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  • Analysis Of Sitting Bull And The Paradox Of Lakota Nationhood

    Gary C. Anderson wrote the biography Sitting Bull and the Paradox of Lakota Nationhood in an effort to tell the story, from Sitting Bull’s perspective, of how the Lakota nationhood were committed to defend their land as well as examine the goals and purposes of the American culture to dominate upon them. Despite the factionalisms, encouraged by the federal government, in the Lakota that led to the division of the nationhood, Sitting Bull is considered one of the most significant and influential Native Americans in history because he would always look out for the best interest of the Sioux tribe and the Lakota nation by standing up against the American army who was interested in the relocation of Indians and the creation of reservations. It…

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  • Crazy Horse Memorial Analysis

    Crazy Horse Memorial The Crazy Horse Memorial was made by Korczak Ziolkowski on June 3, 1948. It is carved from the mountain in the Black Hills South Dakota. The monument is a tribute to a Native American war hero. He is known for fighting the battle against George Armstrong Custer at the Battle of Big Horn (http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/05/us/crazy-horse-memorial/). Crazy horse was a member of the Teton Sioux tribe; he was an Oglala Lakota warrior: who was pointing into the distance riding a…

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  • Walt Whitman The Last Stand Analysis

    Walt Whitman wrote, “Thou of sunny, flowing hair, in battle, I erewhile saw, with erect head, pressing ever in front, bearing a bright sword in thy hand, Now ending well the splendid fever of thy deeds, (I bring no dirge for it or thee—I bring a glad, triumphal sonnet;),” (1876). These are the views of the battle that are often remembered, dramatized glorifications of what was intended to be one of the largest massacres of Native Americans. We see a very different view of the battle through the…

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  • Little Bighorn Case Study

    In the Little Bighorn Battle on June 1876 between the Lakota and Cheyenne people verse the United States. The conflict was the cultural change and clash between the two: on one hand there is the Lakota and Cheyenne were they are buffalo/horse people, and on the other hand there is the United States is industrial/agricultural people. From 1868 the US and Lakota negotiated on the Fort Laramie Treaty; however, that made conflict towards the other tribes (National Park Service Website). This…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Sitting Bull

    tribe. For every tribe, there is a chief who ensures that their people are taken care of. It is common for tribes to change chiefs, whether it be passed down from generation to generation or given to a man who had shown bravery. Given all of the different tribes and chiefs, it is safe to say that they have made history on not only their tribes, but the American history as a whole. This essay in particular focuses on a specific chief by the name of sitting bull. The Lakota chief gives a perfect…

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  • Pine Ridge Reservation Essay

    the Interior with responsibility for providing education, medical and social services to many Native nations and tribes, including the Oglala Lakota, yet this Act is not showing any…

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  • The Horse Nation: Horses In Native American Culture

    “For some Native peoples, the horse still is an essential part of daily life. For others, the horse will always remain an element of our identity and our history. The Horse Nation continues to inspire, and Native artists continue to celebrate the horse in our songs, our stories, and our works of art.” – Emil Her Many Horses Emil Her Many Horses is one of the many curators at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. More specifically, he is the curator in the Museum Scholarship at the…

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  • Language Changes In American Indian Culture

    ultimately loss that connection. Many are unaware that languages can go extinct, and are everyday. Due to many years of fighting and revitalizing lost culture and history, the Lakȟóta language is no longer on the verge of extinction. Lakȟóta people have…

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  • Sitting Bull: The Stubborn Chief

    in his first tribe battle; in this battle Sitting bull earned a feather and was finally seen as a leader. Sitting Bull was a magnificent warrior who became the greatest Lakota chief to ever live, as a chief he stood up for his tribe when the American’s…

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  • Tashunka Witko Crazy Horse Analysis

    Tashunka Witko, better regarded by his anglicized name, “Crazy Horse”, was a Lakota warrior instrumental in the defeat of General Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn. “Tashunka Witko” directly translates to “His-Horse-Is-Crazy”, but does not ring a bell as proficiently as the name “Crazy Horse." Furthermore, this Lakota Warrior was bestowed with the name “Crazy Horse” after he displayed himself as a competent warrior, and was born with a different name: “In the Wilderness.” In fact, the…

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