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From: MadamD337/14/08 5:45 PM 
To: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (14 of 21) 
 2441.14 in reply to 2441.13 
I hear is an example...year and half ago...I had three interviews on the,$60,000 a year, travel a must.....personal gas even paid...home office...I will even go so far as to name the company...Nielsen the TV ratings people...they were thrilled with me and my background...etc...offered even a home office cell and everything...any how when I had the interview in person...I received the "we don't need you" "position has been filled" email with in 3 hours of the interview...soooo was it my age and long hair???? I don't want to fight with any fool over things like that....have to pick and choose my battles...but my guess is my hair or age....peace d
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From: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon7/14/08 6:07 PM 
To: MadamD33  (15 of 21) 
 2441.15 in reply to 2441.14 

Not hiring you was their loss.



From: Cherokee21 DelphiPlus Member Icon7/15/08 7:42 PM 
To: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (16 of 21) 
 2441.16 in reply to 2441.13 

Does your friend like poetic, romantic cherokee dudes?

: )

Hey D. Good for ya.



From: Cherokee21 DelphiPlus Member Icon7/15/08 7:47 PM 
To: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (17 of 21) 
 2441.17 in reply to 2441.13 

Here ya go Jeanne:

Boy's hair length at issue for school in Texas
TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2008
Filed Under: Education

A mother and father in Texas say their 5-year-old son should be allowed to keep his hair long despite a school policy against it.
Adriel Arocha is Apache from his father's side, according to the family. "His dad is of Native American descent, so we have chosen to raise him with certain beliefs in place, one of them being that his hair is sacred and we don't cut it," mother Michelle Betenbaugh told The Houston Chronicle.
Officials in the rural Needville school district aren't buying it. They have not produced any information except they are Native American Indians," said superintendent Curtis Rhodes.
Betenbaugh said she will go to court if necessary to allow Adriel to keep his long hair.


From: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon7/16/08 2:51 AM 
To: Cherokee21 DelphiPlus Member Icon  (18 of 21) 
 2441.18 in reply to 2441.16 

I think my pretty co-worker with the long black hair is married... :-(



From: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon7/16/08 3:05 AM 
To: Cherokee21 DelphiPlus Member Icon  (19 of 21) 
 2441.19 in reply to 2441.17 

Hey, I was a teenager during the 60s when women AND men had long hair.  Long hair on a boy?  Big deal.

Personally, I can't see wasting the taxpayers' money going to court over making a 5-year-old cut his hair.  His father's Native American and they want to keep the kid's hair long.  Guess what?  Let them do it. 

The real issue is that some control freak wants to force somene else to back down.  There are times when an offense or a crime is worth going to court over, but whether someone cuts his son's hair or not is hardly an offense or a crime.  There are better ways to spend taxpayer dollars than going to court over something like that.




From: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon7/20/08 2:18 AM 
To: All  (20 of 21) 
 2441.20 in reply to 2441.1 

Friday, July 18, 2008

Friday has finally fallen upon us, which means another issue of the Cherokee Link.  We'd like to welcome all of our new readers, and welcome back our regulars.  It's time to break in the new running shoes I bought last year, which should help with all the running around I'll need to do before the Holiday.  

Speaking of, it's time to dust off your running shoes and build up endurance for the Holiday 5K run, one of the many events in which you can participate during the 56th Annual Cherokee National Holiday!   More exciting events can be found at:  

Eva Gilbert, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and an original enrollee of the Dawes Rolls, recently celebrated her 106th birthday.  Congratulations Eva!  See the full story at:

Call to Action: Please take time to check out    and   to learn more about Cherokee citizenship. On these sites you will find facts and updates to all things related to the citizenship status of non-Indians. You can also let your voices be heard from visiting the   and these sites by telling Congress to oppose HR 2824 and not to punish the Nation with amendments that would cut funding to vital services such as health care. You can also add webstickers    to your personal websites to encourage individuals to visit the websites. Please encourage your family and friends to also check out these sites.


From: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon8/11/08 12:07 AM 
To: All  (21 of 21) 
 2441.21 in reply to 2441.1 

Friday, August 8, 2008

Osiyo to another marvelous Friday edition of the CherokeeLink Newsletter.   We can hardly contain our excitement over the coming Holiday where the past, present, and future of the Cherokee's combine and continue to provide opportunities for enriching our lives, our families, and our communities. 

We have 21 days until the Cherokee National Holiday (Aug. 29 – Sept. 1).  We will be streaming the State of the Nation address live on the internet that Saturday morning so stop by and say osiyo! Hope to see you there!  To see the many events occurring throughout Tahlequah during the holiday, check out their site at:

Learn more about the Cherokee Heritage from nationally recognized authors, educators, and historians at the 4th Annual State of Sequoyah Conference on August 28-29th.   Topics will include traditional family stories, twenty-first century Cherokees, and a demonstration of public debate with American Indian issues.

Call to Action: Please take time to check out the following sites and learn more about Cherokee citizenship as well as tell congress to oppose the HR 2824 termination bill, severing U.S. government relations and cutting funding to health care and many other integral services.


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