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Forum: Ancestry and Genealogy 09-07-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,426
Posted By handgame_native
It was a bad sign for Natives when we started to...

It was a bad sign for Natives when we started to write down what it meant to be Indian rather than just being in the position to live it like the folks before us. There were reasons for this change,...
Forum: Gourd Dance 06-08-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 90,177
Posted By handgame_native
This convo is sounding more and more like a...

This convo is sounding more and more like a diatribe of what Natives should believe about their identity. The likes of which we hear from archaeologists.

No dance is the same from inception,...
Forum: Gourd Dance 05-25-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 90,177
Posted By handgame_native
There most likely was a woman who tried to gourd...

There most likely was a woman who tried to gourd dance somewhere at some point in time.

But in the experience of an Oklahoma gourd dancer, will that ever matter? Probably not for a long while. ...
Forum: Memorials 05-17-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,601
Posted By handgame_native
Condolences to the Ahhaitty family.

Condolences to the Ahhaitty family.
Forum: Head Staff 02-08-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,586
Posted By handgame_native
i say revamp the whole process. just take your...

i say revamp the whole process. just take your gifts to the appropriate pile, singer, dancer, m.c. end of the dance everybody pick up their own pile, bring your own hand carts. oh and have a whole...
Forum: Gourd Dance 09-29-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,433
Posted By handgame_native
I've seen groups that do both the color guard and...

I've seen groups that do both the color guard and gourd dance society functions dress in fatigues during powwow's gourd dance afternoon festivities.

Things get so diluted and misunderstood, I...
Forum: Pow Wow Trip Reports 07-26-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,225
Posted By handgame_native
Powwows with no admission can advertise in any...

Powwows with no admission can advertise in any manner. Why? Because it is Free! Long prayers, lengthy give aways, tales, stories and wisdom, port-a-O's ....all for free.

What people come to...
Forum: Pow Wow Trip Reports 07-23-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,225
Posted By handgame_native
It was mentioned earlier about a low point being...

It was mentioned earlier about a low point being the long invocation. It was one of the high points for me. The elder that spoke indicated himself as one of the oldest of the Awn-goo family,...
Forum: Gourd Dance 04-27-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,386
Posted By handgame_native
congrats Catlin!

congrats Catlin!
Forum: Chit Chat 02-15-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,984
Posted By handgame_native
For the summer timez - Snowcones and Pickles ...

For the summer timez - Snowcones and Pickles

Kids finding and playing on a dirt pile

Flyers

Coolers with Meat Pies

Greasy Faces
Forum: Straight Dancing 02-06-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,617
Posted By handgame_native
I had a friend who did that in Alb one year...

I had a friend who did that in Alb one year during Gathering. It just shamed me out!
Forum: Gourd Dance 12-02-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 90,177
Posted By handgame_native
Aside from all the passive aggressive comments...

Aside from all the passive aggressive comments this thread is riddled with....

Those who do not share our experiences as Native people, in our communities, at our functions, whether it be other...
Forum: Gourd Dance 12-02-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 90,177
Posted By handgame_native
To wit, there are a great many who question the...

To wit, there are a great many who question the origins of the relatively new phenomenon known as the Gourd Dance -- not acknowledging such is pure facetious folly -- so lets not pretend such is...
Forum: Gourd Dance 11-18-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 90,177
Posted By handgame_native
Zeke unfortunately doesn't support his statements...

Zeke unfortunately doesn't support his statements concerning the Kiowa people. So, to me, until they are expounded upon, those statements have no merit.


So.....What ideas are co-opted? What...
Forum: Chit Chat 10-31-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,757
Posted By handgame_native
We had one of those lil bittie t.v.'s that had a...

We had one of those lil bittie t.v.'s that had a dial to change the channels.

*click* channel

*click* *click* *click*


And you had to go outside and turn the antenna and have some inside...
Forum: Head Staff 10-27-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,755
Posted By handgame_native
I let the webcast play on my computer and went...

I let the webcast play on my computer and went took a nap with grandentry going. Woke up and grand entry was still going on. :cool:
Forum: Native Issues 10-26-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,658
Posted By handgame_native
:thumbsup:Don't worry about it, because if you...

:thumbsup:Don't worry about it, because if you were meant to understand he would have explained it to you there when it happened.
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 10-17-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,687
Posted By handgame_native
Gaw, Ceiling Fans for the M.C.! Now that's...

Gaw, Ceiling Fans for the M.C.! Now that's schweet.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Chit Chat 09-12-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By handgame_native
She mentioned his ancestry during her acceptance...

She mentioned his ancestry during her acceptance speech, but I was aware of it before and if I hadn't been I probably would've missed it, cuz it was QUICK.
Forum: Native Issues 08-31-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,092
Posted By handgame_native
I applaud the family.... Register to vote...

I applaud the family....

Register to vote people sympathetic to the situation of this family and get them to the polls.....because you can vote out the current Fort Bend/Needville School District...
Forum: Chit Chat 08-13-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7,211
Views: 333,084
Posted By handgame_native
Thumbs up True! Those intertribals the center drum were...

True! Those intertribals the center drum were singing on Sat. nite were sounding keen.
Forum: Chit Chat 08-12-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7,211
Views: 333,084
Posted By handgame_native
Eye Cot

i saw a sign that had meat pies for six smackeroos. DANG

:goofy:
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 07-31-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By handgame_native
This doesn't have anything to do with this...

This doesn't have anything to do with this thread, but still buckskin related. And it make me go BUH. LOL

Comanche image by kissgal on Photobucket...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 06-25-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,589
Posted By handgame_native
I believe there are exceptions for women speaking...

I believe there are exceptions for women speaking up in front in public. I've heard many women who are mothers of families, elders and they are eloquent during their relative's special, speaking...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 06-22-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,589
Posted By handgame_native
the originators or societies of these dances are...

the originators or societies of these dances are the ones to affect change. NOT the contest powwow world. The meanings and traditions reside with the keepers of those original...
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