June 2011 Blog Posts (11)

Robbie Robertson Featured on Canadian Stamp

Canada’s mail system is tangled up in a postal-workers’ strike, but hopefully it will be over by the time June 30 rolls around so that aficionados of musician Robbie Robertson can send their snail mail bearing his face.



Canada Post has unveiled a stamp featuring the iconic singer as part of the third installment of the Canadian Recording Artists Stamp series, the postal service announced on May 30.



“It never crossed my mind that one day I would be asked to be featured on a… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on June 24, 2011 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

The Kachina Doll...

The Kachina Doll...

The dolls are carved from cottonwood root. The cottonwood is a symbol itself of being able to seek out moisture, especially important to desert farmers! It is light, sturdy, and a great wood for carving. The carver refines the piece of wood more and more. When it's finished, the doll is painted by hand with traditional colors identifiable to a particular Kachina spirit. Hopi Kachina carving is a very big part of their current and past culture and the carvers are an… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on June 23, 2011 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Auctions of Native American items, specifically Kachinas-

Following are excerpts from Sotheby Auctions of Native American items, specifically Kachinas:

Sotheby's, May 8, 2006... A fine Hopi polychrome wood Kachina doll, 10 ¾ inches high, depicting the Shalako Mana, of highly stylized form, standing on squat legs. Kachinas, the catalogue explains, are "spirit supernaturals, once of this world" who live in an underworld with Hopi ancestors and who are supposed to reappear in the first half of the year when they are personated in dance. The lot has… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on June 23, 2011 at 12:40pm — 1 Comment

What is The Red Road?

What is The Red Road?



The Red Road is a long road winding began in the stars, spilled onto the mountain tops, was carried in the snow to the streams, to the rivers, to the ocean… It covers Canada, Alaska, America, Mexico to Guatamala, and keeps winding around the Indigenous.



The Red Road is a circle of people standing hand in hand, people in this world, people between people in the Spirit world, star people, animal people, stone people, river people, tree people… The… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on June 19, 2011 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Just Joking...

Recording of the FBI at the Pine Ridge Reservation



The neighbor, "Hello, is this the FBI?"

"Yes, this is the FBI what do you want?"

"I'm calling to report my neighbor Billy One Foot, he's an Indian and he's hiding marijuana inside his firewood."

"Thank you very much for the call, sir."

The next day, the FBI agents descend on Billy One Foot's house. They search the shed where the firewood is kept. Using axes, they bust open every piece of wood, but found no… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on June 19, 2011 at 1:47pm — 1 Comment

Magical Horses

ses

Added by ElouRa ` White Fawn on June 17, 2011 at 2:36pm — 2 Comments

John's Graduation

It's over...my last one is out of High School!

It has been very busy the last few days. I had more of my kids and friends come into town than I was expecting for the graduation and party.

The graduation ceremony went well. We were all worried because it was overcast, cold and looked like rain when we all arrived but the weather cleared up half way thru.…

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Added by LadyHawkღ on June 14, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

My Son and His Wonderful Nature Photography

Just want to share with you all
the photos and videos of nature my son has been putting together over time.

He has his own U-Tube following
So for a look into the nature of California
and other places he has been
Enjoy

Visit his U-Tube space
TheExplorium

And enjoy...
http://www.youtube.com/user/TheExplorium

Added by Val on June 13, 2011 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Wild Horses

Added by ElouRa ` White Fawn on June 11, 2011 at 1:25am — 1 Comment

Operation Cupcake: British Intelligence Replaced Al Qaeda’s Online Bomb Making Guide With Recipes

Taking on Al Qaeda has been an arduous, draining task for our nation and for our allies, but who’s to say you can’t have a little bit of light-hearted fun while ridding the world of terrorists who’d like to see us all someday annihilated?



Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service (known also as “MI6″) and The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) recently struck against Al Qaeda’s online magazine by replacing instructions for making a homemade bomb “in the Kitchen of your Mom” –… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on June 7, 2011 at 5:20pm — 5 Comments

Having Asthma.....

..... with No Insurance...



Well, I thought my asthma was gone, or at least under such control that I have had absolutely no symptoms in about two years now.



Well, past couple of nights I developed the wheezy symptoms of asthma at sunset that last through the night. Not so bad I cannot breathe but can tell with exertion of any kind, doing my Aerobics after lifting weights, power walks, treadmill and step machine out of the question. I have been trying to think what would… Continue

Added by Val on June 6, 2011 at 11:15am — 7 Comments

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