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I Am Native American (blackfoot)

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    I have been told that I decend from a Native American Blackfoot Grandmother. This fact has been debated in my family for years. I hope this is true, I adore the nature religions and have a deep respect and awe for all aspects of nature. My once coal black hair is now silver, but...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F Aug 17, 2012

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    Her Name Was Alice

    Well Roarke...we have more in common... lol  I am also part Blackfoot... and believe it is the best of me... Like many others, my  Grandmother, fathers side was Blackfoot and married into a German family... everyone always said I was more like her than anyone in the...
    bomboolay bomboolay 61-65, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2009

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    I Am a Dreamweaver

    I am a Native American Blackfoot and am proud of it.  My great grandmother was 100% blackfoot.  I never got the chance to meet her and I have only recently discovered family that knows of her resting place.  I will soon visit her burial site.  My entire life...
    LightOfTheMoon LightOfTheMoon 16-18, F 16 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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    A Child of the Stars

    My grandmother was 1oo% Blackfoot.I never had the honor of meeting her.She passed away on the reservation when my mama was just A child.Being  raised in my home was an honor in its own right.Always being taught to love honor and respect mother nature and all her wonderful...
    weepingwolf weepingwolf 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2009

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    Maybe My Pinky?

    My great, great, great grandfather ran away with the daughter of the chief.  or so the family legend goes.  there is a record of thier marriage.  they had children and lived a long life together.  so i am what 1/45 black foot?  lol.  but im still...
    destiny420 destiny420 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 15, 2008

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    My father was full blooded Native American.

    He was a mix of Cherokee and Blackfoot.... Love my heritage.
    SilveradoTexas SilveradoTexas 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm so happy I found this!

    ! My great grandmother has told me that we were Native American and ever since then I've been researching as much as I could and found out we were from the Blackfoot Tribe. ! I've been trying to trace back t ancestry or just learn more about it in general but a lot of places...
    ProbllyNot ProbllyNot 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    The Long Walk 2

    Greetings. Anyone who wants to read or post stories that are not on mainstream media is welcome to do so on the EP group... "I dig The Underground News". Here is todays news. www.earthcycles.net/ peaceout
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F Feb 17, 2008

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    Native American

    My grandfather on my mother's side was a blackfeet indian. I never met my grandfather but wish I had. My mother told me in those days when she went to school the children were cruel as they would tell her that her father was a black man and not an indian. I don't know if my...
    angelsrluvd angelsrluvd 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    Blackfoot

    my grandmother told my that i am a princess becuz her grand father was a medicine man is that true
    metalchick metalchick 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2008

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    Genocide, Hate, Native Americans, White People, All Races... Please Lend A Ear

    I just read a post that has really made me sick to my stomach... As someone who had a great grandmother whom was full blooded native american and a german mother I see from both sides of the fence.... Why is there still hate for one another? Don't we all want a normal earth for...
    ravenaura77 ravenaura77 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 4, 2012

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    I Want To Know More

    When I found out that I am a great percentage Blackfoot I was so excited. I know my history as an African American. I know my lineage and where I come from. As a Blackfoot I don't know as much. I crave to know more. To someday meet others who know. 
    LostInTime20 LostInTime20 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2011

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    Hi!

    I honestly don't really know anything about the Blackfoot people but I'm related to them from my fathers side. I'm not sure how exactly though. I really wish I knew more. I feel like I don't really belong where I am now and it seems that a change is in order. Does anyone know...
    GryffindorGirl896 GryffindorGirl896 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2009

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    Cooking!!

      Is the Pemmican still a dish very much present in the Blackfoot culture today?   In Canada the Blackfoot traditionally use Saskatoon berries to make the pemmican. Is this still very much used today? And if not for what reason?   If anybody can answer this...
    blackfootcooking blackfootcooking 18-21 1 Response Apr 1, 2009

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    Blackfoot Or Blackfeet

    Just so you all know... there are two different Native American tribes Blackfoot or Blackfeet.  In these posts I've seen a few people mention Montana and Blackfoot... or Blackfoot and Blackfeet together. Just tring to let you know there is a difference so you don't get...
    TheOtherMe TheOtherMe 26-30, F 11 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    Im 25 Percent of Blackfoot.. Want to Know More About Family

    HI  Im 25 % of BlackFoot Family.. My grandma live in North Dakota (Fargo).. My Mom born there also.. They moved in california when my mom was 5 or 6 years old.. I would like to know who is relative is my grandparent Mildred Larson and Bill Larson, My mom is Diane...
    Kalena7 Kalena7 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2008

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    my grandmother was a blackfoot.

    she married and white man and was removed form the tribe.( as far as we know) .. but the court house burnt down in the town 2 or 3 times through the years and all the records were either messed up or not remembered.. so i cant get it all straightened out.. and they have her name...
    ruforme ruforme 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    I Am Proud Of My...

    Native American heratige. I was lucky enough to know my great-grandfather, who taught me a little of what he knew. I would love to find out if there are any full-bloods left in my family. :-)
    amberreflections amberreflections 41-45, F Feb 10, 2012

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    I Am Part Blackfoot

    My Grandfather was 50% Blackfoot and 50% Cherokee, I have found this out just recently, after a sister did research and contacted Aunts and sisters. My Mother was born to a Cherokee mother part of  the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma. I am proud of this heritage and I will be...
    lingerieme lingerieme 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 23, 2011

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    MY Great Grandmother

    Hello,        My name is Cassandra Doran.I am a 14 year old Female. My great-grandmother Selena Lacounte was half Blackfoot and half French. My grandfather Melvin Doran Sr. was a quarter native. My dad told me about the tribe maybe three years...
    EverAnAngel93 EverAnAngel93 16-18 Mar 22, 2008

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    cupcake365 cupcake365 16-17, F Nov 29, 2013

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    Sheriff Surname

    I am trying to find out if the Sheriff surname is among those listed with the Blackfoot?
    bobbyjo465 bobbyjo465 41-45, F Jan 17, 2010

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    I Wish To Know

    I am not sure just how much of my lineage is Blackfoot or Sioux for my family never have given me a straight answer. I have been searching for answers since my elementary school days when my birth father told me that his late father was pure blooded Native American and was born...
    Jdlb1kikki Jdlb1kikki 22-25 1 Response Jul 29, 2011

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    Hello!

    By blood I am blackfoot. My grandpa always told my mother when she was young that our family used to live in Montana but somehow the government split their reservation ground up and moved it into Cananda. My grandpa joined a Navajo tribe when I was very young and married a...
    songno1sings songno1sings 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 28, 2008

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    Cherokee-blackfoot Stories

    Cherokee-Blackfoot stories Back in 1991 i moved to Chattanooga from Minneapolis. Two years later i was invited to join in the founding and development of the Chattanooga InterTribal Association (CITA). Recently (ca.1997) an education graduate student at the local university told...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 13, 2012

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    :]

    I don't know too much about Blackfoot, but I do know that my Grandfather's Grandmother was full blooded. We have a very old picture of her. She was so beautiful!
    lovekiersten lovekiersten 18-21, F May 20, 2010

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    Roots...

    In this fast paced world we sometimes forget our roots. I would love to visit a reservation with my sons. I have roots to the Blackfoot Indians. It would be a soul awakening experience...
    belle1977 belle1977 31-35, F Sep 28, 2009

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    My Grandmother

    I was told by my cousin that my Grandmother was a Blackfoot Native American, he said this in a low whisper, as if it was a big secret. My grandmother had long silver hair and high cheekbones, she was squat and sturdy, she was kind and good. When I asked my father he was not happy...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 6 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    My father was full blooded Native American. He was a mix of Cherokee and Blackfoot.... Love my heritage.
    SilveradoTexas SilveradoTexas 31-35, M Jul 17

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    My father was full blooded Native American. He was a mix of Cherokee and Blackfoot.... Love my heritage.
    SilveradoTexas SilveradoTexas 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I have native american ancestry on both sides of my family. One of my mother's great grandmother was freed mulatto black slave who sought shelter at an Indian reservation...
    CheyenneScott CheyenneScott 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I think I look a little bit Native American, but most people don't necessarily guess this is part of my ancestry. My grandma's grandma was a full blood Delaware Indian. Sometimes...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I am a Native American man and it's nice to read stories of women who appreciate the beauty of Native American men. Thank you. You all are beautiful too.
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M Jul 1

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    So, I was on my paper route, and there was this house, two guys about my age were hanging out in the garage. And I handed one of them the paper, he said, thank you. I was like, you...
    theWonderingOne theWonderingOne 13-15, F Jul 8

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    I'm Cherokee from both sides. I've very interested in the Native American and more specifically, Cherokee, culture and history. I believe I have more Cherokee blood than any white...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jul 16

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    Thank you beautiful women for your attraction towards us Native men. It is greatly appreciated.
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    Full blooded, lived on the "rez" most of my life. I can speak my languages and actively participate in our religious ceremonies.
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    My tribes don't do pow-wows but the dances and ceremonies we do have I participate in frequently. Love it.
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M Jul 1

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    They are very beautiful women. Love my rez girls, lol.
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M Jul 1

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    Greetings Family. Is there anybody that's of the Seminole, Wampanoag, Mascogos, or Maroon tribes here?
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M Jul 4

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    JULY 4TH 1870 - THE MASCOGOS (BLACK SEMINOLES) "On July 4th, 1870, a large group of the Mascogos crossed the Rio Grande back into the United States, to wait at Fort Duncan for...
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M Jul 4

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    I like being dominated and used by white men. I am in Montana and available for sex with men, women and groups. My favorite meal is creem pi.
    nativetoy nativetoy 36-40, M Jul 11

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    Apache to be exact. My Dad is 100% Apache and my Mom's European (German). During my childhood, my grandmother (on my Dad's side) would tell me old traditions and legends. It was...
    BakinBaker BakinBaker 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    My great great grandparents walked the Seminole trail of tears had a son in oklahoma who married a Black Hills woman and had a daughter who married a carribean man and had a son...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Jul 15

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    I'm happy I was born I a country that would allow me to have so many freedoms... But the history of the country and the way it affects people even now really really bothers me. In...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Occasionally I wonder: what if the government found a way to allocate reparations, the equivalent of that "40 acres and a mule" promised after the Civil War, to the descendants of...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Give me a headstrong American woman anyday! My father, a native of Belarus, tried to run our house based on old fashioned tradionalist bullshit from the Stone Ages. Women should be...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M Jul 15

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    Yes, I'm half Yurok, and look it. I only speak a few words of my native language however. I dearly miss the Klamath River and the ocean, as I live in Nevada. For those...
    pakettle pakettle 66-70, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Oh Suburban White Kids Do you understand the meaning of privilege? Do not think highly of yourself for the fact that you spent two hours planting native flowers that you are the...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    &),;(&99;:7$&>€+£+~]_*'fdr)&9(;3fsgoog• (that's where's the party?) in my native language
    badhabitrabbit badhabitrabbit 26-30, M Jun 29

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