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Old 09-10-2003, 03:42 PM   #1
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Question Showing Skin

Hey grrrls, got a question for ya.

How do you feel about this new trend that seems to be emerging with girls showing so much leg when they dance fancy shawl?

I remember it used to be unexceptable to show skin above your knee, but now days you can see some girls entire leg, crotch to cuff!!

What do youns think?
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Old 09-10-2003, 05:00 PM   #2
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I absolutely hate seeing this. I love those skirts that flare out when you turn, but when you can see a woman's thighs and her spandex, then thats waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much skin.

Personally, when I make my niece's outfits (she's only 7, but still) I always make like an underskirt for it, so when the skirt flares, her legs arent showing, but covered by an underskirt (sewn together with the main part of the skirt). I think this is just so much classier and teaches her that its unladylike to be showing skin.

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Old 09-10-2003, 05:01 PM   #3
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i have never seen a girl show skin so i don't know what u mean sorry
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I hate seeing this too. There's this one girl who intentionally makes her skirts too short. The skirt is above the top of her leggings and it looks like she grew out of her skirt years ago. Maybe they think it will help them win.
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I really dislike this. I was taught that it is disrespectful to show skin. What makes it okay to show while you are dancing. I think that is twice as bad. I guess there is nothing we can really do but make sure we go by what we say.
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Old 09-11-2003, 01:49 AM   #6
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Yep I agree , saw a jingle dancer at a pow wow an she was showing way to much leg . If ya wanna show what ya got do it away from the circle is my thought . Ok thats my 2
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Talking bad

what would be really sad if they had nothing on under neath the skirts. at least the skeezahs have shorts on.
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Old 09-11-2003, 11:22 AM   #8
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It's kind of funny. Beacuse if you think about it, some of those big names that talk about how they are sooo traditional and espectable are the main ones to show legs.
I am not saying they aren't nice, I'm just saying that they show alot of legs.

Ex: the new skirt style of it being long on the sides and cutting up high in front.

Myself, I don't like to show more than the top of my knees but then again that's just me!
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Old 09-11-2003, 11:58 AM   #9
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Too much skin is bad, I agree.....especially when all you see is ashy knees!:D
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Old 09-11-2003, 03:19 PM   #10
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holllly cowww!!! whuh? now that aint right...call me a lil old fashioned but it aint traditonal or even modest to show any knee..i dont care what centruy this is keep modest at all times...well heres a story for ya guys check it out.. at this powwow here in ohio at grande entry a woman was coming out in a tank top...now is that modest? well it seemed to me to be a tank top...but she was escorted out of the grande entry because of it...i dunno her name but it was obvoius to everyone that she was pulling a no no...shawl dress should be with or without ruffel 1"- 2" below the top of short beaded leggings..man i would get smacked if i ever pulled a fast one like that...-becca
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Old 09-11-2003, 04:26 PM   #11
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i agree lets not see any leg
but what about those dancers who decide to take off their regalia when they get hot or whatever, and all they have underneath are some shorts and a halter, then decide to go back in the circle and dance? even little girls. intertribal is one thing but...
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Too much skin is bad, I agree.....especially when all you see is ashy knees!:D
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What's too short for sleeves for your top? I wear long sleeves with cuffs but I see some girls wear short sleeves. Some of these are the kind that are tight, very short sleeves...not sleeveless, but very close. I was always told that showing too much of your arms was also inappropriate. I would not consider wearing a shirt with sleeves above my elbows. Any opinions?
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What's too short for sleeves for your top? I wear long sleeves with cuffs but I see some girls wear short sleeves. Some of these are the kind that are tight, very short sleeves...not sleeveless, but very close. I was always told that showing too much of your arms was also inappropriate. I would not consider wearing a shirt with sleeves above my elbows. Any opinions?
I really don't know about this. I always wear a 3/4 shirt. I used to wear a shirt with no sleeves but I felt odd. I know it gets hot but that's why you buy a shirt with lighter material. I just think it looks better with long sleeve shirts on then showing bare arm. It gives it more color.:D
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what would be really sad if they had nothing on under neath the skirts. at least the skeezahs have shorts on.
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Sorry about that

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hmm... now yall got me thinking.. how far does my skirt go when spinning?? geez... :p


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hmm... now yall got me thinking.. how far does my skirt go when spinning?? geez... :p


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Yea i was thinking the same thing.....i think mine might be a lil' short when i spin. I'll have to look in to that.
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My skirt is below my knees and my frill is only about4 inches so it doesn't have that much lift.

However, at Akwesasne powwow I borrowed my girls new rig that I have never seen her dance in...well it turns out that the skirt flares WAAAAYYYYYYY up. No wonder she told me to wear bicycle shorts underneath.

Anyways, I could have sworn that I heard people gasp when I spinned, so I cut it out altogether.

I was always taught that the ladies are to be covered from wrist to toe. The legs and arms are not supposed to show. ESPECIALLY IN JINGLE!!

I saw the most atrocious sight at the same powwow. This little girl (must have been 9-11 years old) was wearing a Jingle dress I swear to God, for a three year old. It LITERALLY DID NOT GO PAST HER KNEES. What color were her hair and eyes? Blonde and blue of course. I was ready to bytch slap her mama!
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I absolutely hate seeing this. I love those skirts that flare out when you turn, but when you can see a woman's thighs and her spandex, then thats waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much skin.

Personally, when I make my niece's outfits (she's only 7, but still) I always make like an underskirt for it, so when the skirt flares, her legs arent showing, but covered by an underskirt (sewn together with the main part of the skirt). I think this is just so much classier and teaches her that its unladylike to be showing skin.

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I hate seeing it to and about the waaaaaaay too much skin what about girls who need to wear better bra support. Talk about no class either take a look in the mirror girls before you go ping ponging all over the arena. Yuck and what about the men who wear aprons and you can see their uppermost thigh and asssscheeks off subject but I had to mention it cuz I think thats just as yuck.
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