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    lives. This book was comprised of both cultural as well as historical stories that had been passed down for hundreds of years through word of mouth. The stories throughout this book were from the word of mouth of priests in which were symbolic for future generations to come. They not only were stories but guidelines to everyday life that not only educated but caused leadership through both spiritual and verbal outlooks. In the House made of Dawn one example of stories passed down from generation to generation was in connection to the priest who told the story of The way to Rainy Mountain, this…

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    lives. This book was comprised of both cultural as well as historical stories that had been passed down for hundreds of years through word of mouth. The stories throughout this book were from the word of mouth of priests in which were symbolic for future generations to come. They not only were stories but guidelines to everyday life that not only educated but caused leadership through both spiritual and verbal outlooks. In the House made of Dawn one example of stories passed down from…

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    After reading this book many symbolic emotions can be compared as this enticing story was about the culture of Native Americans and the true meaning of storytelling and how it has led them to everyday expressions in their lives. This book was comprised of both cultural as well as historical stories that had been passed down for hundreds of years through word of mouth. The stories throughout this book were from the word of mouth of priests in which were symbolic for future generations to come.…

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    Differences in between the lines Each story a person shall come across will always differ from one to the next. Whether it is from a different point of view of how the grammar, tone, content, theme, texture etc. is used the stories are never going to be exactly the same; they will not necessarily be different either. Many stories have very similar motives to make you think, act and feel certain ways, like the comparison between N. Scott Momaday’s “The Way to Rainy Mountain” and Alice Walker’s…

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    In the books Winter in the Blood and House Made of Dawn, each of the narrators have differing perspectives. The narrator in Winter in the Blood is the protagonist. The narrator in House Made of Dawn rarely speaks. However, both of the narrators have some sort of connection with American Indian culture. Additionally, both of the narrators are on some sort of journey of discovery. By connecting both of the narrators’ similarities, it is possible to see how they impact the understanding of Indian…

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    House Made of Dawn was written by N. Scott Momaday in 1968. Momaday himself is a Native American of the Kiowa tribe, and he bases much of this book off of his experiences growing up in his native culture. The story is set back in 1945, and the main character is a young Native American man named Abel who just returned from World War II. The story describes Abel’s adjustment back into normal life, and eventually his adjustment to living in the big city of Los Angeles. Kluckhohn and Strodbeck’s…

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    Title “Life is life’s greatest gift. Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own. On life’s scale of values, the smallest is no less precious to the creature who owns it than the largest.” - Lloyd Biggle Jr. Acknowledging all of life’s creatures with respect is why Abel has difficulty killing the eagle in The Sundance. The Sundance is a tradition practiced by many Native Americans. People from the tribe go out in search of an eagle to hunt for this tradition.…

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    The Dawn at Isawa in Kai Province is a painting in a collection of works titled Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji, by artist Katsushika Hokusai between 1830-1833. However, even though the series is named thirty-six views, Dawn at Isawa in Kai Province is the fifth of an additional ten paintings added onto the original set of thirty-six due to the overall popularity of Katsushika Hokusai’s work. The series, as the title states, contains thirty-six various views of Mt.Fuji and the areas surrounding the…

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    This week Dawn has learned that institutionalized heterosexism is a term used to indicate the often-unintentional obliviousness to the needs and concerns and even the very existence of non-heterosexual members of society. (Reading Packet pg. 149). Examples of heterosexism at the macro level would include the continuing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell “policy involving military personnel; widespread lack of legal protection and discrimination in employment, housing, and services; including hostility to…

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    single parents. Poverty for single parents mostly consist of single mothers rather than single fathers.12 million single parent families in 2014, more than 80% were headed by single mothers (Dawn). Looking back on different times you can see that mostly single mothers have run a house hold…

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