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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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  • 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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  • 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” (“standingrock.org”, 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 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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  • Sitting Bull: Champion Of The Sioux By Stanley Vestal

    I read Sitting Bull: Champion of the Sioux by Stanley Vestal, Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota Leader that wouldn't back down from the war. While reading Sitting Bull Champion of the Sioux I found a variety of things that I could compare to but I also found things that aren't similar. The biggest thing that I found that wasn’t similar was the fact that he was a man of his word if I were to say that I'm going to do something I wouldn’t do it but Sitting Bull would. There were countless parts…

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  • Sioux Appliances

    financial performance of Sioux Appliances. It was requested by Baz, the sole owner of Sioux Appliances, and is to be submitted by Friday 5th of June, before 5:00 p.m. The scope of this report includes discussing the factors of: Profitability, Liquidity, Stability, and Asset Utilisation. The report is only restricted to the aforementioned points as there was a constraint on time frame so other topics could not be covered. A limitation of this report is that there was only five hours allocated…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Dakota Access Pipeline

    Do you ever worry if your family will have access to clean drinking water tomorrow? If your mother or father’s final resting place will be bulldozed, excavated, and defiled? These hypothetical questions posed to you are the realities of the Standing Rock Sioux Native American Tribe right now. The Dakota Access Pipeline debate as to whether or not it should be relocated from the Sioux Native American reservation is presently taking place due to its construction being merely half of a mile…

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  • Consequences Of The Battle Of Little Bighorn

    On June 25th, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Custer attacked Sioux forces near Little Bighorn. Even though the Battle of Little Bighorn has been greatly remembered, the conflict was not the only factor in the final outcome of Little Bighorn. The United States government, Sioux tribes, and American citizens all played roles in the story, which all led to the outcome of Little Bighorn. The pivotal moments that led to the outcome of the Battle of Little Bighorn were the signing of the Treaty of…

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  • Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee Analysis

    Describe Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a western movie about the Sioux and Americans conflicts, was released in 2007 and was directed by Yves Simoneau. This movie occurs in the western part of America, in many Indian reservations. The main location was Pine Ridge, and the main battle was at Wounded Knee. The movie begins around the time when the Sioux were defeated at Little Bighorn. Then, the Americans continued to try and steal their land. Americans offered the Natives money for their land,…

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  • Walt Whitman The Last Stand Analysis

    In 1875, many Sioux and Cheyenne left their reservations, frustrated with the U.S. Government and the infringement of treaties and with white settlers encroaching into the sacred land in the Black Hills in search of gold. Seven thousand Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho assembled in the summer of 1876 on the banks of the Little Bighorn River, (King, 2016). During this time the Secretary of War, J.D. Cameron reported to the U.S. Senate and President in 1876, “The true Policy, in my judgment, is to…

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