What Comes to Mind When You Hear This One Word? Language – Reservation – Redskin

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown February 15th, 2016 Last Updated on: August 14th, 2016

You’ve probably seen these WatchCut videos pop up in your newsfeed from time to time, such as the 100 Years of Beauty in 1-Minute, or the American Kids Try Food from Around the World clips. They're usually light-hearted and interesting. Recently they tackled something a bit more serious in tone by asking Native Americans to do word association with specific words such as Thanksgiving, which we featured on our website.

What comes to mind when you hear these words?

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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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pamela j coble clark

Here am I , and are you, “the tender society”, we make two.
Here is earth and there is sky, they way between, is the way of high, of smoke and fires and ash and dust, come wind, water, time and rust. If you are gone and so am I, who will keep this way of high?
Will dust cause clouds and wind and rain? Will the earth strike fire and burn again? Will smoke rise ash and rain dust fall? Will a tender society help us all? Keep the balance. For cover sod, or rush the roofs, make a hole for smoke and sun shine through. Tap the wells and water, take. Do not drink the sewer lake.Straw and muck and mortar brick, build your walls three feet thick. one for cold and one for heat and one to keep the sounds discreet
Make the floors of mortar too, or use the stones that have you, thrash the seeds so they may grow upon the fields, your own meadow.
Then take the paths and trod the streets, without a carrier you will meet a fairer people called to roam away from places they called home.They live in boxes, tents and doors and garbage is their dinner course.They fell behind the side of way, to become the society of another day that passes…
In the way between the earth and sky, to keep the balance…
Who are you? and who am I?
Pamela J Coble Clark

Running Doe

Native American Culture,Language, been lost for all the young ones doesnt want to learn our native language any more, then all things will be for gotten,

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