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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...
    ravenaura77 ravenaura77 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 4, 2012

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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...
    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...
    songno1sings songno1sings 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 28, 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...
    Jdlb1kikki Jdlb1kikki 22-25 1 Response Jul 29, 2011

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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...
    LostInTime20 LostInTime20 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2011

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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...
    TheOtherMe TheOtherMe 26-30, F 11 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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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...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F Aug 17, 2012

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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...
    EverAnAngel93 EverAnAngel93 16-18 Mar 22, 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...
    Kalena7 Kalena7 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6, 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...
    weepingwolf weepingwolf 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29, 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...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 6 Responses Apr 28, 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...
    amberreflections amberreflections 41-45, F Feb 10, 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...
    ProbllyNot ProbllyNot 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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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. ...
    destiny420 destiny420 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 15, 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...
    LightOfTheMoon LightOfTheMoon 16-18, F 16 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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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...
    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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    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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    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...
    angelsrluvd angelsrluvd 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 26, 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 13, 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...
    bomboolay bomboolay 61-65, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2009

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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...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F Feb 17, 2008

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    Happy national Native American day!!!
    cupcake365 cupcake365 16-17, F Nov 29, 2013

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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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    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...
    blackfootcooking blackfootcooking 18-21 1 Response Apr 1, 2009

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    I'm half Native American (Seminole) and half African (Botswana). My mom is full Native American, but I never got to experience any form of culture. Really wish I did. :/
    Zacarabear Zacarabear 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Native American Prayer Oh, Great Spirit whose voice I hear in the winds, And whose breath gives life to all the world, Hear me; I am small and weak, I need your strength and...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I'm Native American from Northern Canada
    Mchard55 Mchard55 51-55, M Mar 25

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    I Am Native American (cherokee) Gvgeyusesdi Hasgayah galvquodi ale ageyuhi Nihi Tsigeusv hawiniyu, agiye. Nihi ayohisdi ayv adageyudi ale ulihelisdi. Adanvto danalasgisgv...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F Mar 26

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    Just my opinion, but I think it would be nice to have a Native American History Month.
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F Mar 30

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    Well Ima halfer between Cree and sotioix From Saskatchewan, canada. HMU if you want to talk native xD
    FirstNations FirstNations 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    Im almost half American indian and i can sometimes since the future since things in people and Extremily rarely dream the future. i think that's why i always loved the earth and...
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "How Turtle's Back was Cracked" This is what the old people told me when I was a child, about the days when the people and the animals still spoke the same language. Now, in those...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F Mar 26

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    Svnoi Asgitisdi The Great Spirit said, "Your Angel must rest now. His Spirit is at war for You, Agigau." "But Great Spirit," I pleaded, "He is my strength, as the pine tree...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F Mar 26

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    Tsalagi Anigeyv Ale Agigau (Cherokee Women And The Greatly Beloved Woman)Tsalagi society is made up of seven clans: the Anisahoni, or Blue Clan, also known as the Panther or Wild...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F Mar 26

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    Tsa-La-Gi Gv-Ge-Yu-Hi Ni-hi A-ga-li-ha a-da-nv-to, U-li-he-li-s-di u-gi-tsi-s-gv. Di-tsi-ga-to-li ka-nu-yo-la-di?a I-gv-ni-si-s-gi gv-ge-yu-hi. Ni-hi Ka-no-gi-s-di a-da(nv...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F Mar 26

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    Vdadolisdodi, Unetlanvhi She is His only adageyudi, The only one You have ever allowed Him to Really care about, to ever really love. You've given Him completely selfless...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Stealing The SunLong ago, the Cherokee people lived in a dark world. They had no Sun, or Moon, or light of any kind. It was so dark that that the animals, birds, and insects kept...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Such a beautiful touching sound this instrument creates Connects directly to your soul Limited notes but for good reason Perfect sound Breath effortlessly into it for the most...
    summerdaniella summerdaniella 18-21, F Apr 1

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    May the stars carry your sadness away, May the flowers fill your heart with beauty, May hope forever wipe away your tears, And, above all, may silence make you strong. Chief Dan...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    What is the wolf spirit animal meaning? In the spirit animal kingdom, the wolf symbolizes: Sharp intelligence, deep connection with instincts Appetite for freedom expression of...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    im Mohawk and souiex and maybe a few other tribs not sure.
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    ​My Fellow Americans:In 2014, Native Americans Are The Forgotten And Enslaved Race Of People Confined Within The Boundaries Of Their Ancestral Land By The United States Of...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 22

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    My much-loved brothers and sisters of the United States of AmericaAmericans supports the GOP and Tea Party in the same way Americans support the Democrats. However, it remains...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M Mar 22

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    Inside OutThe Way God Sees Us And The Only Way We Should View Ourselves And Others In The World.The last few years of the 1960's were some of the most turbulent times for the...
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    We Are The 99 Percent And Our Voices Will Be Heard!!!!A monarchy is a form of government in which the office of head of state is usually held until death or abdication, is most...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 21 hrs ago

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    A new study by researchers from Princeton and Northwestern Universities finds that America's government policies reflect the wishes of the rich and of powerful interest groups...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I want some of the social conservatives to read about this study The US government does not represent the interests of the majority of the country's citizens, but is instead ruled...
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    America, the little lifesaving station(I cannot take credit for this illustration or poem. I heard the parable told by my father, the late Rev. Roosevelt Leon Walker, Jr. and read...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 13 hrs ago

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     A Statement That Was Not And Still Is Not TrueOn the back of every treasured dollar bill is the affirmation that in God we trust. We have circulated this untrue statement for...
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    And honestly. I'm not proud to be an American. We're not very smart as a country...
    epicmonk3ydude epicmonk3ydude 18-21, M 26 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have this weird thing where I love natives so if your native message me cuties! ;)
    buttercup0598 buttercup0598 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20