History Lesson: Who Was Billy the Kid?

As a Western role play SIM in Second Life®, you can be whoever you want to be, and this includes an outlaw.

The “outlaw” is an iconic western character, known to have robbed banks, horses, houses, shops and more.  Many formed gangs, some which are famously known to this day.  There is much legend surrounding American History of the wild west when it comes to American outlaws and lawmen.  On occasion, the two were interchangeable and a lawman might have been a bandit previously in another state.

Today we will discuss one of the most well-known outlaws of the Old West.   Continue reading “History Lesson: Who Was Billy the Kid?”

Cherokee: The 7 Clans

Along with the option of being a settler in our Bear River Town, you also have the option of being a native in our Cherokee tribe on the SIM instead.   If joining our Cherokee tribe in our Bear River Kansas SIM, be sure to pick a clan you wish to be a part of.  You can learn more about the Cherokee clans here: Continue reading “Cherokee: The 7 Clans”

Western Historical Events in the 1870’s

This is a general timeline of important events that occurred in the 1870’s related to the western frontier of a young America.

Though the RP of our SIM is not directly related to any historical events, this is a good way to be informed, allowing yourself to immerse yourself more in the time. Continue reading “Western Historical Events in the 1870’s”

Tsalagi (Cherokee Language)

Common Words and Phrases

Tsalagi, the Cherokee language,  is an Iroquoian language related to the languages of the Seneca, Cayuga, Oneida, Onondaga, Mohawk, and others.  Though most of the Iroquoian speakers were located historically near the Great Lakes, the Cherokee were historically in the Southeast, suggesting they had migrated south at one point in time.  Since 1823, when Sequoyah made his Cherokee syllabary known, the Cherokee language has been a written language.

This is a list of handy words and phrases you can reference enhancing your RP if you wish to join the Cherokee tribe.

Osiyo – hello formally

‘Siyo – hello informally

Tsilugi – welcome back

Ulihelisdi – welcome Continue reading “Tsalagi (Cherokee Language)”