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    Acceptance in a community is crucial for a healthy, fulfilling life. In Dancer and Shinny Game that Melted the Ice, an examination of the protagonists; Clarissa and “the one who went away”, and the mood in the stories effectively set the tone for the importance of belonging. The authors use of symbols, mood and character traits demonstrate this importance of belonging in a family, whether it be biological or not. Clarissa, a young foster girl from an Assiniboine tribe came to live with a new family. She experiences the typical traits of being a child in a new place. In the beginning of the story she feels very lonely and stressed from being moved once again. The one time she identifies this loneliness is when she has a dream “She was being…

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    In the painting, “Assiniboine Chief before and after Civilization” by George Catlin, it illustrated the tragic differences and the conflicts amongst the Native Americans and the white people. In the painting it shows two men dressed in different clothing on different sides of the painting. As you look closely you can tell that the two men are actually just one person. That mysterious man is an assiniboine chief. Located on the left side of the painting, the chief stands so great and proud. He…

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    The Stoney Tribe was based mainly in the southern province Alberta in Canada. They are a far distance north from the United States. There is another tribe called the Assiniboine who are very closely related to the Stoney and dwelled in Montana, North Dakota, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. The Stoney and Assiniboine tribes have lived in these areas from 1744 all the way up until present day. The Stoney is not really surrounded by any other tribes but the Assiniboine is surrounded by a lot of…

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    solely went to the male position. The chiefs could be recognized dressed in their Native American war bonnets (Source A). There would be three chiefs per village that did different jobs, “...one for war, one for peace, and one as the day-to-day village leader” (Source C). This system of chiefs was around most Mandan villages, but because of the help from women of growing things like tobacco, trade was common with the Mandan Villages. Another thing that was common with the Mandans was how much…

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    Chief Sitting Bull was the Chief of the Sioux Indian tribe. He was born in the river valley. River Valley is now known as South Dakota. When he was young he was associated with the little wars between different tribes such as, the Crow and Assiniboine tribes. Before he became chief, in his earlier years he had many nicknames such as Jumping Badger. He was also very first Chief to become chief of the whole Lakota Sioux nation. When he raided other villages, he didn’t really focus on killing…

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    Effects Of Confederation

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    The Manitoba Act of 1870 granted the Métis to have ownership on their lands on the Red Rivers and Assiniboine. This also created Manitoba as a province and gave the land that the Dominion of Canada wanted. Louis Riel was a Canadian politician and a Métis leader. Also he was the founder of Manitoba. He was born in October 22,1844 in Saint-Boniface, Red River Settlement. He died on November 16,1885 in Regina, SK. He was known as a rebel by Canadian historians. For Métis people in Western Canada…

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    Trickster Art Analysis

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    in hand whenever one is mentioned, either it’s the Buffalo or the Native Americans. When I say that the artist for this piece of art is the Plain Indians, is because that all those Native Americans tribes on the Great Plains used the buffalo. Also, there are so many Native American tribes that fall under the Plain Indians, and would be useless to keep repeating, and name all the tribes, that are the artist for art piece called Buffalo Hide. But I will name them all the Native American Tribes,…

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    Treaty Six In Canada

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    Treaty six was introduced in September 1876 and it lasted until 1898 with the addition of its’ last adhesions. It was signed by Crown representatives and Cree, Assiniboine and Ojibwa leaders on August 23, 1876 at Fort Carlton, Saskatchewan and Fort Pitt, Saskatchewan. The treaty boundaries extend across central portions of present-day Alberta and Saskatchewan. In 1876, the Medicine Chest was offered within Treaty 6. It had promised medicine chests on every reserve for those bands that sign…

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    as a good thing or a bad thing, it did lead to the formation of Manitoba but it caused the Red River Rebellion and impacted many Metis lives. Sir John A Macdonald first created the National Policy in 1879, The main goal of Macdonald’s was the expansion of Canada into the Western and Eastern parts of Canada. Canada began as Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada did not only consist of the provinces, and it also contained Rupert’s Land. Rupert’s Land was land given to the first…

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    Cree Tribe

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    known to have strong ties with their neighbours. To do this, they would have strong ties through intermarriage and would come together at different parts of the year to hunt and socialize with one another. Decisions for war would require allied bands to come together for a council meeting. They could be identified by being in different clans. To be in a clan, you would have to be a descent from the same common ancestor. You would be able to have one representative and a say in all important…

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