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Offline educatedindian

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Northeastern Band of Cherokee
« on: March 11, 2010, 01:47:45 pm »
Stumbled on this group, claim to be urban Cherokee based in NYC.

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If you click History, it's mostly a recounting of their group doing things like "several members attended a powwow, donated X to charity Y, etc." At first glance they seem harmless, but a quick search turns up this, that one of their members is one of the worst sources of false information on the net. Has his own thread in here in fact.

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http://islamworld.net/rim.html
Digging for the Red Roots
by Mahir Abdal-Razzaaq El
My name is Mahir Abdal-Razzaaq El and I am a Cherokee Blackfoot American Indian who is Muslim. I am known as Eagle Sun Walker. I serve as a Pipe Carrier Warrior for the Northeastern Band of Cherokee Indians in New York City.....

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Also found the homepage of the supposed Uku or principal chief. Note his dress. They're Black Muslim pretenders.

http://www.blackplanet.com/ukuwiyuhi/

This site says they trademarked their name and then abandoned it. Address listed is in the Bronx on their "urban reservation." My guess is that's a reference to the way cops sometimes referred to the Bronx as "Ft Apache."
http://www.trademarkia.com/northeastern-band-of-cherokee-indians-78831782.html

A site giving condolences for passed over family tells you most of their real names.
http://mysite.verizon.net/vzepxrv5/northeasternbandofcherokeeindians/id14.html

Offline Superdog

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Re: Northeastern Band of Cherokee
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2010, 02:39:23 pm »
This group seems to be linked up with the Cherokee Blackfoot Cultural Circle group that's based out of NYC as well (with their chicken farm in Lee, Maine).

The CBCC group is definitely linked with the Muslim community and even advertises their pow-wow on Muslim websites, but puts forth a public persona of being a culturally accurate non-profit, while at the same time rewriting history.  At first glance the NEBCI group seems ok, but their association with the CBCC members raises some deep suspicions.

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Offline Defend the Sacred

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Re: Northeastern Band of Cherokee
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2010, 06:54:07 pm »
I notice that, like the heritage clubs and similar groups, they seem to confuse or misuse the words "tribe" and "family". We've seen this with the Chickamauga frauds and that Powhatan-Toney guy who tried to create an online myth of his biological family being a "tribe".

Sometimes people who do this will call their extended family and distant relations a "tribe", but in other cases they really only are talking about their immediate family. Sometimes it's just them and a couple friends.

I don't see how anyone who really understands what a tribe is would do this, unless they're ignorant, deluded, or defrauding people.

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Re: Northeastern Band of Cherokee
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2010, 11:07:20 am »
Wasn't there a joke about Bush being gifted a Native name of Walking Eagle and feeling very honoured. When the reporters asked the Elders what the name meant they explained a walking eagle was one so full of c*** it couldn't fly! Not a lot of difference between Walking Eagle and Eagle Walker.

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