The Early Years: Woodland Indians? Or Elves?

This week, I reached into the pile of ancient schoolwork (generously supplied by my parents) and found this little article about the “Woodland Indians” of central New York:

No doubt this is due to my decades-long immersion in “The Lord of the Rings” and similar material, but when I read this, I don’t picture Native Americans; I picture elves.  But if elves lived in the woodlands of the Central New York region of “Amarica”, I never saw them.  Perhaps I wasn’t looking in the right spot.

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9 thoughts on “The Early Years: Woodland Indians? Or Elves?

  1. This week our local Indians (the Oneidas) are “Tiger Wood-land Indians”. He’s playing today on one of the golf courses near their casino complex.

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  2. Perhaps ‘Amarican’ Indians ARE elves? Amarica actually makes me tink of the Asterix series, do you know it? Asterix always seemed like a woodland elf to me. 🙂

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  3. politically incorrect,schmitically incorrect. blah,blah. It gets tiresome to me. You can’t say NUTHIN anymore…..just my rant. Unless something is totally really offensive like the N word(which surprisingly SOME people can use-which is ridiculous to me-), I can’t keep up with what name is correct-“politically”-for lots of folks….bah
    Now when I become dictator things will be different! LMAO
    Now then that’s my opinion which will buy you absolutely nada, zilch,zip! 😉

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  4. Jim,
    I hope Mrs. Burch(7th grade SS) saw these…..You’ve done a wonderful thing with the gift you’ve ben given. WRITE ON!

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