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Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Ernest Hemingway Indian Camp From a fishing trip the local doctor is summoned to an Indian village to assist a woman in labour. With him are his young son and an older male relative. Although all women helped the pregnant Indian woman, the men "moved off up the road". They want not to hear her screaming. The men are fed up with it. Maybe it is also an Indian ritual that only women are allowed to see the woman being in labour. The Indians are not interest in the childbirth. Hemingway brought a metaphor in: "dark"....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Postcolonialism in Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Ernest Hemingway attempts to describe the interactions of white Americans and Native Americans in his short story “Indian Camp.” By closely reading this short story using a Postcolonialist approach, a deeper understanding of the colonization and treatment of the Native Americans by the white Americans can be gained. Hemingway uses an almost allegorical story as he exposes the injustices inflicted by the white oppressors through his characters. Through his characters Hemingway expresses the traits of the colonizer and the colonized....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Symbols and Symbolism - Light and Dark in Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Light and Dark Symbolism in Hemingway's Indian Camp The thematic usage of light and dark throughout "Indian Camp" symbolizes racial prejudice as well as the personal growth of the protagonist. The narrative showcases a world of Indian oppression and bigotry that degrades Indians to the role of dark ignorant stereotypes. The white men, on the other hand, seem to live in a self-made utopia of light and understanding. This concept of the lighter skinned white man holding supremacy over the darker skinned Indian permeates throughout the entire narrative....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Cultural and Racial Inequality in Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Cultural and Racial Inequality in Hemingway's Indian Camp Hemingway's "Indian Camp" concerns Nick Adams' journey into the unknown to ultimately experience and witness the full cycle of birth and death. Although Nick's experience is a major theme in the story, cultural inequality also is an issue that adds to the the story's narrative range. Throughout this short story, there are many examples of racial domination between Nick's family and the Indians. Dr. Adams' and Uncle George's racist behavior toward the Native Americans are based on the history of competition between Caucasians and America's indigenous peoples....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Turning Point in Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Indian Camp Ernest Hemingway's "Indian Camp" is a story in which a man looks back upon a very influential event in his childhood. The story tells of a young boy named Nick, who watches as his father aids in the birth of a young Indian child. The circumstances that arrive during this event shape the "older Nick's" perception of his father, as well as life and mortality. Nick experiences his first eye-opening experience in the lines on page sixteen which describe the screams of the woman....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Feminist Literary Criticism in Indian Camp By Ernest Hemingway

- Feminist Literary Criticism in Indian Camp By Ernest Hemingway In the short story “Indian Camp”, by Ernest Hemingway, many controversies arise about the idea of feminism in the text. Feminism is a general term used to describe advocating women’s rights socially, politically, and making equal rights to those of men. Feminist criticism is looked through a “lens” along the line of gender roles in literature, the value of female characters within the text, and interpreting the perspective from which the text is written....   [tags: women's right, iceberg theory]

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Coming of Age in Hemingway's Indian Camp and Joyce's Araby

- Coming of Age in Hemingway's Indian Camp and Joyce's Araby In reading Hemingway's "Indian Camp" and Joyce's "Araby", about 2 young boy's not so ceremonial passage to life's coming of age. The protagonist Nick in "Indian Camp" witnessed in one night the joy of going on a journey to an unknown destination with his father and uncle Charlie. Later, Nick receives an expedited course in life and death. Joyce's "Araby" protagonist whis friends with Mangan but has a secret desirable infatuation with his sister....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Comparing the Role of Women in Indian Camp and Shiloh

- Role of Women in Indian Camp and Shiloh       The women of "Indian Camp" experience a life much different from the woman in "Shiloh." Ernest Hemingway wrote "Indian Camp" giving the women a definite role in their families while Bobbi Ann Mason wrote "Shiloh" leaving the woman’s definite family role ambiguous. Because they are responsible for the birth of the babies, the Native American women of the preceding story are the nurturers as opposed to the men. The women accept their roles and partake in their duties without any protest....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Indian Camp and Soldiers Home Young Women as Objects

- Indian Camp and Soldiers Home Young Women as Objects In Ernest Hemingway's short stories "Indian Camp" and "Soldier's Home," young women are treated as objects whose purpose is either reproduction or pleasure. They do not and cannot participate to a significant degree in the masculine sphere of experience, and when they have served their purpose, they are set aside. They do not have a voice in the narrative, and they represent complications in life that must be overcome in one way or another....   [tags: essays papers]

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Comparing Mortality in Hemingway's Indian Camp and Joyce's Araby

- The Subject of Mortality in Hemingway's Indian Camp and Joyce's Araby Nick came face to face with his own mortality in Hemingway's "Indian Camp" and, like most of us, denied its inevitability, evidenced by the last line of the story: "In the early morning lake sitting in the stern of the boat with his father rowing, he felt sure that he would never die." (31) His first experience with the beginning of life was far from the joyous occasion most of us are taught to associate with birth. Coupled with his first experience with a violent suicide in the same setting, his feeling that he would never die is understandable....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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American History: Indian Tribes and Ghost Dance

- Different Indian tribes all over the Western territory, which have thrived in a nomadic lifestyle since well before Europeans ever arrived in the Americas, were now being oppressed by a new, but powerful nation. This was a new nation eager for more land, money, and trade known as The United States of America. As these Indians were being oppressed, they all put up a fight but none of them were successful. Indians were forced to move onto reservations where they had to completely change their lifestyle after being plagued by a foreign people....   [tags: nomadic lfestyle, europeans]

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Indian Lore, Tour Boats, Modernization in the 1000 Islands

- The Indian heritage and lore in the 1000 Islands is mostly forgotten as the twenty-first century moves inexorably forward. Keewaydin State Park, Chippewa Bay, and Iroquois Island are reminders that the Cornwall brothers, Cap Thomson, and the Clarks have no claim to being the region’s earliest residents. Indians had a hand in naming or lending their name to many places found along the river. They also provided the names for the mighty “muskellunge” fish and the “muskrat,” which is the critter that gives rise to the term river rat....   [tags: personal narrartive]

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Film Analysis: The World Before Her

- The world before her is a film of hope and dreams for Indian women. We examine two girls with different paths but one goal in common, empowerment. This term conveys a wide range of interpretations and definitions one of them being power over oneself. Both Prachi and Ruhi manifest a will for female empowerment but both have distinct views on how this is achieved. Prachi believes the way to achieve empowerment is through her mind and strength, while she still confines to tradition views of Indian culture....   [tags: indian women, empowerment]

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The Most Important Event in my Life, and How It Changed Me

- ... All 26 councils came together and participated in different games. This was when our council first truly bonded and brought me out of my comfort zone. I learned how important teamwork is and how to embrace everyone’s different talents. I am a very competitive person, but during that night, I realized that it didn’t matter who won. All that mattered was the memories being made. Another activity we did, that had a major impact on me, was the concert. Each council made a parody to a popular song and sang it in front of the entire camp....   [tags: MASC's summer leadership camp]

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Cheyenne Indian Tribe

- Who really are the Cheyenne Indians. According to historians, they were Indian people who became nomadic and moved to the Great Plains in the 18th century (Berkin 366). Another tribe, the Souix, developed the name of "people of a different language" for the Cheyenne. Some people said that the Cheyenne did not exist until the mid-1600s or at least this is when the earliest known records were found. They are one of the most famous and prominent Plains tribes, too. At first, this tribe moved from the Great Lakes region to the North Dakota area....   [tags: Native American Indians]

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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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Indian Suffrage

- Indian Suffrage Before the English arrived in the New world and began creating colonies, the American Indians lived in harmony and peace with natures. The American Indians were skilled hunters, farmers and used everything in their environment for survival or for essential necessities. They shared the land together and moved about freely in search of food. The American Indians never considered the lands their property because it's belong to God and no one have the right to buy, sell, nor own it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Study of Rahul Bhattacharya’s The Sly Company of People who Care

- Postmodernism is the umbrella term used to denote the contemporary happenings. Primarily it is the period soon after post world war II worldwide. Secondly, the effect created by the war on human beings and their behavior. Third, its impact on human artifacts including art, literature, culture etc. Its impact on literature particularly finds expression in novels. The novels of this period are named ‘metafiction’ by Linda Hutcheon (1998) as they carry ‘meta-narratives’ rather than ‘grand narratives’....   [tags: postmodernism, indian writings, fiction]

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Lessons Learned From the Massacre at Wounded Knee

- Introduction The massacre at Wounded Knee was the last action in a long and bloody war that pitted Native American Indians against U.S Military forces. For roughly 300 years the two sides had been in constant conflict across America in a battle for land, resources, and ultimately; freedom. This final massacre solidified the American hold on the west and closed the final chapter on a way of life that can never be brought back. Lakota Indians, having learned of the death of Sitting Bull started to move towards Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in hopes of finding protection from Red Cloud....   [tags: Lessons from the Indian Wars]

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The French and Indian War Was a Major Cause of the American Revolution

- At the outset of the eighteenth century, the Ohio Valley can be identified as the main catalyst in triggering open hostilities between the French and the Americans. The French occupied parts of Canada but also wanted a stake in America. Its means to do this was through the Ohio Valley it maintained. However, the colonists were bound to permeate this area in their push towards the west. And as they did, competition for the lush lands flared up and came to a breaking point. This directly lead to the French and Indian War with the Indians, for the most part, siding with the French against Britain....   [tags: Essays on American Revolution]

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A Closer Look at Hannah Dustan’s Affair

- A Closer Look at Hannah Dustan’s Affair Throughout literature, there have been many tales told about strong, brave heroes and mighty, wily savages and beasts. However, one story that still speaks to students today is that of a heroine by the name of Hannah Dustan, who killed ten Indians with the assistance of her two fellow captives. Together, they escaped capture, and Hannah Dustan told her tale again and again to individuals she encountered. Because she did not write her story down, others did it for her....   [tags: literature, indian attack, gender roles]

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Dharma in Service to Vinaya

- ... Initially, it was Vinaya and not Dharma that Ashoka embraced. Ashoka was militarily adept (a prime reason why he was regarded by his father’s advisors as the best candidate for accession to the throne) and showed little compunction in utilizing cruelty in expanding the Mauryan Empire. Most infamously, Ashoka created the torture compound disguised as a palace that would come to be known as “Ashoka’s Hell”. In his translation of the Aśokāvadāna, John S. Strong suggests that the construction of Ashoka’s torture chamber was actually inspired by Buddhist doctrine and Ashoka’s desire to replicate the hell of the Bala Pandita Sutra....   [tags: comparative relgion, Indian culture and beliefs]

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Lakota Indians

- Lakota History Throughout North American expansion the Lakota people have suffered some of the worst and straight forward persecutions against Native American Indians, and live in some of the poorest if not the poorest conditions in the United States. This is sad for a people who use to be one of the strongest nations in the Central Plains, feared by white men and other Indian nations alike for their ferocity and warrior abilities in the heat of battle. The Lakota arrived at positions of dominance because of their success in controlling live¬stock, land, trading rights, and people....   [tags: Native American Indian History]

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Black Elk: Uniting Christianity and the Lakota Religion

- Black Elk: Uniting Christianity and the Lakota Religion The Battle at Little Bighorn River, the Massacre at Wounded Knee and the Buffalo Bill Show are historical events that even Europeans have in mind when they think about the Wild West and the difficult relationship between the first settlers and the Native American Indians. But what do these three events have in common. The easiest answer is that the Battle, the Massacre and the Buffalo Bill Show all involved Native Americans. However, another answer is not so obvious, because it needs deeper knowlege: There was one small Indian, who was a participant in all three events....   [tags: Black Elk Native American Indian]

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The Modoc War

- The Modoc War of 1872-1873 is significant in the Indian Wars because it was publicized worldwide and it was of the last wars in the era. The involving parties of this conflict included Modoc band leaders, Klamath Indians, the US Army and the settlers of the surrounding areas. The land of interest consisted of Southern Oregon from Fort Klamath and Klamath Reservation through the Northern border in California. This essay concentrates on the young Modoc sub chief known as Captain Jack because he wore a uniform coast with brass buttons....   [tags: indian wars, band leaders, capitain Jack]

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Camp Ondessonk Interview

- 1.Tell us about yourself...your hobbies, interests, involvement in other groups. In my free time, I enjoy reading books, taking classes to further my education and gain certifications, participating in my school’s community service program, being with my friends, and participating in my school’s various clubs. I have taken various classes at my local college such as psychology, biology, literature and math’s to help me further my education and help me become for college. I have also taken some classes through Red Cross to receive my certification in CPR/first aid and use of the AED....   [tags: benefits of camp, interests and hobbies]

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Indian Nationalism and Indian Independence

- Within the context of the period 1847-1947 to what extent was Indian independence primarily the result of the growth of Indian nationalism. The decision to grant independence to India was not the logical culmination of errors in policy, neither was it as a consequence of a mass revolution forcing the British out of India, but rather, the decision was undertaken voluntarily. Patrick French argues that: “The British left India because they lost control over crucial areas of the administration, and lacked the will and the financial or military ability to recover that control”....   [tags: Indian Independence Essays]

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Cunning, Intelligent, and Ruthless Warrior, Geronimo

- Geronimo Geronimo acquired a reputation in the American history, as a renegade fighting and clinging for his freedom even though many of his tribes gave up. His story was known by all Native Americans, as he stuck fear on the white settlers living in their territories through bloody raids. The American troops respected him for his courage and ferocity in battle that they shouted and chanted his name as a battle cry to motivate their troops (Geronimo Westward). Geronimo is one of the most famous warrior in the U.S....   [tags: indian, tribe, apahes]

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Love and Lust in Indian Literature

- The pursuit of love and pleasure is well documented in Indian literature and theoretical texts, its sensual and powerful nature weaving its way into the history of Indian culture. Kama, as this pursuit is so called, is all encompassing of pleasures of both carnal and more educated stature, such as the pursuit of enjoyment in drama and musical endeavors. In the literature based on the more literal sense of “love between two people” there are two distinct types of this affection: that of the carnal desire that all people possess, no matter their strength of ascetic beliefs, and the sacred love that is felt between husband and wife....   [tags: Indian Literature]

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The Role of the Election Commission in Indian Democracy

- The Role of the Election Commission in Indian Democracy OBJECTIVE: The project report will tend to work upon providing the readers an insight into the body called the Election Commission of India. The report will try to formulate a collection of information regarding the establishment of the body, its utility in the country’s political sphere. The report will also bring about the technicalities regarding the same. Like its membership, chairmanship, and about the method of its working. Ailing from that facet the report would be picking up the powers of this body....   [tags: Indian Government]

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Fly Ash Bricks in the Indian Market

- This research study focuses on finding the scope of fly ash bricks in Indian market. As with changing modes of construction and time new construction material and new technologies are in demand. Bricks are the most important material of construction and they are mostly facing the changes and without bricks any type of construction is incomplete. The convectional red bricks were used for a very long period of time but now people are facing many problems because of disturbance in the environment, as these bricks are very hazardous for the eco system....   [tags: Indian Market]

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The Growth of Indian English Novel

- Introduction to Indian English Literature: English, the language of international status, is especially remarkable for its flexible and variable character. It is not tied down to typical English conventions and social, cultural and literary background in various countries when it is read and spoken. It, on the other hand, has come under the dominant influence of the cultural and social background of the countries concerned. The geographical, climatic, social and cultural conditions prevalent in a country have determined the character of written and spoken English....   [tags: Indian English Literature]

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Background on the Sioux Indian Culture

- The three online movies I chose to learn more about the culture in which I chose to write about and depict the life and culture of the Sioux Indian, (both past and present) are all from YouTube, and are as follows: *500 Tribes, *Meet the Sioux Indians, Plains Indian Tribe, 1949, and *The Great Sioux Nation. The films portrayed the Sioux in an almost identical manor, and although each of the films ran from twenty-five minutes long, to an hour and a half, they covered the same amount of ground and produced the same information....   [tags: Native American Indian history]

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The Trail of Tears: Indian Genocide

- “Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race.” -― Martin Luther King Jr. The Trail of Tears is a historical title given to an event that happened in 1838.In this event, the Cherokee community of Native Americans was forced by the USA government to move from their native home in the Southern part of the contemporary America to what is known as the Indian territories of Oklahoma. While some travelled by water, most of them travelled by land....   [tags: Cherokee Indian Removal]

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Heartbreaking Tale in Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Hardyn and Imprisoned, Shin Dong-hyuk

- Blaine Harden, former national correspondent and writer for the New York Times, delivers an agonizing and heartbreaking story of one man’s extremely conflicted life in a labor camp and an endeavor of escaping this place he grew up in. This man’s name is Shin Dong-hyuk. Together, Blaine Harden and Shin Dong-hyuk tell us the story of this man’s imprisonment and escape into South Korea and eventually, the United States, from North Korea. This biography that takes place from 1982-2011, reports to its readers on what is really going on in “one of the world’s darkest nations” (back cover of the book), that is run under a communist state and totalitarian dictatorship that was lead by Kim Il-sung,...   [tags: labor camp, survival, political]

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Yajnaseni – A Synonym of Indian Woman

- Indian tradition has awarded highest regard to a woman, considered her a mother, who is regarded as the epitome of purity and inviolability. India has always had a special place for women in almost every ritualistic practice in the society. A woman is free to take part in any spiritual and social service unlike many cultures in the society. And women from time immemorial have exhibited their dynamic energy, devoted efforts and dedicated service for their family, society and every other field where they have got an opportunity or platform to perform....   [tags: mother, women's rights, Indian culture]

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The Indian Big Bazaar

- Big Bazaar As one of the pioneers in India retail with multiple retail formats, they unite a diverse and eager community of Indian buyers, sellers and enterprises. The combined impact on business is intense: Around 300 million customers to go into their stores each year, and select more than 30,000 small, medium and large business owners and manufacturers from all over India delivered products and services. This number is finally set to grow. You have 35,000 people from every area of our company is engaged....   [tags: Indian buyers, sellers and enterprises]

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Feminism and Indian Realities

- It is claimed that the tide is changing; Indian women are attaining their freedom (White, 1). Are they really. Many people in India still want a daughter, or daughter-in-law like Sita (Mangharam, 1). Why. Isn’t being an individual better than being Sita. Is not the uniqueness of each individual what makes the world unique. If all the girls imitate Sita, where is this uniqueness. Feminist perspective believes that being Sita takes a women’s right away. Every woman should not be expected to be Sita, just because she seemed obedient and a great wife in the book Ramayana (Anand, 1)....   [tags: Indian Women, Freedom]

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Poverty and Corruption: Indian Slums in A Nutshell

- Poverty: the state of being extremely poor. Corruption: dishonest conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery. This is how many define poverty and corruption; however, without familiarity, words are just words – different combinations of the same twenty-six letters. Without actually experiencing either in one’s life, those of fortune can never truly understand the implications, associations, and repercussions of each, which is made evident by studying those who are living in rundown, despairing slums, which “for the purpose of census, has been defined as a residential area where dwellings are unfit for human habitation by reasons of dilapidation, overcrowding … lack of ventilation...   [tags: Poverty, Indian Slums]

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Caste System, The Scourge of Indian Civilization

- Caste system has been the scourge of Indian civilization and culture. The battle against this oppressive and inhuman is older than even some of the great religions of the world. The first warrior to wage against this system was probably Gautam Buddha who waged the war against this inhuman system in 6th century B.C. No doubt, Buddha was able to put some dents in the system, but after the Nirvana of Buddha, the system once again rose like a phoenix and gained strength to crush humanity. In fact, the system has proved to be the most agile and resilient against the liberal human traditions....   [tags: indian culture, religion]

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Introduction to Classical Indian Literary Tradition

- This human life is believed to have evolved with difficulty after millions of birth. While on the other hand, the theory of “Karma” states that this birth and deaths are the results of one’s own action, and this human form is a unique opportunity to come out of this continuous circle of birth and death. With this life we are gifted with the power of “free will”. It suggests that unlike other animals we being the supreme organisms on the planet not only have the power to control nature, but also possess the capacity to use the free will....   [tags: indian tradition, free will, sanskrit]

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2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake

- The 9.0 magnitude Indian Ocean earthquake was caused by subduction under the Indian Ocean. Earthquakes are usually caused by convection currents leading to subduction/convergent currents. Convection currents is caused by magma rising from the deepest part of the earth, then slowly cooling, sinking again then re-heating, then rising upwards basically repeating the rising and cooling then re-heating cycle over and over again. The plates are separated from each other and they move apart, the plates then obviously hit another plate right next to it causing subduction....   [tags: earthquake, indian ocean, convection current]

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The Role of Women in Indian Life

- Women were important in Indian Life, because they kept the group going, they kept them in food, not by hunting, but when the men come back they prepare the meat, and make it edible and preserve it for weeks to come. Whether the band will starve or not is down to the women. If the tribe needs to pack up and leave, it’s down to the women to do it quick and efficiently, and it’s up to them to carry it. When the men are out hunting the women have to collect sticks to hang the skins off it, so it can dry out to be used for tipis, for coats and saddles....   [tags: women, indian, native americans, feminism, gender,]

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The Beatles Experimental Influence With Indian Music

- In the earlier stages of their career and success, The Beatles were established as a pop rock group within the world of music. Despite the fact that this was their marker of sound, The Beatles were always thriving to experiment with their music and this showed that they had the power to diversify their sound. By broadening their horizons with Indian music, and culture it represented their development, growth, and eclectic ways with songwriting. Overall, it can be argued that the music and philosophy of India influenced The Beatles approach and exploration with songwriting through their experimentation with music....   [tags: ravis shankar, indian music, the beatles]

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Feminism in Indian English and Tamil literature

- The term 'feminism' has its origin from the Latin word lemina' meaning 'woman'. It refers to the advocacy of women's rights, status and power at par with men on the grounds of 'equality of sexes'. In other words, it relates to the belief that women should have the same social, economic and political rights as men. The term became popular from the early twentieth century struggles for securing women's suffrage or voting rights in the western countries, and the later well-organized socio-political movement for women's emancipation from patriarchal oppression....   [tags: lemina, women's right, indian women]

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Indian Encounters:The Turks, The Mongols, and Islam

- A society that is often overlooked that has made great achievements and who has had a significant impact on modern day society is nonetheless, India and ancient Indian civilization. After the fall of the Gupta Empire in 480, small kingdoms throughout the region, which was invaded by the Turks and Mongols, but was not conquered, would rule India. The northern parts of India frequently were raided and invaded by the Turks, all the way from Afghanistan to Central Asia. Muslim Turks decided to rule a state in north India called the Delhi sultanate, which was ruled for several centuries, and in the mean time Islam gained its adherents throughout the southern regions of Asia....   [tags: indian civilization, muslim turks, mongols]

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Examination of The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978

- Each year, there are thousands of children that are misplaced from their families and are seeking a permanent living placement. Their permanent placement may be found with family members or friends, or even through a private adoption. There are federal laws and state mandates that are implemented to ensure that the best interests of all children involved in an adoption or placement proceedings are heard. The best interests and needs of a child may include educational needs, medical needs, housing/placement preferences, or finding a family that reflects the ethnic and cultural heritage of the child in question....   [tags: Indian Child Welfare Act]

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Camp Riley

- On State Road 67 in Martinsville, IN, the staff at Bradford Woods provides Camp Riley for about 250 children, ages 8 through 18, with specific needs ("Camp Riley," n.d.). Riley 3 is a 2-week camp at Bradford Woods providing a unique way of learning. By choice, the campers can ride horses, swim in an Olympic size pool, navigate high ropes, climb the rock wall, and hike the trails ("Therapeutic Recreation," n.d.). The nationally know amphitheater provides a space for evening activities where anyone can sit anywhere....   [tags: Rehabilitation]

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Indian Removal Act

- Indian Removal Act From the time of Thomas Jefferson’s term as president the United States government was trying to encourage Indians to adapt to the ways of the white people living in the United States (Out of Many 280). Many groups of Indians refused to adapt to these ways causing them to be removed from their land in the East to land in the West (Out of Many 280). Some Indian tribes refused to move making the federal government sign treaties to remove Indians from their land which, opened up room for white settlers (Out of Many 280)....   [tags: American History, Cherokees, Indian Tribes]

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Lack of Unity During the French and Indian War

- In previous wars, such as The French and Indian War, the colonists lacked unity. During the French and Indian War, the Indians mocked and laughed at the difficulty of pulling and working together to fight and win. The Sugar Act and Stamp Act, tax raising revenues, sparked anger among the colonists. As England issued more unfair taxes and restricted the right to protest against the unjust laws, Americans saw the importance and the strength of acting as one unified nation. Nevertheless, despite the efforts of reconciliation, such as the Olive Branch Petition, England continued to trample on the rights of the colonists, leading to a war for freedom....   [tags: French and Indian War, Revolutionary America, ]

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Use of Hofstede's Five Dimensional Model to Analyze Indian Culture

- The purpose of this paper is to do a personal assessment of Indian culture. I will also be explaining Hofstede's five dimensional model, will use it to analyze the Indian culture and talk about the five dimensional model from my own observations. Hofstede has identified five different cultural dimensions. These dimensions include power-distance, individualism/collectivism, masculinity/femininity, uncertainty avoidance and lastly long term orientation. According to Hofstede, power distance is the first dimension which translates to how all individuals in a society aren't equal and there is a decent amount of inequality when it comes to the division of power....   [tags: Mumbai, Indian culture ]

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An Eco-Critical Approach; A Study of Select North East Indian Poets

- The study of ecology has gained immense popularity in the recent years as people have become more concerned about the deteriorating environment and eco-system. Thus, in the field of literature, a new approach, Ecocriticism which mainly deals with a critical reading of literary texts in relation to environment, nature and literature, has come forward. As the basic definition suggests that ecocriticism studies the 'relationship between literature and environment'. The paper tries to delve into this issue with specific references to the poetry of the Northeast India....   [tags: ecosystem, ecocrticism, indian poets]

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The French and Indian War Led to the Revolutionary War

- The French and Indian War, which happened between 1754 and 1763 was a stepping-stone for what would become known as the Revolutionary War. The French and Indian War was originally a dispute over the Ohio River Valley. The French considered it their territory, where as the English considered it theirs. While it was a territorial dispute between the countries, the war took place in the colonies. The colonist fought bravely beside the British, whereas the Indians sided with the French. At the beginning all the countries wanted was to claim the Ohio River Valley as their own; however, the outcome of the war was very different....   [tags: French and Indian Wa, Revolutionary War, history, ]

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Indian Removal Policy of 1830

- President Andrew Jackson wanted the white settlers from the south to expand owning land from Five Indian tribes, which was called Indian Removal Policy (McNamara). The Five Indian tribes that were affected were Choctaws, Muskogee, Chickasaws, Cherokees, and the Seminoles. In the 1830, the Removal Act went into effect. The Removal Act gave President Andrew Jackson the power to remove Indian tribes living east of the Mississippi river by a negotiate removal treaties (James). The treaties, made the Indians give up their land for exchange of land in the west (James)....   [tags: removal act, trail of tears, indians]

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IITian: Indian Institutes of Technology

- The purpose of this report is to help the student community understand the culture and life of IITian. Also to discuss major issues and things to be given care or attention at IIT. This will help the IIT system to understand the problem and thinking of students. Also will give students a brief idea about IIT and will help them to take their decision well. We adopted a proper methodology for this project, we prepare the survey, questionnaire discussing with professor. After that we selected the target students to have the variety and all kinds of possibility....   [tags: Informational Research Paper IIT Indian Technology]

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American Indian Movement: Activism and Repression

- American Indian Movement: Activism and Repression      Native Americans have felt distress from societal and governmental interactions for hundreds of years. American Indian protests against these pressures date back to the colonial period. Broken treaties, removal policies, acculturation, and assimilation have scarred the indigenous societies of the United States. These policies and the continued oppression of the native communities produced an atmosphere of heightened tension. Governmental pressure for assimilation and their apparent aim to destroy cultures, communities, and identities through policies gave the native people a reason to fight....   [tags: Indian Native American History Essays]

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Camp Nurses: Safeguarding The Health of the Camp Community

- Although the notion of being a camp nurse may summon up ideas of tranquil settings and a few weeks away from a "real" career, the truth is that the multidimensional role of the camp nurse is an exhilarating and thought-provoking to even the most knowledgeable nurse. The nurse must be equipped to deliver routine and emergency care to youngsters and the staff, screen children with chronic illnesses, train campers and staff on precautionary health matters, and work as a team with camp managers to implement rules that decrease the threat of harm or sickness....   [tags: founder, Jeanne Otto]

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Life-Size Indian by Beth Piatote

- What is the value of one’s culture. Native culture is an integral part in a person’s life. A person consists of many different characteristics, such as personality and appearance; however, what makes a person more unique would be his own culture. Native culture is what a person grew up with and identifies him as, thus losing or forgetting it would mean losing himself. Although it is important to remain with one’s culture, many people end up losing it. This is the consequence of living in America, where people with diverse cultures exist....   [tags: Culture Piatote Indian Native American]

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Analysis of The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

- Analysis of The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks For this month’s book report I read a book called ‘The Indian in the Cupboard’ by Lynne Reid Banks. This book was about a boy named Omri and his small Indian toy. For Omri’s birthday he received a small Indian toy from a friend and a small cupboard from his brother. Omri put his Indian in the cupboard and to his surprise when he opened the cupboard the Indian toy had come to life. Omri has to keep his Indian a secret for fear of an adult finding out....   [tags: The Indian in the Cupboard Literature Essays]

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Cherokee Indian Marriages

- Although there are several beliefs on how the Cherokee first arrived historical evidence shows they inhabited southeastern North American between A.D. 1000 and 1500 (Boudinot, 1829). Elias (1829) found The Trail of Tears to be “the best known episode in history as well as the worst,” for this devastating event forced relocation of the Indians from their home land in the southeast to a new unfamiliar land in Oklahoma. Thousands of Indians were forced from their homes with no warning and directed to march in the middle of winter to Oklahoma (Boudinot, 1829)....   [tags: American Indians]

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Indian Health Service

- The Indian Health Service (IHS) is a healthcare program within the Department of Health and Human Services. (Agency Overview n.d.) It provides federal health services to eligible American Indians and Alaska Natives at IHS facilities. (Agency Overview n.d.) Services that IHS provide include medical, dental and vision, ancillary services, such as laboratory and pharmacy, specialty care which include services provided by the physician or specialist. (Agency Overview n.d.) The factors that affect the type of health care depend on the community needs, level of funds and whether treatment is medically necessary (Marx n.d.) American Indians and Alaska Natives can receive direct care at hospi...   [tags: healthcare, public health, American Indians]

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The Life in a Concentration Camp

- A life in a concentration camp was a daily living nightmare for the unfortunate people who were prisoners. At 4 a.m. in the morning the Kapo (an inmate in charge of a work team, mostly real criminals like a pervert, willing to do anything to keep their position at the camp) would waken the prisoners. If prisoners couldn't find their shoes, it meant they could not work and if they were not able to work, that often left them to death. ( ) The prisoners slept on straw mattresses that needs to be made in a perfect military manner....   [tags: holocaust, nazis, ss guards, kapo]

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French Indian War

- The French and Indian War The French and Indian war raged from 1754 to 1763. Its roots began long before the first shot was fired, about 100 years before between the French and the English. The French and Indian War was not fought between the French and the Indians, but the two allied with the Canadians against the English. It was the catalyst for the Seven Years War, from 1756-1763, which was brought over into Europe, the Carnatic Wars, and it eventually lead to the American Revolution....   [tags: Wars French Indian War France Native American]

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The Nazy Concentration Camp System

- Impact on Liberation In the late 1944 early 1945, the Nazi concentration camp system was collapsing leading to terrible overcrowding which led to many deaths of prisoners. As allied troops carried across Europe, they came across thousands of prisoners from the concentration camps. They noticed that many of these prisoners were suffering from starvation, exhaustion, and diseases. Many of the soldiers that came across these camps became ill to their stomach. Not only did they come across ill prisoners but piles of corpses, rooms full of clothing, bags of human hair, torture instruments, and gas chambers with nail markings on the walls as well....   [tags: auschwitz, liberation, overcrowding]

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A Visit to the Witches Camp

- Mr. Gypsclomo resorted in violent behaviors in the village. Boys of the age of Dadster Posh were the target. Whenever he saw a boy at dusk, he rushed towards him. He threw something in his eyes. The youngster suddenly closed his eyes. He could not see because of the pains. After two boys have suffered the ordeal, the news spread in Tolobi. Since that time, the boys avoided him. Mr. Gypsclomo bore grudge against the boys. He threw some powdered substances onto their face. One evening as Vigor passed by Mr....   [tags: Story, Village]

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Analysis of Defining the ‘American Indian’ by Haig A. Bosmajian

- Analysis of Defining the ‘American Indian’ by Haig A. Bosmajian “One of the first important acts of an oppressor is to define the oppressed victims he intends to jail or eradicate so that they will be looked upon as creatures warranting suppression and in some cases separation and annihilation” (Bosmajian 347). The writer, Haig A. Bosmajian, begins his essay with these words in “Defining the ‘American Indian’: A Case Study in the Language of Suppression.” In his essay, which targets mainstream Americans, he attempts to show his readers how language has been used in American history to “justify” the oppression o...   [tags: American Indian Haig A. Bosmajian Essays]

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The Paleo-Indian Tradition

- ... These Indians were very knowledgeable about the trees and plant life in their area. They used the abundant wildlife as part of their daily diet as well as using them for medicinal purposes (some of which are still being used today.) 4. Describe at least three specific references to the main components of traditional religious and ceremonial life. Make sure to read all of the paragraphs in the electronic resources; you will have to open a new page on the website to read about the role of tobacco....   [tags: great lake indians, ceremonial life]

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History of Football: Walter Camp

- Football can be traced by rugby and soccer. Walter Camp is the “Father of Football” (Bennett).The first American football game played in the 1860’s (Bennett). Football has a lot of history in the game. The rules are important to the game. The beginning of the National Football League is still going strong today. Strategies and formations of the game are important to study. Football is an aggressive sport and is one of the most played sports in the United States. How football began, the first American football game was played on November 6, 1869....   [tags: nfl, packers, popular sports]

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Auschwitz: An Extermination Camp

- Torture, a word only used in movies. You would never think of it happening in real life. Yet in Auschwitz, people faced torture and something far worse: death. Most people know Auschwitz as one of the deadliest concentration camps. But what some people aren’t aware of is that Auschwitz was an extermination camp. Millions of people, not only Jews, died in the camp due to the mass killings inflicted by the Nazis. Life in Auschwitz was something that people would call a living hell. The only way out of the camp was death....   [tags: Jews, Nazis, Torture]

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The Camp Cross Croutons

- The Camp Cross Croutons The Camp Cross Croutons is the name of the first community I felt I truly belonged to and that belonged to me. In this paper I will be reflecting on this significant culture I was part of, and then viewing it as a system, through the lens of “new science”. I will explore the sometimes paradoxical notions of emergence, autopoiesis, Maturana’s “biology of cognition”, structural coupling, chaos and dissipative structures. Camp Cross, and the Croutons From the time I was three, Camp Cross was a familiar summer getaway for me....   [tags: Culture ]

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My Trip to Camp

- I’m on a muddy, yellow bus coming back from camp. I'm twelve and so are you. Prior to leaving for camp, I had imagined it would be just me and three, maybe four, other boys that I hadn't met yet, running around all summer, getting ourselves into trouble. Playing games and just enjoying our summer. You know, typical boy stuff. Ultimately it ended up being me and this one girl. That's you. As long as we are still on the bus its like we are still at camp. Once we reach the pickup point where our parents would be waiting for us camp will be over....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Auschwitz Death Camp

- The holocaust was a horrific period of time where unbelievable criminal acts were carried out against the Jews, Gypsies, and other racial gatherings. These defenseless individuals were sent from unsanitary ghettos to death camps, one being Auschwitz. The Auschwitz death camp comprised of three camps, all in which are placed in Poland. Numerous forms of extermination came about overtime to speed up the killing process. Life at the death camps was cut short for those who weren’t fit to work; such as the elderly, women, the mentally disabled, and young children....   [tags: polland, nazi, holocaust]

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Holocaust Death Camp Inhumanity

- A 40 acre piece of land is attributed for over 2 million deaths, this is more than the total number of British and American soldiers combined that died in World War II. This small acreage was called Auschwitz and to the prisoners who stayed and died there it caused both mental and physical inhumanity to them. Mental inhumanity is an act against someone or a group of people, which is considered immorally wrong, on which affects their thoughts or feelings. Physical inhumanity is an act against a person or people which is considered immorally wrong, on which affects their body and health....   [tags: History, Auschwitz ]

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Indian Novels From North-East

- Are you warm. Yes I’m warm, John. With you near me I’ll never be cold. (108) Thus in their love world warmth of love always triumph over coldness of death. Nongkynrih in her “Prelude” to the book Around the Hearth: Khasi Legends writes that “the Khasis are a great storytelling people” (Nongkynrih 2007, vii). This habit of storytelling flows down the generations in that clan based society. In Hazarika’s novel Kharkongor retains this art, and albeit he faces linguistic barrier, he exhibits this art while narrating his story to John....   [tags: Indian, Shillong, Kharkongor]

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Sugar Camp

- Going away to camp, for most people, is a good experience. There people would interact with friends and play games. Going away to camp is all around a fun past time. Most people saw camp was a vacation, to get away from work or school or just reality all together. There are different types of camp. Rocking out with Mitchie ( Demi Lovato ) and Joe (Joe Jonas ) at Camp Rock in the movie Camp Rock to working on health and fitness with Rachel and Taylor in the movie Fat Camp and then there is Sugar Camp....   [tags: Local History]

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Transportation Camp

- Overall I found the ACA's standards to be very comprehensive with regard to camp transportation operations. The ACA standards not only ensure current vehicle maintenance, but they extend into specific camp needs such as the need for pre-arranged non-emergency medical transportation, for example. These standards could be easily synthesized into a checklist of sorts to create the optimum safety for camp transportation. I've identified three different common forms of transportation to and from camp: personal cars, church vans, and chartered busses....   [tags: motor vehicles, personal vehicles]

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Horse Camp

- As I opened the door to the barn, I could smell the strong scent of hay and I heard a horse whinny. As soon as I saw a tall horse more than twice the size of me, a twist of nervousness formed inside me and I wondered how I would ever be able to ride that thing. As the councillors from the “Horse Camp” put the sattles on the horses and handed us our helmets. (I later learned that my horses name was Bailey.) We all walked our horses out of the big scarlet coloured barn and attempted to put their feet in the stirrups and hop on....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Fitness Boot Camp

- A fitness boot camp is a kind of physical training program, which is conducted by personal trainers, gyms and other military personals. These programs have continued to increase in the past few years. Boot camp training will often combine interval training, running and many other exercises, like using weights for losing body fat, increasing cardiovascular efficiency and increasing strength. Many programs offered in boot camp are for nutrition advice as well. The term ‘boot camp’ is used because it will train people, mostly outdoors and this may not be always similar to military training....   [tags: Fitness]

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The Politics of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

- The Politics of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp Guantanamo Bay, also known as Gitmo, is a United States Detention Camp located in the Guantanamo Naval Base in South Eastern Cuba. The United States gained control of the Guantanamo Bay area in the 1903 Cuban-American treaty in which the United States gained the right to control the Cuban territory while at the same time recognizing the Cuban state sovereignty (Nofi, 112). In the year 1970, the United States began to use part of the Guantanamo Naval Base as a detention camp for Cubans and Haitians that were caught in the high sea trying to get into the United States illegally (Gott, 78)....   [tags: War on Terror, Imprisonment]

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Argument Analysis on Adventure Camp Programs

- Bruce A. Larson evaluates the effects of adventure camp programs on behavioral problem adolescents with low self-concept. Larson (2007) pulled sixty-one male and female adolescents and divided them into two groups. The treatment group was subjected to the adventure camp program while the control group was not. The two groups’ pretests and posttest were compared at the conclusion of the experiment in order to determine if significant differences existed (Larson, 2007). Larson’s argument failed to meet the criteria of a strong generalization, however, his strong causal argument successfully fulfilled the requirements needed....   [tags: Bruce a. Larson, adolescents behavioral problems]

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