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I Am Native American (sioux)

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    Lakota Prayer

    I love these words, I read them often. I find them grounding and uplifting ... I hope you do too  Wakan Tanka, Great Mystery, teach me how to trust my heart, my mind, my intuition, my inner knowing, the senses of my body, the blessings of my spirit. Teach me to...
    SolitaireDiamond SolitaireDiamond 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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    Hau

    I am hanhepi wi wakiyela (moondove). That is the name given to me by my Grandfather, a Holy Man/Wisdom Keeper. I am what a lot of you know as a "breed". I am one-half Lakota and one-half Irish. For many years I felt that I did not really belong anywhere. But with my Grandfather's...
    Shamansdaughter Shamansdaughter 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    I Think Im Lost...

    Well I found this site in another random attempt to find my father. But he is full-blood Sioux and so far I have only seen posts from people who are half breeds like myself. Im not sure what else there is to say.....Im white and native american but Im not white or native american...
    Mandy92580 Mandy92580 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2012

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    I am Blackfeet Lakota Sioux (Unregistered)

    and Seminole (Unregistered) Native American Indian Woman. My name is TȞATÉ MAKȞÁMANIYAŊ WÓIHAŊBLE SÚŊ (Wind Walking Dream Weaver) windwalkingdreamweaver.weebly.com/
    WindWalkingDreamWeaver WindWalkingDreamWeaver 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    This Is Funny

    it is funny cuz i got away with it, it was someones birthday and i went to school with face paint on, and my teacher got mad at me so she sent me down to the office, so i went and everything, and they told me i was getting a saturday school, so i decided to mess with them, i told...
    redbuck7393 redbuck7393 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    Want to Learn More

    My grandfather was full and my father was half so i guess that makes me 1/4. I didn't get to learn much about my heritage b/c my father and grandfather both died in my early teens. I'd love to learn more about my heritage, i wish i was full but that can't be changed but i can...
    acrow100 acrow100 18-21, F Sep 24, 2009

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    I was not raised with this culture.

    I actually grew up thinking I was part Cherokee instead. I used to think, "Ok. Who am I to argue with that?" I learned later that the people who raised me were not my parents and while I have not met my biological parents (I wouldn't know where to start), I have heard that the...
    AKLady14 AKLady14 26-30, F Dec 9, 2014

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    I am not Sioux but I no how to reach the triple

    office. I have all the numbers to each Indian tribe n the chiefs. if u ask if I'm native yes! I'm five tribes Cherokee Navaho chip black feet black crow
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F Nov 10, 2014

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    Adopted

    Hello! I am 27 years old & was adopted when I was 3 weeks old. I grew up with wonderful adoptive parents, whom I conside my "real" parents & always will. In fact, my adoptive father is a quarter Cherokee. I never knew anything about my heritage until last year. I did a lot of...
    TheLostLady TheLostLady 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    About 1/16 I Think

    My great great grandmother was full blooded Sioux.   I have only ever saw one picture, and it was a very old oil painting my great grandfather had of his mother.  She was a beautiful woman and I wish I looked like her.  The only thing I got from her was high...
    sajajo sajajo 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    I Want To Understand My Heritage

    On my mother's side of the family I have a lot of French blood and maybe some Irish, but I would say that is it. It's my father's side of the family that holds a lot more diverse blood. Including Sioux indian. My father's mother has mostly Scotish blood and she married my father...
    Healy10 Healy10 16-17, F Dec 8, 2012

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    Found Out Not Too Long Ago

    That I am 1/4 Sioux but I don't know if I will ever be able to officially claim it since my mother was adopted. My mother had passed away in 2005, and I had to eventually go through the heartbreaking task afterward of going through her things. I found lots of court papers and...
    staticz staticz 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2010

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    About Half

    I'm about half sioux.... wish I was more but this is some thing i have no way to change...
    longgun longgun 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 2, 2008

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    I want to feel cherished,

    embraced and respected, now and forever <3
    SolitaireDiamond SolitaireDiamond 46-50, F 4 Responses May 5, 2014

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    Past Life Sioux Shaman

    I had a psychic reading recently, and was told that I had a strong connection to on of my Spirit Guides, who is a Native American ( Lakota). His name is Bear, or Mahto. I actually talk to him and my other guides, but when I got my reading, I was told I was a Shaman in the 1800s...
    whisperingangels whisperingangels 51-55, F 7 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    How Am British and Part Sioux

    My great-great grandfather was a Sioux chief but came over from America to Liverpool. He was suppose to go back to his tribe but he met my great-great grandmother and he stayed. They got married in a Catholic ceremony and had a daughter, my great-grandmother, who according to my...
    RosesAreBlue RosesAreBlue 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2009

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    Long Walk 2

    Greetings. Anyone who wants to read or post news that the mainstream media does not cover 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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    Three Quarters Sioux

    Sad, but I don't know any about the culture. I know I just am. Wish I new more to connect with others. Please be kind and teach instead of looking away.
    NoClueNow NoClueNow 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2012

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    These Virtues Sing To Me ...

    I recently came across this very beautiful graphic.I am doing my best to learn to live by all of them, as my grandfather would have wished for me <3
    SolitaireDiamond SolitaireDiamond 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2013

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    I wish I knew more of my heritage. I do not claim myself as Native American, that would be disrespectful since I haven't any proof. All I have aside from photos, family talks, and...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 16

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    I admire Native Americans because I like to read about them and learn everything about their culture. I have some Native American blood in me. And I really would like go to a...
    winnie2008 winnie2008 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I have Native American blood in me. I have their features but people don't know it. I'm very proud of my Native American heritage.
    lana4326 lana4326 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm very obsessed with Native American culture. I like to read about them. The men are very handsome and I love everything about Native Americans. I have never been to a pow wow...
    lana4326 lana4326 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I love Native American men. They look so good to me. I love to look into their dark eyes. They have big strong muscles and high cheekbones. I've never had a Native American man...
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I want to find my own Native American to love. I want one who will hold me in his big, strong arms and never let me go. I like to look at pictures of Native Americans. I want to...
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F Jan 5

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    I just love my heritage as a Native American Indian. I have their blood inside of me and I also have their features, too. People don't know that I'm Native American. I'm a real...
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    What I like about it is their whole concept about nature and their respect for it and also their traditional values and behaviors,particularly living in harmony with all things. I...
    NayaAngelou NayaAngelou 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I love Native American men because they are so handsome.
    winnie2008 winnie2008 41-45, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Or at least, I think I am. My father didn't know what ethnicities he was, only that he was mixed, but he thought he was at least part native American. I wish I knew for sure what I...
    skykanin skykanin 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Recently I found out that I'm 1/4 Cherokee! Which isn't surprising except for the height part (I'm 6" tall) but by the high cheekbones. almond eyes, thick dark hair, and the color...
    pgtg13 pgtg13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I wish knew more about my heritage. I'm Black but my family is kinda mixed up feature wise and by heritage. I know I have a lot of Native American blood such as Cherokee and...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M Jan 13

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    Lakota sioux, From Eaglebutte, South dakota. Anyone else from the Sioux tribe?
    QuincyMarshall QuincyMarshall 18-21, M Jan 16

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    My great grandparents moved from south dakota to montana then to saskatchewan back when was custer was killing all the natives lol. I am %50 cree %10 sioux %40 saulteaux.
    Onikanohtakew Onikanohtakew 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    YESSSSS! Native guys are oh so sexy
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    My native name is Mishkwanikwud(Red Cloud) I'm a part of the Crane clan of the Ojibwa Indians from Northern Michigan
    SarcasticBadger SarcasticBadger 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 5

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    I wish I was American because I love America and I can't wait to move there =)
    blahblahblah06 blahblahblah06 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    . . . Well 25%. Just would like to know why it was such a well kept secret from us by our great grandma and our grandma. And what the hell is that big *** bird flying around their...
    phenom0086 phenom0086 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    Choctaw nation! .....…............. ................. ............ ......... ...... .... ... .. .
    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 1

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    I may not know what percentage but my maternal grandmother had Choctaw heritage... in fact her mother looked Choctaw and so did my grandmother. I miss her. She'd say the sweetest...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M Jan 13

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    not much to say , wasn't brought up traditionally so no real connections to my roots. Maybe a fellow group member could recommend a book for me
    echohill echohill 36-40, M Jan 13

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    Tiwa Nation from Ysleta, Texas!
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I am an okie and proud! 🇺🇸🚜🏡🎣🏇👌
    Singlealways Singlealways 13-15, F a week ago

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    Why cant we grow facial hair ? Haha.
    Onikanohtakew Onikanohtakew 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Boozhoo. White Earth Anishiinaabe here. I'm glad to see so many of the first people here.
    jeremydj218 jeremydj218 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wish I knew more of my heritage. I do not claim myself as Native American, that would be disrespectful since I haven't any proof. All I have aside from photos, family talks, and...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Matthew0593cun9 Matthew0593cun9 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Im full blooded first nations from canada . %50 nehiyawak (cree) %40 saulteaux %10 sioux . My ancestors were originally from montana , usa . But they migrated to saskatchewan...
    Onikanohtakew Onikanohtakew 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Joshua604a3xn8 Joshua604a3xn8 31-35, M 1 Response