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Forum: Tutorials 03-22-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 25,449
Posted By legalstraight
Berry, I know several people who use a...

Berry,

I know several people who use a similar system to you, although they use the hot knife to cut the entire design out rather than doing folds.

From 20 feet away it looks fine, from 10...
Forum: General Crafts 10-10-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,239
Posted By legalstraight
I use buckles and straps for my bells, belts, and...

I use buckles and straps for my bells, belts, and to hold up aprons. But, I spent three years workin' at a tack shop so I am pretty comfortable putting those together and have all the equipment.
...
Forum: Straight Dancing 08-22-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,145
Posted By legalstraight
my experience has been counter to fanmakers.......

my experience has been counter to fanmakers.... single wrap with buckles slides far less than my old wrap arounds. But, I will say I use 3 small buckles on straps so you can contour the tightness to...
Forum: Gourd Dance 08-09-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,316
Posted By legalstraight
It was so hot I took a dip in the frybread grease...

It was so hot I took a dip in the frybread grease to cool off.
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 12-10-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,228
Posted By legalstraight
Okay not commenting on how to do the fringe for...

Okay not commenting on how to do the fringe for the dress but I want to comment on that Tandy lace cutter.....

For buckskin it is a tricky piece of equipment. You cannot be in an area too thin...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 11-21-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By legalstraight
Bad idea. Who Me who you work for that comes up...

Bad idea. Who Me who you work for that comes up with this?

Besides the crazy factor of a buncha kids with anything that makes noise, having various drums is a bad idea.

Maybe better idea...
Forum: Straight Dancing 11-16-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 28,142
Posted By legalstraight
yup.

yup.
Forum: Straight Dancing 09-30-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,702
Posted By legalstraight
I think it is a matter of ratio of belly to...

I think it is a matter of ratio of belly to muscle. If you are rockin' a serious frybread belly I think most folks would appreciate you keepin' a shirt on under your vest.

On the other hand if...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 08-20-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 58,033
Posted By legalstraight
Ya know everybody I work with as at least one...

Ya know everybody I work with as at least one post grad degree, and Ol' is still the smartest person I have heard today...

Dang......
Forum: Native Life 08-18-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,295
Posted By legalstraight
I have seen some singers and ADs put a feather on...

I have seen some singers and ADs put a feather on a cap- usually a little fluff.

Generally this accompanies male pattern baldness, or the after effects of passing out around a particularly angry...
Forum: General Crafts 08-16-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By legalstraight
I'm not a fan of wool for mocs- it looks good, it...

I'm not a fan of wool for mocs- it looks good, it feels good, but just not durable enough for me.

I use hides (deer, elk, buffalo) and I do make southeastern style center seams and they come out...
Forum: Ancestry and Genealogy 07-31-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,291
Posted By legalstraight
I don't think there is a dictionary in print but...

I don't think there is a dictionary in print but the Nation's language and culture office have a lot of materials available- Hoocak Language (http://www.hocak.info/mysite/PhraseLink.htm)
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 07-28-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,244
Posted By legalstraight
not better than sweet thunder- shortage of...

not better than sweet thunder- shortage of offbeat dancers in the background.
Forum: Beadwork 07-07-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By legalstraight
I use some thick hide from an old project, but...

I use some thick hide from an old project, but for big projects i try to find one of those flexible splints like you get when you sprain a finger or two, and then you can wrap (or get fancy and make...
Forum: Pow Wow FAQ's 07-06-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,772
Posted By legalstraight
Our dollar tree has those little emergency sewing...

Our dollar tree has those little emergency sewing kits, duct tape, safety pin packs, and shoe laces- for under $5 I can make a pretty good giveaway set- call it the outfit emergency pack.
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 07-06-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,651
Posted By legalstraight
Any particular category you are looking for? ...

Any particular category you are looking for?

They were still announcing winners at 6:30 or 7 on Sunday when I headed out but I know one of the tabulators so I can call him up and ask.
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 07-05-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,535
Posted By legalstraight
This weekend there was a drum roll call special...

This weekend there was a drum roll call special contest- about half an hour before each grand entry the whole drum had to be there and one singer would do a bit out of a song- someone did a Johnny...
Forum: Ask PowWows.com 06-24-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By legalstraight
Last time I was at EBCI powwow you had to show...

Last time I was at EBCI powwow you had to show your card.

Been to one other in that area where only "invited" dancers could participate- thing was more like a show than a powwow
Forum: Head Staff 06-23-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,144
Posted By legalstraight
I think the Molson was the bigger problem.

I think the Molson was the bigger problem.
Forum: Head Staff 06-21-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,144
Posted By legalstraight
I was 18 with some friends and their cousins, a...

I was 18 with some friends and their cousins, a truckload of beer was involved on a night that started in the U.S., meandered through Akwesasne and ended at the Falls. Kind of a blur, but when...
Forum: Head Staff 06-21-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,144
Posted By legalstraight
:( I don't think I am allowed back in Canada.

:(
I don't think I am allowed back in Canada.
Forum: Head Staff 06-15-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,144
Posted By legalstraight
doh, i got got.

doh, i got got.
Forum: Ask PowWows.com 06-14-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By legalstraight
I have seen all of those before, can't explain it...

I have seen all of those before, can't explain it and I end up just shaking my head and holding my tongue.
Forum: Head Staff 06-14-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,144
Posted By legalstraight
Or an active elder woman, which is even better...

Or an active elder woman, which is even better because it is hard to argue with them.
Forum: Head Staff 06-13-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,144
Posted By legalstraight
Ya know I have commented that at some of the...

Ya know I have commented that at some of the bigger events it would be nice to have 1 male AD and 1 female AD....
Nothing good can come to a man trying to handle a complaint from one woman about...
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