Natives - Oratory, Quotes, Insights, or Achievements
Cascara Sagrada (Rhamnus purshiana)
Synonyms: Frangula purshiana, Rhamnus purshianus, Cascara Sagrada, Cascara Buckthorn, Cascara, Bearberry, Chittam, Chitticum.
Cascara Sagrada is a species of buckthorn native to…Continue
I'd like to point out a website to you folks who like to watch the birds. Eagle Watch is at Swepco Lake near Siloam Springs and Gentry, Arkansas. This is quite near…Continue
Added by Sassafras on January 13, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
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
"Man's heart away from nature becomes hard." ~~Standing Bear, Ponca…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Sassafras on August 11, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sassafras on August 9, 2013 at 9:04am — No Comments
"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,…Continue
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"I have never run from an enemy, but I walked fast up a branch once." ~Chief Oconostota, Cherokee
Oconostota's grave at the Chota memorial, in Monroe County, Tennessee.
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Maria Tallchief, AP Photos
To read more about Maria Tallchief's life and passing click here:
To read more…Continue
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Holy Basil - Ocimum sanctum
Added by Sassafras on February 17, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sassafras on February 15, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
And the winners are...
Drumroll please. Husband just picked the winners...
Dog - Lilli owned by Maria
Cat - Lubbi in the sink owned by Booyah…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Sassafras on January 27, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
Micco Menawa' translates Chief Menawa. He was also known by the Natives as…Continue
Added by Sassafras on January 23, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
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
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…Continue