Chain of our Forefathers was like to be broken, and brother you tell us that we shall be redressed at Albany, but we know them so well,…


Added by Sassafras on August 7, 2013 at 9:58am — No Comments

Quote - Cherokee : Oconostota

 "I have never run from an enemy, but I walked fast up a branch once."  ~Chief Oconostota, Cherokee


Oconostota's grave at the Chota memorial, in Monroe County, Tennessee.



Added by Sassafras on July 26, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Hello my Friends who remember me

It has been a long time , many , many month have past since you last heard from me,

To the people who stood by me, and tried to keep my spirits up , I still want to Thank you till this day.I have not forgotten your kindness , nor your friendship.A lot of things have happened, since we all last communicated, most things I had no control over, At this moment in time I have been separated from family, both my boys and my husband for the last 6 month..It has been…


Added by Ziggy Menzel on April 15, 2013 at 10:09am — 4 Comments

Osage - Ballerina Maria Tallchief Passes

Maria Tallchief, AP Photos

To read more about Maria Tallchief's life and passing click here:

Osage Ballerina Maria Tallchief Passes

To read more…


Added by Sassafras on April 15, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

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