A little humor for the road

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A little humor for the road

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Post by DaveK » Sat Apr 17, 2010 12:05 am

I ran across this some time back and thought it was quite funny. Courtesy of Littlecrow Trading Post http://www.littlecrowtradingpost.com/pagejokes.htm

Top 10 Things To Say To A Non-Indian Upon First Meeting

10. How much white are you?
9. I'm part white myself, you know.
8. I learned all your people's ways in the Boy Scouts (Order of the Bullet).
7. My great-great-grandmother was a full-blooded European princess.
6. Funny, you don't look white.
5. Where's your powdered wig and knickers?
4. Do you live in a covered wagon?
3. What's the meaning behind the square dance?
2. Oh wow, I really love your hair! Can I touch it?
1. What's your feeling about river-boat casinos? Do they really help your people, or are they just a short-term fix?

Navajo Message To The Moon

In 1966, a NASA team doing work for the Apollo moon mission took the astronauts near Tuba City, where the terrain of the Navajo Reservation looks very much like the Lunar surface. Along with all the trucks and large vehicles, there were two large figures dressed in full Lunar space suits.

Nearby, a Navajo sheep herder and his son were watching the strange creatures walk about, occasionally being tended by personnel. The two Navajo people were noticed and approached by the NASA personnel. Since the man did not know English, his son asked for him what the strange creatures were and the NASA people told them that they are just men that are getting ready to go to the moon. The man became very excited and asked if he could send a message to the moon with the astronauts.

The NASA personnel thought this was a great idea so they rustled up a tape recorder. After the man gave them his message, they asked his son to translate. His son would not. Later, they tried to get a few more people on the reservation to translate and every person they asked would chuckle and then refuse to translate. Finally, with cash in hand, someone translated the message, "Watch out for these guys, they come to take your land."
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Post by salad_man » Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:51 am

Ha ha, thats great, looks like Obama put the moon behind us and deep space in front.
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Post by unwiredadventures » Mon Apr 19, 2010 7:40 am

DaveK wrote:7. My great-great-grandmother was a full-blooded European princess.
My great-great-grandmother was a Chippewa "princess".

I like the story about the Navajo "Code Talkers".
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Post by BlueFJ » Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:50 am

salad_man wrote:Ha ha, thats great, looks like Obama put the moon behind us and deep space in front.
Deep space? Deep $h!t is more like it! :roll: :lol:
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