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  • Case Study Gordie

    twenty-six other pledges. They all became part of a ritual of the fraternity where they were forced to drink excessive amounts of alcohol following racial slurs to be written on them. To begin the ritual, all pledges where blindfolded and taken to Arapaho Roosevelt National Forest where they were forced to consume four handles of alcohol. As a result, Gordie returned to the fraternity house highly intoxicated, and fell asleep on a couch. When Gordie was found the next morning, he was face down…

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  • Roman Tribune Research Paper

    territory, speaking a common language, and practicing endogamy. Tribes are well known for Indians. A lot of Indians were in tribes, back then. Some American Indian tribes were, Abnaki, Akimel O ‘Odham, Alabama­Coushatta, Aleut, Apache, Apalachee, Arapaho, Arikara, and Assiniboin. All of these tribes were different in their own way. They all did different things and had different beliefs than one another. That is what makes tribes so unique, they all do special things in their own creative…

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  • Destruction Of Native American Culture Essay

    The Destruction of Native American Culture and Society Native Americans were the first people in the United States. European settlers came and took over the Native Americans land when it was not theirs to begin with. The Native Americans were pushed off their land and moved onto reservations ("Relocation and Acculturation of Native Americans"). Some Native Americans were acculturated and assimilated. This was done by teaching them to be Christians, and to be independent farmers. However,…

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  • History Of Buffalo Soldiers

    In 1874 the United States army launched a campaign to remove the Comanche, Kiowa, Southern Cheyenne, and Arapaho Indian tribes from the Southern Plains to further their territorial dominance over the Native Americans in the west. In October of 1874, the Buffalo Soldiers were a part of four troops that captured two hostile camps, destroying enemy lodges and eventually…

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  • Native American Migration

    missionaries heard of the existence of about thirty Dakota villages just north of a Potawatomi mission. This was located at about the head of Green Bay, Wisconsin, in St. Michael. It was during the middle 1600’s when the Sioux, along with the Arapaho and Cheyenne had to migrate further westward towards the Great Plains to what is known as North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota. This migration was mainly due to the O jibwa and Chippewa tribes pushing them out of the Great Lakes region. The…

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  • Geronimo: The Apache Chief

    Geronimo (Apache chief) leads attacks into Mexico. The U.S. then places soldiers near his reservation, so Geronimo and some of his people escape to their stronghold in Mexico and build an army. Geronimo flees the reservation again when he hears rumors he is going to be arrested. Then the U.S. army sends a large force against Geronimo's 24 men. He surrenders and is sent to prison in Florida. He dies on a reservation as a prisoner of war. Little Wolf (Northern−Cheyenne chief) who helps lead a…

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  • Summary Of Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

    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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  • Devil's Tower In The Way To Rainy Mountain

    Imagine hiking up the beautiful Bear Lodge Mountains of northeastern Wyoming, surrounded by the Belle Fourche River, and seeing a grand structure of rock, a thousand feet up in the air. Nearly half a mile high, Devil’s Tower stands tall and proud, able to be seen from miles away. Devil’s Tower is known for its exciting climbing aspects, however, there is so much more than meets the eye when it comes to this particular climbing range. Devil’s Tower National Monument in Wyoming possesses a thought…

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  • Palo Duro Canyon Essay

    September 28, 1874 when a few U.S. Armed force regiments under Ranald S. Mackenzie assaulted an extensive place to stay of Plains Indians in Palo Duro Canyon in the Panhandle of Texas. In the post-summer of 1874, Quahada Comanche, Southern Cheyenne, Arapaho and Kiowa warriors drove by Lone Wolf left their reservations and searched for refuge in Palo Duro Canyon in the Texas Panhandle. There they had been gathering sustenance and supplies for the winter. Colonel Ranald S. Mackenzie, driving the…

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  • Consequences Of The Battle Of Little Bighorn

    banding them together to fight back. (Fredriksen “Crazy”). This sense of unity between the tribes was one of many events that led to the outcome of Little Bighorn for many reasons. By 1875, Sitting Bull had already gathered upwards of “4,000 Sioux, Arapaho, and Cheyenne warriors to help drive the white prospectors off their land” (Fredriksen “Sitting”). The newly founded Sioux army then proceeded to kill and drive of white prospectors looking for gold (Fredriksen “Crazy”). Due to the large…

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