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Interesting answer to Have you ever met, or do you know anyone PERSONALLY who you think could beat Bruce Lee in his prime? Interesting answer to Think about the absolute […]

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Interesting answer to Have you ever met, or do you know anyone PERSONALLY who you think could beat Bruce Lee in his prime? Interesting answer to Think about the absolute […]

US President Barack Obama conferred America’s highest civilian honour the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Joe Medicine Crow received the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the nation’s highest civilian honor) from President […]

Joe Medicine Crow, last Crow War Chief, receives Presidential Medal of Freedom VIDEO

US President Barack Obama conferred America’s highest civilian honour the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Joe Medicine Crow received the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the nation’s highest civilian honor) from President […]

Peruse and Reflect on the Memories and Musings of our long past Native brothers, sisters, fathers and mothers. If I had known that I would be sent to the penitentiary […]

Memorable words from the Dakotas

Peruse and Reflect on the Memories and Musings of our long past Native brothers, sisters, fathers and mothers. If I had known that I would be sent to the penitentiary […]

“REZ BLUES 2006” Recorded live at Ringside Cafe, in St. Pete, Florida. 2006. Sylvia A. Duquet, Videographer/Tam bourine…..Chaska Denny, Slide Guitar…Curt H. St. Cyr, Harmonica Alvon Griffin, Percussionist…This was unrehearsed […]

Impromptu Native American Blues (VIDEO)

“REZ BLUES 2006” Recorded live at Ringside Cafe, in St. Pete, Florida. 2006. Sylvia A. Duquet, Videographer/Tam bourine…..Chaska Denny, Slide Guitar…Curt H. St. Cyr, Harmonica Alvon Griffin, Percussionist…This was unrehearsed […]

Here is an interesting article on the making "Zeezibahkwat" or Maple Syrup

also called "Ziinzibaakwad" and "Sinzibukwud"

Zeezibahkwat – Maple Sugar Bush (Syrup)

Here is an interesting article on the making “Zeezibahkwat” or Maple Syrup

also called “Ziinzibaakwad” and “Sinzibukwud”

I have been to the end of the earth. I have been to the end of the waters. I have been to the end of the sky. I have been […]

Navajo Proverb

I have been to the end of the earth. I have been to the end of the waters. I have been to the end of the sky. I have been […]

“The world is full of stories, and from time to time they permit themselves to be told.”  

NATIVE QUOTES: Old Cherokee Saying, Author unknown

“The world is full of stories, and from time to time they permit themselves to be told.”  

Native American Ceremonies Ceremony plays a vital, essential role in Native American religions. Whereas western religions typically consider ceremony the servant of theology, Native American religions barely recognize the distinction […]

Native American Indian Ceremonies

Native American Ceremonies Ceremony plays a vital, essential role in Native American religions. Whereas western religions typically consider ceremony the servant of theology, Native American religions barely recognize the distinction […]

Gods, Goddesses, Religions & Beliefs of the Native Americans Native Beliefs share some common tendencies. Religion tends to be closely related to the natural world. The local terrain is elevated with […]

Gods, Goddesses, Religions & Beliefs of the Native Americans

Gods, Goddesses, Religions & Beliefs of the Native Americans Native Beliefs share some common tendencies. Religion tends to be closely related to the natural world. The local terrain is elevated with […]

~ The Last Warrior ~    High on bleak, stony rag, Unmoving, he sits astride His ragged coated pony. Only telltale frozen breaths, Separate them from The still, winter black boles […]

NATIVE POEM: The Last Warrior

~ The Last Warrior ~    High on bleak, stony rag, Unmoving, he sits astride His ragged coated pony. Only telltale frozen breaths, Separate them from The still, winter black boles […]

Martin Gambee, Wind God

Often, around the fire in the long house of the Iroquois, during the Moon of the Long Nights, this tale is told. Three Arrows was a boy of the Mohawk […]

NATIVE STORIES: Iroquois, How Fire Came To The Six Nations

Often, around the fire in the long house of the Iroquois, during the Moon of the Long Nights, this tale is told. Three Arrows was a boy of the Mohawk […]

As Told By Glenn Welker   Long, long ago, the Hopis were greatly troubled by the wind. It blew and blew and blew and blew–all the time. The Hopis planted their […]

NATIVE STORIES: Hopi, Yaponcha – The Wind God

As Told By Glenn Welker   Long, long ago, the Hopis were greatly troubled by the wind. It blew and blew and blew and blew–all the time. The Hopis planted their […]

Long, long ago, animals and trees talked with each other, but there was no fire at that time.Fox was most clever and he tried to think of a way to […]

NATIVE STORIES: Apache, The Origin of Fire

Long, long ago, animals and trees talked with each other, but there was no fire at that time.Fox was most clever and he tried to think of a way to […]

Apache, The Story of Creation In the beginning nothing existed–no earth, no sky, no sun, no moon, only darkness was everywhere. Suddenly from the darkness emerged a thin disc, one […]

NATIVE STORIES: Apache, The Story of Creation

Apache, The Story of Creation In the beginning nothing existed–no earth, no sky, no sun, no moon, only darkness was everywhere. Suddenly from the darkness emerged a thin disc, one […]

——————————————————————————– Traditional Blackfoot story of How the Buffalo Dance was given to the people. ——————————————————————————– When the buffalo first came to be upon the land, they were not friendly to […]

NATIVE STORIES: Blackfoot, The Origins of the Buffalo Dance

——————————————————————————– Traditional Blackfoot story of How the Buffalo Dance was given to the people. ——————————————————————————– When the buffalo first came to be upon the land, they were not friendly to […]

Apache: How the Buffalo Were Released on Earth ——————————————————————————– In the first days a powerful being named Humpback owned all the buffalo. He kept them in a corral in the […]

NATIVE STORIES: Apache, How the Buffalo Were Released on Earth

Apache: How the Buffalo Were Released on Earth ——————————————————————————– In the first days a powerful being named Humpback owned all the buffalo. He kept them in a corral in the […]

Once upon a time, when the Field-Mouse was out gathering wild beans for the winter, his neighbor, the Buffalo, came down to graze in the meadow. This the little Mouse […]

NATIVE STORIES: The Buffalo and the Field Mouse

Once upon a time, when the Field-Mouse was out gathering wild beans for the winter, his neighbor, the Buffalo, came down to graze in the meadow. This the little Mouse […]

Why Opossum has a Pouch (Koasati Tribe) retold by S. E. Schlosser One evening, Opossum was playing in a field with her babies when Big Bat came swooping down and […]

NATIVE STORIES: Why Opossum has a Pouch

Why Opossum has a Pouch (Koasati Tribe) retold by S. E. Schlosser One evening, Opossum was playing in a field with her babies when Big Bat came swooping down and […]

Windigo Ojibwa First Nation retold by S. E. Schlosser The storm lasted so long that they thought they would starve. Finally, when the wind and swirling snow had died away […]

NATIVE STORIES: Windigo

Windigo Ojibwa First Nation retold by S. E. Schlosser The storm lasted so long that they thought they would starve. Finally, when the wind and swirling snow had died away […]