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I Am Native American

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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 out of their homeland" im like "excuse me? did you say "we"?"
    sharpshooter721 sharpshooter721 22-25 6 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    I'm an easterner. My tribe,

    Saponi, disbanded in the early 1700s. So, I don't get any respect from the colonial government or from western indians who just started having relations with the colonists here in just the past 150 years. My people began having relations with the colonists in the 1600s. Don't...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M Aug 13

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    Apache to be exact. My Dad is 100% Apache

    and my Mom's European (German). During my childhood, my grandmother (on my Dad's side) would tell me old traditions and legends. It was awesome. I know how to everything my grandma knows how to do.
    BakinBaker BakinBaker 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    I know I am Native American

    but what I don't know is which tribe we derive from.... does anyone here know how I would be able to find out? Like, the easiest (less dramatic) way to find out? I know my grandfather has the Native American blood and he is originally from Arizona but I don't know much about it...
    InRuins InRuins 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    I have Cherokee Mohawk

    and 1 more that I forget
    photographyismylife photographyismylife 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson

    about life... "A fight is going on inside me," he said to the boy. "It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. "One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, self-doubt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 24, 2014

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    My great grandparents were Apache,

    my grandparents are Apache. And my Dad is Apache. My mom is French ironically. My whole life I was raised by my grandmother. And she would feed me good food while telling me stories and legends about spirits, demons, and omens. While my grandpa taught me remedies, healing...
    rawrandstuff92 rawrandstuff92 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    My love is 23 years older

    than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't quite ready to explore my spirituality. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell in love over...
    fergieCC12 fergieCC12 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    Partial. Adopted as well

    so my tribe is unknown but I've heard Hopi?
    tigerlilybaybee tigerlilybaybee 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Natives be like , gotchya!

    Idk what it means but my uncles always do this haha. (Picture).
    tpc2015 tpc2015 18-21 Mar 17

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    Krazy Wolf I'm Santee full blood ( Santee The

    Southern Division of the Sioux Nation ) πŸ˜—πŸ˜πŸ˜ŽπŸŽΈπŸŽΆπŸŽΌπŸŽ‰
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 25

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    Half-breed

    I am a mixed blood, but was only raised with one side. My father is white, my mother is Navajo and Cheyenne. I stopped talking to my father when I was 17, and never really knew his family. I know that they were of English descent, but that is it. I have two half-sisters...
    Honehe Honehe 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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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 the door, floated in front of me and then floated through the house and out through the screen in the bedroom window. My brother in law who is...
    ThreeOwls ThreeOwls 61-65, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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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 clairvoyance is that my grandparents on both sides had Native American (Choctaw and Cherokee) blood. Supposedly a branch of my family...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I love my Menominee people

    and proud to be native American.
    Thund3r224 Thund3r224 36-40, M Mar 12

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    arrowcreek82 arrowcreek82 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 11

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    Ceelce Ceelce 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I Am Native American

    IM MIXED WITH ALOT OF STUFF. AND IM PROUD OF ALL OF THEM. BUT THE THING THAT SHOCKS EVERYBODY THE MOST IS THAT I AM PART NATIVE AMERICAN. I HAVE NATIVE AMERICAN BLOOD IN ME AND HAVE ALWAYS BEEN INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT THAT PART OF MY HERITAGE.
    bigc420 bigc420 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 8, 2008

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    When I was young, Raven,

    a close friend of my family took me under her wing. She is half Cherokee native, and taught me a lot about her culture and the ways of her people and the Earth. As I've grown older, I've adapted many of their beliefs into my own. Raven told me that I am what is called "and...
    SparrowSearch111 SparrowSearch111 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2014

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    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Jan 15

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    FindingKiaraJ FindingKiaraJ 16-17, F Jul 16

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    Ceelce Ceelce 31-35, F Dec 6, 2014

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    I'm sorry, but there's way too many white

    people posting stuff under this thread claiming that they're "Cherokee" and what-not because their great-grandfather was an Indian chief. Seriously...stop. You're not Native American.
    brandonflowers brandonflowers 13-15, F Jul 10

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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 wooden house at night?
    phenom0086 phenom0086 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    canuckrider canuckrider 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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    I went and saw the medicine man last night.

    . There was a group of about 20 of us (I personally don't like that many people there) when he spoke to me he told me my life of struggles was over and now. My spirit guides were showing me different phases of the moon... Meaning enjoy the ride the moon is always beautiful,,,.. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 10

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    I love my heritage. I'm African American

    and I'm Native American on my mother and father's side. My mom is black and her maternal grandmother is black and Lumbee and my Mexican American father descends from the Pima, Navajo and Mayans. I even have relatives living on reservations and family who participate in Pow Wows...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Human Wolves

    im anishnawbe from Ontario Canada and my family speaks ojibwe. for a long time theirs been so many streotypes that still exast today im not really berthed by it because half the people that say it never say it to my face just behind a screen, but never once have I been ashamed of...
    MyraTomPhil MyraTomPhil 26-30 4 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Blackbelt4ever Blackbelt4ever 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Native American Racism

    "Black people yelling "racism!" White people yelling "reverse racism!" Chinese people yelling "sideways racism!" And the Indians ain't yelling ****, 'cause they dead. So everybody bitching about how bad their people got it: nobody got it worse than the American Indian. Everyone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    Apache to be exact. My dad is 100% apache

    and my moms French. When I was little my grandma (on my dads side) would tell me legends and old wive's tales while feeding me haha. The best grandma ever. I try not to smile with my teeth showing because I've heard that they terrify people. I also get really dark in the...
    TheVampireQueen92 TheVampireQueen92 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29, 2014

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    AwesomeDidelphimorphia AwesomeDidelphimorphia 22-25, M Apr 22

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    My Great Great Grandmother

    Was a Mic Mac from New Brunswick
    thehummingowl thehummingowl 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2011

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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 1 Response Jan 1

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    19 I was adopted at age 7

    both my parents where Native American my spirit guide is the ancient Canadian Timber Wolf I am soul bound with my spirit animal and it is soul bound with me I have the blood of wolf I was told and yeah so it's pretty cool
    SeffSingarti SeffSingarti 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    Im native american from the UP of

    michigan chippawa indian. canadian french. single male..56
    Murphylovesmax2 Murphylovesmax2 56-60, M 6 Responses Feb 6

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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 grandmother is a shaman in our small village and I'm next in line for shaman. We celebrate the solstices (summer, fall and winter...
    MarcelineTheQueen92 MarcelineTheQueen92 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    Native American And I Think I Squandered It...

    Full-blooded Native American, Navajo and I love it. All my life, I've only gotten the Native experience only during the summertime every when I go down to the Rez and I feel fortunate that my grandparents own a lot of land for running around. They up until now herded sheep and...
    Tomok93 Tomok93 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 20, 2011

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    I am a native american

    and I live in Quebec, Canada and I am very fluent in my language.
    DreamFutureStar2000 DreamFutureStar2000 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    Choctaw nation! ....

    .…............. ................. ............ ......... ...... .... ... .. .
    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 22-25, F 13 Responses Jan 1

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    BobTheUniPonyWakoLover BobTheUniPonyWakoLover 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    It Ain'T All It'S Cracked Up To Be

    I'm full blooded Navajo. I know theres a lot of hooplah in being considered native. And I am content with who I am. But I don't think people understand the difficulties of being "native." Yes there's challenges with racism (towards us, towards white people) but living the...
    Setfree23 Setfree23 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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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 was, but its too late now.
    skykanin skykanin 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    What are some of the most common ans uncommon

    tribes for Americans to have in their bloodline? From what I know I'm Cherokee and Shawnee. I'm starting to research Native American culture because I find it very beautiful
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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