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  • The Mandan Indians

    in suicides due to the distress of the sickness. Of course, the Mandan were not the only victims of this; many Native Americans succumbed to Smallpox and other diseases. Today these diseases are preventable with vaccinations and if contracted are not quite as deadly with modern medicine. The more prominent aspects of the Mandans demeanor were that of being approachable and accepting. One cannot be successful in the business of trading if they are not able to get along with the people they are doing business with and newcomers that offer the opportunity to expand commerce. For the most part, the Mandans were not a hostile tribe. They did have their issues with peoples such as the Sioux and the occasional dispute with their neighbors the Hidatsa, but they were rarely the aggressor in many…

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  • Comparing The Mandan And Hidatsa

    The village structure and welcoming society of the Mandan and Hidatsa fascinated European and American explorers who traveled the Northern Plains. These men documented their experiences in travel journals and artistic depictions that defied the popular image Western America. Although these paintings are masterpieces of American art, they often omit or subordinate the heart of Mandan and Hidatsa society: women. The placement and role of women in the art of George Catlin, Karl Bodmer, and Fredrick…

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  • Hidatsa Tribe Research Paper

    food. many of the animal resources for food Included Bison, deer, cougars, elk, bear, beaver, porcupine, antelope, prairie dogs, eagles and wolves they also had access to the plant life around them. They ate pretty much whatever food source was available to them. If meat was scarce the tribe would eat a form of dried buffalo meat. The tribe didn’t always maintain the same during the years though especially their tribe name and ways. They originally weren’t called the Crow, they’ve only been…

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  • Sacajawe Corps Of Discovery

    Though some history says she was won in a game of chance (Alder). He was much older than Sacagewea, being in his forties and he already had a wife and son. He bought Sacajawea to be his second wife from the Hidatsa. Sacagawea lived with her new family in the Hidatsa village. Soon after Sacajawea was sold, the Corps of Discovery expedition arrived at the Hidatsa Village where she lived. “In 1804 two white explorers, Captain Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and their Corps of Discovery, of…

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  • Sacagawea Tribe

    Lewis and Clark decided to build a shelter called Fort Mandan for the winter. They met Charbonneau and insisted for him to come. They then took along Sacagawea because of her knowledge of the Shoshone culture and language. They became part of the interpreter team. If a Shoshone tribe was encountered, Sacagawea would talk to them and translate it to Hidatsa for Charbonneau, then he would translate it into French for Francois Labiche (a member of the corps), then he would translate it into English…

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  • How Sacajawea Changed The World

    like to have lunch with and why. I spent a long time thinking and considering who I may choose to write about for this assignment. This world of ours has seen many magnificent people who have inspired and changed our world for the better. Who has changed the world, who has inspired many people through their actions. After a lot of thought, Sacajawea came across my mind. Sacajawea was the first woman in recorded history to vote. She has become a symbol for women everywhere. Sacajawea…

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  • The Mandan People's Role In History

    Name: Boston Whitaker The Mandan people were a unique group of Native Americans who had an important role in history; they contributed to Lewis and Clark’s expedition. Their main roles in history were being hunters, farmers, and traders. The Mandan people had their own language, culture, roles, and trade. The Mandan people were native to North Dakota and their language was Siouan (Source D). The Mandan tribes did not understand other Native American languages including Hidatsa and Arikara, so…

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  • Sacagawe My Hero

    Sacagawea First thing first. My hero is Sacagawea (Saca-ga-we-a). I put that there because many people don’t know how to pronounce her name. She was almost like a mystery because of us not knowing not so much about her. She was born in 1788, in the Lemhi Shoshone tribe. Sacagawea was a native american and was kidnaped at around the age of 12. In her early years Sacagawea got to play games and learn about things she will be doing once she gets older. Sacagawea’s father was the head or leader…

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  • Indian Boarding School Research Paper

    The ultimate goal of Indian Boarding Schools was to assimilate Native American children into the “white” culture. The famous saying of “kill the Indian, save the man” seemed to be used as the motto for these Indian Boarding Schools. As stated in the book “The boarding school ‘was the institutional manifestation of the government’s determination to completely restructure the Indians’ minds and personalities.’” A superintendent stated the purpose of their school was to “change them forever.”…

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  • Sacagawea Thesis

    Sacagawea Sacagawea, Sacajawea, or Sakakawa was her name. She was a major contribution in one of America’s famous expeditions, and the only women of 33 who were in the group. “Corps of Discovery,” is what many called the westward expedition of the United States. Sacagawea now symbolizes U.S culture and female strength. Daughter of a Shoshone chief, Sacagawea was born in 1788 in Lemhi County, Idaho. Unfortunately most of her early years remains a mystery. At the young age of twelve she was…

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