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Faygo Kid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-27-08 06:53 PM
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12. Recommended enthusiastically. Beautiful.
Great post. What can I say? We're all overwhelmed tonight.

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  -One hundred years ago, I had relatives who couldn't even vote in elections. Wetzelbill  Aug-27-08 06:36 PM   #0 
  - where did Blackfeet originally live?  cryingshame   Aug-27-08 06:37 PM   #1 
  - in what is now Montana and Alberta, Canada  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 06:39 PM   #3 
  - What a beautiful post.  myrna minx   Aug-27-08 06:38 PM   #2 
  - than you very much  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 06:40 PM   #4 
  - Thank you from my Mohawk ancestors, I want to see us become "Visible People"  Bobbieo   Aug-27-08 06:41 PM   #5 
  - thank you for your post  mrs_p   Aug-27-08 06:47 PM   #6 
  - thank you very much  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:10 PM   #19 
  - Thank you for sharing this.:^)  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-27-08 06:48 PM   #7 
  - You're welcome  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:10 PM   #20 
  - What a moving post. Thank you for sharing it.  ebdarcy   Aug-27-08 06:48 PM   #8 
  - It's a great night  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:11 PM   #22 
  - Congratulations, my friend.  Steve_DeShazer   Aug-27-08 06:49 PM   #9 
  - It sure is  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:11 PM   #23 
  - We all did. We call them women. nt  valerief   Aug-27-08 06:49 PM   #10 
  - .......  sufrommich   Aug-27-08 07:04 PM   #14 
  - I meant specifically because of race.  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:07 PM   #15 
  - And it was totally wrong for greedy Europeans to plunder your land.  valerief   Aug-27-08 07:10 PM   #21 
  - oh fucking please. You're being totally dismissive of women  cali   Aug-27-08 07:32 PM   #34 
     - nt  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:47 PM   #38 
        - Leap to conclusions much? I'll say you do. Yikes. YOU have  cali   Aug-27-08 07:53 PM   #41 
           - ...  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:57 PM   #43 
  - Unless your ancestors are from Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, or Colorado  Hippo_Tron   Aug-27-08 07:13 PM   #25 
     - Women could vote there a hundred years ago? I never knew! nt  valerief   Aug-27-08 07:19 PM   #28 
        - Not all over the country, but the west was ahead of the curve  Hippo_Tron   Aug-27-08 07:25 PM   #30 
        - yeah, they could  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:29 PM   #32 
  - Your grandfather saw what happened today!  AZBlue   Aug-27-08 06:50 PM   #11 
  - Yeah, AZ Blue - I believe that - Grandfather did see what happened today and he is very proud!!  Bobbieo   Aug-27-08 06:54 PM   #13 
  - He'd be happy  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:12 PM   #24 
  - Recommended enthusiastically. Beautiful.  faygokid   Aug-27-08 06:53 PM   #12 
  - Rock on  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:08 PM   #16 
  - You will always be my president!  Kurovski   Aug-27-08 07:08 PM   #17 
  - And you're the greatest VP ever  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:09 PM   #18 
  - 90 Years ago one of my relatives couldn't vote either - my white Grandmother  lynne   Aug-27-08 07:14 PM   #26 
  - Right  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:26 PM   #31 
  - That's beautiful.  DixieBlue   Aug-27-08 07:14 PM   #27 
  - you're welcome  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:30 PM   #33 
  - virtually every woman posting here, had relatives that couldn't vote  cali   Aug-27-08 07:23 PM   #29 
  - I should have been more accurate  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:37 PM   #35 
     - thanks, but if you think women were considered much more than chattel  cali   Aug-27-08 07:48 PM   #40 
        - nt  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 08:10 PM   #46 
  - It would be unforgiveably presumptious of me to attempt to speak for my  scarletwoman   Aug-27-08 07:44 PM   #36 
  - not presumptious at all  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:48 PM   #39 
  - A lot less than that  JoFerret   Aug-27-08 07:45 PM   #37 
  - even longer actually  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 07:55 PM   #42 
     - 1934 was when Indians were allowed to vote. It wasn't until 1972 that it stopped being illegal  scarletwoman   Aug-27-08 08:04 PM   #44 
        - damn I should have known that off the top of my head  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 08:11 PM   #47 
           - Well, I had a great education -- my late partner was an Anishinaabe cultural historian.  scarletwoman   Aug-27-08 08:25 PM   #49 
              - ahhhh I see  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 08:35 PM   #51 
                 - Here in Minnesota, and in neighboring Wisconsin, we've had some very recent & very heated battles  scarletwoman   Aug-27-08 09:02 PM   #52 
                    - I can send you some stuff if you want  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 09:49 PM   #53 
  - Thanks for your ability and willingness to share.  Ptah   Aug-27-08 08:07 PM   #45 
  - you're welcome  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 08:14 PM   #48 
  - The subject line should have read: " I had relatives who WERE NOT U.S. CITIZENS."  Wetzelbill   Aug-27-08 08:26 PM   #50 
  - Hey we might be related !  Marrah_G   Aug-27-08 09:59 PM   #54 
 

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