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  • Sand Creek Massacre: Film Analysis

    One November Morning was created by descendants of survivors of the Sand Creek massacre. The artwork depicts the events of that day. The works by artists Brent Learned (Arapaho), George Curtis Levi (Cheyenne), and BJ Stepp (Cheyenne) focus on the remembrance, honor and strength of their ancestors and leaders. Levi and Learned organized the exhibition which changed slightly at each venue based on which other artists could participate. In order to create this exhibition, Levi and Learned requested permission from the elders of the Northern Cheyenne, Southern Cheyenne, Northern Arapaho, and Southern Arapaho tribes. This exhibition, documentary, and program marked the first time in 150 years that the tribes had told their side of the story outside…

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  • The Comanche: The Lords Of The Plains

    situation. Furthermore Comanche Warbands had been commonly never large enough to seriously disrupt the flow of European settlers encroaching into their lands, but until their final submission in the last decades of the 19th century, Comanche raids would continue to pose a major danger to travellers and settlements. Also, when young Comanches went to war, After they killed their enemy, they would scalp their enemy's head. After a comanches' death, they would wrap the body with a quilt. Then, they…

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  • Essay On Sand Creek Massacre

    In the early morning of November 29, 1864, elements of the first and third Colorado volunteer regiments surprised hundreds of Cheyenne and Arapaho people camped on the banks of Sand Creek in southeastern Colorado Territory. That day, more than 150 Cheyennes and Arapahoes, the vast majority of them being women, children, and elderly men nominally under U.S. protection, were slaughtered by the Colorado volunteer regiments. Today, I was invited by the National Council on Public History to deliver…

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  • Comanche And Arapaho Language Analysis

    Hundreds of languages go extinct over the periods of time. One of those being Native American languages, which only about 154 still remain to this day. The Comanche and Arapaho tribes are two of the numerous Native American tribes in Oklahoma and Wyoming. In this essay the author appeals to the reader in order to persuade he/she that Native American Languages need to be saved by using Pathos/emotions, Ethos/ethics, and Logos/logic. Initially in the article, the author begins the appeal by…

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  • Star Chief Conner Chapter Summaries

    of this chapter; Sitting Bull and his tribe, the Hunkpapa people, commenced in a sun dance. Black bear, a leader of the Northern Arapahos invited some Southern Arapahos to Tongue River. They set up camp there, and had many hunts and dances. Because of this, many tribes in the Powder River dispersed all over the Big Horn Mountains and the Black Hills. When Star Chief Connor of the U.S. Military learned that theses various tribes were scattered, he said that the Native American people “must be…

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  • Kiowa Tribe Research Paper

    Kiowa ranged north of the Wichita Mountains. The Kiowa and Comanche controlled a vast expanse of territory from the Arkansas River to the Brazos River. The enemies of the Kiowa were usually the enemies of the Comanche. To the east, there was warfare with the Osage and Pawnee.In the early 18th[dubious – discuss] century, the Cheyenne and Arapaho began camping on the Arkansas River and new warfare broke out. In the south of the Kiowa and Comanche were Caddoan speakers, but the Kiowa and Comanche…

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  • Creative Writing: The Sins Of Brother Joke

    first man she met. Soon men surrounded her and moments later she returned with an empty plate and a hopeful expression. “I don’t like Nanny and Nanko out there,” Millie said. “They might get eaten.” “Miss Millie!” Mary’s voice held both anger and exasperation. “Arapaho people not steal from Mr. Dom. They not hurt Nanny and Nanko.” “Why did Miss Sooxei only feed the men?” Millie…

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  • Walt Whitman The Last Stand Analysis

    with white settlers encroaching into the sacred land in the Black Hills in search of gold. Seven thousand Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho assembled in the summer of 1876 on the banks of the Little Bighorn River, (King, 2016). During this time the Secretary of War, J.D. Cameron reported to the U.S. Senate and President in 1876, “The true Policy, in my judgment, is to send troops against them in the winter, the sooner the better, and whip them into subjection. They richly merit punishment for this…

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  • Native American Tribe: The Sioux Indians

    The Sioux Indians A Native American tribe that has been glorified throughout the years with some events that have been place in history.We’re going to be talking about the origin of the Sioux Indians.We’ll also be looking back at the events that made Sioux what they are today. Ultimately I'm going to be breaking down Sioux and what exactly is Sioux,what had made them so special.So let’s begin! Sioux Indians were a group of Native Americans in the early days of America.They…

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  • Differences Between Presidential Reconstruction And Congressional Reconstruction

    aftermath had great impacts on Native American tribes all across the country. At the start of the war, many tribes had decided to join the Confederacy, mostly because some of their tribe members had owned slaves. Since they were apart of the Confederate States of America, the Confederacy had decided to pay all of the annuities that the Government of the United States had provided. After the Civil War, the tribes that were apart of the Confederacy were severely punished. The tribe of the…

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