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  • Personal Narrative: The Beauty Of Markgragunt Gravity Landslides

    sleeping warrior god, it is a sign that he is changing his blankets for the four seasons. THE LEGEND OF SLEEPING UTE MOUNTAIN The legend of Sleeping Ute Mountain resides in the south-east corner of Colorado. The Ute Indians started this story and it wasn’t until 1915 when the myth was ever referenced in writing. The chart shows that the story relied on story telling for many generation and only recently documented. The Ute Indians have a strong link with the Paiute Indians. This is because, according to the language similarities and its subtle changes, it is assumed that these two tribes were once a single tribe less than 1000 years ago. This left me wondering about the history of the myth. Is the myth less than 1000 years or has it been in existence before the Utes made it into the region? I think that the warrior god was a myth that was used during the Paiute expansion from California through the Great Basin and once they saw the mountain group that resembles a Native American chief laying down. I find it interesting that in the legend it says that the blood from his wound turned to living water. The mountain range has the Mc Elmo tributary that fills the San Juan river and if you follow the River it eventually feeds into the Colorado River. I find it interesting that the Colorado River cuts through the southern region of Utah near were the Ute tribe has left their mark several millennia in Parowan Gap. I think that over the generations they made an explanation to…

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  • Northern Arizona University Case Study

    disciplines. A unique quality of the university is the early exposure to collaborative and experiential research between undergraduate students and faculty. Cline Library is the library for Northern Arizona University. Situated in the center of the Flagstaff campus, it provides both physical and virtual environments that foster intellectual discovery, collaborative research, and access to technology. The library affords members of the NAU community and public, access to extensive collections…

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  • Maya Societies Collapse Essay

    Collapse Throughout history there have been many civilizations and complex societies that have come and gone, these people were forced off their land by disease, human impact on the environment, warfare, and environmental and climate change all have been used by historians and archaeologist to explain the collapse of these civilizations. This essay will focus on two of these complex societies, the Mesa Verde region of the American Southwest and the Maya civilization of Mesoamerica and exam the…

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  • History Of Mesa Verde National Park

    The land and rock-based history of Mesa Verde National Park represents diversity as much as the cultural history. Mesa Verde is located in Southwestern Colorado which is one of the four states that is included in the Colorado Plateau. It became a national park in 1906 in order to preserve and protect the famous cliff dwellings and artifacts. Beginning back in 550 A.D to 1300 A.D, Ancestral Puebloans came to realize the diversity of Mesa Verde National Park and used its landscape to create and…

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  • Strategic Management Case Study: Coors Brewing Company

    their “Rocky Mountain” slogan to encompass the whole country— “Pure American Spring Water.” If Coors established numerous production facilities, they could take advantage of economies of scale, use suppliers for ingredients, and simply concentrate on their primary business. Additionally, their relationships with wholesalers would improve from time being less constricting. A differentiated version could be developed of the original Colorado beer formula and be distributed in the Western region or…

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  • Picture Of The Scorpion Analysis

    Edward Abbey's Great American Desert Environmentalist and desert-lover, Edward Abbey in his essay “The Great American Desert” warns readers about the perilous dangers of the American deserts while simultaneously stirring curiosity about these fascinating ecosystems. He both invites and dissuades his readers from visiting the deserts of North America through the use of humor and sarcasm. In this essay, he is rhetorically successful in arguing that the open spaces of the undeveloped deserts…

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  • Glenda Riley's The Female Frontier

    The novel The Female Frontier: A Comparative View of Women on the Prairie and the Plains was written by Glenda Riley. Riley was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1938 and gained her Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1968. After she received her Ph.D. she went on to acquire he first teaching position at Northern Iowa University, where she held this position for 21 years. She also founded the University of Northern Iowa’s Women’s Studies Program. This wide range of knowledge on this particular subject,…

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  • What Are The Benefits Of Legalizing Marijuana

    in combination with eliminating the risk of illegal activity will increase consumer confidence. According to the Huffintonpost “The government would save an estimated $13.7 billion on prohibition enforcement costs and tax revenue by legalizing marijuana”( ). With all that money, the government could vastly improve areas in our society. The article goes on to state, “advocates for Colorado’s medical marijuana industry argue that legalization has helped to jumpstart a stalled economy in…

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  • Colorado Gold Rush Analysis

    ear-ly about 10,000 remained in Colorado by early August 2,000 in Denver a few hundred in Golden, and most of the remainder engaged in the moun-tain placer operations or ever deepening lode mines. As late as September more than 2,000 were counted in the six-square miles gulch region around Central City along the North Fork Clear Creek. ( Abbott, Leonard, and Noel) This statement goes back from earlier that there were some groups of people that would be going even deep to find more…

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  • Ama Dablam Research Paper

    Ama Dablam Expedition- 32Days of Life !! Ama Dablam 6,856m (22,494ft) is one of the most impressive mountains in the world. It is located the heart of Everest's Khumbu region, it lies directly above Tengboche Monastery on the well-worn path to Everest Base Camp and is admired by thousands of trekkers and climbers every year. This expedition offers a superb, technical climbing experience in a magnificent setting, with numerous cultural and scenic diversions. Like the Matterhorn in the Swiss…

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