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    Nations for their cooperation. (Salomons, 2009) The people of the Stoney Point tribe were promised their land would be returned to them but even long after the war ended and the world moved forward, the land now known as “Camp Ipperwash” was occupied by the government. This is where the situation becomes violent and where I, as a resident of Ipperwash Beach, find myself unsettled and in disbelief. On September 4th 1995, approximately thirty members of the band, accompanied by children, stormed the land in protest. (Salomons, 2009) They originally planned a peaceful protest but what started out as an innocent practice of human rights turned into something problematic for Canada in the years to come. (Salomons, 2009) The then premier, Mike Harris, wanted the protest dealt with quickly and quietly. On September 6th 1995, the Ontario Provincial Police came onto the land during a night raid, which ended in blood spilt and tears shed. During the raid, an unarmed Ojibwa man, Dudley George, was shot dead by an OPP sniper. (Salomons, 2009) It was then know that this sacred land would never be the same again. Dudley George was the first Indigenous man to be killed in a land rights dispute in Canada since the nineteenth century. (Lindin, 2007) The death of George forced Canadians to look further into the rising issues with Aboriginal racism and inequalities in Canada. The Canadian government went under extreme scrutiny as the death was seen as an important public policy issue,…

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    Though out my time in HDFS 3080, I have caught myself putting the effective interpersonal skills we have learned to use. I am now more conscious about the way I talk to others, and how I formulate responses. I have learned that the effective interpersonal skills I have been taught actually do help me communicate more effectively. In this exercise, I was to choose a relationship partner and engage in a relationship assessment. I chose my boyfriend of 8 years, Hunter. Goal 1: Increase Your Level…

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    Prosecutor Mike Nifong 's actions in this case were criminal. Nifong used the public press of this case to attempt to further his career and only presented evidence that was beneficial to his agenda. This is an example of criminal mind because he went against ethical morals. Another conclusion that can be seen about criminals is that they are liars. For example, Nifong withheld the DNA tests to his advantage. Another example of criminal behavior is that they are controlling. Nifong attempted to…

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    It’s five o’clock. My left eye opens. I feel just great! I’m ready to hop out of bed and go on my daily five mile jog. I should probably eat my very favorite Cascadian Farm Granola Cereal first though, to provide some energy for my exceptionally fit body. As I get ready to throw off my covers, all the sudden I hear a repulsive gurgling sound, then I realize it is my own laughter, a result of the amusement I find in my own sarcasm. Even after a full night’s sleep, I feel groggy. Limbs aching…

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    Babylon Revisited Theme

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    How would someone act if they were blamed for the death of their wife, and then their child is swept away because they were not responsible enough to take care of them? This surreal problem happened to Charlie in the short story, “Babylon Revisited” written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Charlie struggles with himself after loosing his wife because he feels grief and pain, madness towards his sister-in-law for not believing that he could change, and the fear that he may not be given the chance to be a…

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    In Kate Chopin’s, The Awakening, the novel highlights Edna’s awakening as she defies the expectations and standards that are held over most women within their Victorian society in the late 1800s. In Mike Newell’s, Mona Lisa Smile, the film introduces an engaged student as Wellesley College named Betty, who’s feels as if her purpose is to be the perfect housewife and future mother. Based on the content within the film and the novel, Chopin’s novel is highly effective. Through protagonist analysis…

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    Besides gear and in school treatments the players don 't receive anything for entertaining millions every night. While the league and schools are receiving billions of dollars yearly. The coaches also make an insane amount of money the yearly between duke university coach mike krzyzewski and bo ryan coach of wisconsin was a combined 12, 628,032. The ncca got an insane amount of 10.8 billion dollars from cbs and turner broadcasting for the rights to broadcast for 14 years. In an article…

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    Brandon Steiner

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    sports, and applies them to the business world. He condenses their personal stories and experiences, drawing upon them to see how they can be applied to achieve success at work, in business, and in life in general. His roster includes more than 500 professional athlete superstars from virtually every major sport, including baseball, soccer, basketball, football, hockey, golf, and tennis. Steiner has signed sports greats like Mark Messier, Derek Jeter, Jeremy Shockey, Chad Pennington, Sandy…

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    Payton-Personal Narrative

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    Payton’s Chance “Hold your core, point your toes and land softly like a swan.” Yelled Professor G over and over, Payton decided she would try and block off the world and just dance. Payton was a first year at the Australian Ballet Company. She had clear green eyes with warm brown and gold flecks coursing through them like blood. She had long, silky brown hair that had a slight red tinge to it. All of Payton’s life she had danced. She grew up in a family with all boys; her father and her two…

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    Collegiate Athletes

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    Giants take in” (qtd. in Strachan). The universities are spending more money on their coaches than professional teams, and the talent is not the same. The schools can cut the salary of their coaches and that money can be used to pay the players. Jahlil Okafor was the freshman starting center for the 2015 National Champion Duke Blue Devils. He was arguably the best player on the team and one of the main reasons the team won the National Championship. He was so skilled that he was drafted…

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