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  • Prairie Residential School Case Study

    do this, residential schools were created off reserve land and parental access was restricted causing parents and their children to lose contact with one another . This allowed church employees, who ran the schools, the chance to take over and become the new parental figure for the impressionable minds of the young, terrified, and confused Indigenous children. Furthermore, as Carpenter states, the children were isolated from not only their family and homelands, but also from their friends and siblings, which made them more vulnerable to the massive brainwashing inflicted in order to replace their “pagan superstitions” with Christianity . Recalls Joseph Martin Larocque who attended the Qu’Appelle school, “They scared us. From the time I was small ’til the time the, the priest, the nuns, the whole thing, they scared everybody with dead people, and, you know, talking about the devil.” Other techniques used in residential schools to strip children from their cultures were the shaving of the traditional long hair; cutting off braids; replacing homemade traditional clothing for a school uniform; punishment for practicing…

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  • Burnham And Wellborn Root Essay

    H Burnham and John Wellborn Root are consider to be one of the founding fathers when it comes to advancement towards Chicago architecture. Root was born in Georgia and Burnham born in New York; however, both became native to Chicago at a youth consequently loving the architecture that was there beforehand. Roots had the better recognized education while learning about architecture in school while studying in Liverpool, England and eventually got a degree in civil engineering from New York…

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  • Ssp Breeding Case Study

    One group was raised under normal SSP recommendations and fed live hamsters and prairie dog meat three times a week. The second group was also raised under normal SSP recommendations and fed live prairie dogs and hamsters. The last group was born and raised in outside pens with prairie dog burrows and fed live prairie dogs. They were tagged and released when they were old enough to disperse from their mothers. It was found that ferrets raised in the pens did not move away from their source…

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  • Characteristics Of Prairie Dogs Language

    language that prairie dogs speak is very interesting. I believe that prairie dogs language has many aspects that human language has, but they don’t possess all of the same aspects. I don’t believe prairie dogs language uses displacement, prevarication, or reflectiveness. And I am unsure if the possess the ability to be creative with their language. However, I also don’t think enough is known about the prairie dogs language to be completely sure they aren’t able to lie or refer to other places or…

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  • Black Footed Ferret Research Paper

    and the European polecat[1]. They are fossorial and nocturnal hunters that can be seen during the day[1]. Most of their diet is prairie dogs, but they do eat voles, rabbits, and mice on occasion[1]. They hunt for their food year-round, even in deep snows and negative temperatures[1]. They are capable of digging well, but instead utilize pre-dug prairie dog burrows as their homes[1]. It is said that they can live in the wild for 3 to 5 years, and that male BFFs are larger than the females[2].…

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  • Essay On Prairie Dogs

    Is it important to maintain the colonies of prairie dogs in Colorado? What exactly makes prairie dogs so important? Who supports them and fights for them, and what is killing them? Prairie dogs, like many other livings on Earth, are valuable to our ecosystem. They are responsible for keeping the cycle of life going and helping to maintain a healthy structure in the wild, both as predator and prey. There are wildlife activists who support prairie dogs and who support non-lethal methods of…

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  • Personal Narrative: Saving The Black Footed Ferret

    As the prairie dog got close to the ferret not knowing that the ferret was in its path the ferret took its stance. And furiously ran and got the rodent by its neck. The prairie dog put up quite a fight before the ferret dragged it into the burrow of the prairie dog and got it by its neck and killed it. These ferrets will hunt the prairie dog in their own burrows and take shelter in the burrows of the prairie dogs. They were a lot different than the other animals I had researched and worked with.…

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  • Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie: Case Study

    Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is the first national tallgrass prairie in the country was established in 1996. The remnant prairie land once housed part of the former Joliet Army Ammunition Plant is now Midewin. Since the land transfer from the Department of Defense to the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Forest Service along with other federal & non-governmental partner manage the restoration of the 19,161 acres of the historical prairie habitat. In 2004 Midewin was opened to the public. Forms…

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  • Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Little House Analysis

    down wheat into flour. By winding tufts of hay tightly together the family had a heat source. The snow was so bad that Charles, Laura’s father, had to string up a clothesline so he wouldn 't get lost between the house and the barn. Remarkably, two young men risked their lives to go out in the country to bring back a sled full of wheat for the town. Out of these two young men was Laura’s future husband, Almanzo Wilder. (article 3) For Laura, attending school was scarce and far between. Although…

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  • Garrison Keillor's How To Write A Letter Analysis

    Garrison Keillor’s “How to Write a Letter” gives instructions on how and why a shy person should write a letter. Keillor believes that when someone is shy they don’t put a lot into the conversations they are in, leaving them unknown to people around them. His solution is to write a letter. Keillor explains that, “…a shy person writes a letter. To be known by another person…”(506). He continues on to add that treating writing a letter as an obligation only serves to be counterproductive to the…

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