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  • The Soft Hearted Sioux Summary

    In Zitkala Sa’s short story The Soft-Hearted Sioux a Native American boy goes to a mission school that teaches him that killing anything is wrong. His father is sick and unable to hunt, and he did not kill until it is too late. The young man is born and raised Native American but, is taught Christianity in school which made him a social outcast to both his people and their ways of life. Zitkala story The Soft-Hearted Sioux, portrays that the boy is torn between two faiths. The conflict with his father’s believes and what he is taught in school leads to horrible decisions. These choices cause him to go against both. The beliefs of the Native Americans exhibit why the schoolboy is called soft-hearted. Native Americans believe that killing…

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  • Essay On Sioux Tribe

    They Sioux are an American tribe of first nations who lived from back before the settlers came until they were transferred to reserves in 1864. The Sioux spoke a variety of languages, including Lakhota, Teton or Teton Sioux and Siouan. The Sioux were controlled by the Chiefs who were respected warriors and leaders. The people of the Sioux also looked up to their elders too. Elders were old and experienced and were consulted a lot they were also the village's story tellers. Each village had…

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  • Sioux Gold Rush Report

    Identification and Evaluation of Sources This investigation examines the historical question of “to what extent did the Black Hills Gold Rush of 1874 lead to the Great Sioux War of 1876?”. One key source chosen to support this investigation is a treaty written in 1868 between the the United States (U.S.) government and the Native American nations of the Dakota Territory regarding ownership and land rights of the Black Hills. The other source is a firsthand account from a Cheyenne woman that…

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  • Sioux Tribe Research Paper

    The Sioux are a tribe of Native Americans that used to live in the states Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Nebraska, but thanks to the government now they live mostly in South Dakota. They are divided into three groups based on language. There are the groups that speak Nakota which are the Yankton and the Yanktonai. They live mostly in the states North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa. The groups that speak Lakota are the Sans Arc, the Teton, the Oglala, the Two…

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  • My People The Sioux Analysis

    In “My People the Sioux” written by Luther Standing Bear, he documents significant history from a Native American lifestyle assimilating to the white race. Standing Bear writes an autobiography in order “to write accurately about the struggles and disappointments of the Indian (preface).” Moreover, Richard Ellis brings up controversies about the “factual errors” that Standing Bear might have said in his own autobiography. Ellis is referring to the support that is achieved through “written…

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  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Essay

    The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of the Dakotas Context: The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is located in both North and South Dakota. This tribe is often called the Sioux tribe, a derogatory term that dates back to the seventeenth century, when the Ojibwa called the Lakota and Dakota “Nadouwesou”. French traders then shortened it to its last syllable “Sioux” (“”, 10/21/14) Part of the Dakotas was purchased by the United States from France through the Louisiana purchase. The Dakotas were…

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  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe: Community Analysis

    This semester in history, we talked about many things that I would not think about on a daily basis outside of school. Our lessons made me think in new ways about different concepts. The two things that made me most interested were learning about the Dakota Access Pipeline involving the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the requirements for voting for the President of the United States. DAPL made me more aware of our environment and realize how one thing could drastically affect so many areas of…

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  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Case Study

    Since April 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota have been protesting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline because it could threaten their only source of water. The most frustrating aspect of this situation is that the tribe was not consulted about the pipeline before the approval of it. They were completely blindsided by this news and are now fighting for their land. Recently, a massive Facebook protest also broke out in support of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe where…

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  • Standing Rock Sioux Reservation: Case Study

    occurred in a remote corner of North Dakota over the construction of a new 1,200-mile pipeline across Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. It is a great fear to the tribe in the Standing Rock Reservation that if the pipeline is to be built in this location near Missouri river a leak is probable. If an oil spill were to happen, it will not only destroy the water supply for Standing Rock Reservation but it would also destroy 50% of South Dakota's potable water supply. The risk is too profound for the…

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  • Sioux: Great Plains Native American Cultural Groups

    Shatonyia Davis Where did the Sioux live? “The Sioux are individuals of the Great Plains Native American cultural group.” The geography of the area in which they reside influenced the lifestyle and values of the Sioux tribe. There are three main disunions of Sioux: Eastern Dakota, Western Dakota, and the Lakota. Many Sioux tribes were nomadic individuals who moved from place to place chasing after bison (buffalo) herds. Much of their lifestyle was built around hunting bison. The Sioux lived in…

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