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    R V. Marshall Case Study

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    R v. Marshall is a landmark decision regarding Indigenous treaty rights and the right to fish. The single case consisted of two decisions: R v Marshall (No 1) [1999] 3 S.C.R. 456 and R v Marshall (No 2) [1999] 3 S.C.R. 533. The accused in the case, Donald Marshall, was a Mi’Kmaq Indian who was charged with three offences found in the federal fishery regulations: Fishing without a license, selling eels without a license, and fishing during the close season. In the first decision, the Supreme Court of Canada held that Donald Marshalls practice of catching and selling eels was valid and legal, so found under the 1760 and 1761 treaties between the Mi’kmaq and Britain. Known specifically as the Burying the Hatchet ceremony, it was one of many ceremonies…

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    Australia, the Aboriginal people have lived in the shadow in their own country, with many issues that have not been resolved yet. Noel Pearson is one of the country´s most respected Aboriginal leaders and impressive intellects and powerful orators in Australia. He is a popular defender for Aboriginal rights, especially Aboriginal land. He has changed the approach to welfare, child abuse, child protection, education and economic development. In 2007, together with the Indigenous Affairs Minister…

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    ( ) In many respects she was an outsider, since Carr grew up in 18th century where restrictions on women were harsh and the social climate for women did not nurture creative talent. Emily Carr did not meet the standard of victorian femininity since throughout her life Carr preferred unfeminine pursuits such as writing books, exploring nature and remaining unmarried. Her work in this way captured her feelings of dislocation within a place that she called home, but there is a hopefulness in this…

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    In chapter two of American Ways, Althen explains the nature of communication style in American culture. The author based his point by referring to Dean Barnlund (1989) “communicative style.”(p.27). According to the author, when U.S. Americans first meet someone, they communicate in the form of “small talk,” that is talking about things like environment or their occupation. In order not to offend others, they will not talk about debatable topic like politics or religion which they believe it…

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    During the 18th century, a group of thinkers believed they could explain everything through science. This period was called the enlightenment but shortly after, a group decided that nature was too powerful and complex to understand. This way of thinking is called Romanticism. Romantics believe that nature and God are superior to man and if humans even try to understand life or alter it, their studies will end up horribly. Many Romantic artists and writers depict nature as an unstoppable force…

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    in the development of Impressionism. He created many paintings by capturing the art of nature from the world around him. He was born on November 14, 1840, in Paris, France. Later, his family moved to Le Havre, Normandy, France because of his father’s business. Claude Monet did drawings of nature in Normandy and time spent along the beaches, observing nature. As a child, his father had always wanted him to go into the family grocery business, but he found interest in art. He was known by people…

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    Throughout our life we meet many different people. Some may not matter and are just passing strangers, but there comes a point when you find a few select individuals that seem to spark interest within you. These people can come from a vast amount of backgrounds with similar and different likes. These people are called friends and they help us get through everyday life by comforting us, hanging out, and celebrating the finer things in life. As we accumulate more and more friends our lives also…

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    To Autumn, By John Keats

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    The leaves are falling while the wind rustles through them. The sounds of cars passing by and people rushing into buildings due to the cold-chilled air. In the poem To Autumn by John Keats, John Keats uses imagery to describe how the season autumn represents the early stages of life. Then towards the end, John Keats also uses imagery to represent the ending or death. Although John Keats uses imagery to describe autumn, John Keats uses the imagery elements to show the progression of autumn and…

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    personality or can our environments shape us? In some classes, hearing the nature vs. nurture argument was quite common and I never gave it much thought until a close friend of mine showed me how much someone’s environment can change them for better and for worse, and unfortunately his environment has changed him for worse. No one is born into gang violence, they’re brought in, and saying I was concerned would be a major understatement, so I decided to try and intervene, and to some avail he…

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    are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” (Jane Austen). As you go through your life, you meet new people and say goodbye to the ones you have known. There are the acquaintances, the frenemies the close friends, and the best friend. These types of friends will either stick with you or leave. Nonetheless, you as a person should be able to interpret who is who. You never know, it might just help you in the future. According to The Dictionary, an…

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