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Forum: Beadwork 08-16-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By Ron S
Check American Indian heritage books videos dvds...

Check American Indian heritage books videos dvds Whispering Wind Magazine (http://www.writtenheritage.com) Great selection of books and DVD's. If Jack doesn't have it he can let you know if it is...
Forum: Beadwork 03-27-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,569
Posted By Ron S
Just finished beading one for my son. I beaded...

Just finished beading one for my son. I beaded over a photocopy of the emblem with 13/0 cuts. I did the eagle in brown and it looks OK. But after going back and studying the emblem, I see that in...
Forum: General Crafts 08-01-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,736
Posted By Ron S
Thanks for clearing that up for me. I...

Thanks for clearing that up for me. I misunderstood your earlier post. When I finish dying, I soak the deer tails in a pickle jar with diluted vinegar. Then I rinse them well with tap water. Seems to...
Forum: General Crafts 07-31-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,736
Posted By Ron S
OL Chemist, You add the vinegar to the dye...

OL Chemist,
You add the vinegar to the dye bath? I have always added salt to the dye bath as suggested on the Rit website (especially for bright colors). On my deer tails I use vinegar as an after...
Forum: Beadwork 07-25-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 47,738
Posted By Ron S
Peter, See my reply to you on that thread. No...

Peter,
See my reply to you on that thread. No joke!
Ron
Forum: General Crafts 07-25-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,574
Posted By Ron S
Peter, After reading your post, I had to go...

Peter,
After reading your post, I had to go back and reread all of the posts because I could not remember anyone poking fun at people going blind, getting sick, etc. What people were making light of...
Forum: Beadwork 07-16-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 47,738
Posted By Ron S
Here is a link to a thread I started concerning...

Here is a link to a thread I started concerning the question of quills being poisonous.

http://www.powwows.com/gathering/general-crafts/33698-porcupine-quills-poisonous.html
Forum: Straight Dancing 07-16-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,454
Posted By Ron S
Privateer6, Sent you a PM. Ron

Privateer6,
Sent you a PM.
Ron
Forum: Straight Dancing 07-13-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,454
Posted By Ron S
What???? I have to stop watching "Dances with...

What???? I have to stop watching "Dances with Wolves"???? Man, I love that movie. *LOL*

Seriously, good insight Privateer.
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 07-03-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,146
Posted By Ron S
I bought 2 sets of blades from real legal...

I bought 2 sets of blades from real legal feathers. I was very pleased with the quality. They are soft and can be preened if the vanes seperate. The feathers are wide and tall (14" tall) and the...
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 06-14-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ron S
Hi Bob, I'll be at LIHA in the fall...

Hi Bob,
I'll be at LIHA in the fall (Thanksgiving weekend). Ask for me at the LIHA booth. Look forward to meeting you.
Ron
Forum: Straight Dancing 06-13-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,616
Posted By Ron S
Thanks for all the good info here. I'd like to...

Thanks for all the good info here. I'd like to try my hand at fingerweaving in the near future. What is the best type of yarn for fingerweaving and where is it available?
Thanks,
Ron
Forum: General Crafts 05-31-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Ron S
Good advise, Powwowbum. I wanted to mention that...

Good advise, Powwowbum. I wanted to mention that on my last post but forgot. Not enough people know about this and their roaches wear out far too quickly. I usually just wipe mine down with Lubiderm...
Forum: Straight Dancing 05-31-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,454
Posted By Ron S
Eagle Plumes, Your quite welcome. It's nice to...

Eagle Plumes,
Your quite welcome. It's nice to see the Scouts get credit for the things they do well. When your boys are old enough, make sure they get to Philmont Scout Ranch in the four corners...
Forum: General Crafts 05-30-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Ron S
I wouldn't put it in the oven. I once saw a guy...

I wouldn't put it in the oven. I once saw a guy on ebay who was selling a roach at a discount because he had "baked it too long". Nice scorched area on the white deertail hair. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Crafts 05-30-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Ron S
All good advise. You may need to reshape it more...

All good advise. You may need to reshape it more than once if it's really messed up. I've had my share of funny looks from people while driving around with a wrapped roach on the dash. Someone even...
Forum: Straight Dancing 05-23-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,454
Posted By Ron S
Don't be so sure of that. I know a lot of darn...

Don't be so sure of that. I know a lot of darn fine Scouts that never made it to Eagle. I also know a few Eagles that aren't worth their salt. Not knowing you personally, but judging by the things...
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 05-23-2007, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 29,711
Posted By Ron S
You're not going to get too fancy with this...

You're not going to get too fancy with this style. I tied small strips of red satin fabric with white fluffs to the tips of my spikes. I also have a small amount of horsehair hanging from the tips of...
Forum: Beadwork 05-17-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,839
Posted By Ron S
I use the round stackables from Walmart also. I...

I use the round stackables from Walmart also. I use a sharpie to write the product number on the outside so I can order more of the same if need be. Beats trying to figure out what you have in there...
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 05-17-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ron S
Middle of the Sky, New Orleans is not much of a...

Middle of the Sky,
New Orleans is not much of a center for Native activities. You can't count the "Mardi Gras" Indians. LOL

The Natives that live in the New Orleans area are prety well scattered....
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 05-16-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ron S
Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 05-16-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By Ron S
Scott, More than likely, the songs that the...

Scott,
More than likely, the songs that the southern drums are singing are not true sneak up songs. I know that when our southern drum sings a trot dance set, the fourth song has a rumble beat. The...
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 05-16-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ron S
I'm here. New Orleans area.

I'm here. New Orleans area.
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 05-08-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 29,711
Posted By Ron S
Scott did a great job describing the...

Scott did a great job describing the construction. I have a mirror in the center of my bustle. It looks good and works well and is time period correct. Use a metal backed mirror (available from Crazy...
Forum: Southern Singing 03-29-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,133
Posted By Ron S
Question No HATs at the drum?? That's a new one on me....

No HATs at the drum?? That's a new one on me. Someone please explain as I have seen hats worn for as long as I can remember.
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