I Am Native American (mohawk)

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    Did Native Americans Spank Their Kids?

    Some time ago I read the Memoirs of Chief Red Fox, who was a Lakota native and was a boy when the Battle of Little Big Horn took place. He wrote about many observations, and was appalled when he saw white people hitting their kids. He said that Native Americans never hit their...
    BadPam BadPam
    56-60, F
    7 Responses Sep 11, 2015

    M8lsem Wlowigen-tekahionwake

    I am an Indigenous American, mixed with European and Asian decent. I was taught and raised by many wise Indigenous women and men. They taught me the meaning of freedom- "No Reservations, Live Free or Die, Some things are worse than death!" I don't think like the typical American...
    tekahionwake tekahionwake
    46-50
    Nov 16, 2012

    A Native American Take On Independence - Krissy Clark July 5th, 2008.

    This weekend we celebrate our nation's 232nd birthday. But it's not a celebration for everybody, especially for many of the Indian tribes who lived on this land long before the Founding Fathers got here. So how is the Fourth of July handled on sovereign Indian lands? Weekend...
    rebeller rebeller
    46-50, F
    Jun 29, 2012

    I'm only about an eight...

    I'm only about an eighth Cherokee Indian, but it's still Native American nonetheless.
    littleone87 littleone87
    18-21
    Jun 17, 2008

    Crazy

    I recently found out that my Great Grandfather on my Mom's side was full blooded Mohawk indian. I also have it from my father's side too, he is about half so I dont know how much that would mean I have in me but I am sure it is a good amount. I did a little research on Mohawk...
    RosieFlowers RosieFlowers
    22-25, F
    Dec 1, 2008

    White People, Here’s Your One-time Canada Day Special: Native People Apologize Back!

    Drew Hayden Taylor The Globe and Mail Last updated Friday, Jun. 29 2012, 7:06 PM EDT Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper smiles while wearing his tradition native head dress after becoming "Chief Speaker" at a Kainai Chieftainship ceremony on the Blood Indian reserve in...
    rebeller rebeller
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2012

    Continued Beginnings From The Opast To Present

    Growing up nd being surrounded by so many wonderful stories of my people, I may not be 100% but I do feel my roots pulling me evr so stronger to this direction, perhaps this reflects in my writings, Whisdom maybe, thoughtfull? yes Loving? in big way. Now growing up with these...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Sep 26, 2010

    Mohawk

    i am 26. have 3 kids and have a mother and aunt and grandmother that are... royalty.? my 5th or 4th great grandfather was chief joseph brant....true story!
    tibby2013 tibby2013
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2013

    I'm full Mohawk I live in Akwesasne

    and I am related to Jake Fire, a very influential individual for our people during the late 1800's
    bigboi1996 bigboi1996
    18-21, M
    Dec 23, 2014

    I have always been curious,

    but is there anyone on EP that are from Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada?
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    16-17, M
    1 Response Nov 27, 2015

    Losing the Culture...

    I am only 1/16 Mohawk, but I am still sad to see the language and culture die. I learned a little Mohawk from my Great-grandmother when I was little, guay-guay and Ohno... I wish there was a class I could take to learn it!
    Smeetoo Smeetoo
    41-45
    2 Responses Oct 20, 2008

    Mohawk Iroquois!

    I don't know how much I am, I'd have to ask my mother, but I am "native enough" to get my status. My  ancestors are from the Mohawk tribe, and I'm really interested in meeting more natives and learning about the culture. so anyone can message me if they want...
    BirdsFlyAway BirdsFlyAway
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2009

    Welcome To The Reservation - Russell Means

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LA-S64QY3o&feature=share The United States is one big reservation, and we are all in it. So says Russell Means, legendary actor, political activist and leader for the American Indian Movement. Means led the 1972 seizure of the Bureau of Indian...
    rebeller rebeller
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 1, 2012
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