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Forum: Chit Chat 07-21-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,175
Posted By J.L. Benet
Why should he have to scan his ID and turn it in?...

Why should he have to scan his ID and turn it in? Did Nocturnal NunSodomizer have to turn in his ID, or any number of other names that are not only made up, but offensive. Why should Mr. Goingback be...
Forum: Chit Chat 07-20-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,175
Posted By J.L. Benet
Facebook's Racism

Facebook is not allowing award-winning author, Owl Goingback, to register on the site because they believe his name is fake.
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Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 01-07-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By J.L. Benet
I'm sorry but I am very confused. How do you ask...

I'm sorry but I am very confused. How do you ask for help in the above post but then denigrate those who would help and the information they would give in another post on the exact same type of...
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 01-07-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,726
Posted By J.L. Benet
From the Seneca tribe's site: This is why...

From the Seneca tribe's site:

This is why despite my grandmother being Seneca, and my feeling of strong connection to that side of the family, I am technically not Seneca. My mother's tribe does...
Forum: Northern Traditional Dancing 01-06-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,726
Posted By J.L. Benet
While there is no Turkey clan in the Iroquois...

While there is no Turkey clan in the Iroquois Nation, the turkey is still a very respected animal and turkey feathers are very common in Iroquois regalia. In fact, the vast majority of gustoweh I...
Forum: Native Issues 10-08-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,349
Posted By J.L. Benet
I think they probably purposely chose a name that...

I think they probably purposely chose a name that was close enough to a real tribe's name to sound genuine, but different enough to give them plausible deniability.
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 10-06-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By J.L. Benet
It won't be my first powwow in Florida, but I've...

It won't be my first powwow in Florida, but I've never been to either of these two. The powwows I have been to in Florida have been a mixed bag. Some have been awesome experiences, others were...
Forum: Native Issues 10-05-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,349
Posted By J.L. Benet
I believe you are referring to the Michigamua...

I believe you are referring to the Michigamua society at the University of Michigan.
Order of Angell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_Angell)
They told...
Forum: Entertainment 10-05-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,894
Posted By J.L. Benet
"Sioux City" with Lou Diamond Phillips ...

"Sioux City" with Lou Diamond Phillips
"Redskin" with Richard Dix
"Red Blood" was ok for a low-budget B-movie thriller
"Spirit Rider"
"The Doe Boy"
"Windrunner" - surprisingly good
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 10-05-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By J.L. Benet
Chamber's Farm or Hart Springs

I'm trying to decide where to go for a Thanksgiving weekend powwow. I'm interested in your opinions.

November 28 - 30, 2008 ~ Firewalker's Legacy Thanksgiving Pow Wow

Hart Springs Campground ~...
Forum: Straight Dancing 10-05-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,347
Posted By J.L. Benet
Like Fat Albert above, my armbands are laced. I...

Like Fat Albert above, my armbands are laced. I drilled two holes in either side and used black-dyed hide laces so it matches the rest of my regalia. It gives a little, which is nice when you are...
Forum: General Crafts 10-05-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,027
Posted By J.L. Benet
Research, and go to powwows. Listen to different...

Research, and go to powwows. Listen to different drums to determine exactly what you want. Do you want it double sided (with rawhide on both the top and bottom), or to just have the rawhide head...
Forum: General Crafts 01-13-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,417
Posted By J.L. Benet
What I've found really works well are the Twixit!...

What I've found really works well are the Twixit! style chip clips.
http://www.assistireland.ie/uploadedfiles/Product_Images/Housekeeping/Other/TWIXIT_Bag_Clips_(PRO)_1122.jpg
Forum: Smoke Dance 01-12-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,811
Posted By J.L. Benet
Thanks for your input. My grandmother's clan...

Thanks for your input.
My grandmother's clan is bear. She is my father's mother, so technically, I wouldn't take her clan; but in my mother's family's tradition, you take the clan of your...
Forum: Smoke Dance 01-11-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,811
Posted By J.L. Benet
I know that philosophical argument has waged in...

I know that philosophical argument has waged in many tribes in America. I know people who fall on both sides. I have an ancestor who was Colonel Washington's aide d' camp in the F & I War, and was...
Forum: General Crafts 01-11-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,349
Posted By J.L. Benet
I heard old fashioned naphthalene moth-balls will...

I heard old fashioned naphthalene moth-balls will not only ward off the mites, but will kill those that are there. I also heard you could boil the feathers, but you were then supposed to rub some...
Forum: Smoke Dance 01-10-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,811
Posted By J.L. Benet
I never heard that that was supposed to imply...

I never heard that that was supposed to imply that they gave up war completely, just against each other. In fact, the Iroquois Constitution actually lays out how the confederacy would go to war. ...
Forum: Smoke Dance 01-09-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,811
Posted By J.L. Benet
The way I was told, that's the side you tie your...

The way I was told, that's the side you tie your sash when you're at war. Since we are still over in Iraq and Afghanistan, I wear it tied on the left in recognition of that.

The bobcat is my...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 01-07-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By J.L. Benet
There are actually many metis in the border...

There are actually many metis in the border states. Where I grew up in northern Michigan, there were quite a few. My mom was born in an enclave of Quebec Metis in Maine. But, yes, mixed people...
Forum: Recipes 01-04-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By J.L. Benet
You need thick bread, like Texas Toast. Put a...

You need thick bread, like Texas Toast. Put a slit in the bread, squeeze in your filling (a pastry bag helps with this. Smoosh it back down, put it in the egg wash, and fry as normal. You could...
Forum: Recipes 01-04-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By J.L. Benet
I like mine with cinnamon and a dash of nutmeg. ...

I like mine with cinnamon and a dash of nutmeg. If you want to get fancy, you can blend a banana and put it in the egg wash.
My wife likes to use lemon juice, and no cinnamon.
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 01-04-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By J.L. Benet
If it's a metis pow wow, did they have fiddle...

If it's a metis pow wow, did they have fiddle music (if even on the tape)? Was the Red River Jig danced/played, or some other reels? How was the food? Did they have bannock bread? What about...
Forum: Recipes 01-03-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,087
Posted By J.L. Benet
Just because a recipe was gathered from the...

Just because a recipe was gathered from the internet does not automatically make it public domain.

If we are just doing it to sell to members here, a good place to check out for the printing of...
Forum: Recipes 01-01-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By J.L. Benet
This thread might also help: Canadian Canoe...

This thread might also help:
Canadian Canoe Routes :: View topic - crumbly bannoc (http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/viewtopic.php?t=3529&sid=6ef474a5a3fd53b8e4d29978e33eb2f7)

Sometimes we would...
Forum: Smoke Dance 01-01-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,811
Posted By J.L. Benet
Here is what I came up with (sans feathers) ...

Here is what I came up with (sans feathers)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v57/punisher63/toque2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v57/punisher63/toque1.jpg...
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