I Am Native American

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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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 29, 2014

    I live on a reservation πŸ‘Œ

    and I dance (fancy)
    Elizabethchristinee Elizabethchristinee
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Nov 1, 2015

    Choctaw nation! ....

    .…............. ................. ............ ......... ...... .... ... .. .
    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Jan 1, 2015


    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
    6 Responses Oct 18, 2007

    A grandfather was watching his grandson

    while his tribe was out gathering and hunting. In this time there was much warring among his people and neighboring tribes. The elder seeing in his youngest grandson a need for peace among the conflicts and pilaging. Noticing the way his grandson daily worked with bows, and...
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    5 Responses Jun 30, 2015

    Went to a UNITY conference.

    (United National Indian Tribal Youth) Amazing experience, got to meet so many different types of Native Americans , even ones from New Zealand.
    Elizabethchristinee Elizabethchristinee
    16-17, F
    Nov 1, 2015

    My native name is Mishkwanikwud(Red Cloud) I'm

    a part of the Crane clan of the Ojibwa Indians from Northern Michigan
    SarcasticBadger SarcasticBadger
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Jan 5, 2015

    I Am Native American

    bigc420 bigc420
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Jan 8, 2008

    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
    1 Response Jul 10, 2015

    I'm 1/4 Karuk & Shasta on my dad's side of the

    family. Since I know much more about my mom's side of the family (the mixed-european side), I have become fairly curious & want to learn about my dad's side. Unfortunately, based on what I learned, quite a few people on my dad's family are born-again christians -- and I am...
    carriewolf12 carriewolf12
    26-30, T
    Jan 23, 2016

    Natives be like , gotchya!

    Idk what it means but my uncles always do this haha. (Picture).
    tpc2015 tpc2015
    Mar 17, 2015
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    Jan 15, 2015

    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 Aug 25, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2014
    Blackbelt4ever Blackbelt4ever
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2015

    I have Cherokee Mohawk

    and 1 more that I forget
    photographyismylife photographyismylife
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 19, 2015
    loriial loriial
    18-21, F
    Feb 5, 2015
    bigboi1996 bigboi1996
    18-21, M
    Mar 17, 2015

    I love my Menominee people

    and proud to be native American.
    Thund3r224 Thund3r224
    36-40, M
    Mar 12, 2015

    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...
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    Jun 10, 2015

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2014
    BobTheUniPonyWakoLover BobTheUniPonyWakoLover
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2015

    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...
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    2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

    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
    AddictedToSerenity AddictedToSerenity
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 22, 2015

    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
    4 Responses Sep 29, 2014
    Ceelce Ceelce
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 7, 2014
    likezwizerz likezwizerz
    36-40, M
    Sep 30, 2015

    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
    5 Responses Dec 18, 2013

    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
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 16, 2015

    Im native american from the UP of

    michigan chippawa indian. canadian french. single male..56
    Murphylovesmax2 Murphylovesmax2
    56-60, M
    6 Responses Feb 6, 2015
    arrowcreek82 arrowcreek82
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 11, 2015

    I am 25% Northern Cheyenne.

    My grandma was full blood, dad is half.
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    Feb 6, 2016

    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, F
    3 Responses Nov 20, 2013

    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

    My great great grandparents walked the Seminole

    trail of tears had a son in oklahoma who married a Black Hills woman and had a daughter who married a carribean man and had a son who married a black/irish woman and had me(:
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2014

    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...
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    1 Response Feb 24, 2014
    FindingKiaraJ FindingKiaraJ
    18-21, F
    Jul 16, 2015

    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, 2015

    Krazy Wolf I'm Santee full blood ( Santee The

    Southern Division of the Sioux Nation ) πŸ˜—πŸ˜πŸ˜ŽπŸŽΈπŸŽΆπŸŽΌπŸŽ‰
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    Jun 25, 2015

    I am 1/2 Shoshone enrolled with Temoke,

    but my band is pretty small. We have a two part rez., because the stare bought part of our land to build the highway on. We are just now building a casino, though it was halted because county land was accidentally burned when they were removing bush. As many of you know, BLM...
    TellyLuv TellyLuv
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2016

    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
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2014

    I'm half Native American.

    If you read my Ancestry DNA results which I posted here. You'll find the percentage.
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    1 Response Dec 15, 2015

    On my grandma's side I am black foot

    and from my father I am Mexican Indian. I do not know anything about either side although I would like to.
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2015

    I have Native American in me I don't know how

    much but I think you can see it in my features .
    kittenmajor kittenmajor
    22-25, F
    11 Responses Feb 16, 2016

    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
    46-50, M
    Aug 13, 2015

    I am a native american

    and I live in Quebec, Canada and I am very fluent in my language.
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    16-17, M
    1 Response Aug 30, 2015

    Full blooded, lived on the "rez" most of my

    life. I can speak my languages and actively participate in our religious ceremonies.
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2014

    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
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Dec 25, 2013
    Ceelce Ceelce
    31-35, F
    Dec 6, 2014

    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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