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Forum: Ancestry and Genealogy 01-01-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By bowman
What to do if you do not know tribal affiliation?

That is very helpful. Do you have any suggestions about what to do when you do not know tribal affiliation. If I knew the nation, I could go to a powwow and network or use a tribal website. All I...
Forum: Ancestry and Genealogy 12-30-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By bowman
Standing Bear/Census

I need to apologize to everyone. I had my facts wrong. In the Standing Bear case, the holding was that Standing Bear was a person. So I guess what I was remembering was that--before the Standing...
Forum: Ancestry and Genealogy 12-30-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By bowman
Standing Bear Case/Census

I am probably wrong again, as is usually the case, but as I have heard dumb people get smart by asking dumb questions. I thought Native Americans were usually not included in the US Census, because...
Forum: Straight Dancing 04-26-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,824
Posted By bowman
oops!

I did some more research. There are already several posts about this. Two of the best are "apron sets with trailer in front" (4-12-2004) and "long aprons in front" (6-10-2010). And, in the book,...
Forum: Straight Dancing 04-23-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,824
Posted By bowman
Aprons/Trailer

This may be a dumb question, but dumb people get smarter by asking questions. For the Nations such as Cheyenne, Arapaho, Comanche, Kiowa that did not do ribbonwork prereservation, would it be good...
Forum: Health Issues 05-15-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,561
Posted By bowman
Asthma

The previous post has good information that matches my experience. I would only add two things. Tobacco can be a trigger for some people. A friend told me his doctor told him it was give up...
Forum: Straight Dancing 04-14-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,735
Posted By bowman
Roach Reshaping

Try moistening a small area to see if the roach color(s) are colorfast. If it is colorfast, what I have done is to wet the roach and use an ordinary pocket comb to comb the hair until it is shaped...
Forum: Straight Dancing 03-18-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,528
Posted By bowman
tab leggings

Thank you for posting so many great pictures. After seeing them, I think my leggings look like Cheyenne leggings, which I should have guessed away, because the person I got them from is Cheyenne! ...
Forum: Health Issues 03-08-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,561
Posted By bowman
I had asthma as a child. The doctor first tested...

I had asthma as a child. The doctor first tested to see what I was allergic to by putting an apparatus on my back with needles in it. Each needle had something that people are allergic to on it. ...
Forum: Straight Dancing 09-06-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,528
Posted By bowman
tab leggings

Thank you everyone who helped me with information about straight dance leggings. I cannot think of anything else that needs to be said.
Forum: Straight Dancing 07-25-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,528
Posted By bowman
Thank you for answering my questions. You got...

Thank you for answering my questions. You got two posts from me because I didn't realize the first one went through. I guess it's better to be mixed olkie than a mixed up okie, but if I was going...
Forum: Straight Dancing 07-24-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,528
Posted By bowman
leggings

I have yellow moccasins with fringe over the top part part of my foot and two narrow lanes of beadwork with no tails and no fringe in back and I am guessing they are Kiowa since they are from...
Forum: Straight Dancing 07-24-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,528
Posted By bowman
leggings

I live in Austin, Texas. Thank you for taking time to answer my questions.
Forum: Straight Dancing 07-24-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,528
Posted By bowman
leggings

Thank you for taking time to answer my questions. I live in Austin, Texas.
Forum: Straight Dancing 07-23-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,528
Posted By bowman
tab leggings

I guess I should have said I already have the green and yellow leggings. I don't think I have ever seen a Kiowa/Commanche/Southern Cheyenne in anything except white tab leggings for straight dance,...
Forum: Straight Dancing 07-23-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,528
Posted By bowman
tab leggings

In the old days Kiowa, Apache,Comanche, Southern Cheyenne and maybe some others wore green and yellow clothing. Now, they wear white and straight dancers wear white tab leggings. Would it be proper...
Forum: Straight Dancing 05-04-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,207
Posted By bowman
mirrror board styles

Are there tribal styles for mirror boards? I know the Osage use a horse head on their mirror boards. The Smithsonian has a ledger drawing of a Comanche holding a mirror board that has a handle like...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-24-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,440
Posted By bowman
Maybe some people did not know there is a...

Maybe some people did not know there is a difference between a tail stick and a coup stick. Maybe it is a question of educating people about the real meaning of a tail stick.
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