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Forum: Pow Wow Talk 06-16-2004, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,848
Posted By storm
you all listen to SLTATE she is about the most...

you all listen to SLTATE she is about the most level headed person on this site.
Paint is very complex...Like she said; for powow it is probably just for show. But there are many ways to paint. I...
Forum: Memorials 06-16-2004, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,664
Posted By storm
Good bye to my friend. It was good to see all...

Good bye to my friend.
It was good to see all her friends at the wake and services.
Forum: Southern Singing 06-16-2004, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,113
Posted By storm
This is much like eagle feather ettiquete (sp). ...

This is much like eagle feather ettiquete (sp).
When i was young in the early 60's, the drum was treated with greater respect than now...more ''real' reverence, not just show. Most elders I know...
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 06-16-2004, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,795
Posted By storm
There is no real use of antlers in dance clothes...

There is no real use of antlers in dance clothes i know of.
Look at pictures...old pictures and lots of them..the old folks knew what they were doing. There was no antlers on staffs or dance sticks...
Forum: Chit Chat 05-25-2004, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By storm
OK in OK It just part of life here,,,how do you...

OK in OK
It just part of life here,,,how do you think i got my screenname,
Forum: Pow Wow FAQ's 05-21-2004, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,155
Posted By storm
What is a otter ring? If you mean outer...

What is a otter ring?
If you mean outer ring...That is for women singers usually. And I have never ever anywhere seen rattles at the drum for POWOW. That would be freaky goofy dumborama stuff.
Forum: Straight Dancing 05-20-2004, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,170
Posted By storm
If you are Muskoke,Choctaw or Shawnee or other...

If you are Muskoke,Choctaw or Shawnee or other tribes with medicine grounds....different rules. Go to your medicine grounds, It will all be explained,(over time)
I only speak about Our folks who do...
Forum: Straight Dancing 05-20-2004, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,170
Posted By storm
How you paint "was' a male or female thing down...

How you paint "was' a male or female thing down here. I know it is changing and being forgotten; and there are so many new tribes all over that straight dance that traditions are lost, mixed up; etc....
Forum: Straight Dancing 05-19-2004, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,170
Posted By storm
I thought it was common knowledge...so I am not...

I thought it was common knowledge...so I am not telling any big sacred secret....the four paints are medicine! Red paint is for protection and identification with the War dance societies...it has...
Forum: Straight Dancing 05-19-2004, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,170
Posted By storm
I have straight danced a while...I have rarely...

I have straight danced a while...I have rarely seen a male with a painted scalp, among the prairie tribes ,as who me says, this is for females. Once, a generation ago, it was connected to an honor...
Forum: Chit Chat 05-17-2004, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By storm
decoration day....but we always decorate...

decoration day....but we always decorate everyones grave....In the old days we would visit our kin up at White Eagle and go up on the HIll..there would be folks there with entire meals cooked and...
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 05-13-2004, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,687
Posted By storm
Please chech out the federal site as posted in...

Please chech out the federal site as posted in this thread...
As I stated; ONLY non-native birds, and domestic birds are legal to own. Any bird originaly native to the U.S. is illegal.
I thought...
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 05-12-2004, 12:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,687
Posted By storm
Eagles are not protected becasue they are on the...

Eagles are not protected becasue they are on the endagered list. The penalty is greater because of that. The migratory bird act. I find it amazing most people do not realize you cannot have "ANY"...
Forum: Chit Chat 05-10-2004, 03:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,287
Posted By storm
Warning: Overuse may cause bleeding from the...

Warning: Overuse may cause bleeding from the ears; disorientation,self abuse;anal leakage;overactive imagination; hairy palms and possibly death.
Forum: Straight Dancing 05-10-2004, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,409
Posted By storm
There are questions and problem created by the...

There are questions and problem created by the nature of these cyber discussions. YOu have to be so brief, and sometimes what I leave out I think is common knowledge, and the next post asks about it....
Forum: Health Issues 05-08-2004, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,309
Posted By storm
MAN! this should be the disclaimer on every new...

MAN! this should be the disclaimer on every new age, native do it yourself medicine man book! Thank you for an intelligent, well written rant.
Forum: Jingle Dancing 05-07-2004, 10:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,352
Posted By storm
Please...think about this... Granted ,,,It is...

Please...think about this...
Granted ,,,It is our culture, we are offended when folks appear to be disrespectful, we are threatened when non-indians wish to participate, because of our history with...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 05-06-2004, 01:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,352
Posted By storm
So think about this...I have an ID card. My...

So think about this...I have an ID card.
My kids fall below the blood quantum....
So my children, my flesh and blood; that I love more than anything; can't dance someplace because they are not...
Forum: Chit Chat 05-04-2004, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By storm
Absolutly. Me...I did not know any different....

Absolutly. Me...I did not know any different. Till I was 6,I was raised in a household ,out in the boonies on the farm, no TV! ..with only native neighbors, my grandma and greatgrandma, All i knew...
Forum: Beadwork 05-03-2004, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,347
Posted By storm
Thanks for the good attitude and open mind. ...

Thanks for the good attitude and open mind.
Like a lot of topics on this site there are misunderstandings and even fear about the NAC. A lot of folks have no contact with the NAC. It has just been...
Forum: News and Announcements 04-30-2004, 01:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,467
Posted By storm
...you will never make these folks happy.... ...

...you will never make these folks happy....
just do what you want and they can come if they feel like it....
Anyway NO contests..........
Forum: Beadwork 04-30-2004, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,347
Posted By storm
It is apparent few of you have ever been to a NAC...

It is apparent few of you have ever been to a NAC meeting.
You will get a BIG argument about this from many Oklahoma NAC members.
I have been a NAC member over 30 years...I have attended 100's of...
Forum: Chit Chat 04-29-2004, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,267
Posted By storm
Where can I get one of those keeeeen vest and a...

Where can I get one of those keeeeen vest and a big hairy white belly to go with it.....like the guy in the picture....
Ho lon ska tah axa....(white like a dead fish) belly
I give him a new...
Forum: Chit Chat 04-29-2004, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By storm
I went to my 30 year reunion a few years ago...i...

I went to my 30 year reunion a few years ago...i figured everyone would be dead by now.....they were just bald and fat. (that was the women) Met everyones 3rd or 4th spouse,...
Forum: Pow Wow FAQ's 04-29-2004, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,565
Posted By storm
I agree to follow your tribe... just adding to...

I agree to follow your tribe...
just adding to the info to show how different folks do things.
When my oldest was born 24 years ago....we brought him out to a dinner...never a dance at that...
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