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  • Bury My Heart At Wounded K Knee Analysis

    In the 1800s, white pioneers were moving west and looking for places to settle. Native Americans occupied the Great Plains, and the white people were about to take over. Starting around the 1860s, the United State’s government started forcing the native peoples to leave their homelands and either move into the designated areas called “reservations”, or in some cases be exiled to Mexico. The Native people did not like this forceful threat at all, particularly because in the reservations they…

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  • American Bison Extinction

    Some people call this time, the "Great Slaughter." The military had issued orders to kill the bison. The thought of the government was that if you killed the bison, you killed the Native Americans. The hides were also great for crossing the freezing Plains of the United States, when going West was the thing to do (Folwer 2003). There were no rules for killing the bison. In fact, it was encouraged. The hides would sell for large amounts of money. Between 1872 and 1874, the major railroad…

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Bust Bowl

    At one point, life in the Great Plains was as its name may allude, great! Farmers crops flourished and produced enough for the entire country to eat and export for profits. It was a picturesque lifestyle but this quickly changed. One day you awaken to something frightening, something so terrifying and drastic that your life will be changed forever. When looking out your window, you see not bright blue skies, but billowing clouds. They are unlike any cloud you have seen before and made of dust,…

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  • Essay On Omakayas

    Omakayas has gained strength and knowledge through the seasons. There were many hard times for Omakayas but that is what made her stronger throughout the book. Omakayas has gone through things like getting tackled by a bear, getting low on food and even something like her little brother dying because of a sickness from the people that are trying to take over the native americans land. As you can see the whole family has grown in some way during all the seasons. In the Summer Omakayas’s…

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  • Drought Research Paper

    The ongoing drought in the Southwestern United States is driving water reserves to dangerously low levels, adversely affecting an agricultural system that will have ripple effects throughout the entire country, unless the farmers of this region can learn to farm without water they may not survive. I. Drought must be defined to understand the impact the current drought has on the Southwestern United States. A. In order to understand drought we must first understand what drought means. 1. Drought…

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  • Native American Unsustainable Lifestyle

    the species destroying the ecological balance of the whole region” (Steinbeck 468). He is describing the overfishing that was occurring in the Sea of Cortez. This situation has obvious parallels to Native American behavior. For example, the Great Plain Native Americans overhunted resulting in extreme declines in the population of Buffalo. Steinbeck also wrote, “Our curiosity was not limited, but was as wide and horizonless as that of Darwin or Agassiz or Linnaeus or Pliney. We wanted to see…

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  • Essay On Hiking The Sierra Madre

    Hiking The Sierra Madre Hiking is a pastime that many people enjoy. It is a great way to get out and see parts of the world as it once was. You can view natural wonders that have not been touched by human hands and you can see more wildlife than ever before. It is also a great way to get a little exercise. The key is finding a place that is fascinating and enjoyable to hike through. One of the most popular places to go hiking is located in the United States. Have you ever considered hiking the…

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  • Landscape In My Antonia

    Have you ever divinely connected with a particular landscape that associated with your current feelings? In Willa Cather memoir, “My Antonia” the setting and landscape throughout the story mirrors the characters feelings, foreshadows events changes, and past memories. Jim, just one particular character made many connections with the Nebraska landscape. Willa Cather the first child of a farm family was in born Virginia in 1873. At the age of nine, Cather moved to a farm in Nebraska, and then…

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  • Summary Of Recovering The Landscape Of The Ioway By Lance M. Foster

    Indians who were natives here called it, Ioway, was once like. Foster states that the state of Iowa was once a vast prairie, but today less than 0.1 percent of that prairie remains. He states that Americans typically associate the buffalo with the great plains, rather than thinking of them once being in the tallgrass prairie that once covered Iowa and Illinois. Foster, being a member of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska, explains just how big of a role the buffalo played to the tribes here…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Pawnee Journey

    The Journey A Pawnee Journey Laure Mbonimpa Long, long ago in the plains there lived a village. A village of the Pawnee. In the Pawnee culture, a village like that was called a band. A celebration was going on called the Powwow. It was loud and cheerful. You could hear music and voices. You could see people in colorful clothes. Here goes the story… “WHOOO HOOOO!” cried a boy named Pawn who was in that band. The Pawnee tribe and people were a fierce, wonderful, and brave group. Pawn went…

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