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Forum: Ancestry and Genealogy 01-02-2014, 01:31 AM
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Views: 2,237
Posted By docat
I would trust only documented sources anyway. ...

I would trust only documented sources anyway. Word of mouth is okay for a starting place, but you need to verify everything.

It's pricey to hire someone to do genealogy for you, so let's consider...
Forum: Introductions 01-01-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
Sounds interesting. Metalwork seems pretty...

Sounds interesting. Metalwork seems pretty complicated to me. If it were up to me, I'd be globbing gorilla glue to the back or super glue with a safety pin.

Thanks! I learned something new. ...
Forum: Introductions 01-01-2014, 08:39 PM
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Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
I choose to look at it in another way...I think...

I choose to look at it in another way...I think we've probably provided a wealth of information to fuel her thirst for new knowledge.

I hope she took notes. There WILL be a quiz. LOL
Forum: Introductions 01-01-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
I'm going to add that term to my scientific...

I'm going to add that term to my scientific lexicon. LOL



Those are buggy bits you don't want to find, yes! I found that if I soaked cabbage types in salt water for a time that those bugs...
Forum: Ancestry and Genealogy 01-01-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,237
Posted By docat
It wasn't that NDNs weren't persons; they were...

It wasn't that NDNs weren't persons; they were enumerated elsewhere in the Indian censuses. However, if Indians were in the general population, they were counted and that's the problem genealogical...
Forum: Introductions 01-01-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
I remembered another was "pearlash." There used...

I remembered another was "pearlash." There used to be different leavening products available other than the usual baking soda, baking powder, and yeast. Evidently the medicinal chemist provided...
Forum: Introductions 01-01-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
DH would have been totally at home in your...

DH would have been totally at home in your grandmother's kitchen. I had a hard time keeping him out of mine. I remember some kind of experiments with different leavening agents, one smelling like...
Forum: Introductions 01-01-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
WOW, 1866, indeed that would have been the era of...

WOW, 1866, indeed that would have been the era of at least one of the formularies. Plastic explosives??? Oh my, I'm glad the plant suffered in my place. They didn't smell good, and I can see that...
Forum: Introductions 12-31-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,503
Posted By docat
Welcome! I don't think there is any such...

Welcome!

I don't think there is any such thing as generic "Native American culture." There is American culture. There are traditions within specific Indian nations which are "culture", but...
Forum: Introductions 12-31-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
No, it didn't sound like criticizing in the...

No, it didn't sound like criticizing in the least. I totally understand and agree. I was a huge nag about it because I thought it was dangerous. He was fascinated with chemistry and the old time...
Forum: Ask PowWows.com 12-31-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By docat
I agree with the good chemist about the term...

I agree with the good chemist about the term "Indian/ Native American" etc etc.

As far as your quest for general information about Native cultures in the form of books, I think those Reader's...
Forum: Introductions 12-31-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
That's the one I chose too.

That's the one I chose too.
Forum: Introductions 12-31-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
Thanks for the explanation. I too did some...

Thanks for the explanation. I too did some research since posing the question, and I found that one is processed in the liver and the other is processed in the kidneys. This would have meant...
Forum: Introductions 12-29-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
I wonder how this compares with digitoxin...

I wonder how this compares with digitoxin extracted from Foxglove. My late husband was an armchair medicinal chemist who worked up his own medicines from old pharmacological formularies. He had a...
Forum: Introductions 12-29-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
I have three answers for you. You pick the one...

I have three answers for you. You pick the one you like:

1. Milkweed fiber falls from the sky and comes from the Milky Way. On a dewy morning, you can gather the fibers before the dew burns...
Forum: Introductions 12-29-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
There's nothing I'm DYING to tell you. I don't...

There's nothing I'm DYING to tell you. I don't even know you. Well, if you need something juicy, let's see...

OK, when you process milkweed fiber into cordage, you have to break off the leaves,...
Forum: Chit Chat 12-29-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,808
Posted By docat
Oh my, Fang. Instead of growing them, maybe do...

Oh my, Fang. Instead of growing them, maybe do what I'm gonna do...finish one project or chore that I already started. One a week. That'll get you much further than growing foreign body parts.
Forum: Chit Chat 12-28-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,808
Posted By docat
New Year's Resolution 2014: I want to try to...

New Year's Resolution 2014:

I want to try to finish one unfinished project or chore a week. Unfinished twining. Unfinished beading. This thing or that thing I started and threw in a drawer or...
Forum: Tipis 12-28-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,096
Posted By docat
I found this canvas in the most surprising place....

I found this canvas in the most surprising place. I bought extra large canvas drop cloths from Home Depot and it was inexpensive, sturdy, beautiful canvas. These are the type of drop cloths that...
Forum: Ancestry and Genealogy 12-28-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,237
Posted By docat
The things I noticed about census records in...

The things I noticed about census records in helping others in genealogy was that NDNs were counted more than any other group. If you go to the Ancestry section of NDN records only, you might find...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 12-28-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,560
Posted By docat
Kii--Her outfits "Stitching up History" are very...

Kii--Her outfits "Stitching up History" are very very very neatly cut and sewn...like machine precise. She shows side by side museum finds and her adaptation. The thing is, her adaptation (at least...
Forum: Beadwork 12-28-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,168
Posted By docat
My home made ones aren't much to look at and...

My home made ones aren't much to look at and certainly aren't a work of art, but they have held up just fine. I think the best heddles are well used ones. I will certainly take a look at your fancy...
Forum: Beadwork 12-28-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,718
Posted By docat
Loom beading sounds like an excellent idea! I'm...

Loom beading sounds like an excellent idea! I'm not sure which size beads you want to use. There are a lot of nice beadwork patterns that are free online (not as many as there used to be though)...
Forum: Chit Chat 12-28-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By docat
Happy Christmas late... I always arrive...

Happy Christmas late... I always arrive fashionably late, just like UPS.
Forum: Introductions 12-28-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,490
Posted By docat
Whatcha wanna know? If we don't know your...

Whatcha wanna know?

If we don't know your skillset, how will we know we are teaching you something you don't already know?
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