[Sca-cooks] OT: Names (was Packing from the Nimatnama)
Olwen the Odd
olwentheodd at hotmail.com
Fri May 18 10:05:56 PDT 2007
> > Same thing, sort of, when they finally put the Indians on
> > reservations, they decided to do a census and gave all the Indians a
> > "white" name which still holds true. You can see some doozies when
> > you put a white name in front of the traditional family Indian name.
> > The government also made the Indians stop changing names as the old
> > customs did.
> > Olwen
>True true. The Man always did have a problem with indigenous or
>traveling people who were not under their close control. True story:
>my father was adopted by the Dakota tribe and now he calls himself a
>Sioux Jioux. /rimshot
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