March 2016 Blog Posts (12)

bad news please say prayers for my younger sister jeanette davis 45 last sat she took a massive stroke from her diabetes and she hasn't come out of it..she has a dnr so she is in hospice and she'll b…

bad news please say prayers for my younger sister jeanette davis 45 last sat she took a massive stroke from her diabetes and she hasn't come out of it..she has a dnr so she is in hospice and she'll be crossing over in about a week..i'm visiting her tomorrow and she is sleeping in a coma please help me i lost my sister mary 32 in 1992 from her diabetes...i am out of my mind at this point just laying there waiting to go on her final destiny..please say prayers for her she…

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Added by Lady Cherokee Angel (aka linda) on March 30, 2016 at 1:45am — 5 Comments

Check Engine Light

Checking Engine Lights
Well I got the cars check engine light codes, repaired and now the light is off again..

But what about you?? have you checked your engine light lately??
You have a nagging little pain or thoughts.. Well maybe like me its time you got yourself checked out...

Added by Loretta Riddell on March 28, 2016 at 8:22am — No Comments

March Maddness resulted in "Your Empty Swing"

So many birthdays in March yet the ones that bring back the memories are my husband and mine. Remembering the good and bad and knowing We survived them all Together..On the day we packed away his AF Uniform we knew there would never be another birthday seperated  and we never were Until  this year..Cherish those in your life …

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Added by Loretta Riddell on March 22, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Sharing: Supporting our Military

While I was getting another shipment headed for my guys in Iraq and Africa I got this notice from another Veteran who works to help those on the edge after being deployed..So thought I would share just in case anyone wants to send out a card or letter....



For my friends who… Continue

Added by Loretta Riddell on March 19, 2016 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Sing A Song

I sing a song that took Grandfather over 40 years to teach me. But it is now my song. It belongs to me. It is my holy song, my medicine-song, and great is its power. When I sing it I go through the clouds and I become spirit and I talk with Grandfather and he with me. I sing a song, my song.

Everyone has a song from Creator. Ask him for your song. Seek him out with a clean heart. He will give you YOUR song. Only your song. Sing your song to him. Every…

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Added by Chief Walks on March 14, 2016 at 8:08am — No Comments

Kicking Bear

Kicking Bear was an Og lala by birth. Through marriage he joined the Minneconjou and became a band chief. Both the Oglala and the Minneconjou belong to the Lakota Nation. Kicking Bear distinguished himself in several battles to protect Lakota land during the War for the Black Hills (1876-77), including the battle at Little Big Horn Creek.

Kicking Bear was a leader in the Ghost Dance religious movement, practiced a century ago by Indian men and women in the belief that it would restore…

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Added by Thomas Goldenheart on March 11, 2016 at 5:46pm — 1 Comment

SITTING BULL IN MEMORY© Fair Use Only.

SITTING BULL

IN MEMORY©

by Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner

Mrs. Fanny Kelly was taken captive in July 1864 by a war party of Hunkpapa Sioux in Wyoming. During most of the five months she was held prisoner, Mrs. Kelly stayed in the lodgings of Sitting Bull, the famous leader "as a guest," of his family, "and I was treated as a guest," she wrote.

"He was uniformly gentle, and kind to his wife and children and courteous and considerate in his [interactions] with others. During…

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Added by Thomas Goldenheart on March 11, 2016 at 5:20pm — 1 Comment

Tashunkewitko (Crazy Horse), recorded by Major V.T. McGillicuddy

Tashunkewitko (Crazy Horse), recorded by Major V.T. McGillicuddy

We did not ask you white men to come here. The Great Spirit gave us this country as a home. You had yours. We did not interfere with you. The Great Spirit gave us plenty of land to live on and buffalo, deer, antelope and other game; you are taking my land from me; you are killing off our game, so it is hard for us to live. Now you tell us to work [as farmers] for a living, but the Great Spirit did not make us to work,…

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Added by Thomas Goldenheart on March 11, 2016 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Tatanka Yotanka, The Sitting Bull

Tatanka Yotanka, The Sitting Bull, told to a New York Herald correspondent, November 16, 1877

I was lying in my lodge. Some young men ran in to me and said, "The Long Hair is in the camp. Get up. They are firing in the camp." I jumped up and stepped out of my lodge (shown on the right side of the map). The old men, women and children were hurried away. Long Hair retreated and my men fought him in the brush, and he fell back to the northern bluffs. Then he took the road to see if he…

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Added by Thomas Goldenheart on March 11, 2016 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Kate Bighead, told to Dr. Thomas Marquis in 1922

Kate Bighead, told to Dr. Thomas Marquis in 1922

Little Big Horn was not the first meeting between the Cheyennes and Long Hair. Early in the winter of 1868 Long Hair and the Seventh Cavalry attacked our camp on the Washita River killing Chief Black Kettle and his band, burning their tipis and destroying all their food and belongings. In the spring Long Hair promised peace and moved the Cheyenne to a reservation. When gold was discovered white people came and the Indians were moved…

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Added by Thomas Goldenheart on March 11, 2016 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Lakota Accounts of the Battle of Little Big Horn

Tashna Mani, or Moving Robe, told to Frank Zahn in 1931

Several of us young Indian women were digging wild turnips when I saw a cloud of dust rise beyond a ridge of bluffs in the east. We looked towards camp and saw a warrior ride swiftly, shouting that the solders were only a few miles away, and that the women and children and old men should run for the hills in the opposite direction. I dropped the pointed ash stick which I had used in digging turnips and ran toward my tipi. I saw…

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Added by Thomas Goldenheart on March 11, 2016 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Meeting With A Navajo Elder

I was on east of Gallup, New Mexico. I called this area, The Land of Illusions because from the Interstate one only sees barren desert, but on the roads less traveled it was an oasis. The area originally belonged to the De-Na-Zin people which includes Apaches, Navajos and Zunis. If you listen to the quiet, you can hear the Earthly Mother speaking in their Native tongue. Yes, I was made aware of the relationship between the Earthly Mother and the Native, Tribal Peoples.

The Native,…

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Added by Thomas Goldenheart on March 5, 2016 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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