• Tribes Of India Arunachal Pradesh
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    Indian Tribes: Among the 68 million citizens of India who are members of tribal groups, the Indian tribal religious concepts, terminologies, and practices are as varied as the hundreds of tribes, but members of these groups have one thing in common: they are under constant pressure from the major organized religions. Some of this pressure is intentional, as outside missionaries work among tribal groups to gain converts. Most of the pressure, however, comes from the process of integration within ...
  • Differences Between Tribal And State Hunting Laws
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    Introduction In the following essay I will be talking about the differences and similarities between state and tribal hunting laws such as general provisions, the Game and Fish Department, licenses and permits, regulations, etc. I will also mention how they enforce penalties to the people who break the rules of the state and tribal Game and Fish Department. State Hunting Laws State hunting laws are what hunters like me follow. If there were no laws for hunting I think the animal population would...
  • Spirit World Band Chiefdom Societies
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    One would have to agree with the statement that the changes in ideology in the transition from Band to Chiefdom are a reflection of the changes in the infrastructure of the society. Using the course kit titled A Comparative and Evolutionary Approach by Peter Landstreet along with various notes from lectures and tutorials. The following essay will attempt to prove this statement true by illustrating the different changes in the infrastructure of each of the societal types and the resulting change...
  • Racism Against Native Americans
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    Native Americans The issue is whether different ethnic groups can preserve their culture in a pluralistic society, and the answer depends on what amount of culture is taken into effect and which ethnic group is being considered. The Native American population remains one of the most invisible of all American minority groups for the country, for much of the population has been relegated to reservations on land far from the majority of urban society. On these reservations, the native people have b...
  • Critique Tribal Wisdom Maybury Lewis
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    Tribal Wisdom David Maybury-Lewis David Maybury Lewis (1992) wonders if we, as Americans, by having systematically chosen to dismiss as 'odd', 'weird', and not the 'right' way to live; in our views of foreign tribal cultures, have been hoisted by our own petard. By using his definition of a tribal society (for which there really is no one single way of life): 'small-scale, pre-industrial societies that live in comparative isolation and manage their affairs without central authority such as the s...
  • Indian Gaming State California Tribal
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    They are Native Americans who are trying to build better lives for themselves but are stopped in there tracks by the state supreme court. Proposition 5 passed in November of 98, which would allow more gambling in the Indian reservations. The proposition was ruled to be unconstitutional. Now the Indians are rebutting the fact that they are sovereign and the ballot was passed. Under existing law, Indian tribes operate as semi-sovereign nations, and are liable under federal law only. Recently, the ...
  • Reservation Gambling Native American
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    Jack A. Cassin 5/4/99 Dr. Cordell ENG 104 Reservation Gambling Throughout the course of early United States history, settlers and the federal government have squeezed Indians from large tribal acreage to small settlements in desolate parts of our country. Eventually the federal government made distinct the boundaries of Indian land through treaties with the individual tribes. In the past two decades there has been an explosion of Native American Casinos and other gaming facilities on Indian rese...
  • Mark Mathabane South Africa
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    Mathabane RR (Mathabane) Mark Mathabane discusses in "Kaffir Boy," some of the hardships he endured during his life growing up in Apartheid South Africa. Mathabane grew up in Apartheid South Africa many years ago. I feel that the setting is very important to what Mathabane is describing. Growing up with a father with strict tribal beliefs in South Africa is more realistic than if Mathabane said he grew up in Chicago with the same father. Mathabane and his father did not get along very well becau...
  • Tribal Living Post Et Al 2001
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    Tribal Wisdom and Modern Living Prepared by: Donnie Witt University of Phoenix North Campus Prepared for: Ken Walker Ph. D. SOC 102 Third Position Paper Tribal Wisdom and Modern Living David Maybury-Lewis makes an opening statement in his article, Tribal Wisdom, asking; " Is it to late for us to reclaim the benefits of tribal living?" (Post et al. , 2001), p. 361), and I would like to express my views on some of what he has eluded to. Maybury-Lewis seems to have made many observations during his...
  • A Tribal Society Lineages Social Family
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    Despite contrasts and variety economic patterns and cultural patterning? social structure almost always tribal. ? Immediate family, accessible family and much larger family. ? Tribes seen via line of descent from eponymous ancestor. ? Fellow tribesmen, same family, defend each other. Many large solidarity groups of considerable stability and seem to function as cohesive and virtually autonomous social units Tribe and increasing sub-divisions within focus for primary loyalty? defence against ins...