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  • Early American Literature
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    Early American literature consisted mainly of diaries, journals, short stories, and Indian creation stories. Since some of the language used was of older English and other languages, early American literature was difficult to read. The first story I read was Spanish Explorers in the New World. This story was a journal of Cabeza de Vac as travels and discoveries in the New World. After having a shipwreck, he and his fellow sailors were made slaves of the Indians. They walked barefoot, bleeding an...
  • Seminole Indian S Two Main Languages
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    Native Americans When Christopher Columbus discovered the New World in 1492, he thought he had reached the continent of Asia and had landed in India. He called the people he found in the new land |Indians. X The ancestors of the American Indians had come from Asia thousands of years before Columbus saw them. Thousands of years ago, during the ice age, groups of people crossed from Asia to North America across a narrow passage now called the Bering Strait. So groups of people, ancestors of the Am...
  • Indians On Reservations
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    The Indian Frontier of the American West tells a story of the different Indian tribes and whites from 1846 to 1890. This period of time is very famous in American history. It produced some of the most widely heard of names in the battles between Indians and whites. These names include Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce tribe, Sitting Bull of the Oglala Sioux, Cochise, Geronimo, and Mangas Color adas, and John Ross of the Cherokee Nation. These names are still very respected among historians and are s...
  • Indian Society Lives
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    Impacts of Family Traditions and Religion in India Family traditions and religion greatly impact the lives of many people in India. These elements of culture are reasons that form the way that Indians lead their lives. Both factors make up what type of person that individual will become. That is the reason why religion and family traditions are so valued in Indian society. Religion is probably the most definitive factor in the way that an Indian will lead his life, particularly if they practice ...
  • Live With The Blacks And Indians
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    Compare and Contrast Essay There are many differences and similarities between the way that the federal government has treated Indians and blacks. Some could say that Blacks and Indians have dealt with two very similar pasts. It seems that Indians have dealt westward expansion and blacks have dealt more with blatant racism. But no matter how you look at both of races were being harassed by white English men everyday of their lives. Being persecuted for no reason at all. The military played a big...
  • Anasazi Indians From The Scattered References
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    The Anasazi Indians From the scattered references made about the ancient Anasazi Indians in Tony Hillerman's A Thief of Time, one can identify several cultural characteristics of this mysterious tribe. One can discover how they lived, where they lived, their religion, simple day to day activities, and mysteries about their culture. Even though many references are made about this tribe, people will never know the truth, for there is an unsolved mystery to why the Anasazi disappeared. Even to this...
  • Indian Village
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    Custer's Last Stand The Tragedy of Little Bighorn is such a tale for over a hundred years. This is one of the most startling defeats in the Military history. More than two hundred cavalrymen were killed in battle on June 25, 1876. Is General Custer to blame for all this mishap with the loss of his troopers including himself? Who was the real person to blame? The details aren't fully covered in the mystery of what happened at Little Bighorn. The Europeans came to battle with the Indians to conque...
  • Native Indian Woman
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    By: Tim S. No Longer an Indian by Freda McDonald In the short autobiography "No Longer an Indian", the author, Freda McDonald, was speaking of the struggles and conflicts she had to experience as Native Indian woman living in Canada. She married a non-Native man, which she describes as the beginning of losing her identity. Upon marriage the author relieved a Canadian government issued card, that stated "Not deemed to be an Indian within the law or any other statue" (69). It may seem ridiculous t...
  • Plateau Indians
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    Ericsson Abad Washington State History 1. The plateau Indians generally lived east of the mountains, on the Columbian Plateau. The Coastal Indians lived in Western Washington. Coastal groups had frequent contact with some groups farther north. Plateau tribes had contact with Coastal tribes and also with Plains Indians from east of the Rocky Mountains. Each year Native Americans from many parts of the region would meet at favorite fishing grounds to fish. Two most important resources in the Coast...
  • Three Tribes Of The Lenape Indians
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    he Lenape Indians were the first people to live in what is now called New Jersey. The Lenape Indians lived in parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. There were also called the Delaware Indians. There were three tribes of the Lenape Indians. Those three tribes spoke different languages. One of those groups spoke Mun see, the other spoke Uni mi, and the last group spoke Unalachtigo. Their language was like Hebrew because they read it from right to left. The Lenape were very peaceful peop...
  • Thought Of The Indians As Barbarians
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    All of the authors we have conversed about in class and studied about at home are connected in at least one way, if not many more. For example, Anne Bradstreet, Jonathan Edwards, Michael Wiggles worth and John Winthrop all write about God and the way we should all act and the simple fact that we all need to be Christians and so must the Indians who occupy their lives. Where as these authors are writers of the Heavenly Father, the authors that I wish to write about, though they do speak a little ...
  • History Of The Neglect Of The Indians
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    Nearly every Native American Indian tribe has experienced some kind of neglect or discrimination. The white man has forcefully moved tribes from their homes, broken treaties that were promised to them, and senselessly slaughtered thousands of innocent Indian men, women, and children. This kind of neglect is what led to the Battle of Little Bighorn Creek, a battle that is talked about in The Great Plains, the book I chose my topic from. The reason this subject touched me personally is because alm...
  • White Settlers And Indians
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    Indians were the original occupants of this land we call America. They lived off the land and were quite content. But, when white settlers came here to colonize, it became inevitable that the Indians ways were going to end. The white settlers were more interested in spreading out and starting new homes than the tradition that stood in their way. Having better weapons and better technology, the white settlers killed Indians at the drop of a hat. Since communication was difficult, treaties, if att...
  • Mary's Time With The Indians
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    "A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson" In "A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson", Mary Rowlandson, a Puritan mother from Lancaster, Massachusetts, recounts the invasion of her town by Indians in 1676 during "King Philip's War", when the Indians attempted to regain their tribal lands. She describes the period of time where she is held under captivity by the Indians, and the dire circumstances under which she lives. During these terri...
  • Mississippi River On June 17
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    Jacques Marquette February 25, 1997 Jacques Marquette was a great French Jesuit Missionary and explorer. He was also known as Pere Marquette. He was born at Laon in Northern France on June 1, 1637. He was one of the first white men to explore the upper Mississippi River region. He entered the Jesuit College at Nancy about 1654. He later studied and taught in Reims as well as other French Towns. In 1666 he was sent to New France (Canada), as a missionary priest, arriving at Quebec in September of...
  • Indian People
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    A Man Called Horse I have viewed the film, A Man Called Horse, and when asked if I would want to be depicted as the Indian people were in this movie I would say that I would be proud to be a part of that way of life. The Indian people were proud of what they were and things were sacred to them like nothing is to us today. Some argue of there barbaric-like ways when in fact they have just not yet been infected by the advances we have now. I wish my life was similar to their way of living. The peo...
  • Indian Land
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    Imagine this; you and your tribe live a peaceful life, living off the land, only taking what you need. You work hard for your food, clothes, tools, where you live and the quality of the life you live. Your tribe occasionally fights over land with other tribes but there is never any lasting damage done. White ghost-like figures appear one day, people you thought were ancestors come back to life, talking a different language that you didn't understand. You were friendly to them because it is in yo...
  • Cheyenne Indian Tribe
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    I am going to write about the Cheyenne Indian tribe. I will explain all about its culture, environment, religion, housing, food, social life, beliefs, values, and where they lived. It will be very interesting to know how they lived and what heritage they left us. The Cheyenne Indians lived in the Great Plains at east of the Rocky Mountains and West of Mississippi River and the place they before lived was in the eastern of United States, the Montana Great Plains at East of the Rocky Mountains and...
  • Lives Of Their Entire Population Of Pueblos
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    Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, governor of Nueva Galicia, lead an expedition of conquest from South American into the northern territory of what is now New Mexico (p 21-22). In passing through the region in which the Acoma Indians lived in 1541, Coronado's men referred to the pueblo as "the greatest stronghold in the world", whose inhabitants "came down to meet us peacefully, although they could have spared themselves the trouble and stayed on their rock and we would not have been able to troubl...
  • Python And Other Snake Skins
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    Throughout history, humans have regarded snakes with both fascination and horror. In man y cultures, Snakes with have been symbols of evil, from the Biblical serpent in the Garden of Eden to the snake demons of Indian mythology. To the ancient Egyptians the emblem of judgment and death was a snake. However, The Indian Python is a highly arboreal snake, once fairly common throughout the jungles of India, Sri Lanka, and East Indies. Snakes are reptiles, the group of animals that also includes croc...

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