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Forum: Gourd Dance 04-12-2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,723
Posted By CEM
A Ponca/Quapaw woman told me a few years ago that...

A Ponca/Quapaw woman told me a few years ago that "we had a gourd dance, but it wasn't like the gourd dance is now." She went on to say that she doesn't know any of the songs or what the dance was...
Forum: Gourd Dance 04-12-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,612
Posted By CEM
7th annual gourd dance in Indiana

Dear Gourd Dancers,

I have posted the information for the 7th annual White Star Gourd Dance Society dance in November. Here is a link:
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Forum: Gourd Dance 01-27-2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,238
Posted By CEM
I was at a gourd dance in Anadarko a couple of...

I was at a gourd dance in Anadarko a couple of years ago. The group I was with had on matching hats. The man leading the dance frequently got up to talk about gourd dancing, and talked about not...
Forum: Gourd Dance 11-17-2003, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,846
Posted By CEM
Thanks to everyone that came to our dance on...

Thanks to everyone that came to our dance on Saturday. In talking with one of our headmen we are optimistic that we can donate between $600 and $1000 to the Kiowa Education Fund.

The singing was...
Forum: Gourd Dance 10-19-2003, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,846
Posted By CEM
Gourd Dance in Indiana

All gourd dancers our invited to the 6th annual White Star Gourd Dance Society Gourd Dance. Here is a link. Eric Lassiter will be our head singer.

CEM

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Forum: Southern Singing 11-26-2002, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,025
Posted By CEM
Throw your questions out. There are a lot of...

Throw your questions out. There are a lot of good singers on this board.

CEM
Forum: Straight Dancing 10-21-2002, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,099
Posted By CEM
He got his appetite back soon after getting home....

He got his appetite back soon after getting home. Lou is getting around better but he is still sleeping downstairs. His incision was mildly infected but it is clearing up. At this point we are...
Forum: Straight Dancing 10-09-2002, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,099
Posted By CEM
I just got back from the hospital visiting Lou. ...

I just got back from the hospital visiting Lou. He is going home tonight. He hasn't been sleeping well and can't get comfortable. Hopefully going home will help. He seems to be doing as well as...
Forum: Straight Dancing 08-08-2002, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,670
Posted By CEM
One of the things I've been impressed about with...

One of the things I've been impressed about with the members of the non-Indian Hethushkas is at pow-wows they seem to be some of the first guys dressed and the last to leave. I can think of two men...
Forum: Gourd Dance 06-14-2002, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,659
Posted By CEM
How many members do you guys have? Do you...

How many members do you guys have?

Do you have an annual gourd dance?

CEM
Forum: Straight Dancing 04-11-2002, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,511
Posted By CEM
Back in the day the Wisconsin Ho-Chunk had thier...

Back in the day the Wisconsin Ho-Chunk had thier Haylushka but it doesn't exist anymore. Before Mike Winneshek died he was working with Ken Funmaker, SR to start it up again. The songs are still...
Forum: Straight Dancing 02-19-2002, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,762
Posted By CEM
SDAZ- How old are those two mirror boards...

SDAZ-

How old are those two mirror boards and what tribe made them?

CEM
Forum: Dancing 02-18-2002, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,724
Posted By CEM
How old is that outfit from the museum in...

How old is that outfit from the museum in Browning, MT?

CEM
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-28-2002, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,178
Posted By CEM
You might want to check the historical gallery...

You might want to check the historical gallery here on the website. Mr. R & the webmaste put some Osage and other prairie tribe pictures up there.

CEM
Forum: Southern Singing 01-22-2002, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,460
Posted By CEM
Just for clarification, it didn't happen at...

Just for clarification, it didn't happen at practice. We were talking about it at practice. It happened at a dance.

CEM
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-21-2002, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,181
Posted By CEM
Sorry, that was mean. E-mail Czechy. She's...

Sorry, that was mean.

E-mail Czechy. She's one of the moderators here. SHe might be able to help you.

CEM
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-21-2002, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,181
Posted By CEM
From a Delaware ribbonworker! :Chatter

From a Delaware ribbonworker! :Chatter
Forum: Crafts 01-21-2002, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By CEM
There's a trader that I see in the midwest that...

There's a trader that I see in the midwest that makes really nice flat fans out of turkey tails.

I'm guessing that you are wanting the fans for N. Traditional Dancing since you put it in this...
Forum: Crafts 01-21-2002, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,410
Posted By CEM
There's a trader that I see in the midwest that...

There's a trader that I see in the midwest that makes really nice flat fans out of turkey tails.

I'm guessing that you are wanting the fans for N. Traditional Dancing since you put it in this...
Forum: Southern Singing 01-21-2002, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,460
Posted By CEM
Question on good manners at the drum

Yesterday at singing practice we were discussing some people who occassionally sing with us. Recently at a dance they showed up in the middle of a set while we were singing, came out to the center...
Forum: Dancing 01-13-2002, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,608
Posted By CEM
I've seen grass dancers at one place stop when...

I've seen grass dancers at one place stop when the drum isn't beating but the singers are still singing. I think they look awkward standing out there very still while there is singing. I'm not a...
Forum: Crafts 01-07-2002, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,438
Posted By CEM
If you are doing Northern Traditional Dancing, go...

If you are doing Northern Traditional Dancing, go with their Traditional Bustle. It's the one made out of turkey spikes.

In making your loops at the bottom, I'm not crazy about cutting them out...
Forum: Archives 01-07-2002, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,565
Posted By CEM
Put the Ben Hunt book down

I would put the Ben Hunt book away. When Ben Hunt put those books out in the 50's or 60's, his information was pretty good. But he was encouraging use of materials and using tools that were...
Forum: Archives 01-04-2002, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,565
Posted By CEM
Be careful with Ben Hunt

Ben was pretty ground breaking with his techniques when those original books came out, but that was back then. The material and tools available to make outfits are very different from Ben's day. ...
Forum: Crafts 01-03-2002, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,438
Posted By CEM
I use dowel rods. CEM

I use dowel rods.

CEM
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