Author: Jamie K Oxendine

NATIVE AMERICAN HOME ETIQUETTE

  Native Americans from the Atlantic to the Pacific and the Arctic to the Tropics were quite cordial and rather kind to guests in the home. Europeans and later Americans noticed certain mannerisms concerning a guest at home that was far beyond their own concept of providing hospitality. Even after...

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NATIVE AMERICAN MEDICINE WHEEL: Comparison In Life

NATIVE AMERICAN MEDICINE WHEEL Comparison In Life  By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation Part-Time Professor, "Indians Of North America" University of Toledo PRELUDE This article is about the Native American Medicine Wheel symbol and color and design as opposed to the physical structure known...

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Researching Native American Heritage

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 from groups and individuals for help in investigating ones Native American Heritage.  This article is for informational purposes on the...

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

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 PRELUDE How often has one gotten this question:  “They had that back then?”  Or how about this question: “This material...

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What is a Native American?

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 ask “Why is the sky blue?”  Obviously a rhetorical question to be profound as one does not need the technical...

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DO YOU LIVE IN A NATIVE AMERICAN STATE?

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 the origin history of their state or the state they live in and this includes the knowledge of the origins...

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Native American App for Language

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 Telecommunications Inc. titled easily enough “Native Language App.” The App was released on January 20, 2012 and is compatible with...

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THE REAL THANKSGIVING FOODS

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 & Cheese, Sweet Potatoes, Pumpkin Pie … traditional Thanksgiving foods right? Well they are traditional Thanksgiving foods in the sense...

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