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April 2011 Blog Posts (12)

Quotes - Spotted Tail - If It is Such A Good Country...

“My father, I have considered all the Great Father told me, and have come here to give you an answer.... When I was here before, the President gave me my country, and I put my stake down in a good place, and there I want to stay....…

Added by Sassafras on April 30, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Event - Four Directions Walk - Sat April 30,2011

When: Saturday, April 30 · 10:00am – 12:00pm

Where:“Memorial Park” Rapid City S.D.

It is our hope that this invitation will be accepted by all of the ” Native American” operated/owned businesses and Organizations providing quality services for our people in the Rapid City Community. The goal is to raise community awareness and showcase the various…


Added by Sassafras on April 29, 2011 at 10:33am — No Comments

Quotes - Red Cloud - They made us many promises...

"They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one; they promised to take our land, and they did." - Red Cloud, Oglala Lakota…


Added by Sassafras on April 29, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Humor - The BCA, oldie by GOOTie!!


"United Native Americans are proud to announce that they have bought the state of California from the whites and are throwing it open to Indian settlement. UNA bought California from three winos found wandering in San Francisco. UNA decided the winos were the spokesmen for the white people…


Added by Sassafras on April 29, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Event - Tlingit Glass Show, NY until Sep 5


"Making Legends - The myths and tales of the Tlingit, an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest - are portrayed in a new light by glass artist Preston Singletary.  See his vases, bowls and sculptures at the American Indian's Heye Center in New York until September 5, 2011." …


Added by Sassafras on April 27, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Navajo - Sam Holiday, CodeTalker

Sam Holiday, a radio operator with the famous NAVAJO CODE TALKERS, served with the 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division.

Participated in the invasions of Kwajalein, Saipan and Iwo Jima. Awarded Purple Heart and Congressional Silver Medal for his service to his country.




Added by Sassafras on April 25, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments


THANK YOU (PIDAMA) to all of you who have been so supporting during this difficult has been your words and encouragement that have kept me sane and progressing. Mitakuye, eyuha, cante waste nape cyunsapi.........Blessings on you and your families!

Added by Gregory Cano Long on April 22, 2011 at 12:43pm — 2 Comments

Quotes - Lots of people hardly ever feel...


"Lots of people hardly ever feel real soil under their feet, see plants grow except in flower pots, or get far enough beyond the street light to catch the enchantment of a night sky studded with stars. When people live far from scenes of the…


Added by Sassafras on April 22, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments

Humor - Rooster Puzzle

It's the day after commodity distribution day and a little silver-haired elder of the Caddo tribe calls her neighbor, Councilman John Three Bears and says, "Please come over here and help me.  I have a killer jigsaw puzzle, and I can't figure out how to get started."


Three Bears asks, "Ahooo…


Added by Sassafras on April 22, 2011 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Cherokee - Yonaguska


 “As to the white man’s promises of protection,they have been too often broken; they are like the reeds in yonder river—they are all lies.”  Yonaguska, a/k/a Drowning Bear,…


Added by Sassafras on April 21, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Humor - Why I Have Fat Hips...

"At last I know why I have fat hips!!!!! 


When taking a shower I often use the rest of my shampoo to lather myself.


Well, yesterday, I read what was written on the bottle - "For extra volume and body", What a shock!


No wonder it is so…


Added by Sassafras on April 16, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

April Moon


April Moon

April, Planting Moon: Kapana


April's great path of the moon is regeneration.

When you thought that spring forgot to come, a meadowlark sang in a tree. A flower popped…

Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on April 14, 2011 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

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