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  • Indians And African Americans By Europeans
    639 words
    Spaniards and organization of labor in colonial times: Spaniards discovered the New World and found out it was a wealthy mine, but to obtain gains it was needed to work hard and constantly. Spaniards organized native Indians as slaves to obtain gold, silver and other wealth. In Mexico, Peru and the Andean Area, Europeans used new systems to make Indians work and to pay different tributes, for example the Repartimiento and the Encomienda. After the conquest the islands of the Caribbean stayed wit...
  • Rigoberta And Her Community
    958 words
    Throughout the beginning of her testimonial, Rigoberta Men chu defines her life and circumstances through suffering eyes. Tradition teaches her that life is about pain and hardships that must be endured. Generation after generation has accepted this lot in life, which is inevitable. She feels suffering is her peoples fate. Yet in Chapter XVI a profound movement occurs within her consciousness. She starts questioning the inevitability of suffering, wondering if it is somehow preventable. She also...
  • Rodrigo's Reconcile Reconciliation
    629 words
    Rodrigo's Reconcile Reconciliation means to bring back together. In Reconciliation the way we are brought back together with the community is by asking forgiveness. Forgiveness means to pardon or spare. In Greek it means to send forth, put away, and yield up. The other meaning is to give up the desire to punish or to cancel a debt. Jesus gave us the sacrament of Reconciliation. We were granted this sacrament so whenever we turn away from God we have the choice of asking forgiveness so we can be ...
  • Communication With Their Mainland Neighbors
    396 words
    Southern California presents a varied and somewhat unique region of the state. Beginning in the north, tribes found in this area are the Chumash, Alli klik, Kitanemuk, Serrano, Gabriel ino Luiseno Cahuilla, and the Kumeyaay. The landmass and climate varied considerably from the windswept offshore Channel Islands that were principally inhabited by Chumash speaking peoples. Communication with their mainland neighbors was by large and graceful planked canoes powered by double paddle ores. These ves...
  • Algonquin Indians
    469 words
    The movie is set in the 17th centuries. The French Jesuits venture into the wilderness of North America to convert the "savages" to Christianity. Father LaForgue is assigned to serve a remote mission, 1500 miles from Quebec. He sets out on a journey that becomes a struggle against hunger, cold, and exhaustion. The journey tests the mind, body, and soul of the priest. The priest who dreams of becoming a martyr finds out that he underestimated the ordeal involved in his fate and the test to which ...
  • New England And Virginia
    882 words
    Even though both of the colonies began with English descent they evolved into totally different communities due to political, geographical and religious reasons. Evidence shows that the two communities were very unique in their ways of dealing with slaves, religion, and many aspects of the every day life. In this essay the documents: John Winthrop, A Model of Christian Charity; List of Emigrants Bound for New England; List of Emigrants Bound for Virginia, Captain John Smith and the Articles of A...
  • Indian Reservation And Urban Ghettos
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    "Smoke Signals" film and "Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven" book reveal real life stories in American Indian reservations. Both of these narratives disclose the life of drunkenness, unemployment and basketball among American Indians in an Idaho reservation. In this paper a comparison of Indian reservations and urban ghettos will be compared and analyzed to explain the ignorance of researchers, lack of literature, and the amplification of information on these communities that is often to...

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