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The Apache Tribe - The Apache were a very interesting group of Indians. The name Apache means “enemy” when translated. Many neighboring tribes feared them. They were located in Texas and the New Mexico Desert, and you can still find reservations there today. A leader of the Apache had to be special and posses many qualities. Some of these qualities include the following: wealth, wisdom, sympathy, and strength. A few of their jobs consisted of listening and speaking well, settling disputes, making sure everyone is on task, and most importantly giving advice....   [tags: American History] 289 words
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Apache Indians - Anthropology Paper Apache Indians In this paper you will read about the many ways that the Apache Indians used different ways of technology to survive in there environment. They used many different farming tools in which helped them to grow crops and gather berries. As the years went on the Apache hunters hunted with bows and arrows and as the years went on and how they trade with other tribes and people they had adopted guns....   [tags: essays research papers] 574 words
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The Apache Indians - The Apaches, like most Native Americans, have no written history other than that written by white men. But the story of the Apaches did not begin in the American Southwest but in the northwestern corner of North America, the western Subarctic region of Alaska and Canada. The Apache Indians belong to the southern branch of the Athabascan group, whose languages constitute a large family, with speakers in Alaska, western Canada, and American Southwest. The fact that the Apaches originated in the western mountainous Subarctic region makes their nomadic behavior after the arrival in the American Southwest more comprehensible; the tribes of the Southwest were highly mobile and moved from place to place depending on availability of food....   [tags: essays research papers] 1104 words
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Apache Indians - Apache Prisoners of War The Chiricahuas, who were once one of the most feared Native American tribes of the southwest, became prisoners of war by the United States for a period of twenty seven years. This period of time was the longest captivity a Native American tribe had ever been imprisoned. The Chiricahuas imprisonment began in 1886, when the United States Army transported four hundred Native Americans from San Carlos and Fort Apache reservations to army posts in Florida (Davis). By 1887, the bulk of the Chiricahuas had been transported to the Mount Vernon barracks in Alabama, and the rest of the dislocated band of Chiricahuas, including the now famous Geronimo were reunited by 1888 (Davis)....   [tags: Native American Indians] 1423 words
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Keith Basso's Wisdom Sits in Places - Keith Basso's Wisdom Sits in Places There is a deep relationship between the environment and Western Apache people. The bonds between the two are so strong that it is embedded in their culture and history. Keith Basso, author of Wisdom Sits in Places expanded on this theory and did so by divulging himself into Western Apaches life. He spent fifteen years with the Apache people studying their relationship with the environment, specifically concentrating on ‘Place-names.’ When Basso first began to work with the Apache people, one of his Apache friends told him to ‘learn the names,’ because they held a special meaning with the community....   [tags: American History Western Apache]
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The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe - The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe United States history is taught in public schools from the time we are able to understand its importance. Teachings of honorable plights by our forefathers to establish this great nation are common. However, specific details of this establishment seem to slip through the cracks of our educational curriculum. Genocide by definition is the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political or cultural group. The Chiricahua Indian Tribe of the American southwest and northern Mexico suffered almost complete annihilation at the hands of the American policy makers of the late nineteenth century, policy makers that chose to justify their means by ignoring their own tyrannical ways....   [tags: Apache Indians Native Americans History Essays]
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The Apaches - Due to the educating of the Apaches and their persistence behavior, they flourished in the Great Plains region of the US. The American Indian Tribe first got their name "Apache" from the Yuma Indians. The word Apache means "fighting men". They were hunters, farmers and seed gatherers. The Apache were known for their love of Warfare and raiding, today we would call them thieves. When the Spaniards first came to the Americas they were constantly being under attack by the Apache....   [tags: essays research papers] 1090 words
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The Apaches - The Apaches were American Indians who moved from Canada to Arizona, parts of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and North America between AD850 and 1400. The Apache were a wandering tribe, so they had two homes. One in the mountains and one in the desert. They lived in their houses for only a short period of time. The women built their houses which were called Wickiups. These were straw domed shaped houses. The Wickiup was only five or six feet high. Outside the Wickiup was covered with bundles of grass and branches....   [tags: Native American Indians] 676 words
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Apaches Research Project - 200 Apaches massacred, 100 more murdered, and 148 laying dead at Chihuahua Mexico, was something the Chiricahua Apache tribe, and many other tribes, lived through on a regular basis (Hoxie 1).  All of the previously mentioned, in addition to wars and being parted from their own land, were some of the consequences due to a country seeking to expand and conquer new territory, regardless of what or who they had to eliminate in order to accomplish this goal.  However, if Americans would have taken a more peaceful path in order to conquer the land of the Natives, if there would have been respect and honesty, and the many treaties made would have been honored, then these massacres would have been prevented and it would have been a dramatically different story....   [tags: Native Americans Mexico Colonialism] 2308 words
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Licenses in The Networked Information Economy - ... Another difference in the Apace License is the fact that users of programs licensed under the Apache License do not have to contribute their changes back to the community, as with the GPL (Metz, 2012). Aside from the Apache web server, Google's Android Operating System and Hadoop—a networked data processing program—are licensed under the Apache License (Metz, 2012). Some proprietary software programs have their roots in Apache-licensed projects as a result of the access to code granted by the Apache License....   [tags: Computing]
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Music Written in the Last 40 Years - ... In order to define the history of this version, its heritage must be discussed. By 1973 when this version was recorded, there had bee many versions of 'Apache' performed and recorded, particularly by Californian surf rock bands [Matos 2005]. Using the Pluralist method one can say it is plausible that Viner's version was influenced by any of these versions. The Dialectic approach is to propose arguments for each version, then use reason to choose one. The instrumentation of Viner's version has more similarities to The Shadows version than Ingmann's....   [tags: Music Analysis History]
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I am alone - I am alone In the speech “I am alone” by Cochise, a Native American leader address to the white people for peace. The story goes back when the Native Americans (Chiricahua tribe) owned the land in the western part of the United States known as Apache land. First the Mexicans came across their land and try to over-rule them in which resulted the Mexican War. The war lasted years and the Natives eventually overcame the Mexicans. After the Mexican War then came the Europeans who sailed across the Pacific Ocean and landed on the Apache land....   [tags: essays research papers] 378 words
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Technology and Power - Technology and Power Effective communication can both create empires and destroy them. For the former, communication is a necessity in connecting the parts of an empire, so to keep the whole sizable. An empire must keep in contact with its armies, outposts, and inner areas so to maintain order to be able to adjust its defenses in response to an enemy attack. It must also, when still growing, be able to conquer new lands and people. For the latter, unless its defenses are in communication with back up forces and resources, the only victorious defense is one that results from a battle of attrition....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Cochise - Cochise was born in the Southeastern most part of Arizona around the year 1810. His descendant line is vaguely known except that he was a descendant of a long line of Apache Chiefs. His father raised him to follow in his footsteps. Even though the Apache leaders didn't inherit their positions, Cochise had an advantage because he was the son of a chief. He was a member of the elite which was a large contributor to his becoming Chief. The Apaches believed that at every stage of life, they were to throw a ceremony or ritual marking it....   [tags: Coshise Biography Diplomat History] 1331 words
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Geronimo - Geronimo There is so much about Geronimo that is appealing as a story. Geronimo the Man was a brilliant personal leader; strong and proud, and immensely spiritual--a hero in the real sense. As Geronimo's exploits became daily fare in the newspapers, the American government's Indian policy became the popular subject of political debate in that time period that extended even to the President. Raids, counterraids, traps and ambushes, Geronimo proved himself a master tactician and more....   [tags: Papers] 1555 words
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Drama Ritual - ... Once the girl has accepted the role of becoming one with the White Painted Woman, whom is known to reunite with her younger self every year and transfer her healing power into the girl, she receives a special relation or elder that becomes her mentor. The sponsor must take part in the ceremony along the girl; their role is to protect her and participate in everything that the girl is required to do. The movement element is significant in the Apache Initiation service as it wards off evil forces....   [tags: Culture ]
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Native American Cultures, Tribes, and Religion - ... The author Pritzker states, “Such spirits instructed people on the use of medicines with which to activate their power… Spirits might cause illness, protect an individual from arrows, or hurt other people” (237). The Shoshone also believe that all men could cure, although there were also professionals. Lastly the Blackfoot tribe, whose religious beliefs have some similarities to Paiute and the Shoshone people in that, they believe spirits, which everyone can connect with, inhabit the world. The Shoshone understand the sun as being a deity, so much so that “sweating is considered a religious activity” (Pritzker 304)....   [tags: Native American Studies]
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Keith H. Basso - Keith H. Basso It is rare to find a book that is as informative as a textbook but reads as easy as a short story. But Keith H. Basso is successful in creating an interesting ethnography about the Western Apache culture by using two usually overlooked topics, geography and oral history. Geography and the location of places is usually forgotten or seen as just topography, but Basso proves that geography is more than a location. It is the forgotten history of the name of a place that makes the locality more important than it seems....   [tags: Papers] 1676 words
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A Common But Separate Goal For Power - A Common But Separate Goal For Power missing works cited In the latter half of the 19th century, there were many cultures striving for control of the American Southwest, mainly the southern half of present-day Arizona, which was purchased by the United States in 1853. American Indian tribes, such as the Apaches, had original claims to the land that were overtaken by the Mexican invasion of missions at Tubac and Tucson, which were later overrun with American settlers and soldiers laying their claims to this new American territory....   [tags: History Native Americans Essays] 1718 words
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Rites of Passage - Rites of Passage Every day someone enters into a rite of passage whether it be by starting school, a new job, marriage, a confirmation or communion rites of passage are common place. Two totally different cultures have totally different rituals and rites of passage. The Apache would most definitely have incredibly unique rituals compared to rural Maine and the catholic cultures therein. The best way to see the differences is to compare the two different cultures. Each ritual occurs in a holy place, the Apache on ritual grounds and the Confirmation rights at a specific congregation....   [tags: essays papers] 1190 words
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Decline of Indian Southwest - Decline of Indian Southwest Lord Acton said, “The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by its minorities.” In the late 1800’s the security of the minorities in the southwest was in serious jeopardy. For the Apache’s the security was promised but rarely upheld by the American government. The minimal security the Navajo enjoyed vanished by 1846. Men like Kit Carson desired but often failed to maintain the peace and security for these Indian tribes....   [tags: Native Americans History Papers]
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GERONIMO - More than 5,000 troops were under General Miles' command at that time, including elements of the 4th, 6th and 10th Cavalry. He gave the principal pursuit mission to the 4th because it was headquartered at Fort Huachuca, the base of operations for the campaign. The Army had permission to go to Mexico in pursuit. Captain Henry Lawton, commanding officer of "B" Troop, 4th Cavalry, was an experienced soldier who knew the ways of the Apaches. His tactics were to wear them down by constant pursuit....   [tags: essays research papers] 3216 words
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Long Walk of the Diné - ... Carleton like many others felt that the future prosperity of the region centered on minerals and mining. He believed there were valuable mineral deposits yet to be discovered within the territory of both the Navajo and Apache and their removal would allow prospectors free access to the region. The realization that this was untrue surely added to the sense of defeat Carleton felt as he watched his plans for civilizing and transforming the Navajo unravel with the failure of Bosque Redondo to become self-sustaining(Worth, np)....   [tags: Native Americans ]
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The West in Film - The West in Film missing works cited The depiction of minorities, specifically women and Native Americans, in Western film has changed drastically from the early 1930's to the late 1980's. These changes represent the changing views of American society in general throughout the 20th century. In the early part of the century, women and Native Americans were depicted as a burden. Women were viewed as a form of property, helpless and needing support. These minorities were obstacles in the quest for manifest destiny by the United States....   [tags: Movies Native Americans Papers] 2945 words
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Treatment of Pneumonia - ... Corticosteroid treatment and taper were determined independently by the attending physician. The two main diagnoses which received corticosteroid therapy were bronchospasm and septic shock. Median equivalent dose was 60mg/day of methylprednisolone, with a median duration of 7 days. All patients were given the corticosteroid intravenously beginning within 24 hours of admission to the ICU. In total, 61 out of the total 111 patients received a corticosteroid. These patients were significantly older, had more severe pneumonia, and had a higher rate of COPD (P<0.001, P<0.001, P=0.001)....   [tags: Medical Conditions]
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The Battle of Hamburger Hill “AKA” Hill 937 - ... The Battalion Commander had to produce his own tactical intelligence. Patrols that captured equipment, installations, documents, and prisoners provided commanders with the raw data that technology couldn’t at the time. The commanders would utilized this information to come up with their assessment of the enemy order of battle and dispositions. Moreover, intelligence about the enemy's strength and dispositions did not necessarily illuminate his commander's intent. It took days to discover this and the learning experience proved decidedly unpleasant for the Americans (E-History, 2012)....   [tags: Military History]
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My Plans for Postgraduate Studies and Career Interests - My Plans for Postgraduate Studies and Career Interests With a four year degree in Computer Science and Engineering and after working in software industry for some time, Now I’m intended to pursue my long term goal in academics, which is to obtain a Master degree and possibly to aim for PhD relating to my preferred research area. With the enthusiasm to learn and explore the area of parallel and distributed computing, I want to achieve my Master degree specialized in relevant field. I envision myself pursuing a career in academia and research in future which will allow me to contribute those fields with my foremost interest....   [tags: Computer Science] 654 words
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Peyote and Native American Culture - Peyote and Native American Culture Peyote was originally described in 1560, however it was not until the middle of the nineteenth century that botanists were able to conduct field research and correctly classify the cactus (Anderson, 1980). Field studies have concluded that there are two distinct populations of peyote which represent two species. The first and most common, Lophophora williamsii extends from southern Texas reaching south to the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi. The second and least common of the two species is Lophophora difusa, which occurs in the dryer terrain of the Mexican state of Queretaro....   [tags: Botany Biology Research Papers]
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The Arizona Constitution - Running head: ARIZONA CONSTITUTION Arizona Constitution Arizona Constitution Arizona gain statehood on February 14, 1912 as the forty-eighth state in the union. There were several events that led Arizona to statehood. President William Taft vetoed the first document for Arizona to become a state because he did not believe that citizens should use recall to remove judges from office (GCU, 2008). This essay will give a detail timeline of the events leading up to Arizona becoming a state and the adoption of the Arizona Constitution....   [tags: State History]
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Latino Gangs in Movies - Latino Gangs in Movies American filmmakers of the late twentieth century portrayed Latinos as merciless pursuers of the "American Dream". The Latino immigrants were characterized as "Urban Bandidos", seeking the path to ultimate wealth and power in a society dominated by Anglo authority. West Side Story, Fort Apache, and Scarface each portrayed the Latino character differently, but commonly depicted the "Urban Bandido" as a man in search of money and power in America. Not only do these immigrants fight for the warped American dream, but they often fight without fear, willing to risk almost anything to reach the top....   [tags: Movies Films Gangs Violence Essays] 739 words
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Initial Report on Pringo - This report summarizes the status of the Pringo assessment after a one-day session with Pringo. The Pringo system is built on a LAMP configuration (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP). This combination of technologies is familiar to open-source developers and represents one (perhaps the most common) way to build web sites and web services. However, just because it is common, doesn’t make it the best (or worst). In contrast, the Passenger platform is built on essentially the polar opposite of LAMP, being Java based and built on Java-related technologies....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1169 words
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the navaho code talkers - THE NAVAHO CODE TALKERS A peaceable agricultural Native American people related to the Apache, population about 200,000. They were attacked by Kit Carson and US troops 1864, and were rounded up and exiled. Their reservation, created 1868, is the largest in the US 65,000 sq km/25,000 sq mi , and is mainly in NE Arizona but extends into NW New Mexico and SE Utah. Many Navajo now herd sheep and earn an income from tourism, making and selling rugs, blankets, and silver and turquoise jewelry....   [tags: essays research papers] 931 words
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