I Am Native American (oglala Sioux)

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    Native Pride

    I knew that my moms dad was native but I did not know how much.In the last three or four years I have found out that my family is Sioux and Cherokee on moms side.I also found out that my grandfathers family was in the trail of tears.I am just learning about my heritage and it is...
    Wallygator64 Wallygator64
    46-50, M
    Nov 15, 2011

    Heritage / Hairitage

    All of my life, I was told that my family was Native American. While watching the westerns at my grandparent's house (where we lived most of my early childhood) I could only infer that we must be stupid, savage, murdering evil people.As I grew and learned more, I found out that...
    xgod242 xgod242
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2013


    Today there was a public forum about the Treaties made with the U.S. Government and the Sioux.  This was held at my place of employment by one of the department's to educate the students and everyone in attendance about the importantance of the treaties.   ...
    sajarain sajarain
    1 Response Nov 21, 2008

    Proud To Be Me

    I was adopted & when I found out a major part of me is Oglala Sioux, I remember thinking I just always knew. I'm Rachel =) just saying hi
    StuckInsideMyBody StuckInsideMyBody
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2013
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