Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation

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  • Tale Of The Magic Drumstick Analysis

    elements to make. Francis worked day and night for several weeks perfecting the drumstick. Gathering wood from the chokecherries bushes near his home and the hide from elk he had to hunt in order to make this magic drumstick before the fall season began. After completing the drumstick Francis knew deep down his hard work will bring joy and happiness to whomever heard the sound beats that the magical drumstick produced. So Francis wanted to hold a meeting with the Chippewa tribe on the Turtle Mountain Reservation to put on a gathering so he could share the amazing music he can make with his magical drumstick. The Turtle Mountain tribal council was very curious and agreed to host a gathering so they to could hear this magical drumstick that the creator sent through Francis dream. The date was set for the gathering in a few weeks. So Francis had time to prepare his music. The day of the gathering came and all the tribal members showed up as rumors of the magical drumstick spread throughout the reservation. When Francis saw all the people that showed up to hear his music, he grew nervous. Then all of a sudden an overwhelming feeling of comfort set in and Francis went on to perform for the crowd of people. The music Francis produced was flawless and on point. People were stunned a simple hand drum and magical drumstick could make such powerful music. The people cheered with such joy after hearing the powerful music. After the gathering, the word grew throughout the nations of…

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  • Winter In The Blood And House Made Of Dawn Analysis

    connection with American Indian culture. Additionally, both of the narrators are on some sort of journey of discovery. By connecting both of the narrators’ similarities, it is possible to see how they impact the understanding of Indian culture as a whole. The narrator for Winter in the Blood uses first person, while the narrator in House Made of Dawn uses third person. The narrator in House Made of Dawn focuses mostly on the life of Abel, while the narrator of Winter in the Blood focus is on…

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  • The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part Time Indian By Sherman Alexie Analysis

    The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, focuses on the effects of colonialism on Native Americans, the pressures of assimilation historically and contemporarily, and cultural appropriation. Junior, a Spokane Indian teen who chooses to leave his reservation school, Wellpinit, attends a predominantly white school off-reservation called Reardan. While there, many of Junior’s friends and family die from alcohol related incidents. It is interesting that this occurs because…

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  • Casino Gaming On Native Americans Analysis

    American Land, Eve Darian-Smith dives in and explicitly discusses the contemporary social issue in regards to Indian versus non-Indian oppositions about the growth of Indian reservation casinos. She begins by explaining the ill treatment of Native Americans in the United States from the time when Columbus came to shore and proceeds to explain how this led to their handling and stereotyping by the non-Indian population. To this day, the assumptions made about Native Americans contribute to…

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  • Territorial Expansion DBQ

    Representatives (Doc B) with most of the supporting voters coming from the south (Doc B). The War of 1812 truly had no outcome but it did solidify the American’s independence and starts and era of increased expansion and nationalism. In 1828, Andrew Jackson was elected as president and his main policies were anti-Indian and expansionist. To clear out more space for expansion, Jackson forced the six American Indian nations to relocate into American Indian reservations far away from the Atlantic…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Reservation Of Indian

    The reservation of Indian The reservation of Indian was filled of bloody at first. In the early 19th century, the United States was expanding territory. They hold the" go west", which triggered the conflict between new immigrants and the local Indians. In order to protect the new immigrants, at that time, the U.S. government established many so-called Indians "reservation", so a large number of Indians were rushed to the barren reservation. This so-called reservation is prisoner and even…

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  • Arnold Spirit Analysis

    Arnold Spirit Jr, the main character in this novel written by Sherman Alexie, is a fourteen year old Indian boy who lives in a reservation. He is in the centre of the story and he leads the reader through it. He also describes the scheme by expressing his feelings. He looks weird according to his own description. His body is skinny because his family sometimes has no food because they’re poor. When he was born he had too much brain grease, he was hydrocephalic. Junior seems to be handicapped…

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  • African Americans View Of Freedom Essay

    Native Americans also had hardships forced upon them by the government. The 1887 Dawes Act redistributed their tribal lands, and sold a lot of it to whites. The Natives were told to assimilate to “civilized” ways and farm so that they could become American citizens. Within fifty years, tribal land had been cut down from 138 million to eighty-six million acres. When some natives tried to find comfort in the Ghost Dance, this scared troops and caused them to attack their reservation. They…

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  • The Joy Of Reading And Writing Superman And Me Analysis

    situation until he makes a shift to a third-person point of view when he starts comparing his life to someone who is not Native American: "A little Indian boy teaches himself to read at an early age and advances quickly. He reads "Grapes of Wrath" in kindergarten when other children are struggling through "Dick and Jane". If he had been anything but an Indian boy living on the reservation, he might have been called a prodigy. But he is an Indian boy living on the reservation and is simply an…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Americanization

    Why some cultures are being Americanized? Some people may think that American culture is forcing itself on their cultures or local cultures. The truth is, these cultures are allowing Americanization to take place in their countries because they want to, and they are accepting this idea. For example, in Kuwait people started to wear jeans since the seventies and in every year there is a new jeans style. My mother once told me that when she and her friends started to wear jeans they had the…

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