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Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 04-16-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,313
Posted By Ruthie
One good trick is to go to secondhand clothing...

One good trick is to go to secondhand clothing stores or rummage sales and get blouses or dresses that have the shapes that you want. You can take them apart and see how the necklines, sleeves,...
Forum: General Crafts 04-16-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,116
Posted By Ruthie
It is good that tribes try to carry on their...

It is good that tribes try to carry on their traditional designs and styles. Among my children and grandchildren we have numerous tribes: Salish, Kootenai, Nimiipu, Northern Arapaho, Northern...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 04-16-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By Ruthie
Throughout my life I've loaned regalia to...

Throughout my life I've loaned regalia to relatives and friends, usually without any negative incidents. A few years ago I was routinely loaning entire sets of regalia to a friend. It sort of...
Forum: Short Stories 08-29-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,749
Posted By Ruthie
Ah, here is yet another example of how I know I...

Ah, here is yet another example of how I know I raised you right...and I'm thankful to my mother and father for raising me right. Love you, my daughter!
Forum: Ask PowWows.com 01-30-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,094
Posted By Ruthie
"Extremely public pow-wow" and one you pay to get...

"Extremely public pow-wow" and one you pay to get in! That says it all right there. Speaking only for my tribes' ways (Bitterroot Salish and Ksanka), there are never sacred or ceremonial things...
Forum: Ask PowWows.com 01-30-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 31,176
Posted By Ruthie
Back to the original idea about non-natives going...

Back to the original idea about non-natives going to pow-wows and etc.: There are plenty of biological natives that want nothing to do with their culture, language, religion, or traditions. So...
Forum: Ask PowWows.com 01-30-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By Ruthie
"This pow-wow would be so much better if....the...

"This pow-wow would be so much better if....the people organizing and running the pow-wow were on time, friendly, and are undertaking the responsibility out of their respect for our traditions."
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Forum: Beadwork 11-23-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By Ruthie
Yes, isn't it sad how beadworkers can be...

Yes, isn't it sad how beadworkers can be stiffed...and knowing how much time, effort, heart, and soul you put into the work! An elder lady told me to always think good and happy thoughts when I...
Forum: Beadwork 11-21-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By Ruthie
For myself, I would consider what size beads...

For myself, I would consider what size beads (size 13's versus size 10's or 9's--big difference), how intricate the design was (lots of colors, different directions of beading, etc.), how quickly the...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 10-31-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,679
Posted By Ruthie
thanks for the flyer, Native Nation! You oughta...

thanks for the flyer, Native Nation! You oughta work for the 29 Palms Band in PR or somethin...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 10-29-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,652
Posted By Ruthie
I agree with Traditional Lady! Eagle feathers...

I agree with Traditional Lady! Eagle feathers and plumes aren't decoration; they are badges of honor and accomplishment. Any more, I'm seeing lots of women not wearing any at all and they still...
Forum: News and Announcements 12-08-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,234
Posted By Ruthie
I nominate myself!! (luv2powwow) And good luck...

I nominate myself!! (luv2powwow) And good luck to all the hopeful nominees!!
Forum: Pow Wow Trip Reports 07-25-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,168
Posted By Ruthie
Sorry again for getting it wrong--I don't even...

Sorry again for getting it wrong--I don't even know who Lydell is, just heard others saying his name and that he had been dancing, but not in competition--again, xcuuuuuuuuuse me
Forum: Pow Wow Trip Reports 07-12-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,168
Posted By Ruthie
Oops, Lydell wasn't there

I said I was half awake...but I did remember that Lydell was there at first, I didn't realize he had left. And yeah, they did have a tie for 1st in Men's Fancy. Maybe the full list of winners will...
Forum: Pow Wow Trip Reports 07-11-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,168
Posted By Ruthie
Arlee Winners

Here's the winners I remember (sorry for forgetting some, it was late...)
Singing Contest - 1st Bullhorn, 2nd Horse Hill, 3rd Red Paint, 4th Red Tail, 5th Rocky Boy Ramblers
Sr Men Tradish - 1st...
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