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I Wonder About Early Native Peoples

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Why do we even ask rhetorical questions?
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    What have we done to our species in the name of civilization? Why cant a human being not roam freely? Why do we have to learn the clothing jargon? Why do we have to spend our...
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    When we were children going through the two year old phase of asking "why" did we really leave that time period of asking why I find myself always asking why this and why that...
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    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    It's strange really. One night I was lying in my bed simply wondering about death. I thought about death what it would be like. To have your senses shut down, to not think or exist...
    SilverNeira SilverNeira 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Fidge3 Fidge3 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    findmeholdmehasbeenfound findmeholdmehasbeenfound 18-21 2 Responses Feb 17

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    BloodFanatic BloodFanatic 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I am just sitting here thinking as I watch the news, job markets etc.. just what he future holds for our children. As a boy, I had no worries about the future. I grew up playing...
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    February 26, 1929 On this day in history in 1929, in one of his final acts as president, Calvin Coolidge dedicates acreage in the Grand Teton mountain range as a national park...
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    nebu13 nebu13 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    My father doesn't hold anything back when it comes to his opinions and he doesn't care your age. His truth is his truth and that is all. Anyhow, we visited him and we have a hard...
    LanaKane101 LanaKane101 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I am a biological female. Ever since I was young, I can remember feeling different sorts of body dysphoria. Kind of like I am not entirely female. Like I am equal parts male and...
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    My husband says things to me that really hurt. When I tell him that what he said has hurt me, he gives me a half-assed apology. If I tell you that you hurt me, please don't say...
    babygirl42priceless babygirl42priceless 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    based on the other day, I discovered two options about how people see me. Either they see me as someone to lie to about other peoples' opinions so they can call me things to my...
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M Feb 13

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    When I grew up in the early 50s the whole village took care of raising the kids. It should be like that again. There was no place for us to misbehave and get unnoticed.
    GrandmaM GrandmaM 70+, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    Well; It's a big commitment and isn't it a big mess when it doesn't work out.. I think too many people jump into "marriage" too quickly.. So here's 25 reasons not to marry/settle...
    TheMightyAphrodite TheMightyAphrodite 41-45, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see the nice girl whose always smiling? or can they see something else behind my smile?
    Silent15 Silent15 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    We’ll share Original impressions, nevertheless the intention is to receive you the information you need on what’s exciting and applicable right now so you can commence having...
    Ethan3088hnz9 Ethan3088hnz9 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    Earlier, on Facebook, I wrote about my youth and my education, majoring in psychology, but never getting my degree. I also worked in management at an industrial laundry. I later...
    Orion33 Orion33 51-55, M Feb 12

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    My Native American name is Makawee Alawa, which means Mothering Pea.
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 3

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    Your Native American Name Is: Nukpana Bodaway And apparently...the translation means .... Evil fire maker.... Yikes 😓!!!! 🔥
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Your Native American Name Is: Nina Kuwanyauma which means: Your name means: Strong Butterfly Showing Beautiful Wings I will take it.
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 11 Responses Feb 3

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    Your Native American Name Is: Alsoomse Alawa Your name means: Independent Pea
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I have Native American ancestors from Oneida.
    loriial loriial 18-21, F Feb 5

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    Im native american from the UP of michigan chippawa indian. canadian french. single male..56
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