Dear Auntie, A feather from my living room was found in my bedroom. I'm looking for the significance of such an act.

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Dear Auntie, Am I ‘allowed’ to follow beading tutorials on YouTube if I want to learn? I am too shy to talk to people on the Reserve. My grandmother is ‘half’ which makes me barely Native, so I struggle with identity as it is.

Dear Auntie, are all native americans getting stimulas checks?

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Dear Auntie, Are energy drinks bad for you?

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Dear Auntie, Are Indigenous people from Canada and Central America and South America allowed in Native American spaces?

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Dear Auntie, Are the Inuit people in Alaska, Native?

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Dear Auntie, Are there gay natives

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Dear Auntie, Are there natives in Alaska?

Dear Auntie, are there still sweat lodge still avaliable

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Dear Auntie, Are you not supposed to buy sage? Is it supposed to be given to you?

Dear Auntie, As a U.S. Marine how can I stay close to my home traditions when they are not offered at my current duty station?

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Dear Auntie, As someone removed from a culture, language, community, how can I reconnect

Dear Auntie, Asked a girl out

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Dear Auntie, Auntie's 20 for 2020

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Dear Auntie, Becoming a better ally

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Dear Auntie, Behind on school credits how to catch up

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Dear Auntie, Being Emo, and wearing dark clothes doesn’t mean I’m depressed, does it?

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Dear Auntie, Best birth control

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Dear Auntie, Best friends with his ex

Dear Auntie, Boundaries and family

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Dear Auntie, Boys of my street

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Dear Auntie, Can a native from one tribe move to another?

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Dear Auntie, Can can cocaine hurt me

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Dear Auntie, Can I ask my own Auntie to buy me a new iPhone?

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Dear Auntie, Can I be pregnant?

Dear Auntie, Can I enroll with the tribe without my father's permission?

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Dear Auntie, Can I get pregnant by giving head?

Dear Auntie, Can I own something Native American related if I am white?

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Dear Auntie, Can I use the name “sk-nwalker” on a podcast where that creature is a villain in the book I’m covering? Or is that disrespectful and I should call it by another name?

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Dear Auntie, Can Metis people dance powwow? Specifically jingle?

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Dear Auntie, Can Metis people wear ribbon skirts or is it disrespectful ?

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Dear Auntie, Can non native people use sage/cedar for spiritual practices?

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Dear Auntie, Can you bead a condom?

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Dear Auntie, Can you get a STD from oral sex?

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Dear Auntie, Can you get pregnant if the penis didn't go in all the way?

Dear Auntie, Can you tell me more about the spider woman legend?

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Dear Auntie, Community Garden

Dear Auntie, Could spirits be trying to tell me something? I'm not Native American as far as I know, but things keep happening so often that I can't ignore it anymore!

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Dear Auntie, Dear Auntie I am half Dutch Irish and Cherokee is it possible for me to be accepted into the Cherokee reservation

Dear Auntie, Dear auntie my family is falling apart due to the death of our baby in our family and some of us are drinking alcohol heavily because of it. How do i show my loved ones that alcohol isn't going to help them and help them heal in a healthy way

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Dear Auntie, Dear auntie my uncle is going crazy and he is verbally abusive to my auntie and my first cousins. Im scared of it becoming physical . I want them to move over here with me and they do too . How do I get them away from this?

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Dear Auntie, Dear Auntie, due to adoption and colonization, could I ever be “adopted” into a tribe?

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Dear Auntie, Dear Auntie, I want to be a pow wow dancer but I am 24 years old. Is it too late for me?

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Dear Auntie, Dear Auntie, I wanted to ask do you think tribeless Native Americans have a right to claim native heritage?

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Dear Auntie, Dear Auntie, I'm Apache but I would like to know what tribe my ancestor is from

Dear Auntie, Dear Auntie, I'm Russian/Cherokee. Unfortunately the Cherokee side of my family has turned their back on me because I'm "white". How can I find out what band of Cherokee I am? How can I connect with my culture if I don't know it? Where do I star

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Dear Auntie, Dear auntie, where can i find more info and groups for Yaqui tribe? i live in Cali, but they are from Arizona

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Dear Auntie, Didn't finish cause finger hit return. How is it that the government doesn't fulfill there promises on utilities such as water and electric?

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Dear Auntie, Do Native Americans have different accents when they speak English?

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Dear Auntie, Do u have to be Native American to get free condoms

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Dear Auntie, Do you help with anxiety, and depression?

Dear Auntie, Do you know anything about visions?

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Dear Auntie, Does where you study matter?

Dear Auntie, Dress code in schools

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Dear Auntie, Ever since the birth of my first grandchild, I have been more drawn to my native American side. I am Cree my grandbaby is enrolled Cherokee, would it be wrong for me to make her a ribbon dress when her Daddy's family disowned them after his father's death

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Dear Auntie, Face depression and anxiety

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Dear Auntie, For about a year now, I've been thinking I might be two-spirited

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Dear Auntie, Freaking out since Trump signed all of those orders

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Dear Auntie, Friend's posting things like FML

Dear Auntie, Get over my light skin

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Dear Auntie, Get tested for hepatitis C

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Dear Auntie, Hello Auntie, call me E. I am a convert to Judaism, but have become fascinated by native cultures and beliefs. My question is if and when a native "prays" to something other than the creator, does that constitute an act of worship? Thank you.

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Dear Auntie, Hello I’m Métis. I’ve always felt a strong connection to my native roots. Is it wrong for me to just embrace them and not Métis culture , for example I’d rather learn jingle than jigging

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Dear Auntie, Hello! I feel kind of embarrassed by some “full” natives saying things like “you’re not actually native if you’re half native” and things like that. My mother is native, my dad is white. What do I say or how should I feel when people say things like that?

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Dear Auntie, Hello! I want to become a northern traditional dancer, but I'm not sure what is required to do so?

Dear Auntie, Hello. At my college there is Native American Burial Ground Hills. I’m simply wondering if it’s considered disrespectful to stand or sit on the hills or relax. I haven’t done it because I’m worried about if it’s distasteful or not.

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Dear Auntie, Hello. Can I take birth control pills? Cause I’m not having my period yet almost 1 month from now. Thank you.

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Dear Auntie, Hello. My name is Maya. I’m half black and half Native American but I struggle with my Native American heritage. My mother has light eyes and light skin, almost white. What should I do if we both don’t feel native enough? My grandparents had more NA fts

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Dear Auntie, He's obsessing on and harassing me

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Dear Auntie, hey auntie i have been wondering when im in a group circle sage gets passed and the women get told if we are on our periods just pass the sage so does that mean i cant use sage in general on my moon cycle or just the sage thats being passed

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Dear Auntie, Hey auntie, I started liking one of my close guy friends a while back but I don’t want to ruin anything what do I do?

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Dear Auntie, Hey auntie, I’m Native and European, what should I do when people call me a “half breed”

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Dear Auntie, Hey Auntie, my brother andI have been arguing about washing our masks every time after we go grocery shopping. I don’t think it needs it every time, but my brother does. Who’s right?

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Dear Auntie, Hey there! I'm sure you've been hearing about the coronavirus?

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Dear Auntie, Hey Uncle, Is there any Native lead suicide prevention hotlines out there?

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Dear Auntie, Hey, I need to soundboard something - I just bought a pair of mukluks locally made in northern MN, inspired by the native Cree community. The woman who creates them is not native, yet is a staple person in the northern MN community. They are beautiful boo

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Dear Auntie, Hey, what’s it mean to be a We R Native Ambassador? How do I apply?

Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie Amanda, my name is Ray I recently did AncestryDNA found out I had 53% Native as I traced back what tribe I was from it was from my mother’s side and we are Lipan Apache from Texas my family gave me what he said is our tribe ID what do I do next?

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Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie! How do I accept that I’m not Native? I was to told we were Native on my dads side but I don’t know the tribe and It’s just a drop in me. Native culture played a big role in my life but I don’t want to be a wannabe it’s sad for me to let it go.

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Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie! I live in a community where some of our elders think it’s wrong to be two spirit

Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie! My family is half-Cherokee and not white-passing, but they were raised white and so was I. Is it appropriate to try and reconnect even though I'm totally uncultured? Thank you

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Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie! My name is Sophia and I'm just curious to know if my really Yaqui descendent. There is only one problem : I live in Germany. Is there a way to get DNA test and send it from here? Or should I have to be in the US for this?

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Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie, Are you supposed to throw a celebration when you get your period?

Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie, how do I be a good stepmother to a 5 year old boy?

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Dear Auntie, Hi auntie, i found out im Tohono O’odham and they wont let me enroll in the tribe because my grandfather (who was a member) passed away and i don't have their code to show proof

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Dear Auntie, Hi auntie, I have a dilemma. I’m a little over a quarter Native American, and the rest white. My family is immersed in our culture. I want to be apart of the indigenous community here but I feel like I’m culturally appropriating by also being white.

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Dear Auntie, Hi auntie, I was gifted a Native American headdress from my cousin who was adopted out of a Native American tribe. Is it ok for me to keep it?

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Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie, I’m going to be a teen mom and I’ve heard good and bad things about breastfeeding. I’m a bit nervous. I don’t know what to expect?

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Dear Auntie, Hi auntie, I’m the only Native at my school. I want to be able to go into the native studies class and answer their questions (like a speaker). How do I go about this? Ps. You’re gorgeous!

Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie, I’ve had sex with a guy and oral sex with another. I am 21 but still under my mother’s insurance. Is my info confidential?

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Dear Auntie, Hi auntie, My great great grandma was indigenous and my grandpa never found out much. I’ve felt “called” to know more. Am I allowed to follow the path? Or because she was my great great is that too far back to try and reconnect with heritage now?

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Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie, Thank you. I am a non-Native person & been gifted white sage grown by a white friend. I’ve heard not to buy or use it. I want to honor these wishes. Should I stop using the plant I was gifted? Is there a way to give reparations for my use?

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Dear Auntie, Hi Auntie. A family member recently went to Wyoming and took a picture of a sign named "Vision Quest Motel". My family is in an argument about whether the sign is racist or not. I don't know what to think. Is it racist?

Dear Auntie, Hi auntie. Me and my boyfriend of over a year just broke up and I have to see him at school everyday. I’ve started to have thoughts about hurting myself cause the pain of us breaking up hurts so much what do I do!

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Dear Auntie, hi im ojibwe and im asking what is my native name for fast lightning

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Dear Auntie, Hi my name is jessica very rarely do i have dreams of being a animal i have been a hawk a bear and a black wolf i would like too know what this means

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Dear Auntie, Hi Uncle, I’m embarrassed about going to a community college while all my friends are going to big universities.. is it okay to go to a community college first and then transfer?

Dear Auntie, Hi! I am a white woman who supports organizations like NWW. I love the beauty and significance of ribbon skirts to indigenous women. As a white woman, would it be appropriation if I purchased and wore one?

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Dear Auntie, Hi! I have a friend who has learned beadwork from an elder in our community. She has started selling her own work, and while it’s not all indigenous designs an symbols, she’s making a profit off of it all. She’s 100% white. Should I call her out?

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Dear Auntie, Hi! I have some First Nations ancestry- Im not sure how much, but it’s farther back than my grandmother-but I would like to know this: is there some sort of tattoo or something that I could get to honour my ancestors without being culturally insensitive?

Dear Auntie, Hi, Auntie. As an undocumented Native (Cherokee/Osage/Senca) married to Choctaw Native, what clothing is acceptable to wear? My daughters wear Choctaw diamonds and ribbon skirts.

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Dear Auntie, HI, I want to make a Ribbon Skirt inspired mask to share my heritage and art. I want applique something on top, can it be two columns of a bldg I enter each day? be anything? Or does it have to be cultural? Can I put two coo

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Dear Auntie, Hi, I'm from Australia and was wondering what a name for 'baby girl' would be.

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Dear Auntie, Hi, I'm not sure how to do this but I need help looking for mental guidance.

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Dear Auntie, HIV Condom Broke

Dear Auntie, How addicting is meth?

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Dear Auntie, How can I be a healthy and productive Native person, when my community does not value me?

Dear Auntie, How can I become a Superhero?

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Dear Auntie, How can I find information on menstrual cycle

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Dear Auntie, How can I find my ancestors clan? I have her name but not her maiden name and I called the Mescalero Apache office. They said all parents have to be registered. My grandma is the only one who would qualify under blood quantum, and her mom is 1/2 MA.

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Dear Auntie, How can I get my friends to be more interested in self-respect

Dear Auntie, How can I help my friend, who is feeling helpless? Her parents are going through a divorce.

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Dear Auntie, how can i manage my anger

Dear Auntie, How can I prove my lineage without my grandmothers help and become enrolled as Mescalero?

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Dear Auntie, How can I stay sober when everyone around me is a drunken mess?

Dear Auntie, How can I teach myself to bead/sew?

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Dear Auntie, How do I approach someone that I see in the same place almost everyday? We always make glance at each other and smile but I’m uncertain if I’m getting the wrong signals or not.

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Dear Auntie, How do I become a motivational speaker with my high school?

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Dear Auntie, How do I become a pow wow fancy shawl dancer ? I am 18 and I know how to dance inter tribal dances and my mom was a jingle dress dancer when she was younger and my grandmother was a fancy shawl dancer, how do I register?

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Dear Auntie, How do I deal with a friend who is being bullied on SnapChat?

Dear Auntie, How do I deal with family members who treat me differently because I'm mixed and act ugly to my mom ugly because she's not a tribal member?

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Dear Auntie, How do I earn more credits in High School?

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Dear Auntie, How do I eat healthy?

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Dear Auntie, How do I explain being Native to someone who's only heard bad stuff?

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Dear Auntie, How do I find my other tribe

Dear Auntie, How do I get a good score on the ACT or SAT test?

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Dear Auntie, How do I get free condoms fom We R Native?

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Dear Auntie, How do I get in a relationship

Dear Auntie, How do I get in touch with my rez?

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Dear Auntie, How do I get motivated

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Dear Auntie, How do I go about getting tribal money?

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Dear Auntie, How do I know if I'm in a bad relationship?

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Dear Auntie, How do I know my bf won’t hook up with other girls at powwows this summer?

Dear Auntie, How do I learn my languge ?

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Dear Auntie, How do I move on from this toxic person/relationship???

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Dear Auntie, How do I not look stupid but still be safe when it comes to fireworks

Dear Auntie, How do I preserve my native culture

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Dear Auntie, How do I stand with Standing Rock

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Dear Auntie, How do I start a gay straight alliance (GSA) at my school?

Dear Auntie, How do I start an intertribal club at my school?

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Dear Auntie, How do I start dancing jingle?

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Dear Auntie, How do I start jingle dress dancing?

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Dear Auntie, How do I stop a cyberbully?

Dear Auntie, How do I stop my friend from using drugs?

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Dear Auntie, How do I tell my grandma I like the boy she caught me having sex with that I still like him. How do I tell my parents I'm having sex?

Dear Auntie, How do I tell my mother that I have depression?

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Dear Auntie, How do I tell people I am as Native American as American?

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Dear Auntie, How do we deal with racist teachers?

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Dear Auntie, How do you celebrate July 4th?

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Dear Auntie, How do you deal with drama i.e., friend's not getting along or talking about you behind your back

Dear Auntie, How do you deal with people making fun of your size?

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Dear Auntie, How do you eat healthy?

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Dear Auntie, How do you get over the idea that you are always second or last place in everyone lives

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Dear Auntie, How do you know if someone loves you

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Dear Auntie, How do you know if you're depressed?

Dear Auntie, How do you know if you're in a good relationship?

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Dear Auntie, How do you maintain a good relationship with a family member no one wants anything to do with?

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Dear Auntie, How do you make a dental dam using a condom?

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Dear Auntie, How do you make the best frybread in the world?

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Dear Auntie, How do you use a condom?

Dear Auntie, How does natives look on caucasians when it comes to romance? Do they prefere a native partner?

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Dear Auntie, How should I help my friend stop smoking?

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Dear Auntie, How should I talk to my school about wearing feathers to graduation?

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Dear Auntie, How should I tell my parents I am pregnant?

Dear Auntie, How should I, as a white person, respectfully talk about native ancestry?

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Dear Auntie, How to enroll

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Dear Auntie, how to fap

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Dear Auntie, How would you represent yourself as a Native American to someone who thinks all Native Americans are the same?

Dear Auntie, I am 1/4th native American Indian how do I apply for tribal money

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Dear Auntie, I am 50 percent Native American. I’ve always been told I’m Hispanic. I came to New Mexico for work and was shocked to see so many people that look like me. I feel lied to... or that something was taken from us. What should I do.

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Dear Auntie, I am a boy. I like this girl. Should I go talk to her?...Should I?

Dear Auntie, I am a foster youth what resources are available to me?

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Dear Auntie, I am a girl interested in dating girls. Where should I meet people to date?

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Dear Auntie, I am a Lesbian. What do I do when kids at my high school tell me I am goin to hell and keep pickin on me?

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Dear Auntie, I am a male and i am not used to being with girls

Dear Auntie, I am a sophomore in high school, and I really want to go to college. How do I save for it?

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Dear Auntie, I am believed to be a mix of Onondaga and Senca but I can not prove my heritage because of documentation loss and dodging.My grandfather and parents have cut all ties with the Rez.I live all the way across country. How can I connect with my people?

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Dear Auntie, I am interested in this guy, but I heard from a friend that he has herpes.

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Dear Auntie, I am wondering what tribe an ancestor is from

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Dear Auntie, I don't know whether I should break up with my girlfriend

Dear Auntie, I don't look Native and I get a lot of teasing for it. How do I convince people I'm Native?

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Dear Auntie, I don't think I'm fully female. I feel only partly female. Does this make me two-spirited? I am also on the asexual and aromantic spectrums

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Dear Auntie, I feel stuck in an unhealthy relationship, but he won't let me go.

Dear Auntie, I feel very insecure about my penis size and I'm not sure what to do.

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Dear Auntie, I finally have the courage to become a powwow dancer. What do I do to get in shape?

Dear Auntie, I found a rectangular white stone in southern lake Huron with 4 brown horizontal lines ground into it. I was told it was a native American artifact. Do you know what this is and the meaning behind it?

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Dear Auntie, I found out a friend is cutting

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Dear Auntie, I gave oral sex to a girl that has fooled with tons of guys. I have multiple symptoms of stds. Please help!

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Dear Auntie, I get bullied by this girl because the boy she likes is dating me.

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Dear Auntie, I graduated high school but am lost on what to study or where to go?

Dear Auntie, I grew up in an urban city in Oklahoma. I want to move back to my ancestral lands, but I’m scared of not being accepted by my relations back home. How do I confront this fear?

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Dear Auntie, I had a vivid dream where I was told my native name. This young woman I’ve seen more than once, unsure if she is my ancestor or my spirit guide, announced or gave it to me. I’m proud of my name but am curious if it’s okay to use my native name publicly?

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Dear Auntie, I had unprotected sex with a woman two years ago. She’s said she had just been tested. I have zero symptoms of an std but I’m scared of asymptomatic stds.

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Dear Auntie, I have a crush, he’s white and he thinks he’s from the hood. What do I do?

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Dear Auntie, I have a favorite black polyester skirt, could I turn it into a ribbon skirt by adding ribbon, or are ribbon skirts always out of calico/cotton?

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Dear Auntie, I have a friend who has been talking about suicide a lot and it's starting to scare me.

Dear Auntie, I have a friend who’s suicidal, and he told me he loved me. I want to be friends but I feel like it will make him hurt himself. What do I do?

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Dear Auntie, I have a lot of Indian in me I was wondering how to prove that I have it from both sides of my family

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Dear Auntie, I have a small penis and because of that I am scared of getting intimate with a girl.

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Dear Auntie, I have a teacher who doesn't know how to handle depressed kids like myself

Dear Auntie, I have an English final coming up and for it we have to write a speech about social justice issues today. I want to do something on native Americans but have no idea where to start. Any tips??

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Dear Auntie, I have an idea my relative is thinking about suicide. What should I do?

Dear Auntie, I have been vegan for about eight months. I have been looked down upon by the Native community. How do I approach this issue?

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Dear Auntie, I have clamydia and am 17 how do I get prescribed

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Dear Auntie, I have friends back home that give me a hard time about leaving my rez.

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Dear Auntie, I have never had sex before so I know I do not have an std, but when I put 1 finger in my vagina it feels smooth but when I put the 2nd finger in the texture feels different it feels rough and hard kind of like a bone but it doesn’t hurt. Is this normal?

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Dear Auntie, I have not taken a genetic test, but my family beliefs that we are from the Ojibwa tribe

Dear Auntie, I have told all of my friends that I am gay....How do I overcome my fear?

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Dear Auntie, I have wanted to undergo a gender reassignment surgery, but I’m worried that it will conflict with my beliefs

Dear Auntie, I hear there are threats to our water supply. What's that mean?

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Dear Auntie, I just broke up with my boyfriend. Honestly I don't feel anything. Why?

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Dear Auntie, I just did the 23 and me test and I was surprised to find out that I'm a Native American/Spanish mix. What tribe are my ancestors from?

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Dear Auntie, I know opinion can vary, but do you think it is ok for white people to wear feathers in their hair? Not eagle feathers, since those have special significance, but ones like robin or chickadee that you find on the ground.

Dear Auntie, I live in California, and am considering a move to Oklahoma...Am I just hoping for the best or is it a real possibility?

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Dear Auntie, I looked and tried to find an answer to this but I was interested on a native americans perspective. I absolutely love "southwestern" rug patterns and was hoping to buy one but cannot afford to buy one from a trading post

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Dear Auntie, I manage a shop that rents costumes, and I found two costume headdresses in our rental inventory. I pulled them and finally convinced the powers that be that we cannot rent these. Is there a respectful way to destroy these headdresses?

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Dear Auntie, I might need summer school

Dear Auntie, I often struggle with feeling native "enough."

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Dear Auntie, I really just need to talk to someone about "Indian Costumes"

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Dear Auntie, I really really like this boy and my best friend is going out with him, should I secretly sabotage their relationship?

Dear Auntie, i really want to get connected to my indigenous roots but i don’t know if that’s something I should do or if it’s my place to do so. my grandmother who passed before i was born had an indigenous parent, but i don’t know from where or anything of the sort!

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Dear Auntie, I recently found out, that I'm Apache. Is there a lost history in Mexico?

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Dear Auntie, I see posts on social media that sometimes worry me, but I'm not sure what to do

Dear Auntie, I started to learn about my culture last year (ICWA) and one family member told me I carried bad medicine after an argument

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Dear Auntie, I think I have an STD...What do you think?

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Dear Auntie, I think I may be pregnant

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Dear Auntie, I think I might be gay...When do most people know for sure?

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Dear Auntie, I think I might have an STI, what do I do since we have to stay home?

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Dear Auntie, I think I'm pregnant...I can't talk to my mom about it....What can I do now?

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Dear Auntie, I think my best friend is being sexually abused by her mom's boyfriend...

Dear Auntie, I wanna make a jingle dress but need help who could I ask for help

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Dear Auntie, I want out of sex trade

Dear Auntie, I want to die because of the government are effecting my benefits and is making my mental health but i don't know what to do? 😭

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Dear Auntie, I want to enroll and find out more about my tribe. I know my grandfather was Lipan Apache and several of my relatives are enrolled, but how do I as an individual gather evidence to prove how I am related to my ancestors?

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Dear Auntie, I want to get a STD test but...I am only 14. Can you help?

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Dear Auntie, I want to go to college and have good grades, but my family doesn't have a lot of money. Should I still apply to schools? -Carlee

Dear Auntie, I want to have sex with my aunt

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Dear Auntie, I want to learn about the story of the spider catching the snake but I can't verify or find it. Is this a real Ojibwe tale? I am trying to learn more about my Native American culture.

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Dear Auntie, I want to learn more about my community and history, where do I even begin?

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Dear Auntie, I want to use a tipi for a display/booth for my business (selling nuts) at events/festivals. Other than the structure itself , there would be no Native American symbols associated. Would this be offensive to the Native American culture?

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Dear Auntie, I want to write an essay on how i was a drug affected kid

Dear Auntie, I wanted to cleanse my house so, my daughter bought me white sage and an abalone shell, I did not have a feather but when I went out to my truck the next day or two, there was a feather laying on the ground by my truck. I have no idea what kind of feather

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Dear Auntie, I wanted to learn my language but the problem is it’s extinct and nobody speaks it. I have extremely limited resources what should I do?

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Dear Auntie, I was able to track my DNA to the yaqui and apache, can I be recognized

Dear Auntie, I was adopted, and a recent DNA test shows I’m Native. How do I find my tribe and begin reconnecting?

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Dear Auntie, I was gifted some jingles for my daughter, she is Ojibwe, but I am not Native. Are there any cultural prohibitions or guidelines that say who should make my daughter a jingle dress? Can I, not Native, make my daughter a jingle dress for Native gatherings?

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Dear Auntie, I was raised mexican but grew up being told I was a couple drops of yaqui native. I did a DNA test and found out I'm a quarter but no ancestors were registered. What can I do?

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Dear Auntie, I was raped 6 months ago and I dont want to report

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Dear Auntie, I was raped last month...I'm getting therapy, so why isn't it helping?

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Dear Auntie, I was recently given photos of my great, great grandmother. She is holding a long bow and dressed in what I assume is her native clothing. I am very interested to know more about her and what tribe or band she is from. How do I go about doing this?

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Dear Auntie, I was sexually touched by my uncle...and I tell him to stop he won't listen.

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Dear Auntie, I was wondering if we could speak privately about something I think I did to upset old land

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Dear Auntie, I was wondering if you could get drunk drinking mouthwash.

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Dear Auntie, I wasn't raised in my culture. How do I go about the reconnection process without seeming like a pretendian?

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Dear Auntie, I work at a homeless shelter and would like to start drumming with our indigenous women but I feel like I don’t know enough about my culture to teach them. Any tips?

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Dear Auntie, I’m 13 is it ok to cuddle with my aunt in the bed

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Dear Auntie, i’m 16 and pregnant. my parents love my boyfriend. he’s 19 and has his own place. i’m already graduated and work full time. i practically live with him. but i fear when they find out they’ll make me move back home and keep the baby from him.

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Dear Auntie, I’m 39 yrs old, I want to join to dance.. never dance before

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Dear Auntie, I’m about 4’11-5ft tall i’ve been trying to lose weight for a long time i weigh about 180-220 I’ve done sports all my life yet still the weight won’t come off I’m only 13 will i grow into it?

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Dear Auntie, I’m embarrassed to share my native culture. Can’t I keep “two different worlds”?

Dear Auntie, I’m getting closer to graduating but I don’t see many opportunities.

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Dear Auntie, I’m mostly white and barely Native American. Probably the smallest percentage. Possibly 1/16th. Is it offensive for me to embrace Native American culture?

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Dear Auntie, I’m mostly white but there is Wampanoag on my mom’s side. Is it wrong to seek community with Natives? Other whites have said Natives don’t want me around. Is this true? My spirit has always been with nature. I have nothing but respect for Native people.

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Dear Auntie, I’ve been having this repeated dream about a mountain lion which attacks me by a river but I fight it off the it turns into a wolf and it almost drowns but I save it. What does this mean!

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Dear Auntie, If I haven't logged on to an online class, does it mean I would be dropped from the class?

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Dear Auntie, If I tell a counselor I'm depressed, what kind of questions will she ask?

Dear Auntie, if i'm half ute and native american, do i get tribal money?

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Dear Auntie, If my great grandmother was full blooded Choctaw, what would I be?

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Dear Auntie, I'm 14 and I just found out I'm pregnant. I don't know how to tell my parents.

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Dear Auntie, I'm a 17 yr old male in the closet....I have to figure out how to come out.

Dear Auntie, I'm a Native girl primarily dating White men and I can't help but feel a connection to our colonized traumatic past.

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Dear Auntie, I'm a transgender male and want to get back into dancing

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Dear Auntie, I'm a Transgender powwow dancer. I want to talk to my grandma about wearing regalia...How can I handle this?

Dear Auntie, I'm a white mom with an 18 year old son whose father is choctaw. My son was not raised by his father and hardly knows him. He feels sad and wants to connect with other indigenous kids but doesn't feel that he has the right. How can I help him?

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Dear Auntie, I'm half native and half European. Are there resources out there to learn more about this topic?

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Dear Auntie, I'm having trouble sleeping, what can I do

Dear Auntie, I'm homeless, want some assistance from my tribe, live in ca and I have a census number... How can I get some help

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Dear Auntie, I'm just seeking some advice about getting mad...I need to know how to stop.

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Dear Auntie, I'm moving to LA for college... How can I convince my family I'm making the right choice?

Dear Auntie, I'm not Native American, but I am Indigenous Australian and I just got rejected from a job because my skintone apparently scares away customers. What do I do??

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Dear Auntie, I'm still at First Base Nation

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Dear Auntie, I'm struggling in school, it's all too much

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Dear Auntie, I'm thinking about dropping out of high school to help my family...Any advice??

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Dear Auntie, I'm trying so hard to get my school a Native American advisory...ideas?

Dear Auntie, I'm trying to find my great grandmothers information her name is Elsie Rose Lee Sioux Indian I know she was born in South Dakota and last known address was 722 Morgan St Sioux City Iowa

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Dear Auntie, I'm use to playing sports all year long...it is summer I've got nothing to do...Any tips for staying in shape?

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Dear Auntie, I'm worried about a friend who keeps sharing posts about dying.

Dear Auntie, In Maine, many native children were taken and placed in non-native families up until the 1970s. I believe my late grandmother was one of these children, but I don't know if these records were kept. How can we reconnect when there was so much displacement?

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Dear Auntie, In the last 6 months I have had a bird of prey known as a "Prairie Falcoln" swooping down over my car. Last March, while sitting in my car at work, one actually landed on the roof of my car and looked at me! What does it mean?

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Dear Auntie, Introducing Auntie Amanda

Dear Auntie, Is it appropriate for someone who was not brought up in native culture to seek guidance from a native elder or healer?

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Dear Auntie, Is it appropriate to share Native People's cultural accounts of the creation of stars?

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Dear Auntie, Is it bad that I avoid my father on family outing and trips? in fear of him always yelling at me

Dear Auntie, Is it disrespectful for non-Native people to name their children Dakota?

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Dear Auntie, Is it necessarily that bad if i use marijuana to help with my depression, anxiety, and insomnia?

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Dear Auntie, Is it offensive to Native American culture for a white person to make items that are traditonally Native American? Such as beading work or dream catchers etc. that follow traditonal type practices and but are not for finacial gain?

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Dear Auntie, Is it ok to create the art work of another tribe? As a kid I was taught Haida art by a Haida artist and I would like to explore it more now. I am part Cree but did not grow up with the culture as my father was put into foster care during the 60's scoop.

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Dear Auntie, Is it okay for me to own an American Indian Movement flag if I am white?

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Dear Auntie, Is it okay for non-natives to draw native art? And what are some common issues native art has to encounter?

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Dear Auntie, Is it okay to be jealous of kids who grew up immersed in their culture?

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Dear Auntie, Is it wrong to feel like being happy hurts?

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Dear Auntie, Is their truth that Historical trauma could be pass down genetically? If so what can we do to heal as Native Americans?

Dear Auntie, Is there a place people can go to away from home for mental help issues?

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Dear Auntie, Is there a Two Spirit flag?

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Dear Auntie, Is there any chance of pregnancy if a very few amount of sperm has gone inside vegina?

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Dear Auntie, Is vaping good for a 12 year old?

Dear Auntie, Is vaping good for a 12 year old?

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Dear Auntie, Is weed really bad?

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Dear Auntie, I've been arguing with my brother about this but my dna test said we where 36% indigenous Americas-Mexican and 28% spain am I still considered indigenous because he says we are just mexican

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Dear Auntie, I've been trying to become Traditional for a few months, but it is hard.

Dear Auntie, I've heard about self-determination. Do you know how it applies to me or my tribe?

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Dear Auntie, I've heard that college parties get out of control. What should I do?

Dear Auntie, I've seen a lot of questions from girls who's boyfriends threaten to hurt or kill themselves if they ever broke up. I have the same problem.

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Dear Auntie, Kids are getting bullied at my school, what should I do?

Dear Auntie, Kids are getting bullied at my school, what should I do?

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Dear Auntie, Laws that protect indigenous families

Dear Auntie, Looking at my Ancestry.com info it says that I have the deepest root in Northern Coahuila and San Antonio. The earliest tribe I found from SA is the Payaya but I am trying to find out which of the later tribes (Apache, Tonkawa, Comanche etc.) I am?

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Dear Auntie, Make sure I don't get HIV

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Dear Auntie, My best friend and I recently had this huge blowout, what should I do?

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Dear Auntie, My best friend got with my ex. Do I forgive her or what?

Dear Auntie, My boyfriend doesn't treat me well and drinks a lot. What should I do?

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Dear Auntie, My boyfriend has paintings of naked (or almost naked) pictures over his entire house.

Dear Auntie, My boyfriend is native, but he’s fairly light skinned and his family separated from their tribe years ago. He isn’t confident in who he is and is always doubting his roots though we both know he is apache. How can I help him? What can we do to connect him

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Dear Auntie, My boyfriend told me that if I ever left him he would kill himself. Any advice?

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Dear Auntie, My child is thinking about suicide

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Dear Auntie, My childs father denies our son. He is indigenous. As someone disconnected i want my son tp be able to embrace his indigenous culture

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Dear Auntie, My college friends are posting about drugs and alcohol, is that all thats going on

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Dear Auntie, My cousin was taken into the foster care system

Dear Auntie, My dad is native (Ojibwe) but he’s not on my birth certificate so I have no proof of my ancestry. How can I prove that I’m half Ojibwe and not just Irish?

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Dear Auntie, My doctor suggested medication for depression and anxiety

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Dear Auntie, My ex is depressed and suicidal, help!

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Dear Auntie, My family are decendants of the indigenous population in Oaxaca, Mexico. My teacher said I am considered native american? Is this true?

Dear Auntie, My father is full native(secwepemc and cherokee) my mother is full white (german) i was born very light skinned. I do not look native even tho i am status indian and live on reserve. Is it disrespectful if i learnt to dance jingle i feel wrong even asking

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Dear Auntie, My father recently told me that our family has Comanche ancestors. Where to turn to find out the truth?

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Dear Auntie, My friend at school posted hurtful things on social media about me

Dear Auntie, My friend has been 3 months without menstruation How can I help her Aunty?

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Dear Auntie, My friend has started to idolized a youtuber who is a literally a walking skeleton

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Dear Auntie, My friend is always texting while driving. What can I say to him?

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Dear Auntie, My friend is dating this guy. She told me that he pushes and hits her sometimes when they are alone.

Dear Auntie, My friend is in a gang, and he wants to get out, but that involves him being hurt, what do I do to help him?

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Dear Auntie, My friend just started a crazy diet. How do you know when someone has an eating disorder?

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Dear Auntie, My friend keeps sharing pics of him with bottles of alcohol and pills.

Dear Auntie, My friend made a comment about a video she'd seen of an POC dancing, and how she was shocked on how they were ACTUALLY good at dancing. When me and a friend said she sounded racist, she got mad and sat at a dif table(lunch). What do i do

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Dear Auntie, My friends talk about me behind my back. Really?!

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Dear Auntie, My grandaughter has been raped by her stepfather. How can I help her to heal?

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Dear Auntie, My grandpa is half-cree, half-black and he hardly spoke the language to me growing up. How can I learn the native language?

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Dear Auntie, My grandpa was adopted out. I've had a hard time understanding my own identity.

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Dear Auntie, My great grandfather and grandmother are native american, how native am I?

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Dear Auntie, My kids are "part Cherokee" but I'm scared to take them to meet Native youth groups.

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Dear Auntie, My little brother is going through a lot and I want to help him.

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Dear Auntie, My maternal grandfather's mother. My great grandmother is from a reservation in Oklahoma. Sadly this is all the information I have. Could you point me in the right direction of which tribe she might be from?

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Dear Auntie, My mom dates jerks Auntie. What can I do?

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Dear Auntie, My mom found my social media account, where I posted about being bi.

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Dear Auntie, My mom thinks my dreams are stupid

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Dear Auntie, My parent doesn't listen, I have no clue what to do

Dear Auntie, My parents are always getting into really bad arguments

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Dear Auntie, My parents are both half native but don't look native

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Dear Auntie, My parents were talking about hepatitis C and getting tested. What is it and how can I get it? Do I need to get tested?

Dear Auntie, My significant others grandmother on his fathers side is Cherokee from OK how can we prove this

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Dear Auntie, My son shows up 14% Native American

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Dear Auntie, My uncle came into the room & cuddled next to me under the covers. Should I say something?

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Dear Auntie, My white family is disrespectful of native culture. What do I do?

Dear Auntie, Neither sides of my family accept me and treat me as if I’m “off”.What should I do?

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Dear Auntie, One thing about Native Spirituality

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Dear Auntie, People talk about drug and alcohol prevention all the time, but what is prevention and why does it matter?

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Dear Auntie, Plastics accumulating in the ocean

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Dear Auntie, Please can I get pregnant while the men don't release any sperms

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Dear Auntie, Please tell me why an x-best friend I grew up with and my own mom would talk nasty to each other behind my back?

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Dear Auntie, Pot comes from Mother Earth. How can it be that bad for me?

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Dear Auntie, Should I make a New Year's resolution?

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Dear Auntie, So I'm labeled as a Mexican. Are Mexicans considered Native Americans?

Dear Auntie, So my friend is LGBTQ and is scared to come out. Help please!

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Dear Auntie, so theres this guy im friends with well its complicated. he used to like me and i kinda liked him but never said it and now hes acting real distant like even when i commented on his insta post he deleted the post after friends teased him why do you think?

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Dear Auntie, Some of my friends are involved in drugs. How do I help them?

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Dear Auntie, Some of my relatives and friends tell me using they/them pronouns is a fad. It doesn't feel like a fad to me. What should I say?

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Dear Auntie, Someone in my family is in a really abusive relationship. How can I help

Dear Auntie, Sometimes I couldn't control my sexual thoughts and I masturbate

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Dear Auntie, Sometimes my friend is kind of racist. How can I call him on it and explain it so he understands?

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Dear Auntie, STDs and commiting to sex

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Dear Auntie, Summer Job

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Dear Auntie, Summer party

Dear Auntie, There is this kid at my school that everyone picks on. Is there anything I can do to help him?

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Dear Auntie, There's a lot of grabbing girls butts at my school, what can I do

Dear Auntie, Too scared to ask for money

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Dear Auntie, Transferring to a bigger university

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Dear Auntie, Uncle gives his HUGE thanks

Dear Auntie, Way of solving depression and anxiety

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Dear Auntie, Were you shy in school? How did you change and make friends?

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Dear Auntie, What are hot dogs really made out of?

Dear Auntie, What are some beneficial traditional indigenous medicinal practices?

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Dear Auntie, What are some stories of your beliefs according to your culture?

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Dear Auntie, What are some tips for following through with your New Year's Resolution

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Dear Auntie, What are some ways you can help your community in and out of your daily lives?

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Dear Auntie, What are the best places to study

Dear Auntie, What can I do to get involved in suicide pervention

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Dear Auntie, What colleges are the best for Indian Law

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Dear Auntie, What does MMIW stand for?

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Dear Auntie, What financial aid is available for college students?

Dear Auntie, What is “weRnative.org” about?

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Dear Auntie, What is a good way to relieve stress when there is no one to talk to?

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Dear Auntie, What is ADHD?

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Dear Auntie, What is FAFSA

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Dear Auntie, What is intimacy?

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Dear Auntie, What is it like to get an STD test

Dear Auntie, What is it like to get an STD test?

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Dear Auntie, What is the creation story that relates to the Grand Canyon?

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Dear Auntie, what is the difference between regular depression and high functioning depression?

Dear Auntie, What is the history of where the G spot came from and what is it?

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Dear Auntie, What is the safest way to lose weight?

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Dear Auntie, What is your take on consent?

Dear Auntie, What kinds of things is it acceptable for white people to wear or own that aren’t appropriation?

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Dear Auntie, What should I do this summer?

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Dear Auntie, What type of services do you provide for sexually assaulted victims?

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Dear Auntie, What types of natives are there?

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Dear Auntie, What's an HIV test like?

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Dear Auntie, What's the deal with scholarships for Natives? Hook me up.

Dear Auntie, What's the meaning of friends

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Dear Auntie, When ever something bad happens, I try to suicide, how can I get rid of this depression??

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Dear Auntie, When it comes to bullying, what's above the line, what's below the line?

Dear Auntie, Where can I find information on cattail matting?

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Dear Auntie, Where can I get an abortion?

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Dear Auntie, Where can I get an STD test?

Dear Auntie, White kids don't get pow wow's

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Dear Auntie, Who is the person I can go to for an exercise program?

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Dear Auntie, Who wrote the “Ojibwa dream catcher legend” on wernative.org?

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Dear Auntie, Why am I ugly?

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Dear Auntie, Why are Flamingos Pink?

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Dear Auntie, Why are people not standing for the pledge of allegiance?

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Dear Auntie, Why Do Americans Hate Indians?

Dear Auntie, Why do people say there weren’t horses in the plains?

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Dear Auntie, Why haven't i been able to clear my mind ?

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Dear Auntie, Why is caffeine a drug

Dear Auntie, Why is there high rates of mental illness within the indigenous communities and what traditional and non-traditional ways can we combat it?

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Dear Auntie, Why native american have strong hair whats the secret ? What remedies they use on their hair ?

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Dear Auntie, Why people of most of the western countries hate indians?

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Dear Auntie, Why to hawks and turkey vultures keep appearing in my dreams? Why did a vulture actually drop a feather to the ground right in front of me and not fly away? It's feather landed less than a foot from a hawk feather! I'm not Native American but much respect

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Dear Auntie, Why would the spirits of Native Americans visit me every night as a child? Every night before my parents moved us they came from my closet and would surround my bed and touch my ears or my mouth. They looked as real to me as my parents. Why???

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Dear Auntie, Yá'át'ééh. I am half Native (Navajo and Colville) and half African American. I grew up on the Colville rez and during that time I faced racism from my tribe for being part black. I am visiting the Navajo rez this spring and I'm nervous about facing it aga

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Dear Auntie, You never gave a straight answer, yes or no are Mexicans native American Indians.

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Dear Auntie, Your male friend tells you that he had an unwanted sexual experience when he was younger with someone he looked up to. He questions if it was sexual assault because he was sexually aroused during the interaction. what do you do?