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Old 03-02-2018, 07:34 PM   #11
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Yes, the Chief is part Native American. And yes, he is a Youper.

His original username name was Goodweed of the North, but afyer he mentioned his ancestry, and with his penchant for long winded stories, the name Chief Longwind of the North was borne.

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Old 03-02-2018, 07:46 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by di reston View Post
Thanks for the information. His name was Mel Patterson, journalist and Seneca indian. I know it's like look for a needle in a hay stack. You guys have a great sense of humanity and decency. It looks like it's too difficult to get a result, but thanks for your effert. As ever, you're great guys and thanks for the effort.

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I found Mel Patterson, he wrote a column for the Tonawanda News in the 60's. This is the only patriotic column that I could find but I will look at a few more.

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Old 03-02-2018, 11:40 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by GotGarlic View Post
Just curious - why do you think Chief Longwind can help you with this?
Why not? Why ask that question?

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Old 03-03-2018, 07:57 AM   #14
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come on Casey,

You don't think Chief LongWind is a real name?

or mine The Giggler,

I Really like the Bat Man hero,

The Riddler.

But my friends at school wouldn't go for it.
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Old 03-14-2018, 04:04 PM   #15
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I've been reading the Iroquois and the New Deal (Tuscara) from the Buffalo NY Courier Express. It appears that Mel Patterson was a Rotarian. He tirelessly supported the Iroquois and also the Seneca Indians. I had no real idea about the history of those time, but they certainly seemed turbulent. I have an admiration for people of his ilk. I haven't finished reading the work mentioned above, but I'm amazed that they seemed to be such turbulent times. Thank you for pointing me in the right direction. Maybe one day I'll come across the article I'm searching, which would be nice, not only because it was very moving, but also of an eloquence rarely found.

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Old 03-14-2018, 04:49 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by giggler View Post

You don't think Chief LongWind is a real name?

or mine The Giggler,
They say ignorance is bliss...

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