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I Am Native American (sioux)

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 530 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Apr 5, 2012

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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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    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 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    I want to feel cherished,

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

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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 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2012

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am mixed blood. My mother is mostly European (American, but European ancestry.) She is also 1/16th Cherokee and "pretends" to follow the Native American beliefs. She is dating...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I may be a blonde boy, but my great grandmother was in fact native american, i believe I am like 25 percent native american, I hate it when my history teacher says "we kicked them...
    sharpshooter721 sharpshooter721 18-21 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I am a quarter Chickasaw and a quarter Choctaw, both from my mother. The other half is a mix of English, Irish, Scottish, and German. I am proud of my Native American heritage.
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T 1 Response Oct 11

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    ill be a leader . a modern day luios riel and iron conferdacy... change is good I may be young but im years ahead of others my age.... most natives probably dont even know who...
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Just as it say i will be the first :) Okay today is September 25, 2014 and so i have been thinking a lot, and so i want to say this, when people are running to be president they...
    AwesomePossum17 AwesomePossum17 22-25, M Sep 25

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    I am Apache. My parents are Apache, my grandparents are Apache and my great grandparents were Apache. I come from a long line
    MarcelineTheQueen92 MarcelineTheQueen92 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    When I was a baby, my sister was holding me in her arms and watching a storm through the screen door. She turned away to sit down, and a ball lightning came through the screen of...
    ThreeOwls ThreeOwls 61-65, F 3 Responses Sep 30

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    I'm from the Apache tribe. Both my parents are Apache, my grandparents are Apache and my great grandparents were Apache. It's safe to say I come from a long blood line. My...
    MarcelineTheQueen92 MarcelineTheQueen92 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 30

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    first nations be like .. our treatys and rights getting taken away ? better grab a drum and start singing...
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M Oct 7

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    Yes I have blonde hair and blue eyes.. I get so annoyed when people bash pale folks for claiming their heritage. Don't dishonor my grandparents by telling me I'm not indian enough...
    mrsdavid1975 mrsdavid1975 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    Is it offensive if I post here as a Seminole descendent ?
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    hello everyone im AwesomePossum17 lol i am Navajo
    AwesomePossum17 AwesomePossum17 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    He loves this side of me alot
    beautylasts beautylasts 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    What Makes Us Different Than Any Other Americans?-I often get into spirited debates with my college student daughter about this. I am Black,born and raised in Alabama&Florida,with...
    SexiestChocolate SexiestChocolate 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    The Redskins? Come On! The other night I watched the John Stewart show, and saw the heated debate between Washington Redskins fans and a Native American coalition. As a Mohawk I...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    Mohawks Don't Live in TeepeesI'm part Mohawk. Watered-down, I have to admit, including the fact that I'm a redhead with freckles. But still the Mohawk blood runs through my veins...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I am mixed with African American on my dad's side. He is mixed with African American and Native American. idk what percentage that makes me T.T... love my curly hair, i rock an...
    EchoesInTwistedMeadows EchoesInTwistedMeadows 22-25 Sep 26

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    A Visit To CaughnawagaYesterday I took a delightful day trip with my fellow church parishioners to the towns of Auriesville and Fonda, New York, which are about forty miles west of...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Just when I needed to hear some good news I found this! YAY! david 17 Mail Help Follow Yahoo News     News Home U.S...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I would say my English is close to fluent though, considering it's not my native language. About half my English is self-taught which I am quite proud of. I even think in English...
    MissClueless MissClueless 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I always get asked what am I and where am I from and were is my family from. And I always say the same thing, here, America. My family has always lived here and yes we have dark...
    christinajoycee christinajoycee 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I was born and raised in the United States, and am a third generation Texan by birth, though I currently do not live in Texas. And the majority of my ancestry traces back to...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    Yep I am a American, to be honest a southern American. Any more southern Americans on this site
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 8 Responses Oct 1

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    "I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream." - Bruce Springsteen 
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Sep 23

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    not american . but I noticed americans always want war , if you want is so much go fight in iraq and syria and fight ebola see how much you want it then....
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 10 Responses Oct 2

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    I don't think that I can express my feelings of disgust with the Americans. Sorry but the lot of you disgust me and I have no idea what has happened to our nation! I'm about one...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    God bless America. Once again, respectfully I say to myself, “What the **** does that mean?” God bless America? Is that a request? Is that a demand? Is that a suggestion...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M Sep 24

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    I was born in America and I live in America so yes. I am American :)
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 25

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    North American Training Group
    kaivaughn kaivaughn 31-35, M Sep 25

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    Q. How many Muslim extremists will it take to destroy America? A. None, American Liberals can do it all by themselves, thank you.
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 11 Responses Sep 26

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    North American Training Group
    onutlonzo onutlonzo 22-25, M Sep 28

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    South Carolina, born and raised. I even have the motto tattooed on my arm and it ain't coming off. I live all the way in Slovakia now, but I'll always be American.
    JustIridescent JustIridescent 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    I can probably relate anything in my life to a specific scene or episode in American dad or family guy. I think I might have a problem.
    ericabri12 ericabri12 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1