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You guys are the best
We had a fundraiser for fineena a couple of days back and you guys kicked ass. I can't tell you how thankful I am for your kindness and generosity. These qualities are the finest the human race has ...
One Pissed Off Liberal 03/22/2015 63 153 1 -
We have a sister who's in trouble
Her name is Fineena. Many of you know her. She's been around since '08 and is known for her personal generosity and enthusiastic participation in our community. She's also known for the cool scarves ...
One Pissed Off Liberal 03/19/2015 135 269 2 -
Help Keep Okiciyap Open
We here at the Isabel Okiciyap in Isabel, SD have been trying hard to get more grants to keep us functioning. BUT until the next one comes in it would be great to get some help to keep us afloat ...
OTICEDPenick 12/31/2014 26 23 1 -
How to Get Help for a Veteran You Believe Has PTSD
Vet63 published a compelling diary in which he describes a friend of his who is an older Veteran still suffering from the psychological pain inflicted during the War in Viet Nam. Over the last 3 ...
llbear 11/23/2014 82 86 13 -
Important Updates: For Sara R and Ann. For all of you and the magic you make.
The sound of thread being pulled through cloth whispers like a barely breathed prayer. Through the years, Sara R and her sister winglion (Ann) have made thousands of prayers manifest. Our ...
Onomastic 11/12/2014 279 309 3 -
School's Just Around the Corner: Okiciyap!
In the midst of all the turmoil in the world right now, you may have forgotten that school is just around the corner. This is the third year that the Daily Kos community has been sending school ...
betson08 08/20/2014 32 41 2 -
Saturday Morning Home Repair Blog v8.45: Our Quilt Project
I am so sorry, but due to unforeseen circumstances this project has been cancelled. ...
CodeTalker 05/31/2014 16 33 - -
Giving Warm for Valentine's Day Okiciyap (we help)
Cindy Taylor reported on February 3rd that the price of one gallon of propane heating fuel was up to $5.00 on the reservation. Please be assured that even a donation of just $5.00 will help. ...
weck 02/09/2014 48 62 1 -
Cold Without Choice: Okiciyap (we help)
carolanne 02/03/2014 89 82 2 -
Frigid Winter Endangers Lakota Elders - Okiciyap!
Standing Rock Reservation, January 2009 If you've been shivering through this winter and ...
betson08 01/28/2014 57 45 1 -
A Final Christmas Gift: Okiciyap ("We Help")
Aji 12/25/2013 45 55 - -
Want to help Okiciyap Shine a Little Holiday Light on the Cheyenne River Reservation? (UpdateX2)
betson08 12/07/2013 34 42 - -
Giving Tuesday: Okiciyap
As we get closer to Christmas, some folks out there in social media land have declared the advent of 'Giving Tuesday' to join the pantheon of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday.
Dr Erich Bloodaxe RN 12/03/2013 35 40 - -
DK Quilt Guild: Small Art Quilts at the Gem and Mineral Show
The quilt shown has natural mineral materials for the boats' sails and the stones on the beach. DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a ...
weck 11/24/2013 37 23 - -
Daily Kos Fundraisers for Okiciyap: Taking the Long View — A Trickle Turns into a Stream
weck 11/08/2013 47 56 2 -
DK Quilt Guild:Weekend Quilt-a-Thon and Stay at Home Retreat
Good Morning and welcome to DK Quilt Guild Gift Quilt-A-Thon and stay at home sewing and quilting retreat weekend. It is time for sewers and quilters to get busy making Holliday gifts using fabric ...
trkingmomoe 11/02/2013 82 17 2 -
Daily Kos Okiciyap Quilt Mission: Accomplished! Photo & Video Heavy
Earlier this year, the Daily Kos Quilt Guild planned a quilt auction to benefit a worthy cause . They rallied together and produced a stunning quilt. Each block of this ...
navajo 08/25/2013 102 123 1 -
Did you donate to the Okiciyap quilt fund-raiser? We want your name for Cheyenne River ceremony
Meteor Blades 07/28/2013 42 79 - -
edrie and Sani Need Our Help: Preventing Loss for Horse and Human
Last week I followed the Fundraising diaries for tonyahky ; when the fundraising goal is met tonyahky (Tonya) will be able to hire a care taker for her severely autistic daughter so she, Tonya ...
remembrance 07/28/2013 115 78 2 -
Community Fundraiser: We reached our goal! And the single parent's double bind
Update: Tonya sends her thanks. :) It takes a village. In the United States, we have a habit of lying to ourselves about our independence. Our story is about individual freedoms and personal ...
rb137 07/28/2013 80 75 1 -
We are so close; help us reach our goal tonight! (Please, rec this diary)
UPDATE: We are closer now than ever! 92% Complete, only $400.00 to go! What do Aji, Kitsap River, rb137, Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse, Sara R and peregrine kate all have in common? ...
weck 07/27/2013 36 72 - -
DK Quilt Guild: Dementia Quilts
DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, one quilt at a time. Join us and share your thoughts, projects, questions, and tips. ...
pucklady 07/21/2013 18 28 - -
We're collecting Okiciyap Quilt Project donor names for the plaque to honor Georgia Little Shield
We've gathered some names from the bidding period of the recent Okiciyap Quilt Project . In the previous link you can read about the history of this project and see more photos of the quilt. Special ...
navajo 05/20/2013 56 68 - -
A Very Happy Ending! Thank You DK!
Okiciyap 2013 Quilt The Okiciyap Quilt Auction for 2013 has concluded. DK Quilt Guild and Okiciyap (we help) Group dedicated six months of creative quilting and three months ...
weck 04/21/2013 56 52 2 -
DK Quilt Guild: Okiciyap Quilt Auction, Gratitude & Photodiary
DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, one quilt at a time. Join us and share your thoughts, projects, questions, and tips. ...
Pam from Calif 04/07/2013 48 44 2 -
Food, Healing and a Quilt Auction: Okiciyap [updated 2x with photo and video thank yous]
If you're reading this diary today, the last day of the quilt auction, you're probably aware of the Okiciyap (we help) the Isabel Community food pantry on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, which ...
betson08 04/07/2013 61 50 2 -
Where are YOU, when "Okiciyap (we help)" needs you?
I promised myself to never write a serious diary. And as you can see with this one, I keep my promises. I can't do serious writing. Whatever I say, it's not the right way to say things around here. ...
mimi 04/07/2013 48 33 1 -
Okiciyap Quilt - Final Auction Soon, but not Your Last Chance to Help!!
Well! The auction moved past what most of us were able to bid on the first bidding diary! Some groups have emerged and currently, one of them holds the high bid $6360.00 We didn't expect that!
weck 04/07/2013 39 50 2 -
Okiciyap , we help bidding diary
I’ve wrestled with what to say in this diary. Unlike Meteor Blade I have little relevant personal experience with poverty. What ever economic challenges I have had have been minor compared with ...
mollyd 04/06/2013 81 42 2 -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction, Wish Lists, and Challenges
Okiciyap Quilt 2013 Bidding and match challenges continue through tomorrow for the DK Okiciyap group's fundraising auction of the stunning quilt (detailed image at link) created by ...
nomandates 04/06/2013 50 52 1 -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction, plus a Youth Library (updated w/ challenge)
Okiciyap Quilt 2013 Our DK Quilt Guild has created a strikingly beautiful quilt (detailed image at link) for the DK ...
nomandates 04/05/2013 103 72 1 -
Okiciyap: When We Help, the Transformative Power of Compassion
"I did not know then, how much was ended. When I look back now, from this high hill of my old age, I can still see the butchered women and children, lying heaped and scattered, all along the crooked ...
Grizzard 04/04/2013 53 51 2 -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction: It's All About Community
I am new to both the quilt and Okiciyap groups and therefore had to spend some time to discover what this project means to me. I found that I most appreciate the layers and layers of community. ...
Smoh 04/03/2013 81 54 1 -
* New Day * - Quilt Matching Funders seek your help in raising $6,000 for Okiciyap
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
navajo 04/02/2013 139 76 1 -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction: We Are All Responsible
Few are guilty, but all are responsible.—Rabbi Abraham ...
peregrine kate 04/01/2013 51 50 1 -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction: Strength in Numbers, Synergy and Symbols
When I first saw the Dreamcatcher square of the Okiciyap quilt, my mind immediately drew a connection to the Okiciyap logo, and superimposed the two. Now, when I see one, I automatically see the ...
GreyHawk 04/01/2013 75 60 1 -
Okiciyap Food Pantry Still Needs Us, Please Donate or Bid Today
Okiciyap Quilt 2013 second row center block People are amazed at the rugged beauty of the quilt created from twelve blocks stitched together ...
weck 03/31/2013 57 53 1 -
NEW Bidding Group for Okiciyap Quilt Forming Now! All welcome! (Updated)
Announcing a new quilt auction bidding group: the "Keep It Going" group. I'm hereby creating a bidding group whose objective is to win the auction so that we can then SPONSOR A DRAWING for the ...
peregrine kate 03/30/2013 27 36 1 -
Okiciyap – Why a food bank, by the numb3ers
Okiciyap is a non profit community organization that has as a part of their mission the goal of making sure no one on the Cheyenne River Reservation goes hungry. As a ...
ZenTrainer 03/30/2013 39 54 2 -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction benefit: Help the people of Cheyenne River
This is such a worthwhile project that when I was asked to write for it I didn't have a moment of hesitation when I accepted the offer. This diaries that have been written so far have told you about ...
Dave in Northridge 03/30/2013 27 66 1 -
We are proceeding nicely in our auction, and with the realization that combined bids make bigger bids I think we have our own Survivor experience going on, just without the bugs and backbiting. I ...
glorificus 03/29/2013 32 58 1 -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction: Thanking DK Quilters Who Share Their Quilt Story
The auction is now at $ 630.00 for this beautiful quilt to support Okiciyap's ("we help") operating expenses. Okiciyap was founded by Georgia Little Shield, as my friend Aji explains in her diary, ...
Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse 03/29/2013 46 67 1 -
Two-Spirit and Okiciyap
Two-Spirit is the Anglicized term for the North American indigenous cultures used to define Transgender or gender variant people. The French based term was Berdache. Starting in the eighties there ...
Horace Boothroyd III 03/28/2013 29 61 - -
This quilt is not invisible - Okiciyap is Lakota for 'we help' and we can help auction it
The Okiciyap (we help) Community here at Daily Kos is asking for your help. Welcome to the second day of the Okiciyap Quilt Auction, to benefit the Okiciyap Food Pantry on the Cheyenne River ...
Denise Oliver Velez 03/28/2013 93 137 1 -
Okiciyap Quilt Guild Auction. We Help. That's What It's All About.
Okicyap. The word means "We Help." Today is the day bidding starts for Okiciyap Quilt Auction; proceeds will benefit the Okiciyap Food Pantry on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. Bidding ...
radical simplicity 03/27/2013 34 52 2 -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction: Let the Bidding Begin
Today is the day. Today is the first day of the Okiciyap Quilt Auction - the day that bidding begins. It will be remembered in different ways by those who read and participate - some may make note ...
GreyHawk 03/27/2013 85 71 - -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction benefit begins Wednesday. Help the people of Cheyenne River
Thanks to the efforts of the DK Quilt Guild , someone will soon be the owner of an extraordinarily fine quilt, and the food pantry of the community of San Isabel on the Cheyenne River Reservation in ...
Meteor Blades 03/26/2013 39 96 3 -
Okiciyap - We Help
Of all the people down through history who have gotten a raw deal, the Native Americans have to be right in there at the top. The tragedy of that history is compounded for me by the strong ...
One Pissed Off Liberal 03/25/2013 44 116 1 -
DK Quilt Guild & Okiciyap Quilt Auction: Why this quilt?
DreamCatcher block from Okiciyap Quilt 2013 DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, ...
leu2500 03/24/2013 51 41 1 -
Okiciyap Dkos Auction Quilt
DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, one quilt at a time. Join us and share your thoughts, projects, questions, and tips. ...
BeadLady 03/23/2013 13 37 1 -
Of Quilts and History: The Okiciyap Quilt Auction
This quilt auction is to benefit the Food Pantry of the Isabel Community in the Cheyenne River Reservation in north central South Dakota. The Isabel community is a reservation town of about 250 ...
winifred3 03/22/2013 39 37 1 -
DK Quilt Guild: Okiciyap Quilt Auction~ We Quilt For Others
Quilters by nature are generous & creative. Most of us can remember a quilt given by a dear relative or friend for a special occasion. A baby receiving blanket, a wedding gift, a graduation gift. ...
Pam from Calif 03/21/2013 60 29 - -
Feeding the Body, Feeding the Spirit: Okiciyap (We Help)
Next month - on April 22, to be exact - it will have been one year since Eagle Wings Woman, also known as ...
Aji 03/20/2013 84 61 5 -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction: Twelve is a community number.
There are twelve blocks on the Okiciyap quilt . They were created and contributed for ...
GreyHawk 03/19/2013 33 34 - -
Okiciyap Quilt Auction: Helping the Helpers Who Helped the Helpers
I have watched and supported the Okiciyap (we help) group since I came upon a call for supplies for the Isabel community of South Dakota. The 8500 residents living on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe ...
Glen The Plumber 03/18/2013 54 58 - -
DK Quilt Guild: The Okiciyap Quilt
DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, one quilt at a time. Join us and share your thoughts, projects, questions, and tips. ...
BeadLady 03/17/2013 43 35 1 -
This diary is not about quilts. It's about hunger, making a difference, recognizing and rewarding beauty. OK, maybe a little about A quilt. The reason for the creation of the Daily Kos Quilt Guild ...
glorificus 03/17/2013 18 22 - -
DK Quilt Guild: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Quilting for a Good Cause
The quilters of the DK Quilt Guild are doing it again! Working together, the guild has assembled the many quilt blocks needed to produce not one, but two fabulous quilts to be auctioned for the ...
weck 02/24/2013 51 34 - -
Beauty and Justice (and quilts! Oh my!)
This new group has been started as an adjunct to the Daily Kos Quilt Guild. Our purpose is to put the creativity and talents of the quilt makers to create works of beauty to be auctioned, with the ...
glorificus 02/21/2013 23 28 1 -
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