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Plants - Chaparral a/k/a Creosote

A native plant traditionally used as an antifungal, antibacterial & disinfectant to slow the growth of bacteria and kill it.

Chaparral also…


Added by Sassafras on March 1, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Plants - Horsetail

Horsetail is commonly used as a soothing diuretic. It reduces fluid build up around the ankles, wrists and mid sections of the body. It also reduces kidney stone formation through the…

Added by Sassafras on February 22, 2013 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Plants - Holy Basil 'Holy (Sacred) Green' and 'Holy Red'

Holy Basil - Ocimum sanctum

Holy Green:

Holy Green Basil has a long tradition of use in Ayurvedic medicine and is a well-known…

Added by Sassafras on February 17, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

Plants - Indian Paintbrush a/k/a Castilleja or Prairie Fire


Castilleja, commonly known as the Indian Paintbrush and also called Prairie-fire.


The flowers of Indian paintbrush are edible, and were consumed in moderation by various Native American tribes as a condiment with other fresh greens. These plants have a…


Added by Sassafras on February 15, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Birthday greetings


Added by Ken Keith on February 3, 2013 at 10:33pm — No Comments

Winners - 2013 Pretty Pet Contest Winners Are...


And the winners are...


Drumroll please.  Husband just picked the winners...


Dog - Lilli owned by Maria

Cat - Lubbi in the sink owned by Booyah…


Added by Sassafras on February 1, 2013 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Plants - Navajo/Hopi Tea a/k/a Greenthread


Thelesperma megapotamicum is better known as either Navajo Tea or Hopi Tea. This herb has been gathered and prepared by these tribes for many centuries. The flower on this herb stands out in a radiant yellow beam extending from its long slender stalks. This perennial is also known as T. gracile. The…


Added by Sassafras on January 27, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Contest - January 2013 Beloved "Pretty Pet" Contest


My babies, Sweet Black Toffee and Miss Carmel Corn




Added by Sassafras on January 26, 2013 at 10:00am — 27 Comments

What I am up to.

Halito everyone I hope you are all having a great year.  I don't know about you, but my wife and I have felt a tremendous shift in things recently.  My wife and I, as many of you know, run Acorn Haven Spiritual Center in Cecilia, KY where we share the teachings of our Grandfathers, Grandmothers and Elders.  We also hold ceremonies on a regular basis.  Six months ago we would have 5 to 10 new people a week contact us or show up on our doorstep wanting help to find a spiritual balance.  Now we…


Added by Firebear on January 25, 2013 at 3:51pm — 1 Comment

Creek - Micco Menawa or Hothlepoya


Micco Menawa' translates Chief Menawa. He was also known by the Natives as…


Added by Sassafras on January 23, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Creek - Micco Chitto Harjo or Crazy Snake


Micco Chitto Harjo, 1846 - 1911, pronounced Ce-toe Ha-ar-jo, meaning Brave

Snake, while some called him Crazy Snake. Micco means Chief. 


Chief Brave Snake was a passionate and

charismatic Muscogee/Creek speaker and political warrior for his peoples culture



Added by Sassafras on January 22, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Been Away

I have been away from here for over a year due to health this place changed and in a good way.  It is good to see so many walking a good path and sharing on this site.  You young ones here make us old ones proud...see your ancestors and what they stood one with our Earth Mother...remember your ways so that we are not owe this to them...they brought you not forget them.  Our ways will disappear if you do not keep them, walk them, tell the…


Added by John 3 Hawks on January 3, 2013 at 7:34pm — 3 Comments

2013 - Happy New Year!!!

Here's wishing you all a Happy and Healthful New Year in 2013!  I've been busy the last two years and have not been able to work on the site as much as I would like.  I moved twice, which meant selling our home TWICE over and all that it entails.  We are busy right-sizing our lifestyle - not based…


Added by Sassafras on January 1, 2013 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Merry Christmas

I wanted to wish everyone here at NQ&B a very Merry Christmas!!! I hope all is well wiht you and yours this wonderful holiday season!

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Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on December 24, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Sioux - Russell Means Indian Activist Actor Dies at 72



Added by Sassafras on October 23, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Plants - Pinon/Pinyon Pine (Pinus Edulis)



Pinon/Pinyon Pine…


Added by Sassafras on September 27, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Turtle Island - We Are the Keepers

" We are the Keepers of this Earth. Those are divinely mandated instructions to us. We are at an incredible challenge at this point of our journey. We have been blessed by being Indigenous. What a blessing, and what a responsibility."…


Added by Sassafras on August 19, 2012 at 8:31am — 1 Comment

Lakota - You Took Our Drum

"You took our drum, the heartbeat of the people and called it a war drum.

You took our knowledge bonnets worn by our leaders and called them war bonnets.…


Added by Sassafras on July 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Mother Earth People Inter-tribal Traditional Pow Wow May 5th & 6th 2012

May 5, & 6, 2012 Mother Earth People Inter-tribal Traditional Pow Wow

MEPIC POW WOW MAY 5, & 6, 2012, Saturday, Sunday 10:00a.m. to dusk each day, rain or shine.

HEAD STAFF: Master of Ceremony: Bobby WhiteBird -…


Added by Charlotte..aka..Booyah on April 18, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Cherokee - Ruth Muskrat


Cherokee Native American Indian Ruth Muskrat & President Calvin Coolidge, 1923


Ruth Muskrat Bronson,…


Added by Sassafras on March 25, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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