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#1 OFFLINE   scotto

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Posted Dec. 15 2007 - 06:14 PM

skin
Indian. Used mostly among the young.

NDN, ndn
Indian. Used mostly among the young and on the Internet.

Indian time
whenever, signifying a disregard for Anglo-style punctuality.

commod
government surplus food given to Indians short for "commodity."

FBI
Full blooded Indian

HO WAH (many uses)
1. A word that is used by an awestricken native, may be heard several times at a pow-wow, after payment, or when a bargain is found i.e. "HOWAH, you's guys should go down to betty's house, shes selling frybread for a dollar!"
2. A word used to inspire youngters when they have done something 'ace'.
i.e. "HOWAH jerry, that sand-castle you made is really ace."
3. An expression used when a native is suddenly frightened.
i.e. "HOWAH, you really scared the **** out of me."

Shinnob
from whence lowered the male of the species. Taken from the Ojibwe word Anishinaabeg

Cash段e
To be in the money
"Hay old man, are you Cash段e? I need to borrow a few bucks."
Or
"I just won big at the casino and I知 feeling Cash段e."

Squaybe
Having way to much to drink and getting drunk.

Stiff
Similar to Squaybe, but this usually happens when its just a few friends and a case.

Errrrrrrrrrr
1. A word that is used to describe someone or something that is disgusting.
2. A word that is used to describe something that is absurd.
Also see - ICK

Ace
Ace is the equivalent of the white mans' 'cool'.

Youz Guys
Used to direct a question towards 2 or more people. I.E. "YOUZ GUYS want some more frybread?"

Frybread
An Indian culinary delight. Dough that is made, fried in Crisco, and devoured.

Squawdog
A hot dog embedded in frybread.

Get
Used to describe something that is not in fashion, outdated, or just not ace enough. I.E. Jimmy's payment car is pretty GET.

Cri \Ka - reye\ (a noise)
1. It's a sound made when a American Indian hears something that they are appalled by.

Ingyeh \ing-gaw\ or \ing-yeah\(another sound)
A sound made by one native when another native says something out of context, or just goes overboard.

Sav \like salve
1. A person who must, by nature, do everything as ghetto as possible.
2. a person who eats too damn much too damn fast I.E. "Dam, that SAV James came and ate all the frybread before I even got there."
3. A person who shows up on your couch and lives with you, with no job.

Den
Similar to the word'then', but is mostly used at the end of a sentence. I.E. "Well, if we can't get any frybread, what do you guys have DEN?"

The Rez
This phrase refers to a American Indian reservation.

Rezzy
Used to describe something that is defective, or just plain ol' broke-ass. "Not only is Jimmy's payment car GET, it's also REZZY."

Rez Bomb
A broke-ass car owned by a native, for either purpose.
1. To get to the store or a friends house.
2. To make it to the next biggest town.

Hikes
This word is usually used when someone who has missed out on something, just realized it. I.E. "Jeez, I really missed out at Jambi's party eh?" reply "Yeah you did, HIKES."

Jeeeeeez
Used when expressing annoyance or displeasure with another native. I.E. "JEEEEEEZ, why did u melt my Barbie?"

Old Man/Lady
A term of endearment for native couples. i.e."I can finally go and party cuz my OLD MAN/LADY went to the cities this weekend."

Snagging
The action of riding around in your REZ BOMB looking for a new OLD LADY/MAN, cuz the other one left your SAVY ass.

Ojibwe wedding ring
A big red mark on your neck to show that you have an old lady/man. Another words,,, a hick段e..


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#2 ONLINE   Gmountain

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Posted Dec. 15 2007 - 06:21 PM

Great stuff there Scotto. I like the wedding ring.

BTW, I love frybread. Especially pumpkin frybread.


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#3 OFFLINE   scotto

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Posted Dec. 15 2007 - 06:28 PM

Great stuff there Scotto. I like the wedding ring.

BTW, I love frybread. Especially pumpkin frybread.

Frybread is gooood stuff!!


And it痴 so easy to make even I can do it :laugh:


pumpkin frybread sounds good too..


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Posted Dec. 15 2007 - 06:32 PM

Frybread is gooood stuff!!


And it's so easy to make even I can do it :laugh:


pumpkin frybread sounds good too..


The Seminoles down here make pumpkin frybread-damn, that stuff is good.


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Posted Feb. 03 2008 - 11:17 PM

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Posted Feb. 05 2008 - 10:57 PM

And Indian tacos - frybread, filled with Hormel chili and grated commod cheese...


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#7 OFFLINE   REDMAN

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Posted Sep. 17 2008 - 04:17 PM

those are pretty funny. most of thats true for my res too! :flea:





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