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  • The Art And Appropriation Of Native American Culture

    world—approximately 266,000 catalog records (825,000 items) representing over 12,000 years of history and more than 1,200 indigenous cultures throughout the Americas (http://www.nmai.si.edu/explore/collections/). Unlike many of the other Smithsonian Institutions the NMAI consciously chooses to leave artifacts with no detailed labels, letting interpretations to be open and giving viewers the ability to construct a meaning for that…

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  • Amber Room Research Paper

    Organizations in Search for the Amber Room." Amberroom.org. Amberroom.org, 2014. Web. 3 Dec. 2015. "Amber Room." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 10 Nov. 2015. Web. 1 Dec. 2015. Blumberg, Jess. "A Brief History of the Amber Room." Smithsonian. Smithsonian Institution, 31 July 2007. Web. 01 Dec. 2015. "Bombing of Königsberg in World War II." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 20 July 2015. Web. 07 Dec. 2015. Christian, Carol. "Nazi-stolen 'Amber Room' of Gold May Finally Be Found." Chron.…

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  • Kennewick Man Case Analysis

    Additionally, this paper will contextualize and analyze the legal interpretation of NAGPRA in relation to the Kennewick Man case of the 1990s. The discovery and the subsequent interpretation of the remains by Smithsonian archaeologists, led to considerable controversy and debate over the ownership and classification of Kennewick Man as American Indian. In which the Umatilla people and other tribes have claimed Kennewick Man as their own and wanted the remains returned…

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  • Big Bang Argument Essay

    For the past few generations, many Theologists, Evolutionist, and Atheist have debated over how human beings came into existence. Many Evolutionist, believe that the human race was created by the big bang and we evolved over the years. The question that I have for many evolutionist, is Who is the true Big Banger? Many Evolutionist claim that there is enough evidence to prove that there isn 't a creator. The evolutionist has the script flipped. There is enough evidence to prove that there is a…

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  • Reflection On Indigenous Knowledge Management

    National Museum of the American Indian Act (NMAI Act) was passed, transferring stewardship of 800,000 objects from the George Gustav Heye collection of the Museum of the American Indian in New York City to the Smithsonian Institution. The NMAI Act also required all Smithsonian institutions to inventory and repatriate Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native human remains and certain other cultural objects. A subsequent NMAI Amendment Act expanded the types of cultural objects that…

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  • Villains In 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's'

    Moana; A voyage with a chicken Disney has always had stereotypical villains. Take Maleficent, Ratcliff, or even the Evil Queen, what did they all have in common? They sought to kill, or hurt, the protagonists because they were all motivated by at least one of the seven deadly sins; Maleficent (wrath), the Evil Queen (envy), and Ratcliff (greed). The villain in Moana, Te Ka, is portrayed differently than other Disney villains. Although Te Ka is a goddess of destruction she is just not motivated…

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  • Viking Attacks: Negative Effects On The Development Of Europe

    Viking raids, trade and slavery have all contributed to affect Europe in different manners. The Vikings developed Europe through raids, created a great trading economy, and spread different cultures through Europe with slavery. Although Viking raids did have several negative effects, Viking raids also aided in the development of Europe. A monk who saw the Vikings' attack on Paris in 885 described it is a very brutal raid and a letter by an English scholar,…

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  • Sustainable Design Project

    designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfio, an interdisciplinary design studio that mixes the knowledge from different areas of expertise like architecture, visual, and performing arts. DS+R goal is to modernize cities in an innovative way that will make institutions more efficient. This design studio is led by four partners: Elizabeth Diller, Ricardo Scofidio, Charles Renfro, and Benjamin Gilmartinlocated. The New…

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  • Homo Sapiens

    Loc Truong 28/11/16 Anthr 1A Hominin Research Paper The new fossil finds may tell us more about human evolution. Up to now, the anthropologists have found a lot of fossil that lead to the research and find the source of the human evolution from 2 milion years ago to 20,000 years ago. Throughout this research paper, it shows the analyze the ecological conditions and behavioral patterns that contributed to the evolution of Homo habilis, Homo erectus, Archaic Homo sapiens, Neanderthals and…

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  • Physical Characteristics Of Tiger Vs. Lion

    Tiger Vs. Lion Time and time again,we wonder about random things. An example of this would be the question, who would win a fight between a male lion and a male tiger? Since they have completely different lifestyles, it would be interesting to catch them in the act. Some things that are different about them are their physical characteristics, and where they live. Although, they have a very low chance in meeting in today’s day and age, they did a long time ago. In this paper, I will discuss the…

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