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Old 01-25-2006, 12:27 PM   #21
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Hey that's where I got my two indian names, in Mass and CT!

In Mass I was given the sacred name:

"Two Hamburger Buns walking down the Interstate"

In CT, I was given the spiritual name:

"Laughing Kidney Gravy!"
LMAO
I think some of them were like "Fierce Wolverine that eats Fuzzy Bunnies" or "Streaking Moon"
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Old 01-25-2006, 01:36 PM   #22
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I think some of them were like "Fierce Wolverine that eats Fuzzy Bunnies" or "Streaking Moon"
Ewwwww "Streaking Moon"?? Some Charmin toilet paper should correct that problem.
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Old 01-25-2006, 01:41 PM   #23
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I think some of them were like "Fierce Wolverine that eats Fuzzy Bunnies" or "Streaking Moon"
LMIAO ''quarter pounder with cheese''
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Old 01-25-2006, 02:13 PM   #24
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You should some of the "Naming Ceremonies" that they do at certain powwows in Mass and CT. It's nothing to see an "elder" naming 20 to 30 people at a time, in the arena with a mic. I was at one where the MC actually announced that if you wanted an indian name to come to the arbor and you could be part of the naming ceremony.

ROFL!! Hell ya, I remember those! Dont forget the staged "ndn" wedding they have every year with the same couple.
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my all time personal favorite"indian" name is Crystal Rainbow Flying Hawk Medicine" ... had a woman at a powwow come up and tell me that was her ndn name
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friend fo mine had a naming ceremony don't at a particular pow wow because that pow wow had special meaning, was were he met his wife and where all his kids first enter the pow wow arena.
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friend fo mine had a naming ceremony don't at a particular pow wow because that pow wow had special meaning,

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Old 01-26-2006, 02:36 PM   #28
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I think I'm going to write a book of NDN names - like they have in the Pregancy and Birth section of any book store.

Anyone care to contribute? If you do - I'll include you in the dedication and maybe give you cut of the profits.

Bonus points if your list is alphabetized.

I already have the title "Truly Authentic Names for your Native American Heart"
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I think I'm going to write a book of NDN names - like they have in the Pregancy and Birth section of any book store.

Anyone care to contribute? If you do - I'll include you in the dedication and maybe give you cut of the profits.

Bonus points if your list is alphabetized.

I already have the title "Truly Authentic Names for your Native American Heart"
a brillant idea real names or the good made up new agey ones?
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a brillant idea real names or the good made up new agey ones?
I'm sure the names will be really good new agey and made up!

And we'll make a load of dough!

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a brillant idea real names or the good made up new agey ones?
BTW - I'm joking!

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I'm sure the names will be really good new agey and made up!

And we'll make a load of dough!









BTW - I'm joking!
awwwwwwwwwwww lol
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Isn't it funny, that, when you meet certain people at p/w's they all have the same ndn name. I meet more MorningStar's, Mayflower's, MedicineOwl's, TwoHawks, Man with Eagle Spirits, etc... than ever now. I even mc'd a p/w one time and had someone ask me how could they get an ndn name, or worse, how do you become ndn. I should have told them for a nominal fee I could take care of all of that for them. Boy, people's stupidity.
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What about "Breaking Wind" or "Changing Moon". I think that someone actually had the last one for a name.

What I really love is when you tell someone your name and they say "No...your Indian Name!"
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What about "Breaking Wind" or "Changing Moon". I think that someone actually had the last one for a name.

What I really love is when you tell someone your name and they say "No...your Indian Name!"
Yep. I've gone through that as well. They look at you funny when you tell them that you don't have one. Besides, they don't need to know anyway.
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[QUOTE=ndngirl70]What about "Breaking Wind"...QUOTE]

Good one for my husband!
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when ever im asked what my indian name is, i smile and reply" fred"
( and i didnt get it at a powwow)
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AWWWW! I know of some textbook indians and wannabes out east that would pay bucks for that book! I was even working on the list!
got dang!
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My dad gave my mom a new name after she bought a new set of cookware. She is still called "Many Pots" around the old homestead!
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lol... yes there are some interesting ones out there. Not many natives give their ndn names out. I used to, but its usually my side names now. Stacks Alot is a common one my huki'api use. An elder out west gave me that after watching me stack rocks when i got bored in the evenings . So the name stuck. Other than that Ive learned pretty quick to keep my "good" name to myself. I did like the quote about saying your fist name and ya didnt get it out at a powwow...lol =)

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