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Old 01-30-2007, 09:50 AM   #1
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"the little people"

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There was a thread two years ago that was deleted about the "little people."

This morning on Yahoo, the front page has an artist's rendition of a "little person" whose remains were found in Indonesia.

"Little people" are litterally in every culture/country in the world including Ireland, Canada, Peru, China, South Africa, Australia and Russia!

They also are a part of almost every Native group in North America.

The artists rendition on: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...s_1/photo4.htm looks exactly like the photograph of an actual little person that is displayed in "the little peoples exhibit" inside the Chickasaw Nation Council House Museum!
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Old 01-30-2007, 09:57 AM   #2
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Awww, you can't find the file at this location.
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Old 01-30-2007, 10:07 AM   #3
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Awww, you can't find the file at this location.

Try these. Both are public domain national geographic pictures:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...1-hobbits.html

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...s/3300214.html


The photograph at the Chickasaw museum looks exactly like this "little person!"
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Interesting. I added it to my favorites, but got distracted by the shark pics and the squid pics.
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Ok These Ppl Are Not To Be Confused With Migets Or Drwarfs Right Who Me,there Is A Lovely Ladie Who Grand Child Is A Drwarf And She Looks Indian On All Accounts She Is Just Small Is Size.
But The Thought Of A Ppl Who Are A Diffrent Speices That Have Breed With The Homan Sapiain Is Well Powerfull Becouse It Must Have Been Nolble To Except Someone Very Difrent Than The First Ppl
Thats What I Thought When I Saw That Sight.
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I wonder............. would they be related to powwows.com, "Hobbs"?
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I thought Who was referring to your avy Ki.........


and yet again I must say...AVY ABUSE!!!! That lil guy is probably ready to fall over. *L*
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Ok These Ppl Are Not To Be Confused With Migets Or Drwarfs Right Who Me,there Is A Lovely Ladie Who Grand Child Is A Drwarf And She Looks Indian On All Accounts She Is Just Small Is Size.
But The Thought Of A Ppl Who Are A Diffrent Speices That Have Breed With The Homan Sapiain Is Well Powerfull Becouse It Must Have Been Nolble To Except Someone Very Difrent Than The First PplThats What I Thought When I Saw That Sight.

they are saying this is a newly found SUB species of early human ancestors related to "lucy". And it's found in Indonesia. Homo Sapien did'nt come till much later...
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This is a picture of my four year old grand-daughter "Faith". She is a dwarf.
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ah, I wondered if you were talking about the so called "Hobbit", I saw a documentary on this recently WhoMe. Interesting. There have been pygmy elephants and the like due to either environment or migrating to small islands. I'm sure you know the little people are integral to Cherokee lore.
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I wonder............. would they be related to powwows.com, "Hobbs"?
LOL! Your nuts Ki! Nuts!
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the stories of little people run deep among our people, and it is thought that if they come around your children this is a good thing. they live in the woods from the stories i remember and are not seen when you are looking for them but can be seen out of the corners of your eyes. i know that they came and played with my daughter when she was young, and i am almost positive they harrass my cat Max. when the new development was going up and some of the woods were coming down on my rez my aunt was a little whatever about it cause that is the home to the little people and seemed there was no thought to them. i really wish i had the place of mind to share the stories that were shared with me, but my mind is on other things sad things and is not the time to share stories.
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i really wish i had the place of mind to share the stories that were shared with me, but my mind is on other things sad things and is not the time to share stories.
I'd really like to hear these stories when the time is right Migizi. We were told not to take anything you might find in the woods, for it might belong to the little people. And while mostly they are fun loving, maybe just misplacing something that belongs to you, if you cross them, it could be a really bad thing. I think they get after my cats too!
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Little people are not dwarfs.

I have met a lot of people from many Native communities that have come in direct contact with them all over North America.

One thing I would like to add is - each tribe has different beliefs about them. To some they bring good luck. To others they bring bad luck. To others, you aren't even supposed to talk about them.

One thing is for sure, most Indians who are close to their culture know about them.

If anyone is in Southeastern, Oklahoma, please visit the Chickasaw Council House Museum in Tishmingo. There is an exhibit and actual photograph of a little person there. The curator said, "when they move the exhibit, the little people come and play mischievious tricks until it is moved back to its original location."
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If anyone is in Southeastern, Oklahoma, please visit the Chickasaw Council House Museum in Tishmingo. There is an exhibit and actual photograph of a little person there. The curator said, "when they move the exhibit, the little people come and play mischievious tricks until it is moved back to its original location."
yep, sounds about right. Thanks for that info WhoMe, I'll try to check that out, sounds really interesting.
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Little people are not dwarfs.

I have met a lot of people from many Native communities that have come in direct contact with them all over North America.

One thing I would like to add is - each tribe has different beliefs about them. To some they bring good luck. To others they bring bad luck. To others, you aren't even supposed to talk about them.

One thing is for sure, most Indians who are close to their culture know about them.

If anyone is in Southeastern, Oklahoma, please visit the Chickasaw Council House Museum in Tishmingo. There is an exhibit and actual photograph of a little person there. The curator said, "when they move the exhibit, the little people come and play mischievious tricks until it is moved back to its original location."
Grandma told stories about them
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Shhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!

They're everywhere, and it is late at night. I was always told about these(######)but we were also never to speak of these (######) after dark. Though now that I think about it some of my Uncles used to tell stories around an evening fire. I believe in these (######) and think that I have actually seen them myself. I was told that they could be very impish and they could be very helpful in doing chores ect.. They can help keep a watchful eye on our children to keep them safe.

Just a thought of these things.
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I was told that they could be very impish and they could be very helpful in doing chores ect.. They can help keep a watchful eye on our children to keep them safe.

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The legends about them in here in the Northwest is that they will call your name and whatever to get you to walk deeper into the woods, until you're lost. But not attack you or anything, just get you lost like it's a big practical joke to them.

The Irish legend of the Leprechaun is basically just another "little person" tradition. But the Leprechauns are not cute little four-leaf-clover characters like you see on the box of Lucky Charms, they are (magically) powerful creatures who can invoke big time punishment if you tick them off. Some of the Elf legends from Scandinavia are similar.

Perhaps the Native American little people should feel discriminated that their likeness are not being used in World of Warcraft?
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