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    Rich Hall and American Indians

    They were not allowed by law to be Mayor or anything else. No schools on rez, they were taken away to "residential schools" where abuse in all its forms existed and thrived. Residential schools had hidden burial plots to get rid of those that perished. Adults had to ask permission just to leave...
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    Rich Hall and American Indians

    +1 Joe Tahkahikew
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    Bearing block

    I used to carry a pendant made with a cast off deer horn, with a dimple in the back side and a cross hole to allow a leather thong as a neck string as well as a bow string.
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    Rich Hall and American Indians

    Bison probably the best meat I have ever had, I have eaten most everything in the bush....Oh Ok this was a trick question right!!!!!
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    Rich Hall and American Indians

    I and many of my immediate cousins were products of the effects of res school, we lost language and culture. I am trying to learn language and hence culture. I am envious of your ability to speak let alone write Kanien'kehá:ka, we were not allowed to speak at home (any trespass was treated...
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    Rich Hall and American Indians

    +1,2,3 RB. now for some frybread and maple/cranberry syrup :cool:
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    Rich Hall and American Indians

    Try to infuse the maple syrup with cranberry juice, my cousins in Wahta make this, this cousin can't have enough. YO
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    Looking to Purchase cheap char cloth

    +1 Ogri, easy to make and satisfaction on using something you made yourself.
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    Flint & Steel fire starting

    On Monday 26t of Dec. I had the pleasure of hosting a friend and student of mine that has made a great journey in his personal growth as a Human. We talked a lot, about all sort of things. In the wee hours of the night I asked if he and his companion would would like to start a fire with flint &...
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    Myocardial Infarction?

    Oh yah, don't feel bad for me, I don't I feel bad for myself, I only feel bad for my wife and son for being such a burden. On a good note I have an offer to council at an Aboriginal healing circle in southern Ontario, makes me feel good to be wanted.
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    Myocardial Infarction?

    Some 20 yrs ago had the first of 2 MI, the first one was misdiagnosed (incompetent Dr. who later lost his license to practice). I was not feeling well (sweats, chest pain, unease) but didn't go to the ER until 3 days later, went to the gym, had physical contact (yes).... That led to the second...
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    Snow knife - (Inuit and igloos)

    Get a short cross cut (coarse teeth) saw (20" - 24") at a yard sale it will serve you well, polish sides to make it slicker. Don't over think it.
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    When you're on the menu. What would you do?

    Trolling: a willful negative response to illicit a reaction. I have seen, smelt, heard the effect of a flaming tent that has melted down on a mother and her daughter. The screams as the Drs. stripped away burnt tissue from them, especially the young one. Bears are curious animal and very...
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    When you're on the menu. What would you do?

    Have you ever seen what a melting synthetic tent does to a human being.......
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    Handmade arrow

    Excellent, well thought out and completed goodjob
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    Onaping Falls

    Yes they are within an hours drive. I used to take friends (Japanese, English...) and my students to see them. There is also a hiking trail along the falls itself and crosses the upper falls to go to an interior trail system. The A.Y. Jackson lookout has numerous viewing points for those that...
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    My crafts

    A choker I made for someone I admire.
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    My crafts

    My wife's choker, will add pics of her matching boots pendants
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    Onaping Falls

    These are Onaping Falls, the subject of many artists. especially of A.Y. Jackson
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    A horn drinking cup

    Now that's something I would like to try making. Excellent carving. Did you polish the interior? then lined (sealed) it? With bee's wax?