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Forum: Straight Dancing 11-03-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,892
Posted By Fat Albert
Anyone Still Here?

So it has been some years since I have looked in here and I was just wondering if anyone was still here? I see the board has pretty much dropped off with only a few posts in recent history. Did all...
Forum: Straight Dancing 10-30-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,962
Posted By Fat Albert
Not sure this will work.... been a lot of years...

Not sure this will work.... been a lot of years since I have added anything here. New computer so maybe I can respond where the last one wouldn't let me. Anyways, in my limited experience, it seems...
Forum: Straight Dancing 04-19-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,928
Posted By Fat Albert
Nativeproud, thats the one I was looking at! ...

Nativeproud, thats the one I was looking at! Very nice!
Forum: Straight Dancing 04-01-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,928
Posted By Fat Albert
Who.... I love it when you ask questions.... let...

Who.... I love it when you ask questions.... let me get out the rule book and see what I can say! LOL!

In my limited experience I think a few folks like to wear it all because they want to show...
Forum: Straight Dancing 03-08-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,631
Posted By Fat Albert
Very true. I have heard this be the center of...

Very true. I have heard this be the center of conversations about other symbols of these groups as well. Mostly why it is or is not ok to use or wear whatever. Modern days = different needs. On a...
Forum: Straight Dancing 03-04-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,631
Posted By Fat Albert
Who Me, I guess that depends on the society and...

Who Me, I guess that depends on the society and how it came to be 'ok'. I think it speaks volumes that they don't already.
Forum: Straight Dancing 02-01-2010, 03:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,363
Posted By Fat Albert
Historian, I found another mention of reed...

Historian,
I found another mention of reed whistles in some side reading I was doing. From LaFlesche's writing on the Osage War & Peace Ceremonies.

page 40 of the Bureau of American Ethnology...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-25-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,363
Posted By Fat Albert
Interesting! Thanks for the additional info...

Interesting! Thanks for the additional info Historian. With this info going back to what Glendanh Zhinga mentioned earlier in the Straight Dancing with a bustle thread, this whistle could very well...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-25-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,363
Posted By Fat Albert
Thats a great question Who. I don't know any of...

Thats a great question Who. I don't know any of those folks so it would be interesting to know. On the side, the folks in my immediate family that have eagle bone whistles got them through sun...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-25-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,363
Posted By Fat Albert
Who Me and folks, I guess it depends on the...

Who Me and folks, I guess it depends on the whistle. As I understand it, these are yet another item that should be given to a person (ie: rights). There are a number of ways this can happen as I...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-07-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By Fat Albert
Thanks for the replies! Amarie49 I think is...

Thanks for the replies! Amarie49 I think is pointing out how this works in the pow wow world. I was originally thinking about the formal dances (legalstraight is right... raising a stick) but that...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-07-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,755
Posted By Fat Albert
NTBeachTurtle: Around here they don't do it for a...

NTBeachTurtle: Around here they don't do it for a reason. I was told those type of bustles have a place at the dance but that it was earned (as it applies to 'straight dancers'). Pow wow way may be...
Forum: Beadwork 01-06-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,590
Posted By Fat Albert
I was taught that the naming powers that be...

I was taught that the naming powers that be called it peyote stitch since it was typically found on church fans, gourds and other general peyote church grip. It was called gourd stitch by other...
Forum: General Crafts 01-06-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,680
Posted By Fat Albert
Who Me, yes I have seen a couple but it is not...

Who Me, yes I have seen a couple but it is not very common. You are talking about those head/ tail fans or whatever those identifying type folks call them? Other than those two I have seen lots in...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-06-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By Fat Albert
Any other thoughts on this? I'm kinda surprised...

Any other thoughts on this? I'm kinda surprised that some of our usual suspects have not chimed in yet! LOL!

Maybe this can help the ball get rolling...
So BigChief mentioned it depended on...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-06-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,587
Posted By Fat Albert
BigChief... I have seen a few public statements...

BigChief... I have seen a few public statements here and there and a few one on one conversations in private among family. I think it has reached a point where more people see it as a article of...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-04-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,089
Posted By Fat Albert
Rodond, there has been discussions of the otter...

Rodond, there has been discussions of the otter use in the past so I would do a search in the archives.

It seems to me that now and days people use otter because it was important in the past and...
Forum: Straight Dancing 12-22-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,793
Posted By Fat Albert
I was taught something similar with the manila...

I was taught something similar with the manila folder. After you lay out the deigns and get it right you transfer it to the folder to create a template. Cut out the template, quick spray paint and...
Forum: Straight Dancing 12-22-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By Fat Albert
Calling A Tail

Hello to all the digital friends and relations out there! To start, I hope everyone has safe travels out and about these next few days. I also hope everyone has a warm place to be and good company...
Forum: Straight Dancing 12-16-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,793
Posted By Fat Albert
Howdy! Beadman helped me a great deal in getting...

Howdy! Beadman helped me a great deal in getting started and then I had family help when it came to executing when I took that kind of project on a little while back. I would tell you in looking at...
Forum: Straight Dancing 12-06-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,104
Posted By Fat Albert
Who Me, That is historically correct and has a...

Who Me, That is historically correct and has a new documentary on it coming out on the History Channel! LOL! Made me laugh over here!
Forum: Straight Dancing 11-24-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,104
Posted By Fat Albert
Mato: I have heard a lot of the same things you...

Mato:
I have heard a lot of the same things you have. I also was told that a man had a right to wear a painted red roach feather if he was wounded in combat as well. I have seen other people with...
Forum: Straight Dancing 11-23-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,104
Posted By Fat Albert
The discussion I have seen on the kick so far are...

The discussion I have seen on the kick so far are in line with what I was taught as well. On a side note, an old man once told me that the only folks that had the right to that kick were men that had...
Forum: Straight Dancing 11-20-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,537
Posted By Fat Albert
I had heard they were used for war as well. ...

I had heard they were used for war as well. Signaling in particular. I have also hear the stories of mirror boards being used to do the following:
1) Attract the attention of a pretty shawl dancer...
Forum: Straight Dancing 11-12-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,248
Posted By Fat Albert
I personally like it when the drum gives us good...

I personally like it when the drum gives us good songs that you can get into. More often than not it seems, we get 2 songs these days. A straight song and a trot song.

Songs with the 'trick'...
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