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Forum: Beadwork 12-12-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,168
Posted By WocusWoman
One needle is for beads, the other is for tacking...

One needle is for beads, the other is for tacking those beads down. Its known as, "couching" technique.
Forum: Introductions 10-25-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By WocusWoman
Howdy everyone:) Getting cold in Fairbanks,...

Howdy everyone:) Getting cold in Fairbanks, winter is here to stay for the next 8 months, good time to catch up on beadwork/skin sewing, etc. etc.....etc.
Forum: Northern Singing 10-25-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 157,477
Posted By WocusWoman
Soaring Eagle Intertribal Drum, Fairbanks Alaska.

Soaring Eagle Intertribal Drum, Fairbanks Alaska.
Forum: Chit Chat 10-23-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14,766
Views: 633,269
Posted By WocusWoman
Darnit, I forgot they limit the amount of rep to...

Darnit, I forgot they limit the amount of rep to go around, will gift you next time around, Soldierboy:)
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 10-23-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,341
Posted By WocusWoman
My personal choice when I make and wear my...

My personal choice when I make and wear my traditional dress, is leather that is either smoked, or willow. I hate pure white leather; just my 2 cents and opinion.
Forum: Introductions 10-23-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By WocusWoman
I'm.....back, hello everyone!

Its been a long time since I've used powwows.com. Well, here I'am, excited to be a user again. Still dancing, singing, and drumming.
Forum: Games and Polls 01-15-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By WocusWoman
Mac and Cheese is much easier to make of course,...

Mac and Cheese is much easier to make of course, but there nothing like homemade sushi! I guess I'm the only one that likes it:)
Forum: News and Announcements 12-28-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,110
Posted By WocusWoman
Your rules are pretty easy Paul, I would leave...

Your rules are pretty easy Paul, I would leave them as is. You didn't even require other things like no pregnancy, kids, no jail record, no drug/alcohol use, etc. Thats pretty lenient to me.
Forum: Weight Loss 07-05-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,321
Posted By WocusWoman
Oh boy, I tasted one of these before. They are...

Oh boy, I tasted one of these before. They are pretty goot! Send one my way anytime:)
Forum: Jingle Dancing 07-02-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,300
Posted By WocusWoman
As someone who has experience rolling those...

As someone who has experience rolling those darned cones by hand. A) either buy the cones rolled already or B) invest in a cone roller. I seriously injured my left hand and thumb 4 years ago, making...
Forum: Chit Chat 06-17-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By WocusWoman
Stupid-what has become of powwows.com!! This is...

Stupid-what has become of powwows.com!! This is the reason I'm not on this site all that often over the years.
Forum: Native Issues 06-05-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By WocusWoman
I was for many years a decendant, because I was 7...

I was for many years a decendant, because I was 7 different tribes. Finally, I was enrolled as an adult, because my grandfathers tribe combined all my blood-lines(quantum) that added up to...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 06-03-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,514
Posted By WocusWoman
Also, cut with the "grain" of the fur, and skin...

Also, cut with the "grain" of the fur, and skin side up. Personally it just takes patience. The best ones I've made are made from the center neck to length of tail tips. I lay the hide out flat, then...
Forum: General Crafts 05-06-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By WocusWoman
I watch my teenage daughter bead and create her...

I watch my teenage daughter bead and create her own stuff. Its fun, and I've backed off from providing her patterns and such. Its wonderful to see your prodginy come up with beautiful stuff. Keep...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 05-06-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,051
Posted By WocusWoman
The dancing should be graceful. The outfit...

The dancing should be graceful. The outfit should look complete and balanced, not neccessarily expensive (bling-bling) but complete. As granny would have said, "if your going to dance, no...
Forum: Beadwork 05-06-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,302
Posted By WocusWoman
Bigbeads.com for smaller order and great customer...

Bigbeads.com for smaller order and great customer service, they make sure your happy:)
Firemountaingems.com for big orders
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 05-01-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,129
Posted By WocusWoman
Gorgeous, do you make for others? I do my own...

Gorgeous, do you make for others? I do my own dresses also, but do not have an old style yet, particularly Umatilla-Nez Perce-Cayuse. I just love em.
Forum: Jingle Dancing 05-01-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,559
Posted By WocusWoman
My daughter has one. And, we live in Fairbanks,...

My daughter has one. And, we live in Fairbanks, AK. Is he still stationed here?
It only took my brother 10 years to save enough of his coppenhagen lids up for her...which was very nice of him to do:)
Forum: Jingle Dancing 05-01-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,559
Posted By WocusWoman
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: Ancestry and Genealogy 03-16-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,602
Posted By WocusWoman
Yes, a last name would be a good start.

Yes, a last name would be a good start.
Forum: Ancestry and Genealogy 03-15-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,602
Posted By WocusWoman
Okay, since I married an Athabascan man and have...

Okay, since I married an Athabascan man and have Athabascan children, do you know where your mom or grandparent(s) came from in Alaska. Village or town? Tribe? or Native Corporation? My family is...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 03-15-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,129
Posted By WocusWoman
That's cool. I dance using a star pattern, never...

That's cool. I dance using a star pattern, never connecting the ends, not the "s" pattern, and for different reason.
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 03-13-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,336
Posted By WocusWoman
Funny thread. I happen to have found one on my...

Funny thread. I happen to have found one on my granny's property last summer in southern Oregon. Need to find it in garage and take photo though, wish me luck.
Forum: Native Issues 03-13-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By WocusWoman
Because for years, these issues were discussed...

Because for years, these issues were discussed and discussed, and.. discussed. Then when this website changed, and more and more non-natives became users, many of the "oldsters," like myself became...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 02-26-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,129
Posted By WocusWoman
I wear my tule basket, and beaded wool hat. In my...

I wear my tule basket, and beaded wool hat. In my family, if you dance traditional and once you are married with children, you cover your head. I can only speak for my family upbringing. I see...
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