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I Wonder About Early Native Peoples

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It happens quite often. The other day I get a new 'fan' who also wants to message me. A quick check of his profile shows about 20 other names he just added to his circle so I guess...
    adel66 adel66 46-50, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Achievement of capacity on donation of spirituality 435) 1st December, 1980. Monday. Early morning dream: A huge open area was first seen in the dream, where in...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M 2 days ago

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    If I had things to do over, oh my where would I start? I live my life wondering about what could have been, what should have been! I have regrets in how I've handled things and how...
    couldashoulda69 couldashoulda69 66-70, M 2 days ago

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    I woke up this morning and started wondering about basic instinct and human behavior - I know about the four f's but where did this basic learning come from one of the f's is food...
    g4it g4it 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    i used to go to bed at sometimes 4 in the afternoon...well, i started getting ready for bed. i liked it. i had the luxury of doing it...i was able to sleep through the night and...
    sunriseinmyeyes sunriseinmyeyes 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am. The simplest name till the unique ones. And I always wonder how could other people never failed to remember my name. I would've forget that too if only I don't have to write...
    cloudi cloudi 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Really early. Started in daycare and didn't stop until I ran away at 16.
    plmxaq1 plmxaq1 26-30, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    really bored. let's talk about anything you want. or we can discuss how blind people know when to stop wiping. q 1 9 7 4
    quoc777 quoc777 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    It started when my boyfriend got off work early and I was getting ready to go into second shift. He came home and gave me a big hug. He helped me get lotion on my back because it...
    cherrypie54552 cherrypie54552 22-25, F a week ago

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    My bf and I started dating a year ago. He was just coming out of a relationship with the mother of their then 2 year old child. He hid the relationship for a long time, but then...
    franklymydear42 franklymydear42 41-45, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Waking at 430am and can't get back to sleep, really annoys me when I wake up so early
    bored90999 bored90999 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ever since my early teenage years I have been struggling to make head or tail of my life, I have been bounced from counsellors to doctors, then psychotherapists and back more times...
    alphapuppy alphapuppy 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 31

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    There´s one legend of the Erie which I like very much: When God created the humans he baked them into an oven. The first humans he baked into this oven he let them too long...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F Jan 31

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    1: I'm by definition a Phsycopath 2:I'm ironically a Christian 3: I think Donald Trump will win. (no hate) 4:I like Resident Evil (favorite games) 5:I'm a brony (haters gonna hate...
    DapperFlames DapperFlames 13-15, M Jan 30

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    Hair is the physical manifestation of our thoughts and an extension of ourselves. So pure and sacred are the thoughts of Our Mother, the Earth, that Her hair grows long and...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F Jan 30

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    I love getting up early enough to see the sun rise. My sister and I like go running or walking on trails near our house early in the morning. It's always so pretty seeing the sun...
    Syntagram Syntagram 16-17, F Jan 29

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    If you wanna chit chat about everyday nonsense and so forth then just pm me, I have a group set up to just talk about whatever. Horror movies. games and music would be appreciated...
    Cocrispy Cocrispy 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    A Cherokee chief is 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...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    WHAT IFWhat if it was true,and like they sayall pain stops,What if it was trueand like they sayyou are free,really freeForever and finally free,Wouldnt that be grand,wouldnt that...
    AgentSeven AgentSeven 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    is it normal to be this sexual when younger ! ? when i was maybe the ages of 5-8 i remember having sexual times with my cousins and step sister.. i mean more than i should have...
    idkhby idkhby 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    1. I am 18 years old. 2. I really like the colours pink and mint green. 3. My favourite seasons are Autumn and Winter. 4. I pretty much have all the symptoms of Social Anxiety but...
    emjm013 emjm013 18-21, F Jan 27

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    1. my name is Valerie 2. im a Gemini 3. i love strange music (^S^) 4. I believe music is my best friend 5. im trying to like people again 6. i have really long hair 7. i love that...
    Tazz05 Tazz05 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I am mostly Miwok. I grew up with my tribe's culture, and it is very close to me, but I also have smaller bits of other ethnic groups in my blood, such as Welsh and Irish, and I...
    NeonAshes NeonAshes 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    “When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.” ~ Native American Proverb Cherokee
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    “Listen, or your tongue will make you deaf.” Native American proverb
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    The GREAT FATHER above a SHEPHERD CHIEF is. I am His and with Him I want not. He throws out to me a rope and the name of the rope is love and He draws me to where the grass is...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    How Coyote Got His Cunning Story A great many hundred snows ago, Kareya, the Creator, sitting on the Sacred Stool, created the world. First, he made the fishes in the big...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I had more than a few experiences early, my own age and sometimes much older. I was always the initiator, tho, and never regretted any of my choices as a kid. Now, as a parent...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    A man saved me from murder in a city at night one time. Then we stayed together as neither of us had a place to go. He taught me much in that time and I still cherish that time...
    DoIknowmenow DoIknowmenow 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come. Native American proverb
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F Jan 25

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    Why the Possum's Tail is Bare retold by Barbara Shining Woman Warren Possum once had a very long bushy tail. He was so proud of it that he combed it out every morning and he...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    If you are not a believer that is fine but please don't spread negativity... I made this post since its been on my mind for a while. I am actively seeking a church where I can grow...
    iamnikki iamnikki 22-25, F Jan 24

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    Long accompaniment with the Holy Ghost— His trial on the seer and his success 428) 9th October, 1980. Thursday. I had gone to our old house at Howrah...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M Jan 24