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I Am Native American (blackfoot)

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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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 13 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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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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    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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    :]

    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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    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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    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 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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    cupcake365 cupcake365 16-17, F Nov 29, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I know almost nothing about native American culture but something about it really interests me. I wish I could learn a little bit about it. Like immerse myself in knowledge of this...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I'm proud of my Native American ancestry. I have Native American blood in me. I'm a Cherokee and I love who I am.
    freckles45 freckles45 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I love my Menominee people and proud to be native American.
    Thund3r224 Thund3r224 36-40, M Mar 12

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    Natives be like , gotchya! Idk what it means but my uncles always do this haha. (Picture).
    tpc2015 tpc2015 18-21 Mar 17

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9J4Wh3C_oc Runapewak kuwumaras numat Haliwa Saponi Nation forever - One Love
    LanaKane LanaKane 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    I wanted to share this can anyone tell me witch tribe it's from?
    BobTheUniPonyWakoLover BobTheUniPonyWakoLover 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    representin the mighty Mohawk nation
    bigboi1996 bigboi1996 18-21, M Mar 17

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    There's just something about that amazing tan skin, dazzling brown eyes, and dark luscious hair that I find irresistible. Especially if they're hair is long.😍
    eternalvalor eternalvalor 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I sure don't look it but my Grandfather was 100 % Cherokee. My Irish genes took over my looks.
    CreatingChristi CreatingChristi 26-30, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have not encountered any others that were part Blackfoot at all. I'm curious as to why that is. I have a decent percentage in me, possibly my location or just no ones ever...
    TheNeverendingLlama TheNeverendingLlama 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Certain things bother me about being American... The word "American" bothers me. Why? The fact is, there are three Americas: North, Central and South. As well as we are not the...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 13

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    Yes I was born in America. I love and I am living the American dream here. I am proud to be an American. If you are an American and you not then you need to rethink why you are...
    classyandclassicalfemale classyandclassicalfemale 31-35, F 13 Responses 5 days ago

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    my post about being ashamed to be an American sometimes proved my point about some Americans being to prideful, many comments telling me to leave and go back to where I came from...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Once upon a time ..........This Great Nation held a Promise :  Of Liberty  , Strength , Safety , and ProsperityFounded by Ordinary Men and Women , who rose in the face of...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Feb 27

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    I am, but that DOES NOT mean I'm blindly patriotic, and I don't think America is "the greatest fvkkin' nation on Earth!". I'm a human being first and foremost, and I appreciate it...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 5

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    I'm very proud to be American. Thanks to all of out troops who has fought for out country and I am damn proud to be an American citizen! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yH61hFsma24
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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