Apache Wars

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  • Summary Of Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

    Our country has a history of fighting wars, creating conflicts, and devastating relations once held throughout the world. We learn about these events because they have played and continue playing important roles in society; but what about the events that the United States has been involved with, that may not have been important to the world, but was important to a certain race of people who ultimately got their freedom taken away from them. The race we never largely learned about in school, and the people 's freedom we stole from was that of the Native Americans. In Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, the author Dee Brown tells the story from the Natives perspective, and really shows how in most cases the U.S. government acted poorly in most Indian related matters. The mistakes the United States Government made, could have easily been prevented if they had considered the Natives as humans. In chapter 4, The Cheyenne, Arapahos, Sioux, and other tribes agreed to let the whites use their land for trade and for…

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  • The Apache Treaty

    estimated of more than five hundred treaties, most of which were never ratified. The Treaty of the Apache was one of them. This paper will provide information about the United States government offering rights, protection, and guarantees to Indians that were never fulfilled. This treaty was entered in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on the first day of July in 1851. It stated the following: “Articles of a treaty made and entered into at Santa Fe, New Mexico, on the first day of July in the year of our…

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  • Arizona State Museum Analysis

    Perhaps, unlike Tohono O’odham people because of the good environment, the leaders and the clan members of Navajo tribe had been focusing on the clan atmosphere and on reinforcing their tribe. The nature allowed them to be more mobile, “The mountain homelands of the Tonto, White Mountain and San Carlos Apaches range from desert ridges to forest-covered peaks.” From February to June, after the harvesting season, men of the tribe used to go hunting and raiding to others land. In the meantime,…

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  • Gronimo's Geronimo: A True American

    Geronimo: A True American The brave Bedonkohe Apache leader Geronimo was able to accomplish many astonishing feats before he died at the age of seventy-nine in 1909. Some of these achievements include continuing his journey of bettering the lives of his people despite his own family being murdered when he was only twenty-nine (27). Geronimo fully embodies the hard-working and no excuses attitude that many Americans strive for. Geronimo in many ways possesses the same moral code and ideas that…

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  • Argument Against Manifest Destiny

    extinction of many tribes and their cultures. Some, however, were lucky enough to survive and continue their legacy. One such tribe was the Apache. Their name is believed to come from a Zuni word meaning enemy, and to the white men they were the enemy. “Although few in number… their reputation as tenacious defenders of their harsh and pitiless land was already well established,” (“Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, 11, Dee Brown). After many trials…

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  • Anasazi Case Study

    Where did this tribe live? The Anasazi tribe lived in and near Arizona and New Mexico. They also lived in what is now Colorado and Utah. The tribe was known for the outstanding cliff pueblos they could make because in the hot, dry desert-like environment they were lived in. The climate in these areas was hot and dry. What type of clothing did they have? The Anasazi used animal and human hair to make all kinds of clothes. This tribe also made their clothes by weaving yucca fibers together…

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  • Wisdom Sits In Places Analysis

    Basso’s ethnography focuses heavily on sense of place in the Apache community. He discusses place-names and its role in their culture; while names of locations are used for convenience to most people, the Western Apache have a unique relationship with their landscape. His first chapter is an introduction to this concept; the second and third provide a deeper look into the significance of certain locations and the stories they tell, such as the effect that the mere mention of a place-name can…

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  • The Apache Indian Tribe

    During the 14th and 15th centuries the Apache Indian tribe was required by cultural mandate to leave as little imprint on the land as possible. The practice of leaving no trace of their occupation in an area makes it difficult for archaeologist to locate and identify archaeological sites for the Apache Indians during that time period. This makes it difficult to answer any questions about the Apache tribe during the 14th and 15th centuries. Adding to the frustration is the fact that the Apache…

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  • Sunrise Ceremony Essay

    marker of aging (Markstrom, 1). Puberty is a time in a young woman’s life that is encompassed by insecurity, awkwardness, judgment, and for some, pride. The Apache Tribe has a different approach to girls reaching puberty. The tribes, in Arizona and New Mexico, celebrate their members’ entrances into womanhood with a ceremony lasting several days and nights and filled with other members of the tribe singing, dancing, and praying (Yupanqui). It is believed…

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  • The Film, Geronimo: An American Legend

    The film, Geronimo: An American Legend, was based on Geronimo, a Chiricahua Apache from the Bedonkohe band born in 1829 in the American Southwest. He was a skilled hunter and led raids on surrounding enemy villages. He resented Mexicans because they killed his mother, wife, and three children. The American government acquired land that belonged to Apache tribes through the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848. Americans who settled in this area were attacked by the Apache. In 1874 after years of…

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