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    described is an imaginary culture and the true culture that is being referenced in this article is that of the American people. The shrines were actually sinks with medicine cabinets, the holy mouth men were dentists, the latipsos were hospitals and the daily ritual described above was just a man shaving his face. When looked upon from an outsider who has a distinctly established cultural lens, these normal every day practices can be misinterpreted and misrepresented. The simple practice of brushing one’s teeth can be described by an outsider as a ritual that involves inserting hog hairs along with magical substances into the mouth in a series of highly formalized gestures. Lesser developed cultures do not have…

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    The Hopi Way Summary

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    translation of the word Hopi which means the peaceful people is beautiful. I also decided to pick the Hopi because they are one of the oldest living cultures in the world today and learning about how their culture survived when others didn’t is captivating. The Hopi and other surrounding cultures are all commonly…

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    Jim And Antonia

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    hopefully, millions of readers. A novel’s open-ending or questions may be favored among one person while despised by another, but it is still out there for the world to read whereas a speaker can decide at any moment to end the chain of the story. The novel, as such, has revolutionized the way storytelling works because it refuses to be held jealously, whereas it is more of a choice for storytellers to do so. Admittedly, there is a specific reason for people to normally tell…

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    Hopi Tribe Case Study

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    1. The impact of the development of agriculture did so create a void in the Native American community. They were harbored out of the land they occupied in order for settlers to expand and began harvesting. These Native Americans, in the process, lost their homes and lives fighting in this battle. Some were paid for the land they occupied but some were forced violently to remove themselves from the grounds. 2. The Hopi, Zuni , Pueblos, and Navajo indians some of those that emerged north of…

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    New Mexico Conflict Essay

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    In the American Southwest, they learned how to farm and grow food, they were no longer a tribe that were nomad. After a couple of years the Navajo adopted Pueblo ways of weaving, fashion, and pottery. Secondly, the new neighbors. After the Navajo had moved Southwest another group of newcomers came from Spain. They were either explorers, soldiers, businessmen, missionaries, and settlers. The explorers came to find new land, though the land was the Navajo home. The soldiers came to protect,…

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    Hopi Indian Mask Abstract

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    First of all, my project was based on the Hopi Indian culture located in Northwestern Arizona where they and their ancestors have been living for thousands of years. I wanted to do the Hopi Indians because they are people of peace and learning about their culture and their Kachina religious beliefs was fascinating. I made a Hopi Indian mask that one of the Kachina dancers would’ve worn during one of their Kachina dances held by Pueblo tribes. The most valuable experience I had while making my…

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    Short Introduction and an article published in American Anthropologist. Revitalization movements can be described as “deliberate, organized attempts made by some members of a society to construct a more satisfying culture by rapid acceptance of a pattern of multiple innovations” (Wallace 1970: 188). I found this topic intriguing because it made me ponder that why is it so important for people to have a religion that explains everything in their society. It made me wonder that instead of…

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    Feast Of Souls Summary

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    In addition, the author asserts that religious conversion was only a small aspect of missions; missions were a source of work for the missions and a site for cultural transformation and control, as the missions redistributed land and resources to the Pueblo Indians as they intervened in their societies. This work contributes to studies of relationship between land and people, as the Indians valued their land as having spiritual meaning as it gave them harvest; this land was taken by the Spanish…

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    The Grand Canyon, located in Northern Arizona, is a spectacular site as it is 277 miles long and 18 miles wide. In 1919, The Grand Canyon became a National Park, yet before that it had been revered by multiple Southwest tribes for thousands of years. Native American occupation dates to 12,000 years ago and today there are 11 tribes that are traditionally and historically associated with the canyon. Throughout humankind’s history there has always been a debate concerning natural resources and…

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    The Hopi Way Summary

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    because I have family living in northern Arizona and I think that the translation of the word Hopi which means the peaceful people is beautiful. I also decided to pick the Hopi because they are one of the oldest living cultures in the world today and learning about how their culture survived when others didn’t is captivating. The Hopi and other surrounding cultures are all commonly…

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