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    This weekend my family and I were at a powwow and something happened to make me feel extremely proud. I just wanted to share this special little act with you. . .

    I have a daughter that is 8-years old. At times she can be pretty selfish and self indulging in her young behavior.

    We were at a powwow this weekend and she was given a handful of money for dancing during her exhibition.

    Without blinking an eye, she took this money and on her own, placed it on the drum that sang for her exhibition.


    I was soooo proud of her for knowing the right thing to do - on her own.

    a little tear came to my eye as her proud father and I said to myself,

    "Yes. . . This is what it's really ALL about!"
    Last edited by WhoMe; 05-05-2009, 03:40 PM.
    Powwows will continue to evolve in many directions. It is inevitable.

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    OMG!!! Your daughter is already 8. Geez time sure flies....

    She sounds like an excellent future MIW!!!!

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      • #4
        Kind of gives ya goosebumps when they do something like that - doesn't it?

        That is most definitely what "it's all about!"

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        • #5
          Good for you and your daughter Whome!!
          Last edited by Kakeeya; 05-06-2009, 01:57 PM.

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          • #6
            Great job dad! You know kids are listening, even when you think they are not. That is awesome!

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            • #7
              I can't believe they are already 8!! Good job WhoMe and Mrs. WhoMe! I'd be proud too!!
              "To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible." ~St. Augustine

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              • #8
                awwwwww.....her parents are doing a great job!
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                • #9
                  Originally posted by kiyaanii mom View Post
                  OMG!!! Your daughter is already 8. Geez time sure flies....

                  She sounds like an excellent future MIW!!!!

                  Stace and Kiyannii,

                  Yes. She just turned 8.

                  Kiyannii,

                  A MIW was sitting beside us when it happened. The MIW had been giving encouragement to my daughter throughout the powwow!

                  Stace,

                  I just met someone that recently moved here and knows you!


                  To everyone who responded. Thank you for your words of encouragement. Someday I hope some elder's look and my two daughters and say, "Those girls were raised right!" *L
                  Powwows will continue to evolve in many directions. It is inevitable.

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                    Last edited by lbgood; 07-30-2009, 04:41 AM.

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                    • #11
                      Wow that is so cool! Nice that she is tuned into the right things and didnt run to the frybread stand :) j/k

                      Nah thats Awesome you should be proud of her

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by WhoMe View Post
                        Stace and Kiyannii,

                        Yes. She just turned 8.

                        Kiyannii,

                        A MIW was sitting beside us when it happened. The MIW had been giving encouragement to my daughter throughout the powwow!

                        Stace,

                        I just met someone that recently moved here and knows you!


                        To everyone who responded. Thank you for your words of encouragement. Someday I hope some elder's look and my two daughters and say, "Those girls were raised right!" *L
                        Holy!!......Should I throw out some damage control now or wait til you tell me who it is? LOL
                        "To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible." ~St. Augustine

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                        • #13
                          I saw a kid do that on their own a few months back, and you know what? When I went over to talk to their parents there was a line of people congratulating them and giving them gifts for the kid........

                          Congrats whome, I know adult dancer that wouldnt have been as proper..

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by WhoMe View Post

                            To everyone who responded. Thank you for your words of encouragement. Someday I hope some elder's look and my two daughters and say, "Those girls were raised right!" *L

                            Whome you have them on track for the world to see how well they are raised.


                            Miss seeing you and your family at events now since i left DC.
                            Ancial
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                            Work like you don't need the money, Love like you've never been hurt, and Dance like no one is watching.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by WhoMe View Post
                              Someday I hope some elder's look and my two daughters and say, "Those girls were raised right!" *L
                              they must not know you well enough or weren't at the Schemitzun 49 in Hartford, Governors Mansion........LMAO!!!!!............jk bro.......LOL!!!!
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