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    There were many acts made for Indigenous people in the long list of ways European’s tried to assimilate Indigenous people. The Constitution Act, 1867 was assigned to Parlament Legislative jurisdiction over “Indians and lands reserved for Indians”. Just like other acts this also promoted assimilation. Other commonly know acts were the Gradual Civilizations Act of 1857 and the Gradual Enfranchisement of 1869 which also aimed towards taking away differences between settlers and Aboriginals through assimilation. At first, enfranchisement was meant to be done through volunteering, however, with only one person volunteering to do so, the government started to unilaterally enfranchise First Nations people. In 1867, with the creation of the Indian Act the Gradual Civilizations Act of 1857 and the Gradual Enfranchisement of 1869 were added to it. The Indian Act was a combination of various laws, that created a set of regulations that controlled First Nations.…

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    Indigenous People Dbq

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    originally did not sign the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, (UNDRIP) in 2007; it has since signed but has not fully committed to the Document. This begs the question, is the United States in compliance with this Declaration? The United States was the last country to endorse the UNDRIP in 2010, three years after its ratification. The UNDRRIP was established to help aboriginal populations save their culture and identities, as well as gain an amount of independence.…

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    Non-Indigenous People

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    Indigenous peoples do not have an equal opportunity to be as healthy as non-Indigenous Australians There has been very little progress in reducing this inequality gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians over the past decade, for example in relation to long term measures such as life expectation Death rates from cardiovascular disease in the general population have fallen 30% since 1991, and 70% in the last 35-years16 whereas Indigenous people do not…

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    Brazil Indigenous People

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    turn of the 15th century the indigenous people of Brazil would witness firsthand the dangerous effects of colonial expansion. Fleet commander in chief Pedro Cabral would come to the shores of Brazil and declare the entire nation or collection of nations as it was under the rule of Portugal. (B. Beary) Pedro Cabral would bring disease from the world, coupled with forced slavery and mass genocide to the indigenous people of Brazil. (B. Beary) This would in effect severely diminish the population…

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    The deposition of indigenous peoples across the globe through colonisation has informed interactions between indigenous and non-indigenous for centuries. Colonisation occurred for varying reasons from nation to nation and person to person however the outcome for the Indigenous people were similar in many ways. This essay will attempt to explain some of the reasons for colonisation occurring and the effect this had on the Indigenous people. Research shows that colonisation impacted both…

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    Indigenous People Poverty

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    Lindsey Salazar ENG 101 Mon/Wed 3-4:15 Essay #1 Poverty is Rampant Among Indigenous People Imagine a society where many people are struggling so much they can barely support themselves. They also have to provide for a family who is dependent on the income that person makes. They sometimes do not even make the income to feed their families, cloth them and nourish them with the proper necessities of life. These people are often viewed as lazy, drunken savage, who gamble their lives away,…

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    opened my envelope, I found out that my Idea on what I knew about Indigenous people then and now are so different. In my envelope, I wrote that as an Immigrant who is knew to Canada, all I knew about Indigenous people was the Residential school and the Idea that they were the real owners of Canada. But after taking this course, I have come to realize a lot about the Indigenous peoples and not just the Residential school. In my envelope, I explained that the indigenous people are being…

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    Indigenous People – Diabetes The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are commonly known as Indigenous People of Australia who were descended from groups that lived in Australia and nearby islands before the European settlement. It is estimated that 669,900 indigenous people spread across Australia representing 3% of the total Australian population as per the information from the 2011 Census. (The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)-2013). The majority of (79%) of Indigenous…

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    do in order to “heal” yourself? The typical Canadian would suggest going to the doctor and being prescribed anti-depressants. Canadians believe clinical medicine can heal almost anyone or anything with the proper resources and knowledge. What if we are wrong? What if participation in traditional ceremonies and healing practices are what can heal anyone or anything? There are many indications that Indigenous ways of healing are efficient and beneficial. This leads to the history of how the…

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    Do you remember what happened to indigenous people when Europeans arrived in South America in the XIV century with the desire to explore this land? They spoil the indigenous population not only with slave work and forest exploration, but spreading infections diseases among these people who had never contacted many kinds of pathogens. Hill and Hurtado (1996) has found that “first face-to-face contacts result in the death of between one third and half of the native population within the first five…

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