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Forum: Southern Singing 03-06-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,947
Posted By SingerMD
Singing Songs Correctly

East of the Mississippi there are several groups that simply butcher songs, but think they are all that. Whatís your take on groups that canít or donít know how to sing songs correctly? Has anyone...
Forum: Southern Singing 02-14-2005, 04:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,081
Posted By SingerMD
Good Afternoon, I have received several...

Good Afternoon,

I have received several e-mails concerning personal attacks in this thread. Let me state that I believe in free and open discussion of one own views; however, if the personal...
Forum: Southern Singing 06-25-2001, 02:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,056
Posted By SingerMD
Cool NDN Gal, I think your last post needs some...

NDN Gal,

I think your last post needs some correction as well, since I am not only dancer but also a singer. In fact I sing at about 90% of the dances I go to.

While Iím neither perfect nor all...
Forum: Southern Singing 06-22-2001, 05:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,056
Posted By SingerMD
Cool NDN Gal, No offense is taken. I just gave an...

NDN Gal,

No offense is taken. I just gave an honest opinion about the group Ė which is what you asked.

Personally, to tell you the truth after singing ten years together they should be further...
Forum: Southern Singing 06-22-2001, 03:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,056
Posted By SingerMD
Post NDN Gal, Here's what I have to say about the...

NDN Gal,

Here's what I have to say about the Edisto River Singers. The group as a whole is made up of several young men who are interested in learning to sing properly. And for the most part they...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 11-13-2000, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,487
Posted By SingerMD
Post Straightdancerinaz, Well, the wait is over....

Straightdancerinaz,

Well, the wait is over. OTR, OsageNDN and myself give the stick a 'thumbs-up'.

For those of you who haven't got your stick yet, just wait - I'm sure you'll like it. I'm...
Forum: Archives 07-12-2000, 10:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,169
Posted By SingerMD
Post Thanks for the info so far - it's been helpful. ...

Thanks for the info so far - it's been helpful.

However, I have a question about the general outfits worn by the Iroquois. Are the outfits basically the same among the 6 tribes or is there a...
Forum: Archives 07-05-2000, 09:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,169
Posted By SingerMD
Question All right you guys, got a question about the head...

All right you guys, got a question about the head pieces (for lack of better term). How are those headpieces made? I've seen some old b/w pictures (looks about the 1940's) labeled "Seneca social...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 06-20-2000, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,037
Posted By SingerMD
Cool Hereís my list of what singers should do/not do...

Hereís my list of what singers should do/not do at the drum:

1. Bring your own chair and drum sticks.
2. Be respectful of others. Just because you think another drum sucks, or is singing a song...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 06-20-2000, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,037
Posted By SingerMD
Cool Hereís my list of what singers should do/not do...

Hereís my list of what singers should do/not do at the drum:

1. Bring your own chair and drum sticks.
2. Be respectful of others. Just because you think another drum sucks, or is singing a song...
Forum: Archives 06-14-2000, 12:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,790
Posted By SingerMD
Cool Let me clarify my above statement, the term...

Let me clarify my above statement, the term enslave means to ďput into slaveryĒ. Slavery is defined as 1. The owning or keeping of slaves as a practice or institution; slaveholding 2. the condition...
Forum: Archives 06-13-2000, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,790
Posted By SingerMD
Post First of all Robert Ė Iím not twisting your...

First of all Robert Ė Iím not twisting your words. It was you yourself who wrote Ďwe were enslaved as american indians and we will be freed as american indiansí. If you look at the tenses in your...
Forum: Archives 06-13-2000, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,790
Posted By SingerMD
Cool Robert, All right so you donít like a...

Robert,

All right so you donít like a dictionary reader, too bad. I find it helps to know what one is saying before he/she says it. As in the words of Abraham Lincoln 'tis better to be silent and...
Forum: Archives 06-13-2000, 09:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,790
Posted By SingerMD
Post Robert, The use of the word enslaved is...

Robert,

The use of the word enslaved is really the wrong terminology here. If you look at our Countryís history you will find that the only ethnic group that can be described as truly enslaved...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 06-12-2000, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,482
Posted By SingerMD
Cool Native Bob, lets just say that was an interesting...

Native Bob, lets just say that was an interesting post and Iíll leave it at that. However, one of his comments does bring up a very valid point. We have all seen the recorders going at a dance, but...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 06-12-2000, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,482
Posted By SingerMD
Cool Jude Fox, well letís just say you bring up some...

Jude Fox, well letís just say you bring up some Ďvery interestingí points in your above posting.

If you are part of a new drum group (e.g. scout group) I would say itís ill advised to compose...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 05-16-2000, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,849
Posted By SingerMD
Cool First let me state that I sing southern (mainly...

First let me state that I sing southern (mainly Kiowa and Ponca). But I have to put my own 2 cents in about those kidsí songs.

Yes, those songs are all right for the younger dancers (5 and...
Forum: Crafts 05-16-2000, 12:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,137
Posted By SingerMD
Question Ribbon Work

What type of material do you prefere to use? I have heard everything from silk to taffeta.
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 05-11-2000, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,656
Posted By SingerMD
Post I would have to say a good buffalo hide pulled...

I would have to say a good buffalo hide pulled really tight works wonders. I agree with OTR that the right cowhide sounds great. However, with elk and cow compared to buffalo you'll need a good...
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