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I Am Native American (navajo)

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 337 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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