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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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    North America long before the Europeans arrived. Composed of five, and later six tribes, (or nations), the Iroquois lived in the eastern woodlands as far back as 1000 A.D. The Iroquois lived in the Eastern Woodlands, in what is now New York. Their land was comprised of large forests located just south of Lake Ontario. The land was east of the Finger-Lakes along the Mohawk River (among other rivers). The Iroquois land was bordered by Algonquin land, resulting in much fighting over hunting…

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    In Allen Greer’s book, Mohawk Saint, he tells the life of Catherine Tekawitha, however, his work is done quite differently compared to the hagiographies that were written by two fellow Jesuits, Claude Chauchetiere and Pierre Cholenec. Greer wants to examine not only the culture and lifestyle of the Iroquois, but also examine those that colonized the Iroquois. As Greer stated, all the information that has been recorded about Catherine has been written and described through the perspective of…

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    Indeed, the Native interactions with the French Jesuits led to a cultural and religious syncretism, not a complete assimilation. While the Jesuits wrote hagiographies, or lives of 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,…

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    The Ransom of Mercy Carter takes place in 1704 and is based off of the historical settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts. The story follows 11-year old Mercy Carter from the moment she is kidnapped by the Mohawk Indians through her journey to her captor’s Kahnawake Indian Village in Canada. In her time with the Mohawk tribe, she is adopted into one of their families and given a name to resemble her new life as an Indian. Her transformation from an English girl to a Mohawk Indian is the…

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    Life occasionally produces a tragic event or an unfortunate experience which brings a state of hopelessness. No matter the magnitude of these occurrences, they have the power to turn a life in the opposite direction. These events are turning points which give individuals the opportunity to better themselves as well as those around them. Kateri Tekakwitha experiences a great loss during her early years which leads to a turning point later in her life. Tekakwitha uses her suffering to help others…

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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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    Why Say Settler Analysis

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    warfare, murder, and policies of assimilation”. To this day, the Natives are subjected to harsh stereotypes caused by historical events, as well as unfair representations created by the mass media. It is these representations as well as the dominant ideology of colonialism that have caused the many cases of police brutality, cases such as the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, racism and violence towards the Natives. One may even witness this violence in the film “Kanehsatake: 270 years of…

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    enforced was an effect of globalization, otherwise the explorers and colonies would not have been in Canada at all. The Natives in Canada did not benefit from the imperialism and did not greatly benefit from the trading that came with globalization. Overall, the cons outweighed the pros for the globalization and imperialism from the perspective of an aboriginal. An example of how heavily imperialism over First Nations has permanently affected them is the loss of traditional Aboriginal language.…

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    Bounded Citizenship

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    The concept of citizenship and its boundaries are contested, yet its definition in the plainest form is to be a member of a political community, such as a nation-state and possess legal rights and political duties. As can be seen from its many ideals – namely republican, liberal, bound, cosmopolitan, pluralist or solidarist – citizenship has multiple sources of meaning, be they cultural, religious, ethnic or gender related. These conceptions each have their respective merits and downfalls, which…

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