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I Am Native American (blackfoot)

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    :]

    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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'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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    cupcake365 cupcake365 16-17, F Nov 29, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    HI...Native Americans..NOw I am trying to get American accent.Can anyone help me?by chatting on the phone or skype or facebook or here...:)
    VampireJK VampireJK 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    For some reason I had to listen to Native American music, it make me feel calm. Even when I upset or mad, all I had to plug ear phone and listen to music. It seems weird to me but...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    yall ever hear of oka crisis? yea we need more natives willing to fight for their rights like this instead of banging drums singing pow wow for their rights. we have no more...
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 6 Responses Sep 9

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    like all american women as they are truely libberated lot..
    romell romell 36-40, M Aug 25

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    On my mom's side is Cherokee, on my dad side is Iroquois. I wish I could learn more about them but my family is weird.
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 16-17, F Aug 20

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    Guess that explains my energy and craziness
    beautylasts beautylasts 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    What an experience and a learning process that would be, and learning about their belief system and what they stand strong for.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    While talking to my grandma about my ancestors I found out that I'm related to Little Bat Garnier(google it) he's the man in the white suit. It's amazing to find out about my...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    My Great Great Grandmother walked the Trail of Tears from Florida to Oklahoma when she was 12 years old
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I am cherokee on my father's side through his mom. My Grandmother was never on the Dawes Roll and neither was her mother. They lived on the reservation until my Great Grandmother...
    Pebbles1971 Pebbles1971 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    im cree sioux and saulteux, respect this combination XD lmao
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 9

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    mihko wakayios = Red Bear in cree my name was handed down to me...
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    missing first nations women = still genocide going on . no first nations women = no more full blooded kids . and the "am i next" campaign is riducoulus imo ! xD
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M Sep 10

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    The Way of the Warrior HONESTY AND JUSTICE Be acutely honest throughout your dealings with all people. Believe in justice, not from other people, but from yourself. For the...
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    My great great great grandmother was a full blood Cherokee. I'm only a little bit lol
    Risingabovetheashes Risingabovetheashes 70+, F 5 days ago

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    tom paul[spottedeagle] set the path for warriors and ill follow that narrow infamous path.
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Just as it say i will be the first :) will update for the days to come.
    AwesomePossum17 AwesomePossum17 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    sweetgrass be my frangrance ;).......
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I'm Cherokee but i can't remember what other tribes I'm part of
    steeleo steeleo 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I'm Cherokee but i can't remember what other tribes I'm part of
    steeleo steeleo 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I wish the title of this group didn't include the word 'sorry' because I'm not sorry. Of course I have met a small number of them who are good, interesting, intelligent people but...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I have forgotten my native language. Adopted to Canada in 1973, at 7 year old, from South Vietnam. Arrived alone in a Pan Am Airline w/ my little booklet in French/English pictures...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 5

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