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August 2013 Blog Posts (5)

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

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