My heritage is both Cowboy and Indian. I have a few of Dana Tiger's prints and yep, that's our store.
My native American heritage saddens me for those who walked before me. The hardship. My people were force to deny who they were in order for the children to be allowed the white man’s teaching. So much lost.
I love the tales of the old west I think I’ve seen almost every western made. My great grandfather was a cowboy.
I was reading some cowboyisms and thought I’d share. Being a cowboy was a hard life so the fact that they must of had a love for it makes it better to saver these.
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
( Milly adds Nuff said)
There's two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither one works.
(Milly says Remember that boys)
Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.
(Milly’s addition -Use a shovel and dig for fishing worms)
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
(I aint say’n nut'n)
Careful is a naked man climbin' a barbed wire fence
( ;-) A. . . we was a just a talking, honest )
"Some people grin and bear it. Other people smile and change it."
(Milly asks. Are you smiling yet?)
"By drawing on the strength of the women of my Creek Indian ancestry, I am better able to portray the dignity and determination of contemporary women." Dana Tiger
The Great Spirit is in all things: he is in the air we breathe. The Great Spirit is our Father, but the earth is our mother. She nourishes us; that which we put into the ground she returns to us