NDN WOMEN


This last week has been fun!

I was eating out at my favorite restaurant in Sheridan, WY – The Rib and Chop Shop – (awesome food) with an NDN Family and as always I was the only white guy! I just never seem to see color – my bad!

I am following everyone out (they were all well behaved and I kept the firewater away from the table) I waited for a moment as a lady passed me and overheard the next table of diners say ” wow, you never see an NDN family dining out in a nice restaurant!”  and ” they were so polite”! I almost choked on a rib bone laughing – yes, the kids say “please and thank you” and we all used our napkins and salad fork…that is the big fork right?th

Then today back on the Rez – I stop at the local IGA Supermarket! I am shopping for Texas Toast and an elderly Crow lady comes up to me and asks ” Is that your Jeep outside?” (thinking I might have parked wrong) I said “yes, ma’am” – then she floored me (not with her fist) she said – “that is really really nice – I wish I had a Jeep like that to get to my hunting cabin!” without missing a beat I said ” I would love to take you anytime”. She is probably not much shy of 80 years old and still full of energy and a good eye for 4×4’s!

I have met so many people that are fascinated by Indians – I implore all of you that are – just talk to them! They are just as interested in white folk! and no they will not scalp you! Just please don’t say “My grandmother was a Cherokee Princess” at least substitute another tribe…

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6 thoughts on “NDN WOMEN

  1. Hahaha. It’s terrible the assumptions people make… That Indians don’t have manners… A guy I knew in Hong Kong thought all American women were “easy” because that’s the way they are portrayed on American TV… I say never judge a person by their nationality or color… That’s awesome about the lady in the supermarket, too, btw. I want to be like that when I’m 80!

    1. I know you will be just like her when you are 80! I will also take that as a compliment – ie: ya like the Jeep!
      Some girls are easy – does not matter what color, race, creed…most are not…ya get what ya work for…!

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