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    Inaccurate Indian Stories

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    This picture of the Indians presents one aspect of their culture in which they might recognize themselves. This is a way of shaping identity or reputation, a good way but there is also a bad way. This happens when Indians confess that: “We didn’t begin that way. We haven’t always been entertainment” but due to the lies and deceit and their effects on the Indian people “we ceased being people and somehow became performers in an Aboriginal minstrel show for whites in North America” (King 68). In fact, Indians are to some extent victims of inaccurate stories; these inaccurate stories present another façade of the Indian identity. It is clear that storytelling and even the storyteller had an impact on harmonizing story content but the side effect is the…

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    Indian Isolation

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    In the novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, challenges are continuously being conquered. This novel is about a boy who goes by the name Arnold as well Junior. Arnold lives on an Indian reservation with very little money. Arnold leaves the reservation in order to receive a higher quality education and in search of better future. In Arnold's life, there are a number of factors that isolate him from the outside world and stop him from having the better future he…

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    The Illinois Indians

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    The Illinois Indians were one of the most preponderant tribes in the Central United States during the of the European discoveries. According to sociologist Russell Thornton, their population was at 10,500 around 1670. The Illinois Indians were a body of Algonquian-speaking groups. Those groups were the Kaskaskia, Maroa, Chinkoa, Tapouaro, Coiracoentanon, Moingwena, Espeminkia, Tamaroa, Che Possa, Cahokia, Michigamme, Wea, Piankashaw, Peoria, Mascouten, and Miami. In the 1830’s when the Indian…

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    Asian Indians, East Indians and Indo-Americans are all the same culture, they are Indians. They have an interesting economic history with the United States. Asian Indians have attained some of the highest educational levels of all ethnic groups of Asian descent. Their family and religion have a desire to maintain traditional values of Hinduism. They are one of the oldest civilizations that continue to flourish in the present day. Social History in the US Asian Indians have been migrating to…

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    Essay On Indian Conflict

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    Indian conflict played a significant role in the founding of the United States, starting almost immediately after Christopher Columbus’s landing in the Americas. When the Spanish settlers arrived in the “new land”, they brought crops, livestock, and advancements in weaponry from their homes; this increased violence between tribes and brought new diseases/invasive species to the Native’s land. Along with bringing physical representation of Europe, the Spanish brought religion, offering…

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    Indian Removal Essay

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    United States government was a very difficult one because, there were people that were in favor of removing the Indians while there were others against the idea of Indian removal. There was a long discussion on the removal of the Native Americans from the East side of Mississippi. President, Andrew Jackson was a part of the Indian Removal, he got to decide certain situations out on his own. There was five different Indian tribes being at the time, including the Choctaws, the Muskogee, the…

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    American Indian Traditions

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    The United States of America has a long American Indian history. These people were the first people to inhabit the new world or the Western Hemisphere of the Earth. South Dakota is the current home of the Sioux Nation tribe. South Dakota has ten reservations located in our state, one that covers part of Nebraska (Johnston, n.d., para. 4). South Dakota is one of the many states where American Indian traditions are still celebrated. Through all the struggles and the triumphant Sioux pride has…

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    illegal drugs.” These are stereotypes. Most everything that Americans know about Indians is through either “Slumdog Millionaire” or “Big Bang Theory.” What Influence do stereotypes have on people? What is a stereotype, what stereotypes have Indians faced, what were the reactions to the Indian stereotypes, and what patterns can be seen in stereotypes? Graph showing that most people think of black people to be lazy. What is a stereotype: According to Google definitions, a stereotype is a…

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    Indian Ocean Trade

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    The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean in the world taking the shape of a capital ‘M’. The ocean itself covers twenty-six million square miles and it acts as a link to many important continents and regions around the world. The Indian trading network was established in 800 A.D. and was a place where people used trade routes for bulk trading. The Network extended from the coast of East Africa, to Arabia, to the Persian Gulf, India, across to Burma, down through the Malacca Strait that runs…

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    Arapaho Indians The Arapaho Indians were established in the 1850s.Since 1878, the Eastern Shoshone, people lived there.The Arapaho Indians lived in the Eastern Shoshone.The Eastern Shoshone was by the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.The Arapaho Tribe spoke in the Algonquian language. The Arapaho Indians ate every animal they saw to stay alive.The weapons they used were bows,arrows,stone ball clubs,jaw bone…

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