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Forum: Smoke Dance 08-09-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,731
Posted By indn_grl
I agree with Kyle Dowdy Sr.. Another that comes...

I agree with Kyle Dowdy Sr.. Another that comes to mind was Lloyd Elm Sr.'s grandson. I don't remember what his name was but I had seen him dancing when he about 5 years old and man that boy could...
Forum: Smoke Dance 07-26-2007, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,253
Posted By indn_grl
During the course of the stick dance there is...

During the course of the stick dance there is often an unspoken contest of endurance between the dancers and singers. That is why it can last so long. Usually there are tons of people who start out...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 07-02-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,479
Posted By indn_grl
Grand Entry Times???

Do you have any info on Grand Entry times?
Personally I'm hoping for the traditional 1pm start on Saturday.

Do you know if the parking situation for the dancers is the same as last year? I just...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 06-27-2007, 02:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,099
Posted By indn_grl
The thought of eating anything greasy and heavy...

The thought of eating anything greasy and heavy always makes me feel like :hypnotize blowing chunks:hypnotize before I have to dance.
I am always searching for a good soup or a fruit cup.
My...
Forum: Grass Dancing 03-22-2007, 02:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By indn_grl
LOL. Now that's a crazy image. Thanks...

LOL. Now that's a crazy image.


Thanks for the recommendation to contact powwowbum49. He was very helpful.

For anyone else that may have been wondering what to look for in a well made...
Forum: Smoke Dance 03-22-2007, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By indn_grl
There are a lot of pretty good singers out there...

There are a lot of pretty good singers out there you can use.

Are you planning on hiring a whole singing group or only one person?

If you are planning on using a singing group the Alleghany...
Forum: Smoke Dance 03-20-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By indn_grl
They have a few tapes made (I don't know about...

They have a few tapes made (I don't know about CD's) and they are my favorite to listen and jam to. The tapes were recorded when Kyle Dowdy Sr. was still alive.

This group has some of the best...
Forum: Grass Dancing 03-20-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By indn_grl
Well that makes sense. I would imagine the moose...

Well that makes sense. I would imagine the moose hair or deer hair would be considerably more tightly woven as well. About how much more expensive would this be considering that I have seen the...
Forum: Grass Dancing 03-20-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By indn_grl
Sorry it took so long to respond my comp was on the blitz

I have seen quite a few roaches as well, not only on e-bay but at different websites that sell ongwehonwe regalia. I have also found some at a couple of local retailers.

I know how I want it to...
Forum: Grass Dancing 03-12-2007, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By indn_grl
Thanks for the suggestion. I appreciate it. ...

Thanks for the suggestion. I appreciate it.

I found a few roaches at a local craft shop that is 18" long with a yarn base. Is that too long? What kind of hair is used for a hair base? Horse?
Forum: Smoke Dance 03-08-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,787
Posted By indn_grl
Like what was previously stated there are not set...

Like what was previously stated there are not set movements that you have to abide by. The majority of the time it is all improv but there are some classic moves. I think it's good to try to...
Forum: Grass Dancing 02-26-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By indn_grl
Finding a good roach

I'm on the hunt for a roach for my 11 year old son who is dancing grass. I want a roach that stands a good height from his head with multicolored deer tail accents.

What am I looking for in a...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 02-23-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By indn_grl
I know how you feel about waiting for the warmer...

I know how you feel about waiting for the warmer weather to get outside. I'm hurtin' to see a bit of green and to feel the nice warm breeze of spring when I'm running outside.

I'm glad you...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 02-22-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By indn_grl
Another good one is to hold one of your little...

Another good one is to hold one of your little ones in one arm and hold their hand with your free hand and gallop around the house while making horse sounds.

Or when I'm in bed I'll raise my knees...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 02-22-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By indn_grl
I know how you feel about the lack of time to...

I know how you feel about the lack of time to practice. I try to squeeze in practice time all the time. I don't walk around the house when going from room to room, I dance. I'm always trying to...
Forum: Smoke Dance 02-21-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,887
Posted By indn_grl
Thanks for the clarification. I just wasn't...

Thanks for the clarification. I just wasn't picturing it in the earlier discussions what people were talking about.

For general walking purposes I don't have any probs. Should I have to run...
Forum: Smoke Dance 02-21-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,887
Posted By indn_grl
I think it all depends on the look your shooting...

I think it all depends on the look your shooting for. I have a few different style shirts depending on the use.

For ceremonies I wear a calico Onondaga style dress. It has a ribbon going...
Forum: Smoke Dance 02-19-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,887
Posted By indn_grl
Our skirts do have a rule but recently I've...

Our skirts do have a rule but recently I've become confused.

I was always taught (by an elder) that you wrap it to the right. Sashes tied to the right as well. This signifies life. The only...
Forum: Smoke Dance 02-15-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,787
Posted By indn_grl
Yup..that sounds about right to me. One thing...

Yup..that sounds about right to me. One thing though...isn't the scalp dance a lot like the Welcome dance? I was told that when we go through and the men and women change sides that we were...
Forum: Smoke Dance 02-14-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,787
Posted By indn_grl
Without a doubt, Schemitzun (Connecticut, August...

Without a doubt, Schemitzun (Connecticut, August )holds the championships for smoke dancing. This powwow attracts the who's who in smoke dance world.

There are two pretty good powwows in...
Forum: Smoke Dance 02-14-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,787
Posted By indn_grl
Women and men dance smoke. Many of the...

Women and men dance smoke.

Many of the more conservative people frown upon women participating as its origins are tied to the war dance. I have also heard the modern smoke dance has roots in...
Forum: Smoke Dance 02-14-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,787
Posted By indn_grl
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Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 10-20-2002, 04:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,253
Posted By indn_grl
Yeeeah......right! Nim! :Eyepopper You would...

Yeeeah......right! Nim! :Eyepopper You would look really short standing next to me, girl. You'd be looking so short I'd be yelling

'hellooooo down there.....how is the view from down below!!!!"...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 07-31-2002, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,287
Posted By indn_grl
After I had my last baby I was really out of...

After I had my last baby I was really out of shape. When I started trying to work out and practice I had trouble staying on beat let alone finish a song without stopping.:sweat: I felt like I was...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 07-31-2002, 03:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,253
Posted By indn_grl
Why does it look as if there are more short...

Why does it look as if there are more short jinglers and more tall fancy steppers? I'm a 5'4" shawl girl and I often feel dwarfed.:)
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