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For many Americans, Thanksgiving is a time of celebration, family gatherings, and big traditional dinners. However, for many Native Americans there simply isn't much to celebrate.

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kat yazzie (400)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 7:51 am
As most of you know by now, this is where they just had a horrible blizzard! They are really in desperate need, friends!


kat yazzie (400)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 8:15 am

kat yazzie (400)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 8:17 am
Actually, you can just scroll down and you will see "How Can I Help?" in blue...just click on that and it will take you there...

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 8:20 am
Noted. Thanks Kat.

kat yazzie (400)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 8:39 am
It would also be great if you would pass this information friends, families, etc. THANKS! I know these people would be happy with ANY food, especially during this very hard time!

stephanie l (98)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 9:09 am

Dawna Raven Sky Z (261)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 10:20 am
I just sent a donation and will post it at facebook and forward this.. thanks Kat

. (0)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 10:21 am
Thanks Kat I know this one person who gives many chairthy's etc. and I will get up with her and see what she can do for them too. Hugs

kat yazzie (400)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 11:50 am

Linda H (199)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 11:51 am

. (0)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 1:18 pm
noted thank you kat

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 8:01 pm
This is so yummy i love it. Thanks.

Thelma Sumpter (30)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 10:07 pm
Noted. Thanks Kat.

RosemaryRannes HusbandNeedsPrayers (650)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 11:39 pm
'AHE' HEE HO ZHO' DEAR KAT! i will send in a donation and also send prayers.
I sent an email to ndn news just to extend/expand the reach of those who would also want to help.

Vijay Tankha (28)
Friday November 21, 2008, 4:22 am
I find it amazing that the Sioux would really think that it celebrating time. What have they,poor beleagured people, have to be thankful for. It was with the arrival of the Mayflower that all their troubles began and haven't ended yet except for people like you and I who send off petitions occasionally for their betterment. The fact is noboby really cares, lest of all the Govt. Maybe Obama will be the answere to their predicement

Jenny Dooley (830)
Friday November 21, 2008, 7:08 am
The Sioux have my donation and prayers.

kat yazzie (400)
Friday November 21, 2008, 7:53 am
Denise T...What you do not understand is that the Sioux (and ALL American Indians)celebrate and give thanks EVERY day, no matter the circumstances! You say that nobody cares, and yet you see this thread, this website of help, and many people are responding. I see that you live accross the "Big Water"...I think you do not have a true understanding of this situation, but I thank you for your input. Walk In Beauty, Denise!

Lars K (222)
Friday November 21, 2008, 9:01 am

So the Sioux and all Amerindians celebrate and give thanks every day.

May we ask: Celebrating what and giving thanks to whom?

kat yazzie (400)
Friday November 21, 2008, 9:05 am
Lars, there is so much to be grateful for! But, since worship/gratitude are of a personal nature, you would probably have to ask each individual person those questions...

Lars K (222)
Friday November 21, 2008, 9:11 am
That's a what i wanted to hear. Thank you !!!

kat yazzie (400)
Friday November 21, 2008, 9:15 am
You are very welcome, friend Lars!

Dometria Lanauze (6)
Friday November 21, 2008, 1:38 pm
Thanks for info. I've joined this society. Love and Peace in our Quest for Truth

Dometria Lanauze (6)
Friday November 21, 2008, 1:44 pm
Thanks and I've also posted this on FaceBook. Happy thanksgiving to all. If nothing else my ancestors are still around and endeavouring to honour the old ways, in the truest fashion. my we learn from them about simplicity. Love and Peace in Our Quest for Truth

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 22, 2008, 9:35 am
The Native American peoples are very special and wise humans...

It's a pity they don't get the respect they deserve!! They are so much more evolved than people think.

Money and power don't make you better or more evolved than the rest - they only make you richer and more socially powerful!

I don't know much about their culture and ways but I have this impression that they truly lived in harmony with the environment, respected all forms of life and that there was equality among men and women inside each tribe!
Unfortunately I can't say the same about our 'civilised' society!

Saturday November 22, 2008, 10:03 am

Jenny Dooley (830)
Sunday November 23, 2008, 8:06 pm
I do hope enough donations are given.

Maureen S (35)
Monday November 24, 2008, 10:15 am
I am happy to say that I sent money a week ago. If I can sit down to a wholesome meal, than these honorable First Americans should also.
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