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  • Lives As The Native Americans
    624 words
    People had already been living in the Americas for thousands of years before the Europeans "discovered" the Americas. When the Europeans invaded this land they brought with them diseases such as smallpox, malaria, yellow fever, plague, typhus, and influenza contagions that repeatedly spread through the Native American peoples, killing them in high numbers. At the time the United States was settled by Europeans, it was abundantly populated by dozens of separate nations with diverse civilizations ...
  • Tarahumara People Live In Small Groups
    686 words
    The Tarahumara or Rar muri, as they call themselves, inhabit the Copper Canyon, as it is known in the U.S., or the Sierra Tarahumara in northwest Mexico. The actual name Tarahumara was what the first Spanish called these Native American people. The Spanish originally encountered the Tarahumara throughout Chihuahua upon arrival in the 1500's. After mineral wealth was discovered in the mountains, many areas where Tarahumara Indians lived became desirable lands to the miners & mining companies forc...
  • Continuing Study Of Past Bones And Artifacts
    645 words
    1. The debate of the reburial of excavated Native American sites has been going on for quite some time now. I believe that the wealth of knowledge gained from these discovered artifacts and bones yield much more valuable information than simply placing them back into the ground, causing them to be lost forever. The remains of Pre-Columbian Native Americans should not be reburied and should be studied and documented for the sake of history and a better understanding of it. After many years of loo...
  • English And The French The Natives
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    Interactions between the Natives, and the French and British The two documents, The Jesuit Relations, and Instructions for the Virginia Colony share commonalities in their approaches in enforcing Christianity on the Native people. Both French and English believe in exposing and converting the natives to Christians in order to make it easier for the countries to take over the land. The English announce to the natives in their document, ... make yourselves all of one mind, for the good of your cou...
  • Reader A Lot About The Natives
    511 words
    By Bogdan Gheorghe I heard The Owl Call My Name It's The Book For You This essay was written in the 19th century, therefore some terms such as "indians" and "white man" from the book are being replaced with the politically correct terms: "natives", and respectively "european descendent" The novel I HEARD THE OWL CALL MY NAME is the best book anyone can pick up in a book store. This book tells the reader a lot of true facts about natives. It is also about the conflict between the natives and the ...
  • Social Problems In Many Aboriginal Communities
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    The Aboriginal peoples of Canada were the first ones to occupy the land and establish lives for themselves and they were the sole inhabitants for many years before European contact. Aboriginal people are distinguished from others by their culture, language and legal status and there are over six hundred recognized bands in the country. Status Indians are registered under the Indian Act and belong to a band that has signed a treaty or other federal government document. Non-Status Indians identify...
  • Northern Native Communities
    375 words
    GROWING UP NATIVE - CAROL GEDDES Define the following terms: Muskeg - A swamp or bog formed by an accumulation of sphagnum moss, leaves, and decayed matter resembling peat Aboriginal - First; original; indigenous; primitive; native Menial - Of or relating to work or a job regarded as servile Indigenous - Originating and living or occurring naturally in an area or environment Insidious - Working or spreading harmfully in a subtle or stealthy manner Holistic - Concerned with wholes rather than ana...

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