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September 2011 Blog Posts (10)

Quotes - Before the Europeans...

“Before the Europeans came, the First Generation of our ancestors lived peaceably. The Second Generation were exposed to English, Spanish and French…

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Added by Sassafras on September 30, 2011 at 1:21pm — 2 Comments

Event - 61st Annual Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration 9/29/11-10/1/11

 

You are invited...

 

The Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration starts with a basketball tournament on Thursday, September 29, and ends with a Stomp Dance on Saturday, October 1st in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Throughout the celebration, which is busy with sporting events, pow wow…

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Added by Sassafras on September 29, 2011 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

Poetry - The Bones Not Forgotten

Blessed by the courts

Of nobility

Voyagers of providence

Took to the seas



Under banner of God

These hunters of fortune

Set off to the New World

Seeking riches and glory



And upon virgin soil

The white face descended

Bringing disease and betrayal

To those they befriended



“Now we own this land”

The occupiers declared

But the Great Spirit

Has dominion

The red face flared



From the time of…

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Added by Jerry Wayne McFarland "Choctaw" on September 29, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Lakota - Moon Changes & Upcoming NA Day!

 

Lakota - Moon Changes & Upcoming NA Day!

Gorgeous Native Colors in a Sea of White

  

It's that time of year -…

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Added by Sassafras on September 29, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Lucerne Valley's 3rd Annual Big Time Gathering & Pow Wow Oct. 1,2 2011

Lucerne Valley's 3rd Annual Big Time Gathering & Pow Wow Oct. 1,2 2011

Lucerne Valley will be hosting its 3rd annual Big

Time Gathering…
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Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on September 29, 2011 at 12:12am — No Comments

A Message

I Thank You all for your support during this time of difficulty for me, without which I believe I could not have survived emotionally. This family has been the bow, the strength for my back to stand strong, it has been the blanket to warm my heart in the depth of cold dispair, you all have given me words that allowed me to get by yet one more day down this trail we call life. I stand Humbled and Honored that you have found me worthy of your care. May Creator Bless You always with all that…

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Added by Gregory Cano Long on September 27, 2011 at 4:20pm — 4 Comments

Various Tribes - The Wards of the U.S. Government, 1880

This extract is sort of long but well worth the read...talks of various tribes...

 

Sassafras's note:  Too-hul-hul-sote was Nez Perce from the Salmon River, he was their chief medicine man.  When Gen. Howard has him 'held/arrested', the gig was up!  As one writer puts it: "War was now inevitable. The blind obstinacy of one man had made it so. Of all the insane acts of a sane man the arrest of the high priest of the savage religion was perhaps the most…

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Added by Sassafras on September 26, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Poetry - The Great Drum, by Hartley Alexander

THE GREAT DRUM

BY HARTLEY ALEXANDER





THE circle of the Earth is the head of a great drum;

With the…

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Added by Sassafras on September 26, 2011 at 2:07pm — No Comments

18th Annual Hart of the West Pow Wow Sept 24th and Sept 25th

18th Annual Hart of the West Pow Wow

Saturday and Sunday, September 24-25, 2011

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to experience a significant slice of Native American culture at the 18th Annual Hart of the West Powwow. We hope you will come and enjoy the dancers, drummers and the numerous displays…

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Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on September 23, 2011 at 1:17am — No Comments

Quotes - Pottowatomi - Metea - "We Shall Sell No More"

 

"My Father: a long time has passed since first we came upon our lands; and our people have all sunk into their graves. They had sense. We are all young and foolish, and do not wish to do anything that they…

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Added by Sassafras on September 9, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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