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Forum: Grass Dancing 04-26-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,744
Posted By jlittlecrow
I make a LOT of grass dance outfits, and it takes...

I make a LOT of grass dance outfits, and it takes me about a week total to make a complete outfit - minus interruptions - which always happen & stretch it out longer. I posted a whole blog with...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 01-31-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,325
Posted By jlittlecrow
It sounds like you need to attend powwows for a...

It sounds like you need to attend powwows for a while & learn more about it before you start trying to jump in without knowing what you're doing.
Forum: Grass Dancing 10-12-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,225
Posted By jlittlecrow
I know I'm old school, but I hate the current...

I know I'm old school, but I hate the current fashion of using raggedy cloth. Yarn is still much nicer looking & more traditional. If you want something wide, order wide grosgrain ribbon from an...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 09-29-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,513
Posted By jlittlecrow
I'm actually featured on that video you're...

I'm actually featured on that video you're looking for (not dancing, just talking). I've still got a case of VHS tapes, selling them cheap for $10 to anyone who wants one....
Forum: General Crafts 09-21-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,464
Posted By jlittlecrow
There is a whole other line of thought voiced...

There is a whole other line of thought voiced long ago before contest powwows became the norm. Maybe 20 or more years ago, I can remember hearing elders here in OK saying that real eagle feathers...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 06-22-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,122
Posted By jlittlecrow
I like to use heavy interfacing because it's...

I like to use heavy interfacing because it's non-woven and won't shrink up like a cotton will. It's also really lightweight. But unless you're gonna wash them, anything heavy will do. Be sure to...
Forum: Grass Dancing 06-22-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,352
Posted By jlittlecrow
Oh, my mistake, I thought the MECCA for ALL...

Oh, my mistake, I thought the MECCA for ALL Native Americans was HOT SPRINGS ARKANSAS! ROFLMAO

Seriously y'all, I feel like I should be wearing my hip waders, there so much $#@& being spread...
Forum: Straight Dancing 02-20-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,111
Posted By jlittlecrow
That's our nephew Leonard Koshiway (Otoe) wearing...

That's our nephew Leonard Koshiway (Otoe) wearing the red apron set with beadwork & tab leggings. I made that apron set for him a few years ago when he was HMD for the Otoe Encampment. It's my own...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 02-16-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 41,279
Posted By jlittlecrow
1) People running powwows who don't have a clue....

1) People running powwows who don't have a clue. Running a powwow is HARD WORK, you might get dirty or break a nail! If you're a slacker, don't be on a powwow committee! The woman in charge of...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 01-27-2009, 05:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,513
Posted By jlittlecrow
That's an excellent video example of old style!...

That's an excellent video example of old style! Back in the 70's. GiGi Palmer (Kiowa/Choctaw) who is about my age (50-ish) danced boys fancy war dance style. She's the late Gus Palmer's niece & from...
Forum: Native Issues 01-26-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,873
Posted By jlittlecrow
The tribe sent me down to an Indian Housing...

The tribe sent me down to an Indian Housing conference in Oklahoma City for 3 days. On Tuesday morning, we all showed up & conducted business as usual. But everyone wanted to watch the inauguration,...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-26-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,111
Posted By jlittlecrow
Dang, that's why I'll never be rich, I refuse to...

Dang, that's why I'll never be rich, I refuse to have any part of that unethical trade.

I ticked off a buyer for the Smithsonian a few years back at the OKC fairgrounds powwow during Red Earth....
Forum: Native Life 01-25-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,620
Posted By jlittlecrow
Our attorney was in DC last week for the...

Our attorney was in DC last week for the inauguration & made contacts w/NDNs in the administration already. They know them from being a tribal judge.
Forum: Native Life 01-25-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,620
Posted By jlittlecrow
if a native is selling regulia to the wanabi,...

if a native is selling regulia to the wanabi, they are adding to the problem of wanabi dancing at powwow.

TKMJ: Don't try to marginalize the threat of this law by making it into a wanabi issue...
Forum: Native Life 01-25-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,620
Posted By jlittlecrow
Thumbs down TKMJ - You obviously haven't read the law or any...

TKMJ - You obviously haven't read the law or any of the legal opinions. This legislation flies in the face of legal precedent. MSDS sheets are NOT acceptable documentation under this law - that's one...
Forum: Native Life 01-25-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,620
Posted By jlittlecrow
Thumbs down Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act

Is anyone out there aware that the new CPSIA law goes into effect on Feb 10, 2009? :teeth: I've been raising heck about this law, because it means NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL GENOCIDE!

I'm probably...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-25-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,111
Posted By jlittlecrow
Well, just got satellite internet installed, then...

Well, just got satellite internet installed, then a storm comes through & knocks me out for daaaays. Yup, sure looks to be the same root design. DANG I didn't realize that stuff was getting copied to...
Forum: Straight Dancing 01-06-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,111
Posted By jlittlecrow
http://www.powwows.com/gathering/straight-dancing/...

http://www.powwows.com/gathering/straight-dancing/48584-kiowa-beaded-aprons-trailers.html
Well, I can't get the image from this Page 1 post to show up.

The old people around Red Rock used to...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 11-20-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By jlittlecrow
I went to a college powwow back in the day when I...

I went to a college powwow back in the day when I still danced a lot. Right after we arrived, they asked me to judge a contest later on, nothing unusual 'bout that. As the afternoon went on, the...
Forum: Chit Chat 11-20-2008, 03:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By jlittlecrow
A few years back when I was IT manager at an...

A few years back when I was IT manager at an aircraft company I was in the empty office one Sunday after church (Indian church), singing a Cherokee church song. This new Italian salesman from NJ...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 11-20-2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,521
Posted By jlittlecrow
I was online last night looking for rooms in...

I was online last night looking for rooms in Durant after another vendor offered us her space. We weren't going again this year. There's no decent rooms left in Durant or the area for under $89-$95 a...
Forum: General Crafts 11-09-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By jlittlecrow
Sounds like you've gotten some real good advice...

Sounds like you've gotten some real good advice here. If you still need any help, send me an email from our website and I'll try to help you.

I'm always happy to hear when people are trying to...
Forum: General Crafts 11-09-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By jlittlecrow
For some reason this comment posted twice

For some reason this comment posted twice
Forum: Pow Wow Trip Reports 11-09-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,150
Posted By jlittlecrow
If you will downsize your photos to about 300 X...

If you will downsize your photos to about 300 X 500 pixels and email them to me, I'll post them on our website with your contact information. We get about 1000 hits a day on our website...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 05-05-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 35,379
Posted By jlittlecrow
I'll put in my 2 cents worth on wool trade cloth....

I'll put in my 2 cents worth on wool trade cloth. Sure, it's a real investment, but a good one. Wool is a natural fabric and it's breathable, we even wear it here in Oklahoma in 100 degree/90 percent...
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