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Forum: Pow Wow FAQ's 05-22-2005, 02:57 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,698
Posted By Hewovy
Appearances can sometimes be decieving...what you...

Appearances can sometimes be decieving...what you are seeing as "white people" in regalia might just be mixed-blood or lighter-skinned NDNs. I myself have lighter skin, but wear my regalia with pride.
Forum: Native Issues 05-22-2005, 02:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,865
Posted By Hewovy
My Two Cents on Mascots

The problem with mascots, as I see it, is not necessarily one of offending adults or hurting children. It's much more far-reaching that just that.

Some years back, I remember reading a study of...
Forum: Native Issues 05-22-2005, 02:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,865
Posted By Hewovy
I lived in Ohio for years, after moving from...

I lived in Ohio for years, after moving from NC...I used to dread baseball season. The t-shirts and ball caps were everywhere. I would get flyers in my locker of Chief Wahoo with things like "Is this...
Forum: Native Issues 05-22-2005, 02:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,865
Posted By Hewovy
I couldn't agree more. Well said.

I couldn't agree more. Well said.
Forum: Native Issues 05-14-2005, 12:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,201
Posted By Hewovy
That's just horrible...I'm sorry you had that...

That's just horrible...I'm sorry you had that experience. I say to all: don't buy from him, and let him know why. And to organizers: don't hire him. He is a cheat, and disrespectful to our Tribal...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 03-07-2005, 05:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,593
Posted By Hewovy
That's a really good point.

That's a really good point.
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 03-07-2005, 05:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,593
Posted By Hewovy
"I think spot checks are completely ridiculous...

"I think spot checks are completely ridiculous and just another thing to add to the already over-burdened head judges and tabulators. I agree with kneegrow native - it's a dance contest, not a "who...
Forum: Native Issues 03-07-2005, 05:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,494
Posted By Hewovy
I should have read ahead, as I just posted much...

I should have read ahead, as I just posted much the same thing.

Being Cherokee myself, I can say that if I had a dime for every time someone told me that they were "part Cherokee," or had a "few...
Forum: Native Issues 03-07-2005, 05:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,494
Posted By Hewovy
I agree. And similarly, why is that elusive...

I agree. And similarly, why is that elusive grandparent always a CHEROKEE? You rarely hear someone saying, "Oh, my great-great-granny was a Shoshone princess!" Nope, it's always Cherokee. I don't get...
Forum: Native Issues 03-01-2005, 04:00 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,906
Posted By Hewovy
No problem. Sorry we got off to a bad start.

No problem. Sorry we got off to a bad start.
Forum: Introductions 02-28-2005, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Hewovy
Welcome! I am also fairly new here...but enjoying...

Welcome! I am also fairly new here...but enjoying it immensely.

I lived in Dayton for a number of years, and went to UD. Good luck in your studies!
Forum: Native Issues 02-28-2005, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 919
Posted By Hewovy
I personally will be happier when they are not...

I personally will be happier when they are not only indicted, but convicted. Too many aren't, due to "technicalities" and attacks on the woman's honor, which is supposed to be illegal under rape...
Forum: Native Issues 02-28-2005, 12:40 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,906
Posted By Hewovy
I never called you a fool, quick. Go back and...

I never called you a fool, quick. Go back and read the post again...I quoted MLK. Unless you think HE was personally calling you a fool, lol.
Forum: Native Issues 02-28-2005, 12:38 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,906
Posted By Hewovy
So I've been told. I avoid the Yahoo boards...

So I've been told.

I avoid the Yahoo boards myself; I hate the format. I most likely would not have come here, had AOL not chosen to change their boards from the quick and easily-read format...
Forum: Native Issues 02-25-2005, 04:56 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,906
Posted By Hewovy
LOL. Because being NA and being disabled are...

LOL. Because being NA and being disabled are SOOOO easy and fun! Doesn't everyone want to be that? LOL!
Forum: Native Issues 02-25-2005, 04:54 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,906
Posted By Hewovy
I didn't call you a fool, quick. I asked you if...

I didn't call you a fool, quick. I asked you if learning about others' beliefs were forbidden to you and made the GENERAL statement that ANYONE who purposefully refuses to educate themselves is...
Forum: Chit Chat 02-24-2005, 06:30 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,963
Posted By Hewovy
I'm going to have to agree. I am lighter-skinned...

I'm going to have to agree. I am lighter-skinned than my father and my brothers; but I haven't felt "picked on" for it. It's just such a non-issue...unless you make it one.
Forum: Chit Chat 02-24-2005, 06:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,963
Posted By Hewovy
Not Too Convincing

I have a question...why do you care if this Resa posts a lot? So what. Big deal.

As for the claim that she is "throwing bologna": you made the claim, you prove it. I can't imagine anyone caring...
Forum: Chit Chat 02-24-2005, 06:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,963
Posted By Hewovy
Remember that old song, "If you want to be happy...

Remember that old song, "If you want to be happy for the rest of your life, never make a pretty woman your wife?" LOL.
Forum: Chit Chat 02-24-2005, 06:13 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,963
Posted By Hewovy
A big problem

You're absolutely right...it just causes division, where there should be unity. To focus on who has what blood and from where...that takes away from where the focus should be: on the issues that...
Forum: Introductions 02-24-2005, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Hewovy
Welcome! I am fairly new myself; I am also from...

Welcome! I am fairly new myself; I am also from NC originally (I live in Oregon now). Nice to "meet" you!
Forum: Native Issues 02-24-2005, 05:47 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,906
Posted By Hewovy
Yep...Satan is a Christian concept. Wiccans...

Yep...Satan is a Christian concept. Wiccans don't, in general, believe in Satan at all. It's a common misconception, though, that Pagan and Wiccan religions are actually "Satan worshippers," and that...
Forum: Native Issues 02-24-2005, 05:44 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,906
Posted By Hewovy
No need to "pull up my heritage" from anywhere. I...

No need to "pull up my heritage" from anywhere. I was born in Cherokee, and though I don't live there now, it will always be home. And I will always be what I am: Cherokee.

As for "where I've...
Forum: Games and Polls 02-22-2005, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6,046
Views: 140,379
Posted By Hewovy
When Harry Met Sally...

When Harry Met Sally...
Forum: Native Issues 02-22-2005, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By Hewovy
I am so sorry for your loss, and for the pain of...

I am so sorry for your loss, and for the pain of having it compounded by ignorance and cruelty.
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