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  • Said Confederation Of Individual Chiefs
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    Her Majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland regarding with Her Royal Favour the Native Chiefs and Tribes of New Zealand and anxious to protect their just Rights and Property and to secure to them the enjoyment of Peace and Good Order has deemed it necessary in consequence of the great number of Her Majesty's Subjects who have already settled in New Zealand and the rapid extension of Emigration both from Europe and Australia which is still in progress to constitu...
  • Pia The Whole Time
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    This book really grabbed me right from the beginning of the story. The story begins with the birth of fraternal twins, with the grandfather patiently awaiting the birth of the son. Right away I felt sadness when the mother and one of the twins die. The boy dies and the girl survives. The grandpa seems to not care about the girl who survived. He was longing for his grandson because he is from the Maori tribe and the tribe is waiting for the sign of a new chief to be born. The chief would lead the...
  • German Warriors Lifestyles
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    Just outside the boundaries of the Roman empire of the first and second centuries, beyond the Rhine River, and occupying the area of Central Europe of what is today Germany, lived the tribes of the Germanic people. In Germania, the Roman historian Cornelius Tacitus gave an account of the lifestyles and organization of these peculiar barbarians. These descendants of modern Germans proved peculiar in that they adopted many qualities typical of barbaric cultures, yet they simultaneously practiced v...
  • Their Tribe's Tradition
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    Tradition: Lost and Kept Each culture in the world follows its own customs and traditions. These traditions, however, are sometimes broken to allow a compromise in their society, or are still kept throughout the culture's existence. In the story The Rain Came, an African tribe faces a harsh and desolate time because their tribe is experiencing a severe drought and as a result the livestock is dying from dehydration, the crops are drying out, and the tribe's Chief is called upon to remedy the sit...
  • Comanche Ria And The Mohegan's Land
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    Mohegans and Comanches Different or Similar Long ago, the Earth was formed atop the back of a giant turtle. From the earth the Great Spirit put life into all things: trees, plants, animals and people. An Indian was created named Gun che Mundo who developed a Mother Tribe, and divided it into three clans -- Turtles, Turkeys and Wolves. The Wolf People, known as Mohegans, separated from the Turtles and Turkeys, and headed east toward the rising sun. While the Mohegans headed east to find land, a t...
  • Mandan Villagers
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    The History of the Mandan Indians in North Dakota and the impact of the European invasion History 262 "A North Dakota winter" (Encarta 95) Life on the plains is hard. The winters are long and so very cold. Few trees block the strong winds out of the mountainous west. The plains yield little to sustain a family. So we work, we grow food, we hunt, and we trade our surplus for goods brought by the nomadic tribes. The Mandan people were a Native American tribe of the northern plains. They struggled ...
  • Chief Black Hawk Of The Sac Tribe
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    Contrary to popular beliefs, America was not discovered in 1492 by Christopher Columbus, nor was it discovered by the pilgrims in 1620. It was actually discovered millenniums before either of those voyages. The first native Americans are believed to have crossed the Bearing Strait somewhere around 40,000 B.C. They were a proud people who were well in touch with their natural surroundings, never hunting for sport or leaving anything of there prey to waste. The Subarctic was a region that horizont...
  • Servant In The Tribe Black Hawk
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    It was a great indian tribe with honorable blood generations of chiefs, all of them devoted to a righteousness way of life and more important, devoted to lead their people in a correct way full of justice and equality. It was so that for many decades members of the tribe admired their chiefs very much, realizing they were lucky for having such good leaders. In addition to these feelings, this admiration was fed by the prophecies of many of the tribe's wizards that lived ever since the creation o...

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