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I Am Native American (sioux)

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    Um....I'm new here. I found this site very interesting....I just found out recently that I have some Native American in me....that's awesome. I'm super happy about it. I've always...
    UruhaHellion UruhaHellion 13-15, F Aug 5

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    Well, I live in Europe, never really met an Native American in person, but since i was about 11 i was obsessed about their culture. About their past and present. I actually went on...
    anouk33 anouk33 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    From a young age, I had always loved native american culture, so when I did more studies into our family's geneaology and discovered that we are in fact mostly native american it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I'm three sixteenth Cherokee and one eighth Comanche. I've never been to a reservation in my life. My grandmother (the source of the Comanche and some Cherokee) was one of the most...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    Native American YHWH
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I use to go rez and my friends use to bring me fry bread. I'm craving for it, I just realize that India also make fry bread. I wanted native american one. I wish my friend still...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I have noticed many members wondering about their Native or First American roots. So I thought telling my story might help others. My grandmother was Chippewa as the French...
    Dancewithme2 Dancewithme2 51-55, M Aug 10

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    Everybody keeps saying I should cut my hair, even my family, except my dad, he and I aren't close, but we share the same feelings...... It sucks being half native in a dominantly...
    JubilantDayz JubilantDayz 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Funny because there are aren't many Cherokees . You all must claiming your native or just 1/16th xD .
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 2

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    I was raised white...taught to disregard my heritage. Looking to reclaim my Native heart...I am Leni Lenape
    skk1966 skk1966 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not really but I adore the Cherokee proverbs!
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30

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    David and Steve Gordon my favorite music for meditation and listening to outside conacting with nature. hope you enjoy
    Berkana Berkana 46-50, F Jul 30

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    David and STeve Gordon my favorite music for meditation and connecting with nature
    Berkana Berkana 46-50, F Jul 30

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    RIDE THE WIND Sung By Broken Walls
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Since most of our culture is gone right . Why don't we Remake what's left of it? We are always talking about "renewal and refreshing" , idk that's was just a thought of mine.
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I think most people would deny it, but they love being part of large groups. Everyone wants to be an individual but in the anonymity of large groups people seem to sink to lowest...
    lifeisforfree lifeisforfree 61-65, M 6 days ago

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    American girls are starved for sheer masculinity. They're prey to overtly masculine men since they're forced to function in a hyper lesbianistic culture where they're told to hate...
    TransientDude TransientDude 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    Tension between community, Ferguson police, deeply rooted by Mark Strassman/CBS News/August 19, 2014 Protesters say long before Michael Brown was killed, Ferguson cops policed by...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 23 hrs ago

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    "Holler If You Need Me!"Holler is a verb that means to call out loudly.The young man, though blind and lost on the pathway of life, listened to the commotion of the coming crowd...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Men with fortitude are what American women need but will mostly run away from since these men expect a woman to know her place and act accordingly. Many women just wont want to...
    TransientDude TransientDude 26-30, M Jul 31

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    I was born in Stuttgart Germany to an African-American woman who had grown disillusioned with the US Army and her forbidden Bosnian Serb lover(her commanding officer did NOT...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20

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    I am now an American citizen. I was born in England in 1988 and in Cambridge. I became an American citizen in 2012 when I was in middle 20s.
    pregnantbride pregnantbride 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 27

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    If you don't like the song I Am A Real American, than you are not a real American. Fact!
    animal47 animal47 22-25, M 8 Responses Aug 11

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    And I'm proud to be an American were at least i know I'm free. And i wont forget the men who died who died, who gave that right to me. And i gladly stand up next to u and defend...
    Blackbelt4ever Blackbelt4ever 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Id love a gitl to inbox me I lam from England and adore American girls in particular.
    Philip624 Philip624 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I am an American , and proud of it!! This is greatest country God ever gave man. I feel so blessed to have been born and raised in America. If that is offensive to you, that's your...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 3 Responses Jul 21

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    AnasooyAathreya-SeshaAnjaneyakrishna Athrison : August 1952 I joined Medical College . August 1992 , my career in Bhaarath India is coming to an end and USA beckoned me . My...
    AATHREYAARBEEKAY AATHREYAARBEEKAY 36-40, M Jul 24

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    I am american and I want to bring back mullets and jean shorts!
    BadAppleBadSeed BadAppleBadSeed 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I am young, wild, and arrogant, dumb, proud, and American.
    BadAppleBadSeed BadAppleBadSeed 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 26

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    🇺🇸Just proud to be an American!!!🇺🇸
    ladybugluck09 ladybugluck09 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Heres my background yes i live in the usa but the south texas aka used to be part mexico its own nation state ex state then state again im not turely american im on a state of a...
    babygirlsamanthacat babygirlsamanthacat 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Americans, do you have something against British people or its country?
    WantingToSettleDown WantingToSettleDown 31-35, F 22 Responses Jul 29