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My pet peeve about being "Native American"

Anonymous
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You either are or you aren't. You are either enrolled or have ties with a tribe/band, and are involved in the community or you aren't. You aren't "part", you aren't "about 1/2" and you sound stupid claiming to "have some in me". You either are or you aren't. Every other person claims to have a long lost Cherokee Indian Princess for a great-great-grandmother, I am here to tell you that you don't.

Learn something about the people you MAY have descended from before you try to claim that heritage.

Rant over, bash away... 

EDIT

Here is the point for all of you easily offended people,

You know your blood connection and it isn't just some magic fraction you know, there is so much more to it.

SO GO LEARN ABOUT IT!     EMBRACE IT!     LIVE IT!

:)

Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:12 PM
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crescentstar2
by Anne on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:13 PM

I'm about as WASP as you get 

MistyMoo
by Ruby Member on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:13 PM
I'm Metis. That's what I identify as.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:13 PM
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 Wait, why can't one be a portion NA? What if their mother is full blooded NA and their father isn't at all?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:13 PM
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I hate how some tribe members get thousands of dollars when they turn 18, free tuition, ect. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:13 PM
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Psh. Don't worry about it. I choose to not exercise my rights to my tribes money. Doesn't make me ANY LESS na than you. 

StephMosDef
by Silver Member on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:14 PM

My great-grandmother was Lakota. I've looked into our heritage some, but not extensively.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:14 PM
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That's stupid. People can have Indian blood, even if its not immediate family. I saw that at my family reunion. 

klespeedy0205
by Silver Member on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:14 PM
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My grandfather was blackfoot. I don't go around broadcasting it like a badge of honor but if someone asks i will tell them. Why does this bother you so much?
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Tooth_Inspector
by Platinum Member on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:15 PM
I didn't know people did that? I have no links to tribes or native Americans.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Jan. 26, 2013 at 1:15 PM


Meaning it should be equal for all tribes. 

Quoting Anonymous:

I hate how some tribe members get thousands of dollars when they turn 18, free tuition, ect. 



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