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I Am Native American (blackfoot)

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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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    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

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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 2 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 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 17, 2014

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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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    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

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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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    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 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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    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'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

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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 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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    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

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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 Apr 1, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response May 8

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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 56-60, F 6 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    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

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    cupcake365 cupcake365 16-17, F Nov 29, 2013

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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 Nov 7, 2009

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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 4 Responses Oct 28, 2008

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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 16-17, F 15 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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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 5 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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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 Aug 29, 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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    I am just over half, actually. My DNA results for verification showed that I was in a range of about 56-60%. Mostly I am descended from indigenous tribes from northern Mexico, and...
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    I usually don't write political stuff, I'm bored by it...I don't like watching the news as I think they purposely stir emotions that get your mind unrest.~ BUT.... I am getting...
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    I am proud to be American. It's not the country that is bad it is the actions of others. I think a lot of things need to change and hopefully they will but I also think it could be...
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    While my other experiences make it look otherwise, I was born and raised American! 3rd Generation on both sides of my family (for those of you confused, I mean my great...
    EgoSumProdigiosum EgoSumProdigiosum 13-15, M a week ago

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    The Native Americans after removal, by purchase or force, from their lands were moved to reservations where they were considered outcast members of sovereign alien nations...
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    I am also of African decent. I am grateful everyday that I was born in this country, and with that gratitude I think about my ancestors. I don't dwell on their pain, I honor them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jul 22

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    No, I was not born in America but in the United Kingdom in May 1980. In 2003, I completed my bachelors degree at Oxford University. This university is located in my home town. I...
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