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I Am Native American (navajo)

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    Diné (nava[h]o)

    Ya'at'eeh. Shi ei Danielle. Ma'ii deeshgiizhinii nishlli doo naaneesht'ezhi tachii'nii bashishichiin. Aadoo totsohnii da shichei doo deeshchii'nii da shinali. (Since I don't have the software to write Navaho I wasn't able to put in the proper punctuations.) Hello. My name is...
    ImRerfxTiDn ImRerfxTiDn 18-21, F Oct 24, 2012

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    Princess

    i grew up being told i was the descendant of a chief's daughter. in high school, i was offended by a friend's mom who suggested that everyone believes they are descended from a line of chiefs, but it is always false. last year, i found out my friend's mom was right. it crushed...
    elesel elesel 22-25, F 2 Responses May 10, 2010

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    I grew up on a Navajo reserve with my family.

    I hole world is our tribe. Every one has a job to do. Cook,clean, farm work and ECT. I never really get to travel that much and explore the world but that's why I joined experience project for. :-)
    galilahi90 galilahi90 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    My [native American] Step Dad Has Changed Our Lives

    Me and my mum were always a little spiritual New Zealand family. Leaving my father due to alcoholism she met a man, his name was Richard (Two Bears)- he is not Navajo,but i don't think i will be able to find a Mic Mac group. In the beginning, i never liked him. I thought we was...
    vakker vakker 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    Need A Little Information On Navajo Culture

    OK so I'm wondering about spirit animals or whatever they may be call. I only want some answers. I had an encounter with a Crow and three Magpies, it was pretty random. It started with me going out for a smoke onto my sister's balcony. As I get out a crow lands on a tree branch...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

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    Wedding Day Twist

    So I've been having this dream lately.. I'm standing on a cliff in a wedding dress that's flowing in the wind, I'm crying and eye liner is running down my face. Its dark outside and there is a full moon behind me. In the full moon a pair of eyes blue as the ocean, almost faded...
    LittleRed1022 LittleRed1022 18-21, F Nov 21, 2012

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    Where I live we have many Native American communities. I have several Native friends. My "issue" is that Native Americans were here first, we conquered them, we starved them...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Yes , i love the Native people and their culture and have much respect for them. they are very wise and skillful and anyone can learn a lot from them, they wreak of wisdom. Just...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 30

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    %100 Native American. People Keep Asking If I'm Asian So I'm Just Putting It Out There For Everyone To Know..
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    I am mixed with four tribes Cherokee black foot Navajo black crow and chip mixed with black and white Irish.. I don't really go by any native ways I just like being me.. like...
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F Nov 10

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    I love being Cherokee we out lived the Sioux tribes. our Cherokee bloodline goes a long way. plus I have four more tribes of native
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    NotThereGambit NotThereGambit 26-30 1 Response Oct 26

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    I'm half Chiricahua Apache. I wish I could meet others from my tribe, but because of Geronimo we don't have a reservation. My father is a full-blood, but he was in an orphanage...
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    My actual name is Awentis. But I prefer to be called Raven. I find my culture to be proud. I grew up on a reservation with both of my parents. Life on the reservation is a little...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Our Global Actions Revealed That The American People Are Racist.Race is defined as the human classification of a group of people that are related by common descent or heredity...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    We'll Take Manhattan!Americans, especially New Yorkers, are familiar with the 1626 purchase of Manhattan Island by Peter Minuit for a pathetic $24. But there is much more to that...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why Were There Indians at The First Thanksgiving?Every American schoolkid knows the story of Thanksgiving, and in their classroom pageants they always have two types of people...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    The Chief Who Had Sore Feet--A Mohawk Legend This story could be attributed to any number of tribes, but I learned it as a Mohawk tale. In the early days there lived a Mohawk...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    My dad is from Mexico and my mom is white. English is my native language but I grew up speaking Spanish as a kid. I understand a lot of spanish and I speak it pretty well. I am...
    Rippie Rippie 22-25, M Nov 9

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    Hello. My name is Marguerite. Although English is my native language, I speak Spanish, English, French and German language of the body(sign language ) . and I have only 16 years...
    username9889 username9889 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    When we set up our front garden it was purely Australian Native plants we used with no front lawn. Just plants and mulch. The state of Western Australia has some lovely ones, well...
    ozroller ozroller 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I Am Just Saying But I Do Hope You Are Doing More Than Just Listening!112th Congress was composed of 538 individuals from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, the U.S...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M Nov 17

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    The Truth Of The Matter Is Charles Barkley, You Are Not Even "Black Enough".As Sir Charles Barkley mentioned during an interview with a Philadelphia radio station, there is a...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 18

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    The secret report that helps Israel hide facts.The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by the pollster Frank Luntz.Israeli spokesmen have their work...
    peza peza 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have always been attracted to American culture. I love their music, movies, people and the country of course. I have never been there, never met an American but the funny thing...
    azanun azanun 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 3

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    I LOVE AMERICAN HORROR STORY SO MUCH! In my head the days of the week literally is like: Sunday Monday Tuesday American Horror Story Thursday Friday Saturday
    Aphrodite14 Aphrodite14 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    I was born in Ottawa, Canada to Cape Verdean immigrants. When I was 3, my family moved into the USA, I was raised in Ohio. I always felt American, I've always loved this country...
    BSPdS BSPdS 13-15, M 4 Responses Nov 11

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    I happen to be an American female born and raised here. I am in my middle to late 30s. I am married and have three boys. I was hoping for a girl someday. This may not be in my...
    momfromusa momfromusa 36-40, F 14 Responses Oct 29

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    I was born in USA New York . But my parents are from Pakistan and I guess That makes me a Pakistani American ! And I'm proud ! Even though I was born here in America.. I think it...
    Amyyy000 Amyyy000 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I finally got too watch the new episode of American Horror Story. That had to be my favorite episode so far.
    Yooper117 Yooper117 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    Just watched the American Horror Story. Pretty good. I can't wait to watch the first Story, Murder House.
    Yooper117 Yooper117 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I'd rather be Canadian, but hey, being a southern American isn't too bad.
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 9

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    The Democrat and Republican Party are two halves of the same whole. This is a dictatorship where the leaders shapeship between the two halves so no one gets too suspicious. The...
    Nevalost Nevalost 22-25, M Nov 10

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    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    And Im not even American...
    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 13

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    I am 22 and African American and my fiancé is 25 and he is Asian. I met his parents and they pretty much hate me. They want their son to date only Asians. I am pregnant by him and...
    princesskatara princesskatara 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    i think a lot of americans are deep people but did you know 99% of the information you read or see in the media is carefully modified? also did u know latinamericas hate gringoes...
    carloslara7 carloslara7 31-35, M Nov 16

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    I was born in the USA, just like my dad, though I wonder about mom sometimes. I love her but sometimes I wonder what planet she originally came from. Sure, my birth certificate...
    Calcetines Calcetines 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    I am a proud American female. I was born and raised in Biloxi, Mississippi. My husband and I have been married for 18 years. We have five beautiful, intellectual and loving...
    mississippiblondegal mississippiblondegal 36-40, F 13 Responses a week ago

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    I actually am half Greek and half American
    TeresaChanaki TeresaChanaki 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Bruhhh American Horror Story is my all time favorite show. Season 1 is my favorite season idk why probably because Tate 😍 but omg season 2 was so disturbing 😂😂 but also...
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Anyone like to concoction of spaghetti with melted american cheese? Brings back a childhood memory of the spaghetti that was served in elementary school.
    Boombah3 Boombah3 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    No broken English or weird annoying cultural differences...do not want..
    hannahsavannah48 hannahsavannah48 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    It's not too bad...can't complain
    hannahsavannah48 hannahsavannah48 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    baseball is my favorite and the Milwaukee Brewers are by far my favorite sport team but I already posted something about that. My favorite NFL team however is the Cleveland Browns...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 14 hrs ago

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