Category Archives: Native Stuff

Indian themed posts

Value of a Life?

What is the value of a human life? What determines the monetary or news worthiness of a life. Naomi was just two years old. Her family was broken and she was placed in foster care for her protection. In Feb … Continue reading

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American Indian Food

It is amazing how many food items came from what was known as the New World. I would bet that a good number of items on your dinner plate tonight were unknown in Europe before 1492. Corn, beans, and Squash … Continue reading

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Native American Heritage Month

Ok I am going to try something out this month, since November is Native American Heritage Month. I will try to do as many mini Indian themed posts as I can. I am however asking, neigh pleading with my readers … Continue reading

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Tanka Products Real Food, Real People

I get asked about good ways to help Indian people quite frequently. Every summer it seems as though there is an infestation of groups looking to help rebuild homes and such and that is a great way to help. There … Continue reading

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Flakes, it’s not just for Breakfast Anymore

Many years ago I was asked to assist with a sweat lodge in Boulder Colorado. It was my job to prepare the lodge and heat the stones for the inipi ceremony latter in the evening. Tending the fire is several … Continue reading

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What is a Name?

I have a friend that works with Indian people. He was doing some research and came across an interesting last name, Beats His Wife. This name confused him a bit and I certainly understand his concern. What a horrible name … Continue reading

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Dance! Dance! Dance! Dance!

I get asked about rain dances. I get asked about rain dances a lot. Just today I was asked how many rain dances have I done. Well in all honesty I have never performed a rain dance. Not one time. … Continue reading

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