I Am Native American (blackfoot)

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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

    Apparently my great great grandmother was a

    Blackfoot Indian. I would love to learn more about the Blackfoot history and culture.
    midnitephoenix midnitephoenix
    31-35, F
    Nov 1, 2015

    I am native and proud.

    The red road has not been easy for any of us but we are a strong people.
    Angstfaktor Angstfaktor
    36-40, M
    Oct 11, 2015

    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
    4 Responses Oct 28, 2008

    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

    My father was full blooded Native American.

    He was a mix of Cherokee and Blackfoot.... Love my heritage.
    SilveradoTexas SilveradoTexas
    36-40, M
    Jul 17, 2014

    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

    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

    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
    Nov 7, 2009

    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
    LadySilverfox LadySilverfox
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2015

    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
    5 Responses Feb 26, 2008

    Mixed~

    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
    56-60, F
    Aug 17, 2012

    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

    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
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2014

    :]

    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

    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
    16-17, F
    15 Responses Nov 28, 2007

    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

    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
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2008

    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
    Jul 23, 2008

    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
    16-17
    Mar 22, 2008

    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

    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
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Apr 28, 2012

    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

    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

    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
    Aug 29, 2009

    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
    Oct 16, 2009

    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

    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
    Apr 1, 2009

    I am one big mixture of things .

    I was told by my Aunt who keeps up with our Family Tree, I am European, Mediterranean & Native American . Specifically, Blackfoot & Raritan Bay (Can't spell that) . Lol & On my Fathers side I am again European & Native American, I can't remember what two tribes I was told off...
    Kayleney Kayleney
    18-21, F
    May 8, 2015

    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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