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July 2010 Blog Posts (8)

Apache Tears Lyrics by Johnny Cash

Apache Tears Lyrics by Johnny Cash

Hoof prints and foot prints deep ruts the wagons made

The victor and the loser came by here

No head stones but these bones bring Mascalero death moans

See the smooth black nuggets by the thousands laying here

Petrified but justified are these Apache tears

Dead grass dry roots hunger crying in the night

Ghost of…

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Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on July 23, 2010 at 6:25pm — 2 Comments

Creek - ...Truth About Indians

"Hollywood writers and directors are still using 'em for livestock. They somehow just can't seem to bring it around to give the truth about Indians." ~Will 'Sonny' Sampson, Jr., Muscogee Creek actor/artist

Added by Sassafras on July 23, 2010 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Onondaga - Bright Shining Old Man



Listen.



This is what the Old Ancient Ones always used to say...



One autumn many years ago, a band of Onondaga Iroquois were walking toward their winter hunting ground near a lake in southeast Canada. They had to travel slowly, because the land was wild and rough. When…

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Added by Sassafras on July 18, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Sioux - White Tops


"We honor that with white tops. The eagles. The mountains. The elders." Dr. Chuck Ross, Sioux

Added by Sassafras on July 18, 2010 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Seven Philosophies For a Native American Man



Seven Philosophies For a Native American Man





First Philosophy - TO THE WOMEN

The cycle of life for the woman is the baby, girl, woman, and grandmother.

These are the four directions of life.

She has been given by natural laws the ability to reproduce life. The most sacred of all things in life.

Therefore, all men should treat her with dignity and respect.

Never was it our way to harm her mentally or physically. Indian men were never… Continue

Added by Sassafras on July 16, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Plants - Ocotillo and Native Americans

Ocotillo aka Candlewood



"Prehistorically many early peoples used the Ocotillo as a building material. (Moerman) The Hualapai tribe in present day Arizona used the branches of the Ocotillo for building huts. The Cahuilla tribe used the branches not only for huts, but for fences to protect crops from rodents and burrowing animals The Papago people used fibers from the Ocotillo as the warp for building hut structures and as ribs in dome-shaped…

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Added by Sassafras on July 15, 2010 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Cherokee - Following the Herd

"If you keep following the herd, you can’t see the cliff coming!!" ~~my Gramps

Added by Sassafras on July 13, 2010 at 10:45pm — 1 Comment

Upcoming Television show "Losing it with Jillian" featuring a Native American family in Arizona.

I don't know if any of you have seen the "Losing it with Jillian" show on NBC. I watch it from time to time and enjoy it. On Tuesday she will be focusing on a Native American family/tribe from Arizona. She deals with obesity and tries to help families get healthy. I watched her show before and was moved by it. Now that she is featuring a Native American family (finally someone is) and I was really excited and say it is about time!! Here is the link if you want more…

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Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on July 2, 2010 at 1:53am — No Comments

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