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    Today I am going to be talking about the Mohawk tribe and their daily life. Next I am going to talk about their traditions and what they do every day. Now what I am going to be writing about their present day facts and what they basiclly do every day in their daily life. Where the Mohawk Tribe Indians live. There are a lot of Mohawk Indians That live in Canada city. Some other Mohawk Indians live in New York city. Most Mohawk Indians live in North America for us. They live in North America for a reason, that reason is so they can protect us. Then this what they do for their culture and traditions. They are Iroacien people that have a different language that I don't even know how to speak it. They are a part of the six nations…

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    Standoff At Oka Analysis

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    A nation 's identity not only represents the physical boundaries of the country but also the citizens living within the boundaries. Hesford and Brueggemann explore how the identity of a nation can be portrayed in memorials within "National Gazes: Witnessing Nations", whereas Adam J. Green focuses on investigating the complexities of identity within Canada and the United States through editorial cartoons in his essay "Mapping North America". In Ryan Edwardson 's essay "The Many Lives of Captain…

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    Indian Act Research Paper

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    Despite the mother being of Kahnawake blood, the family is denied acceptance due to the mother deciding to marry out of the tribe, a white man she had met from Texas. This is a prime example of gender discrimination found in the Indian Act, and was highly criticized by Aboriginal women, specifically Jeanette Corbiere, and Yvonne Bedard, who took the Government to court over violation of the Canadian Bill of Rights. Section 12 of the Indian Act states that “a status Indian woman who married a…

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    saints, that boasted the missionaries achievements, maybe based on some elements of truth, to obtain more money, means and encouraged new conversions, some Indians, especially women, also used this new religion as a way of gaining more autonomy.9 In fact, Roman Catholicism employs female imagery, like the Virgin Mary, that Native women could see as symbols of power. Kateri Tekakwitha is an excellent example of how religious and cultural syncretism could serve both Jesuits and Indian purposes.…

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    life of Catherine. For example, the Jesuits describe Tekawitha to have lived an isolated life constantly secluding herself from the other natives, but Greer questions the description of Tekawitha’s childhood and believes that this was not possible. Greer states that the Mohawk community and all the other members of the longhouse all work together and live in a very close community. Greer states that Tekawitha along with other native children had duties that must be followed and believes that…

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    salvation from a very early age on. Mintz writes that they "did not sentimentalize childhood; they regarded even newborn infants as potential sinners who contained aggressive and willful impulses that needed to be suppressed". In comparison, Native American children lived a childhood that was relatively free and happy. They were also loved much more affectionately than were their Puritan counterparts. In fact, Mintz starts off chapter one by telling the story of 7-year-old Eunice Williams, who…

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    and the further I read into the book I felt I could better grasp John Demos’s outlook and reasoning behind this book. The book starts out with a vivid description of a crisp autumn night ready to turn into turmoil. Setting the tone for the book, John Demos jumps quickly into the chaos between the french and native americans. John Demos used many different methods of writing, argumentive, narrative, etc. His form of writing in the book really stuck out to me as I’ve never experienced a novel…

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    Essay On The Mohawk Tribe

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    reservations grew by 83 percent from 1970 to 2000 due in large part to gaming. During a recent trip to Ballston Spa, NY, I had the opportunity to meet Tom Porter (Sakokwenionkwas-“The One Who Wins). Tom is the founder and presently the spiritual leader of the Kanatsohareke, located in the Mohawk valley. Tom was sub-chief of the Tehanakarine for 21 years. Tom was also Secretary for the Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs for eight years. Tom serves as a Medicine Man. Tom works to preserve the Mohawk…

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    Oka Crisis Analysis

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    The media was not only against Indigenous people, but in the 1990s and before there was still a great amount of tension between the Franco-phones and Anglo-phone Canadians. “Robin Philpot argues in Oka: Dernier Alibi du Canada Anglais (Oka: English Canada's Last Alibi) that English-language coverage of the standoffs at Oka and Kahnawake was tainted by anti-Quebec,” potentially caused by the end of the Meech Lake constitutional accord (Wells, 1991). This accord was intended to persuade the…

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