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  • Tashunka Witko Crazy Horse Analysis

    Tashunka Witko, better regarded by his anglicized name, “Crazy Horse”, was a Lakota warrior instrumental in the defeat of General Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn. “Tashunka Witko” directly translates to “His-Horse-Is-Crazy”, but does not ring a bell as proficiently as the name “Crazy Horse." Furthermore, this Lakota Warrior was bestowed with the name “Crazy Horse” after he displayed himself as a competent warrior, and was born with a different name: “In the Wilderness.” In fact, the…

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  • Sioux Tribe Essay

    The famous Chief Sitting Bull of the Sioux Tribe once said, “Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.” It is truly a shame that the Sioux culture could not provide for more generations. They had many incredible achievements and traditions that will forever be remembered. For instance, they eliminated many boundaries that were placed on mankind, including communication and connection with the Earth. Their lifestyle was controlled by one creature that provided…

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  • Sitting Bull: Champion Of His People By Shannon Garst

    Sitting Bull I read Sitting Bull: Champion of His People, written by Shannon Garst. Sitting Bull, born in 1831, leader of the Hunkpapa Lakota people, and father of two, Crow Foot, and Many Horses. Was not just a leader to his people, but also a champion. When he was younger he was fearless of anyone and anything that he came along. He lead the Lakota people to a rebellion against the United States government's rules and regulations. One day while minding his own business the “Indian Agency…

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  • In The Setting Out By N. Scott Momaday Summary

    The Kiowa tribe is a small, nomadic group of Plains Indians residing in the American southwest. N. Scott Momaday, the author of The Way to Rainy Mountain, is a member of the Kiowa tribe. His family has been a part of the tribe for generations (McNamara, 1). Momaday divides his story into three sections: The Setting Out, The Going On, and The Closing In. Each section tells a different part of tribe’s history. Within each section, Momaday utilizes three voices to help tell the story of his…

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  • Write An Essay On The Lakota Tribe

    The Lakota Sioux, are industrious, nomadic people with strong leaders, homemade clothes, and simple way of life eating what they kill and using every part of the animal. There other Sioux brothers called the Nakota and Dakota lived very close to them and they interacted frequently. Being forced out of there home they had to move North up to Oklahoma. The Lakota are very nomadic people they have gone from place to place. Originally they lived on the northern plains of north america. “The Lakota…

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  • Battle Of Little Bighorn And Custer's Fight Summary

    Zits is a foster child, having spent the majority of his life moving from one negative or abusive family experience to another. Most of his time traveling gave him a lot of experiences. Over the book ZIts accomplish much more experiences than anyone else over the world.Result of time traveling, he also changed to angry little boy into critical thinking and individual. One event that most effect on ZIts was his second time traveling. Which was Native Indian Boy, a small boy at the camp of Little…

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  • Monument Valley History

    The History of the Navajo and Monument Valley The Navajo, or the Diné as they call themselves, have their own story about how they came to Monument Valley, which they call Tsé Bii’ Ndzisgaii or “Clearing Among the Rocks” (Perrottet; “Navajo History”). According to one version of that story, there were four worlds of different colors. On the first world there were some types of insects which made up the “Air-Spirit People,” four beings ruling over the four seas, and four clouds over the sea of…

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  • How Did The Dakota Indians Kill Native Americans?

    After six weeks of fighting with many casualties on both sides, the then governor of Minnesota, Henry Sibley led a final onslaught against the Dakota Indians. The Dakota warriors were subdued and captured; about three hundred and three Sioux warriors were tried and sentenced to murder for their involvement in the war. Out of the number, thirty-eight of the warriors were publicly executed on December 29, 1962; the rest was commuted to various life sentences by Abraham Lincoln, who was the…

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  • Sitting Bull: Champion Of The Sioux By Stanley Vestal

    I read Sitting Bull: Champion of the Sioux by Stanley Vestal, Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota Leader that wouldn't back down from the war. While reading Sitting Bull Champion of the Sioux I found a variety of things that I could compare to but I also found things that aren't similar. The biggest thing that I found that wasn’t similar was the fact that he was a man of his word if I were to say that I'm going to do something I wouldn’t do it but Sitting Bull would. There were countless parts…

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  • Summary Of Recovering The Landscape Of The Ioway By Lance M. Foster

    Recovering the Landscape of the Ioway by Lance M. Foster goes into great detail about what Iowa, or how the Indians who were natives here called it, Ioway, was once like. Foster states that the state of Iowa was once a vast prairie, but today less than 0.1 percent of that prairie remains. He states that Americans typically associate the buffalo with the great plains, rather than thinking of them once being in the tallgrass prairie that once covered Iowa and Illinois. Foster, being a member of…

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