White Earth Indian Reservation

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  • Comparing Winona Laduke And Akilah Jaramogi

    She is from Native American decent. She was inspired by her late father who was an activist himself. Activism runs in her lineage. Her tribal tradition is based on having a connection with the environment and appreciating it. Winona saw the need for sustainable development and locally growing healthy foods. Also, her tribe are known for harvesting. Her foundation “White Earth Land Recovery Project” restarted the harvesting cultivated of wild rice and they sell it under the label of “native harvest”. She also cofounded the foundation “Honor the Earth”. This foundation is Native based, and they financially help native-run environmental projects. Winona is a talented influential speaker, she is known for her great work for the environment and challenging cooperate companies. Winona is a tremendous woman who has accomplished many things people her age haven’t…

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  • Arnold Spirit Analysis

    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 because of his seizures and his lopsided eyes. The boy describes himself looking like a…

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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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  • Examples Of Racism In The Lone Ranger Story

    The “Indians” Racism in this country has lived on throughout many generations and even centuries. In its early days this country went through slavery, and even the civil rights movement which segregated many blacks of the time. Racism, however, also was a part of this country before it even became a country and was known just as North America. In the Late 1400s Spanish settlers in search of the new world set off to explore and find new land. What these settlers were expecting, however, was that…

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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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