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April 2010 Blog Posts (10)

BLOOD JOURNEY

Blood Journey

The Havasupai Indians gave DNA samples for the study of diabetes, a disease that ravages their community, but say they were devastated when they realized it was also used for other research.

To watch video please go to this link. this is an interesting story…

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Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on April 22, 2010 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Mazatec - I am the woman of the winds



"I am wise even from within the womb of my mother. I am the woman of the winds, of the water, of the paths, because I am known in heaven, because I am a doctor woman." ~~Maria Sabina, Mazatec curandera (healer/doctor)…



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Added by Sassafras on April 11, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

Cherokee - Former Chief Of The Cherokee Nation Wilma Mankiller Dies

http://www.newson6.com/Global/story.asp?S=12263808

Former Chief Of The Cherokee Nation Wilma Mankiller Dies
Posted: Apr 06, 2010 11:18 AM CDT Updated: Apr 06, 2010 12:43 PM CDT
NewsOn6.com

Tags: American Indian, American Indians, Amerindian, Beloved Woman, Beloved Women, Cherokee, Cherokees, Chief Wilma Mankiller, Indian, Indian Activist

Added by Sassafras on April 6, 2010 at 3:33pm — 1 Comment

Mohawk - all is sacred

"Will you ever begin to understand the very meaning of the soil beneath your feet? From a grain of sand to a great mountain, all is sacred. Yesterday and tomorrow exist internally upon this continent. We natives are guardians of this sacred place." ~~Blue Cloud, Mohawk

Added by Sassafras on April 3, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

Ojibwa - Why Dogs Fight

Photo Caption: Sassafras's Dogs - in Cherokee: dog = gi-li





Why Dogs Fight



A story based on a traditional story of the Ojibwa – source The Ojibwa Texts (1919) – American Ethnological Society V7 Part 2 pages 762-765 77.



Why Dogs Fight, and Why People are Envious



Listen, this is what the old people always said:



There was a man who mulled…

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Added by Sassafras on April 3, 2010 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Poetry - Are We One



Are We One…

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Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on April 2, 2010 at 6:44pm — No Comments

Cree - WHO CALLS?



Who Calls?

(Cree Tribe)

retold by

S. E. Schlosser

By the time he finished his daily tasks, the light was failing. But everything he needed to accomplish before he made the journey to visit his betrothed was complete. He was eager to see his love, so he set out immediately, in spite of the growing…

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Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on April 2, 2010 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Nariticong - The Spirit Lodge



The Spirit Lodge

(Nariticong Tribe)

retold by

S. E. Schlosser

The great chief Quaquahela lived in peace with his people on the banks of the River Styx where it entered the lake waters. Their lives were busy and full. The warriors hunted and fished, the women cooked and cared for the old and the young, and…

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Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on April 2, 2010 at 5:48pm — 1 Comment

Shawnee - Spring PowWow, May 15-16, 2010

Time: May 15, 2010 at 10am to May 16, 2010 at 6pm

Location: ZANE SHAWNEE CAVERNS & SOUTHWIND PARK

Street: 7092 ST RT 540

City/Town: BELLEFONTAINE, OH 43311

Website or Map: http://zaneshawneecaverns.net/

Phone: 937-592-9592

Event Type: pow, wow

Organized By: Shawnee Nation United Remnant Band



Event Description: SPRING POW WOW

Saturday May 15th & Sunday May 16th 2010



ALL DANCERS… Continue

Added by Sassafras on April 2, 2010 at 11:15am — No Comments

Native - The Indian Theory of Existence

“Everything on the earth has a purpose, every disease an herb

to cure it, and every person a mission. This is the Indian theory

of existence.” ~~Mourning Dove Salish, 1888-1936

Added by Sassafras on April 1, 2010 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

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