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Engage: Thousands gather in celebration of Native American heritage
‘Gathering of Nations’ is said to be the world's largest annual meeting of indigenous and Native American people.
April 30th, 2012
01:12 PM ET

Engage: Thousands gather in celebration of Native American heritage

Engage with news and opinions from around the web about under-reported stories from undercovered communities.

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  1. gung hoe

    I always do my friend i fish and always tell everybody take only what you need.But when you do take thank the gods and make sure you use what you take.Nothing makes more mad than to see someone kill animals just for the thrill and leave it to rot!!!

    April 30, 2012 at 6:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • raceisamyth

      I know brother. It breaks my soul in half to see this. Always be thankful and put back into the land what you take.

      April 30, 2012 at 6:44 pm | Report abuse |
  2. gung hoe

    I also am of cherokee and blackfoot..The blood that courses thru our veins gives us a special love of the land and the creatures that inhabit it.They existed way before us humans the land is theirs we are the aliens.And to us that feeling comes naturally its not taught

    April 30, 2012 at 4:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • raceisamyth

      So true! But we must teach everyone love for this land and history. Our Lakota family is gone.

      April 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
      • raceisamyth

        But they can live on in the hearts and minds of all Americans.

        April 30, 2012 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
  3. raceisamyth

    When you say native american your doing a horrible disservice to the children of all heritages that were born on this sacred land. Half the Americans we see everyday are of mixed heritage with American Indians. And a lot of the time, you cant tell by the persons features.

    April 30, 2012 at 3:58 pm | Report abuse |
  4. gung hoe

    Hey racesmyth we have quite a bit in common

    April 30, 2012 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
    • raceisamyth

      Yes we do my friend! Keep spreading the love mate! Never give up!

      April 30, 2012 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  5. raceisamyth

    CNN please stop saying native american. Its American Indian or traditonal tribe name. I identify my bloodline as Cherokee.

    April 30, 2012 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |