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  • Essay On The Mohawk Tribe

    Like all Native American tribes in the continental United States, many aspects of the Mohawk tribe’s culture, social institutions and economy were forever changed after the arrival of Europeans. Dutch, French and British and eventually American interaction and wars would all change the course of Mohawk history. The Mohawk, or Kahniakenhaka as they call themselves, are part of the Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Five Nation Confederacy. The Iroquoian name Kahniakenhaka means “people of the flint place.” Their native land stretched from south of the Mohawk valley region in present day New York, east to central Vermont, north to the St. Lawrence Seaway and West bordering the Oneida Nation. The Eastern location of the Mohawk tribe placed them in a prime…

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  • Tribal Communities

    Tribal communities, in the Amazon Basin, are rooted in tradition. These traditions may seem very foreign to Western cultures, but these tribal societies are now changing rapidly to defend the place they call home through use of technology and languages familiar to our culture. The advancement attempts made the the communities may not be enough; specific communities have been forced to take aggressive measures. The Amazon Basin and its forests are said to be in danger from ventures such as…

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  • Standoff At Oka Analysis

    to be the dominant atmosphere. However, the inclusion of the still and seemingly endless forest suggests the possibility of peace which contributes to the "consensual hallucination" (Edwardson 185) of Canada 's boundaries also being endless which initiated the conflict of which this photograph exemplifies. The assumed absence of boundaries in Canada is the reason why this officer and Mohawk warrior are disputing and is also why Canadians can struggle with feeling as though they belong.…

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  • The Iroquois: Haudenosaunee

    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 lands. The Iroquois lived in Long-Houses and Wigwams, (large…

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  • Why Say Settler Analysis

    marginalized and politically disempowered, and not doing nearly enough to address the present-day effects of historical 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…

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  • Civilization's Degrading Effect On Man Analysis

    The arts and sciences are what causes inequality, Rousseau believes, because their advancement produces superiority in some. Thus, the inferior in others strive for perfection to gain superiority, leading them to progress more in the arts and sciences. This progress deviates a man farther from his natural state which furthers his corruption. Though he gave up everything to live amongst his equals, the Hottentot has elevation over them due to his upbringing, pendant, and sword. Tribespeople would…

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  • My Servant Leadership

    MY CULTURAL NARRATIVE AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR MY LEADERSHIP WORK. “The big man” leader As consequences of living in a tribal society, where the man in authority position is the only one who should give decisions, no one can object nor question these decisions. The work inside this tribe centered on the head of the tribe instructions. Based on that the terms of teamwork, task force, and the making decision based on studies and consultation, these terms are absents inside the tribe. This kind of…

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  • The Shinwari Tribe

    tribe represented about 400,000 people in eastern Afghanistan. The Shinwari tribe also pledged to send at least one military-age male in each family to the Afghan Army or the police in the event of a Taliban attack. The American commanders agreed to channel one million dollars in development projects directly to the tribal leaders and bypass the local Afghan government, believe to be corrupt. “The Taliban have been trying to destroy our tribe, and they are taking money from us, and they are…

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  • Masks In Native American Culture

    allow a mask to open and close it~s mouth or eyes. The transformation mask is the most complex kind of mask. It consists of an outer mask that opens up to reveal an inner mask form, which might also open up to reveal a third mask form! Transformations masks are difficult to make and difficult to wear, for the different layers make the mask extremely heavy. Only a strong member of the tribe could wear the transformation mask. The Native Americans formed animal masks to communicate a certain…

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  • Justice In Nwoye And Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    conflict between Christian missionary tradition and Tribal legal action. Nwoye’s characterization mirrors this conflict as Nwoye’s personal ideals clash with his family loyalties. Ultimately, this inner struggle inner struggle between Nwoye’s father’s warlike vision and his own interpretation of justice leads Nwoye to question aspects of tribal justice and consider conversion to Christianity. Thus, Nwoye’s ethical struggle drives him to depart from his tribe and convert to Christianity,…

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