Posts by Jamie K Oxendine

NATIVE AMERICAN MEDICINE WHEEL: Comparison In Life

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NATIVE AMERICAN MEDICINE WHEEL Comparison In Life  By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation   PRELUDE This article is about the Native American Medicine Wheel …


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Researching Native American Heritage

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RESEARCHING Native American HERITAGE A Native American Genealogical Journey  By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation Prelude and Disclaimer Powwows.com has received many a request …


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Guest Article – Facing Diabetes in a Native American World

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Facing Diabetes in a Native American World  by Judy Anderson “Facing Diabetes in a Native American World” is the result of an experience of a Native American man with Diabetes …


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IF THEY HAVE HAD IT THEY WOULD HAVE USED IT – MAYBE?

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IF THEY HAVE HAD IT THEY WOULD HAVE USED IT – MAYBE? Native American Use of Trade Materials By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation …


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What is a Native American?

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WHAT IS NATIVE AMERICAN?  By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation   PRELUDE What is Native American?  What an encumbered question.  One might as well …


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DO YOU LIVE IN A NATIVE AMERICAN STATE?

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DO YOU LIVE IN A NATIVE AMERICAN STATE? State Name Origins By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation  PRELUDE Most Americans have no concept of …


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Native American App for Language

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Native American Language App at iTunes By: Jamie K. Oxendine, Editor Powwows.com Just released for all those interested in Native American Languages is a brand new APP from Native American Public …


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THE REAL THANKSGIVING FOODS

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THE REAL THANKSGIVING FOODS By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, www.PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation PRELUDE Turkey, Mashed Potatoes with gravy, Bread Stuffing/Dressing, Cranberry Sauce, Three Bean Casserole, Macaroni …


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…MY GRANDMOTHER WAS A CHEROKEE INDIAN PRINCESS…

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“…MY GRANDMOTHER WAS A CHEROKEE INDIAN PRINCESS…” CHEROKEE CITIZENSHIP/MEMBERSHIP By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation PRELUDE To any Native American that travels a great …


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THE NATIVE AMERICAN HARVEST GATHERING

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THE NATIVE AMERICAN HARVEST GATHERING By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation Long before White Contact to the “New World” the Native Americans had many …


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The Straight Dance from Oklahoma Native American Tribes is a formal, tailored, prestigious form of southern dance clothes.   The overall effect is of reassuring solidity, with everything closely matched and …

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How to Do Threadwork on Feathers

After many requests, I’m finally getting around to a tutorial on threadwork….flat style (not stacked). Materials: Something to wrap…feather quill, dowel rod, etc. Thread…I love Sulky brand rayon sewing/embroidery machine …

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