I Wonder About Early Native Peoples

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    Keeping the Chain Bright

    Why is it in reviewing Native perspectives towards a forever continuing lasting tribute, by using the term," Keeping the Chain Bright" only applied to them and not the Europeans whom had dealings with them? As in the past  All the dealings with these...
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    Oct 1, 2009

    Pole Posting Is It a Throw Back?

    I think about weird stuff from time to time like: is nailing a sign to a telephone pole, (as a form of advertising) a throw back to the early native tree writings that occured in pre colonial America ?
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2009

    First Northern Oppression By a European Power

    Samuel de Champlain,French explorer.  He began exploring North America in 1603, and five years later established the settlement that has since grown to become Quebec City.  He was the first European explorer of portions of the Great Lakes, making journeys after...
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 5, 2009

    There Is Quite A Bit To Think About

    I read a book called "Indian Givers" where the author looked at the modern-day world and the impact that native cultures has had on it. There is quite a bit that people today don't think twice about that might not be in Western Society had it not been for early native cultures...
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Jan 11, 2013

    Death, Skulls and Bones Still Lying

     3 years earlier, A great Plague from the Dutch colonies of the Hudson Bay area spread through the Northern New World like wild fires.  readily viewable by these early Visitors to Cape Cod in 1620 @ Sept 9 th a small group of people journey to the cape area and...
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    Oct 5, 2009

    They, By Existence, Tell Us Of Other Options

    When I first went in to university, I wanted to get a degree in Aboriginal Studies...and I can't deny that it was a fascinating program to study and learn more about. Of course, being Canadian, much of the content was the Aboriginal culture of my own country, but my absolute...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Nov 23, 2010

    French & British Vie For Native Lands North

    It never ceases to amaze me re-guarding stories I've read or seen about these two Countries; Britain and France and how they split Natives interest and set one group amongst each other of the Region!Both of these Contemptuous Countries had Vied for Control of Lands...
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2009

    Related Experiences

    Are we still allowed to use Experience Project if we are already members and it's just non-members who cannot sign in anymore? That to me seems like it gives us members security...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 21
    Okay here goes nothing.. 1. I'm 19, I'm a proud single mom to my son. 2. I go to college and also I bartend and own a tattoo shop 3. I eat super fast. Whenever I go out to eat with...
    Buoyantwaters Buoyantwaters
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 21
    Today, I have felt utterly clueless as to how my life would play out. I literally wanted to scream my head off because of how badly I felt. It was that sort of "outside- looking in...
    drama16queen1997 drama16queen1997
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 18
    she always targets me,like its always me she tortures with her long nails and her kicking,and then she starts acting nice later that day and is all up on me???? something is either...
    ShellBoss105342 ShellBoss105342
    18-21, M
    Apr 18
    Apollyon89 Feel free to message me about anything :)
    Apolyc Apolyc
    26-30, M
    Apr 18
    "People are sad because we constantly point out the negative things and forget to notice all the wonderful things in life"
    SilverUniicorn SilverUniicorn
    70+, F
    Apr 18
    Just for a moment today I thought about getting out, however the thought was not fleeting and I actually stuck with it for a moment longer. I imagine this is due to my lack of...
    mljenkins mljenkins
    41-45, F
    Apr 18
    Sometimes I wonder if I wasn't as special as you thought I was. Maybe I'm just someone who stumbled into your path. Wide-eyed and unsuspecting. Not knowing how to shield my...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    Apr 18
    its odd how it happens. you open up to people. you trust, you care and they care too. but then it happens. you realize you start holding back because you dont care to cause pain...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 17
    I sometimes stumble across posts, where the user is so happy that she found someone. Someone who understands them, someone who accepts her imperfections, someone who says he'll...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 16
    Now that EP is closing, I'm really wondering if anybody here has ever had a crush on me. I guess we will never know ^-^
    notmyfaultyourenotoriginal notmyfaultyourenotoriginal
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Apr 16
    I wonder...when and where this obsession with happiness started.
    Cierzo Cierzo
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Apr 16
    Ok. This is really risky. But now I see e.ps closing down it makes me so sad. I hope this doesn't upset the person I'm wondering about, but I met them on here the first time I...
    Jordbaerbonnie Jordbaerbonnie
    31-35, F
    Apr 16
    Nocontrol10 Up for any conversation. Straight, bi, kinky, normal; about nothing.... I'm up for it all.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 16
    How easily the fruits and veggies get cut! They don't resist, they don't oppose. Coz that's how they are made, soft, cutable, eatable.. Sounds a bit absurd lol, but while slicing...
    DropsOfRain DropsOfRain
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 15
    I am sad, because if it were not for EP.. I would not have met the most wonderfully amazing person...I have wonderful memories of messaging and getting to know her. !! Good By EP...
    ReallyBill ReallyBill
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    I want to kill myself but I feel like I'll miss out on something. Idk. Not looking for attention just wondering about your suicidal experiences?
    maloriemeow maloriemeow
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Apr 14
    I have been told by a good friend here that in the beginning I was intimidating to her because of my strong opinions. I realise that I may look like that, but as a matter of fact...
    Cierzo Cierzo
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Apr 14
    Many EP users can write really well. To be honest, I felt their writings can reach closer to my heart than the books I have read till today. Even in the category which I do not see...
    whyacinth whyacinth
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Apr 14
    I always wonder... why is it that those who always try to stay strong, always end up having to deal with other people's weaknesses? The strong pays for the strength that they hold...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 13
    Looking for someone to talk to. Someone who can talk about anything would be best though. My k1k is ritz2013
    prettylittleritzy prettylittleritzy
    18-21, F
    Apr 13
    if not for my faithful dog Riley, I would never experience a morning dew. If it were my way, frankly, I would never sleep again. im an all nighter and the early day serves no...
    Sharime Sharime
    41-45, F
    Apr 13
    Sensitive people are the most genuine and honest people you will ever meet. There is nothing they won’t tell you about themselves if they trust your kindness. However, the moment...
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    Apr 12
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    Cierzo Cierzo
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Apr 12
    I have a Muslim friend . She's nice and beautiful. I saw her long hair . I bet she would look hot without her scarf . I'm jealous of her red lips . Her skin is not dark or light...
    SofiSerean000 SofiSerean000
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    1, My name is Hugh 2, I'm 38 3, I'm a red head 4 , I live in the uk , but originate from Norway 5, I live in Oxford 6, I work in education 7, I'm a chubby guy 8, I've...
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    I wonder if men just see us as a sex object
    LauraBowker LauraBowker
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 11
    In 2015 I was diagnosed with Cushing's disease which was caused by a brain tumor. I had brain surgery on 20 July 2015. My best friend took leave the day of surgery and visited...
    Sanetvh Sanetvh
    41-45, F
    Apr 11
    Just have these thoughts when I'm gone I will most likely be forgotten cast adrift in the tides of time. I'm used to it but I wonder who would remember me for the actions I've did...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    My boyfriend slept over for the first time ever.He came over from work and was too tired to drive home,so I told him to stay over.He was too scared but I talked him into it. He...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    Dad is still trying to change me going on another kick of changing how I dress in relation to my skinny jeans. I wish I could be accepted for who I am. I'm afraid that he will...
    XxRazorbladeRomancexX XxRazorbladeRomancexX
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Apr 9
    This may sound sexual but it's not. I want them but I don't want to get sugary or anything. I wonder if it can grow if I eat certain things if not then whatever. I want bigger b...
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I wonder why some people don't get that the war against Islamic terrorism is not the same as being at war with a country. Terrorism, by its nature, is carried out by little local...
    HarryDemon HarryDemon
    51-55, M
    Apr 8
    I check my phone in the morning time for her text message I usually get from her during the night, and she isn't there. I'm thinking she is busy. I wait later on in the day, still...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    A group of us decided to do an early dinner at a nicer restaurant on the water in a resort beach town. In fact the drive took us through a number of beach communities. It was not...
    nuwalker nuwalker
    66-70, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    I do wonder, sometimes. Not because I worry what they think of me, but because I show different people different facets of myself. Do I appear as simple as I portray myself to be...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    why do I care if others think about me....idk but it feels good to know I was on someone's mind...that i was/am special enough to them at one point
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 6
    Many times I have thought about that very special one I have yet to meet... I wonder if he/she thinks of me sometimes too !
    AlipheeseVayentha AlipheeseVayentha
    18-21, F
    Apr 6
    I wonder are you thinking of me as I'm am always thinking about you ?? Are you okay my cockney darling ?
    Triplets111 Triplets111
    56-60, F
    Apr 6
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    Michalb Michalb
    41-45, M
    Apr 6
    There isn't a day... maybe an hour even, that I don't think of you. I miss you. I wonder if you're doing okay. Are you still out there somewhere? Or have you completely left? I...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 5
    if men I find attractive know about that. If they somehow notice that I'm eyeing their figure, face, hair...and can't get enough! Damn, it feels so good to spend time with a good...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    I used to call him silly billy, his name was billy lol. I met him online before I met my hubby and I wonder about him sometimes. He stopped talking to me over the phone for like a...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
    It's hard sometimes to let go of the things we love. Maybe it's not so hard. If love is the way we show that we don't mind giving things up than this should be easy. Regardless of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 5
    1. I'm doing this because I'm bored out of my mind. 2. I'm a self-taught expert in the art of procrastination. 3. I am the pride of one half of my family, and the disappointment of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 5
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    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Apr 4
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    jarocho jarocho
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 4
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    jarocho jarocho
    22-25, M
    Apr 4
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    Vocevaiver123 Vocevaiver123
    46-50, F
    Apr 4
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    drummergrl06 drummergrl06
    26-30, F
    Apr 4
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    artsparkle111 artsparkle111
    31-35, F
    Apr 3
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    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    Apr 3
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    Taytay8128 Taytay8128
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 2
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