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Native American Reservation System Was A Complete Failure

- The Native American Reservation system was a complete failure. This paper focuses on the topics of relocation, Native American boarding schools, current conditions on today’s reservations, and what effects these have had on the Native American way of life. The first failure in the Native American reservation system was in relocation. Native Americans were forced to move to locations that were very different from their traditional homelands. Many times, these reservations were hundreds, if not thousands of miles away which resulted in the deaths of many Native Americans in transit....   [tags: Indian reservation]

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Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie

- In the novel Reservation Blues, most of the characters struggle with their identity at some point. Victor has an especially strong urge to rebel against his Native American heritage, which is apparent in his violent, arrogant demeanor and his obvious problem with alcohol. Victor is tied to his past and has trouble coping with his life as it is, and is in a constant battle with himself, his surroundings, and other people.            Early in the book, Victor is portrayed as somewhat of a bully, and he and Junior are even referred to as, "two of the most accomplished bullies of recent Native American history." (page 13) Victor's closest and most meaningful relationship in the book is his fri...   [tags: Reservation Blues, Sherman Alexie]

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The Navajo Reservation

- There are plenty of people and places that are important to me, but there is a specific area that holds a special place in my heart. For the past three summers, I have spent a week in Shiprock, New Mexico. Why is this town important. Shiprock is on the Navajo Reservation. My church takes a small group of people out there to put on a Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Shiprock Church of Christ for the children in the community. I love seeing the children and getting to know them. The town of Shiprock is a town full of wonderful people....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Native American Life On The Reservation

- The precursor of Native American life on the “reservation” began during the 19th century as “white” Americans continued their move westward from the eastern United States. As whites began their westward expansion they came in direct conflict with the Native Americans who were already settled in these areas. A reservation was an area of land designated by the U.S. government where different tribes of Native Americans were to live and be “confined” unless they got “permission” to leave. Life before the living on the reservation included the freedom to travel, to gather and hunt, and even to wander but that was radically altered when they were forced to move....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Reservation and The Right to Equality

- ... Union of India respectively. In the case of Ashoka Kumar Thakur v. Union of India the horizontal application of article 15 (5) was challenged as being unconstitutional for being in violation of the basic structure of the Constitution. The question of the horizontal application of Article 15(5) to private unaided non-minority educational institutions was left unanswered. Justice Bhandari who wrote the dissenting judgment struck down this horizontal application by holding it in violation of Article 19(1) (g) which was a part of the Basic Structure of the Constitution....   [tags: constitution, laws, education]

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Rural Areas Of The Navajo Reservation

- More than three fourth of Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools are located in rural areas of the Navajo reservation. There is great concern of attracting qualified teacher into these rural areas. The BIE Navajo area schools (Appendix A) has never seen it easy to compete in the job market, but the problem has become more severe with the escalating teacher shortage. The beginning of each school year this vacancy listing doubles in rural areas schools. Unquestionably, Navajo rural schools face many obstacles in their attempts to attract teachers....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Confidence]

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I Am Met With Reservation

- As I reflect on who I am and which culture I identify with, I am met with reservation. My parents are both Black Americans, they were both born and raised in the United States, their parent were also born and raised in the US. It is obvious that we derive from African descent; our skin color and physical features yet I find it difficult to relate or identify with my African heritage as slavery has played a pivotal role in separating us from our African origin. African enslavement left us devoid of a way to define ourselves....   [tags: African American, Race, Black people]

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Rosebud Reservation Case Study

- After traveling to Rosebud Reservation, I found it eye opening of the cases that presented in the outpatient clinic at Indian Health Services. One patient that was out of the ordinary to me was a man that came in with a fractured tibia or fibula, as he had a cast that was put on within 72 hours of being seen at Indian Health Services Outpatient Clinic. I was unable to gather the required information due to fingerprinting not being approved. The patient presented with common signs of compartmental syndrome....   [tags: Case Study]

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Video Reservation At Restaurants With The Past Year

- "I used Disney Dining Buddy; I paid $20 for this reservation, what do you mean you can 't find it?!” this has become a common thing being heard at restaurants all over the Walt Disney properties over the past year reports many Disney leaders. Although at the end of 2012 this was heard very rarely, it has grown into an almost daily heard phrase in 2015. Over the years many websites have begun to pop up, offering guest’s reservation at popular restaurants such as; Be Our Guest, and Cinderella 's Royal Table for a fee....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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The Oglala Sioux Of Pine Ridge Reservation

- That’s Awkward: You’ve Mentioned Native Americans Without Mentioning Their Current Conditions The Need for Awareness “We’re not part of the conversation, rural America is not part of the conversation, especially not Indians ‘cause they don’t even know the destructive things out there half the time,” declares a Native resident living on the Pine Ridge Reservation within Jacek Kropinski’s short documentary, The Oglala Sioux of Pine Ridge Reservation (Kropinski, 2015). Kropinski’s documentary details the third-world living conditions of Pine Ridge Reservation within South Dakota that will strike an empathetic chord with most of its viewers....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Alcoholism and Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

- Alcoholism is one of our nation’s largest social issues to date, and carries with it many negative aspects, the most dire being death at the hands of this disease. Alcohol and alcoholism have been part of societies for centuries. This habit was brought over to the new world when the first settlers landed on the shores of what was to become America. Furthermore, in bringing alcohol to this new land an entire nation of Native American Indians were introduced to a product that has affected them more negatively than any other to date, and continues to suffer from today and probably well into the future....   [tags: Alcohol ]

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Native American Reservation Life and History

- Many people today know the story of the Indians that were native to this land, before “white men” came to live on this continent. Few people may know that white men pushed them to the west while many immigrants took over the east and moved westward. White men made “reservations” that were basically land that Indians were promised they could live on and run. What many Americans don’t know is what the Indians struggled though and continue to struggle through on the reservations. Indians had been moved around much earlier than the nineteenth century, but The Indian Removal Act of 1830 was the first legal account....   [tags: Indian Removal Act of 1830, forced assimilation]

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JetBlue and WestJet: Examples of Reservation System Implementation

- For any airline, their reservation system is the most important element that will determine their success or failure in the travel business. The reservation system has to be able to handle a very large amount of data and must be able to offer the services and systems that customers need and want from an airline. The first steps in determining what and how their reservation system needed to be updated JetBlue and WestJet needed to run a systems analysis. As Laudon (2013), stated, “First step is to identify the problem, gather information, devise alternative solutions, and make a decision about the best solution” (p....   [tags: Upgrading, Flying, Customer Service]

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A Handful Of Dates By Tayeb Salih And The Plane Reservation

- Experience of growing up is difficult, although most of the people in their lives wait for the moment they grow up. However, the thing they expect or see is not always as they seem. At some moments, the people might take wrong decisions in their life. However this helps them take lessons from life even if one day they might regret what they did. This came to me up with a point why I should compare between the two stories’s ‘A Handful of Dates’ by Tayeb Salih and ‘The Plane Reservation’ by Massud Farzan....   [tags: Religion, Human, Mother, Thought]

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Love Medicine By Louise Erdrich And Where White Men Fear

- There are various issues on Indian Reservations that have significant impacts on the lives of many Native American people, young and old. Among these are domestic violence, suicide, severe medical issues, and extreme poverty. These issues have a negative impact on family life, employment, and self motivation. A vicious cycle is created by the continuance of issues as generation after generation of Native Americans are exposed to similar conditions and find themselves struggling to adapt to a judge mental society and some cases, to survive....   [tags: Indian reservation]

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The Airline Passenger Reservation Systems ( APRS )

- The Airline Passenger Reservation Systems ( APRS ) Executive Summary In a time when establishing and maintaining a market advantage is crucial, the use of technical innovations such as the Airline Passenger Reservation Systems (APRS) becomes a competitive necessity. Good business strategies in developing strategic alliances and exposing the consumer to a globally expanded product base allows airlines to compete. A wider range of products, the ability to be flexible with fluctuating consumer needs are all potentially exploitable through the power of technology and strategic planning....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Summary Of Junior Considering Himself A Part Time

- The idea of Junior considering himself a “part-time” Indian really impacted him when he started attending Reardan, the school that was in the next town over, and off of his Spokane Reservation. He struggles to fit in at his new school, where he is the only Spokane student in a predominantly white school. He explains what his appearance is, and what he wishes it would have been had he come from the white community. Junior’s split illustration depicted how he was the opposite of the white students at Rearden, and how he may have appeared if he wasn’t Indian....   [tags: Indian reservation]

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Sherman Alexie 's The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part Time Indian Reservation

- “The rez” better known as the Spokane Indian Reservation is one of the main settings in Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian. The Spokane Indian Reservation is located in Wellpinit, Washington. This reservation is not just a home for the Spokane Indians, to them it symbolizes family, culture, tradition, and unity. To most of the Native-Americans living here, the reservation also symbolizes poverty, broken dreams, and death. Arnold, the main character in Alexie’s book, sees beyond his culture on the reservation into reality that is hidden....   [tags: Sherman Alexie, Spokane people, Poverty]

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Reservation Life: Social and Economic Problems Facing Native Americans

- In the late 1870’s, while the American-Indian war was still being fought, another war began against Native American culture. It began when the American government forced the Indians to leave their home lands to relocate to reservations. Native Americans have since struggled to survive on the lands where they were placed many years ago, places of destitution and mostly despair. Reservations are amongst the poorest places in the Western hemisphere and have the distinction of having the highest rates of addiction, domestic violence, and suicide in the United States....   [tags: discrimination, cultural distortion]

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Poverty Is The Cause Of Much Deprivation On The Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation

- Poverty in Dupree, SD Poverty is the cause of much deprivation on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. One of the towns on the reservation is the small town of Dupree, South Dakota. Dupree is a very rural and isolated agricultural and primarily Native American community. The town’s population of about 530 people. Approximately fifty percent of the people fall beneath the poverty level. The effect of this deprived condition is lack of employment, which contributes to the low socio economic status of the community....   [tags: High school, Higher education, Poverty, Education]

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American Relations : An Indian 's Journey Through Reservation Life

- Ethnicity has long been a cultural separator and gap closer for many generations. From the civil rights and black movements of the past and currently today, to the American Indians reservations and concentration camps of Japanese Americans during World War II. The American people and government are consistently fighting back and forth to try and right some sort of wrong that each party is consistently doing. George M. Fredrickson’s essay, Models of American Relations: A Historical Perspective (Fredrickson), talks about and explains how ethnic groups have been defining themselves for years or how the governments that they live under have been defining them as well....   [tags: Race, Ethnic group, United States, Culture]

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The Black Nation And The Awakening Of The Lakota Reservation During The Documentary ' Generation Red Nation '

- An upside down American flag is a sign of distress, one of which was shown in on the Lakota reservation in the documentary “Generation Red Nation”, marking a need for help which has not been given beneficially to Native Americans, especially to those living on reservations. Throughout their history, the Euro-government explicitly broke promises and/or remained silent on ongoing events, even when they reached out through the correct channels. After tragic events tore apart Indian culture of various tribes, they found ways in which to connect in things such as Pan-Indianism and to unite with their history that some had lost through various techniques, such as disease, poverty, and bills passed...   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Analysis Of The Cheyenne River Reservation Is The Small Town Of Dupree South Dakota

- Cause and Effect Essay Located on the Cheyenne River Reservation is the small town of Dupree South Dakota. Dupree is a very rural agricultural and primarily Native American community. The town has a small population of about 530 people. A large percentage of the community member’s fall beneath the poverty level. The cause of the high poverty is the lack of industry to employ people which adds to the socio economic status. Additionally only basic job opportunities exist beyond agriculture; such as working in the grocery store, gas station, a bank, the school, and city jobs....   [tags: High school, Higher education, Education, Poverty]

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The On The Cheyenne River Reservation Is The Small Town Of Dupree South Dakota

- Located on the Cheyenne River Reservation is the small town of Dupree South Dakota. Dupree is a very rural agricultural and primarily Native American community. The town has a small population of about 530 people. A large percentage of the community member’s fall beneath the poverty level. The cause of the high poverty is the lack of industry to employ people which adds to the socio economic status. Additionally only basic job opportunities exist beyond agriculture; such as working in the grocery store, gas station, a bank, the school, and city jobs....   [tags: High school, Higher education, Education, Poverty]

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America 's Founding Fathers : An Indian 's Journey Through Reservation Life

- From big, overwhelming institutions setting regulations for a large amount of people to a small “everyday” family of 4, governments are almost always to blame for any and all outcomes. So many of America’s founding fathers had bad ideas and moral compasses pointed in the wrong direction, and now we as a people have to speak out on the injustices done to all of our people. Whether it’s in unpopular books and poems or in “cult-classic” films, many Americans have tried to speak out or bring the truth to light, the truth being how racist, sexist and unfair leaders and protectors have been to minorities....   [tags: United States]

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The Reservation vs The City in Tomson Highway’s The Rez Sisters

- Tomson Highway’s play The Rez Sisters shows both the negative and positive results of the interaction between Aboriginal and white culture (Nothof, 1). This is seen in the Rez (small town) vs. Toronto (city) mentality that the play’s characters use to measure value of things (Aurylaitė, 172). The influence of the city, white culture and its objects help shape the identity of the characters and even affect the community. For the characters Toronto is the place where all their dreams will come true (Aurylaitė, 172-173)....   [tags: Literacy Analysis ]

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Exaggeration of Despair in Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues

- Exaggeration of Despair in Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues Gloria Bird realizes that for generations Native Americans have had drinking problems, and she also realizes that it is difficult for “native writers to accurately represent our communities without exploiting them.”(G. Bird) However, Bird criticizes Alexie of embellishing or exaggerating the Native Americans’ despair. Alexie cannot ignore the alcohol situation when describing Native American culture, but Alexie does not need to make alcoholism a common trait amongst almost every ‘Indian’ on the reservation and other reservations....   [tags: Gloria Bird]

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Growing Up with No Hope in True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

- Can you imagine growing up on a reservation full of people with no hope. The character Arnold in the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie did. In the beginning of the book, Arnold was a hopeless Native American living on a hopeless reservation. In the middle of the book, Arnold leaves the reservation and finds out that his sister left too. By the end of the book, Arnold experiences a lot of deaths of people who mean a lot to him but he still found hope. Arnold becomes a warrior for leaving the reservation and going to Reardan....   [tags: reservation, tribe, native americans]

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Deadly Cultural Clashes In Comparison to a Story by Louise Edrich

- “The Red Convertible” is an interesting story due to its characters, plot, and the general background that the author was motivated by to write this story as well as many of her other works. “The Red Convertible” deals with the relationship between two brothers of the Chippewa Reservation. The story focuses on how their relationship changes over a period of time and discretely how the red convertible car they both bond over reflects those changes in their relationship throughout that period. Sadly, these changes are not good as they focus on the effects Henry Jr....   [tags: the red convertible,chippewa reservation]

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Identity in the Film Thuderheart

- “We know what we are, but not what we may be.” A quote from William Shakespeare discusses the trait of identity. Identity applies to the film as it is a part of different characters and groups throughout the film. A majority of Americans have always been stereotyping Native Americans and the film Thunderheart, stereotyping takes place towards Native Americans. The film was released in 1992 and is about an American FBI agent with an Indian background, Ray Levoi. He goes to a reservation with his partner, Frank Coutelle, to investigate a murder....   [tags: native, americans, murder, reservation]

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The Legacy of Jim Thorpe

- On May 22, 1888, Charlotte Thorpe gave birth to Jacobus (Jim) Franciscus Thorpe and his twin brother, Charles, on an Indian reservation near modern-day Prague, Oklahoma. His Native American roots trace back to chief Black Hawk of the Sac and Fox tribe. His Native American name was Wa-tho-huk, which means “Bright Path.” As a child, he experienced many hardships and struggles. Despite those circumstances, he grew up to be the world’s greatest athlete and play six sports and star in the Olympics. Unfortunately, the Olympics didn’t work out the way he planned....   [tags: biography, indian reservation, ]

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Investigation of Antitrust Law

-   Introduction The last physical conflict with the Indian Nations ended more than 120 years ago however, conflicts over land and respective privileges given to all American Indians, tribes, and nation governments still experience battles only on a different plain. Scholastic research in 2003 identified approximately 613 federally recognized tribes with reservations; 384 of the federally recognized tribes exist in the lower 48 states and an additional 229 Alaska Native Villages with registered land of less than 100 acres to the Navajo reservation exceeding 1.6 million acres (Adamson, 2003)....   [tags: indian nations, reservation lands]

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What is Price Discrimination?

- ... An example of the first-degree price discrimination is a college education in the United States, when the college decides the amount of financial aid to charge for students on their ability to pay, they are committing the first-degree price discrimination, however, college is not a monopolist and the demand for education is a downward sloping. First-degree price discrimination associated graph illustrates the following (figure1): assumes that the demand curve represents the consumers who are willing to pay for products they buy....   [tags: reservation prices, buyers]

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Staying True to Self: Examining the Elements which Hinder Assimilation in Sherman Alexie’s Reservation Blues and Tyehimba Jess’ Leadbelly

- Assimilation by any standard is conversion. A type of conversion into another’s culture with new beliefs, morals, and traditions that changes an individual. Forced or willingly done, this act of assimilation is a loss of a person’s identity within his/or her own culture, whether he/or she is African, Native American, Chinese or Latino. However, who says that one must fully assimilate into another culture, taking on another’s entire way of living and committing to those beliefs, ridding oneself of one’s own heritage....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Analysis Of Crash And From Rez Life : An Indian 's Journey Through Reservation Life

- The United States of America is anything but united. People from all corners of the globe immigrate here for the opportunities and freedoms that come with American citizenship. However cultural differences are causing the citizens of the United States to lock horns and focus on what separates them instead of the similar qualities that united them like the country’s name suggests. A film from 2004 and an essay from 2012 touch on the topic of how ethnic and cultural minorities face major problems in America today....   [tags: United States, Culture]

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Movie Crash And From Rez Life : An Indian 's Journey Through Reservation Life

- The rich diversity in the United States has led itself into battles and ruins. Cultures fight against being assimilated so that they can save their culture, yet are praised for being different. This happens every day and will continue to happen so long as these different and mixed ethnicities continue to be diverse. In the movie Crash and “From Rez Life: An Indian’s Journey Through Reservation Life,” these different ethnicities can be seen both getting along and crashing, simply because there is a preference to Whites and ethnicities are encouraged to be assimilated despite being celebrated for their differences....   [tags: Race, United States]

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Humor is a Way of Life

- What would your life be like without any humor in it. In The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, Sherman Alexie tells stories about the reservation. While reading this book of stories he throws in a lot of things that get you thinking about alcohol on the reservation, where you’d be without parents, and where you’d be without humor. Humor in my perspective is a thing you can fall back on when your day is going all the ways you were hoping it wouldn’t. On the reservation, although it may not be like your type of humor, they use it as a way to clear their heads....   [tags: Shermaln Alexie, stories about reservation]

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Categories for The MAC Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks

- ... In CSMA/CA if a station wishes to transmit a frame, it senses the medium. If the channel is found idle for more than a DIFS (DCF Inter-Frame Space) period, then a frame can be transmitted otherwise it has to defer. If multiple stations contend for the channel, collisions occur. To avoid such collisions DCF employs random Backoff algorithm. In this each station has to wait for an extra period called random backoff time to access the Channel. The length of backoff period is determined by the following equation Backoff Time= random () * 1 Slot Time....   [tags: contention-based, transmission, reservation-based,]

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Sherman Alexie 's Why We Play Basketball

- Although it is played professionally and people make a living off it, basketball is a sport that brings many people together. Sherman Alexie is a Native American who grew up in Spokane Indian Reservation; most of his writing is based on his experience as a Native American. In Sherman Alexie’s poem “Why We Play Basketball”, basketball is not only for entertainment, it can be an intrinsic motivation for people aiming for a better future. Alexie uses basketball to describe his childhood. This poem answers the question why they play basketball because of their childhood experiences....   [tags: Sherman Alexie, Spokane people, Indian reservation]

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Supply Chain Arrangement Is An Important Competitive Advantage

- Introduction Accommodating customer requirements in most supply chain arrangement requires a forecast to drive the process. (book page 133) When looking into the definition of forecasting which is projecting what is going to be sold (units, seats, rooms etc) it is also important to take into consideration where and when in order to reach the future goals. (book page 133) Since it is argued that effective supply chain and logistical capacity is an important competitive advantage. (Christopher 2005) Where maximizing the revenue is the key element in hospitality sector and for hotel industry there is an increased attention on effective demand management and forecasting for reservation systems...   [tags: Hotel, Hotel chains, Hotels, Indian reservation]

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Social and Economic Problems Facing Native Americans

- In the late 1870’s, while the American-Indian war was still being fought, another war began against Native American culture. It began when the American government took Native American children away from the families and placed them into boarding schools that were far from their homes and taught them the ways of the white man. Native Americans have since struggled to survive on the lands where they were placed many years ago, a place of destitution and mostly despair. Reservations are amongst the poorest places in the Western hemisphere....   [tags: american indian, richard pratt, reservation life]

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Don 't Proud And Rich Lakota Culture

- Long before the white man first stepped onto North American soil there was a time when the land was sacred, the family was considered the center of life, everything was done with prayer, and man and nature lived in concert with one another. Seventh generation ranchers, Wayne and Alex Fredrick preserve the ways of their proud and rich Lakota culture by looking to their future in ranching through actions that speak of and honor their past. Their ranch, located on the Rosebud Indian Reservation, was started by Wayne’s great, great, great grandparents William Cordes and Emma Agnus Red War Bonnet in 1904....   [tags: Lakota people, Sioux, Rosebud Indian Reservation]

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On The Rez

- [<<Names>> In the essay “On the Rez” which is written by Ian Frazier, the author tells us about life near the Indian Reservations. Life there can be very though, especially when some of your neighbors treat you with no dignity all because of your color and ethic group. The author then tells us various types of racial discrimination that the Indians felt around the Indian reservations, but the main story is about how a fourteen year old high school student was able change the hatred that was around her reservation, all from a single action that happened in a basketball game....   [tags: Native American, Indian Reservation, Race Relation]

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The Treatment of Native Americans on Reservations

- The Treatment of Native Americans on Reservations Ever since white men came to the New World, they were never at peace with the native peoples. One of the first white men to come to North America was Sir Walter Raleigh, who took the Indians he met as slaves as early as 1584. In the years that followed, settlers forced the Native Americans further and further west. By the year 1850, there had been many attempts at peaceful negotiations and uprisings on both sides, but the government eventually decided that reservations were the only way to contain the Indians and have peace....   [tags: indian tribes, spaniards, slaves]

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Reservation Blues

- Hartry 1 Alterations: Comparing the Changes Caused by Marriage of the two Bessie Head Short Stories, “Life” and “Snapshots of a Wedding” Marriage is the union of two people, traditionally husband and wife. Traditional also are the roles that women play when confined in a marriage. When a woman has had the opportunity to educate herself pass tradition and has been use to a fast-paced modern lifestyle, this role of the wife might prove to be quite onerous to mold to. Usually a time of joy, celebration, and adulation, marriage may also bring along emotional and physical pain as well as awkward situations, as the woman must alter herself to conform the traditional role of what a wife should...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Women in The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie

- Women in The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie A warrior is recognized as sonmeone who battles for his/her beliefs. Even after receiving mortal wounds many times, such a person never leaves the battlefield. However, the inspiring and metaphorical idea of a warrior can certainly extend beyond the actual battlefield, and into the universal battle of living life. A woman must face this world like a warrior. She must endure the pain of a past that oppressed her, the adversity of a present that is only beginning to understand her, and a future that will continuously test her....   [tags: Sherman Alexie Spokane Indian Reservation Essays]

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Improvements to the Justice System in Native American Reservations

- The justice system of a society is the reflection of a society’s values and a flawed system is indicative of an unsafe society, a result that can be seen in Native American reservations (Identification of Controversy) (Lead). The justice system in Native American reservations should be improved by increasing the number of prosecuted crimes, increasing the severity of prison sentences by tribal courts, and by promoting the Violence Against Women Act (Thesis). The Justice Department declines too many serious crime cases, such as sexual abuse cases, to improve the statistics of crime in Native American Reservations (Topic Sentence)....   [tags: crime, prosecute, sentence]

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How Native Americans Were Forced to Reservations

- When people began migrating from Europe to America many things began to change. There were people who already inhabited this land, but the “new” settlers only saw it as theirs and no one else’s. As the nation grew larger and larger the Natives were pushed further and further west. The Plains Indians were a large group that saw each and every step of this process. They were successful and self sufficient, then they endured the Trail of Tears, and finally they had to depend on the U.S. government for everything....   [tags: religion, immigrants, land]

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First Nation or Aboriginal People of Canada

- ... Aboriginals suffer from poverty, sickness and lack of safe water, at what point will the government decide to step in and help. In the Church Catechism says “1932 The duty of making oneself a neighbor to others and actively serving them becomes even more urgent when it involves the disadvantaged, in whatever area this may be." As you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me."Mt 25:40”. Thus, it is government’s duty to respond to the needs of the Aboriginals, especially when they have a disadvantage in society and have very little to work with....   [tags: reservation, poverty, immigrants]

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Gambling On Indian Reservations: The Hope For A Nation

- Gambling On Indian Reservations: The Hope For A Nation About thirty miles off the highway and down a dirt road, you'll see the silhouette of a woman inside her house. She is exhausted, staring as the dust from the dirt floor mixes with the sunlight flowing through the holes the walls. She looks around and knows her life is in shambles. Her house is nothing more than rotting boards and rusted metal roofing. She has no electricity or indoor plumbing. Her only furniture is a moth-eaten couch and two old mattresses sprawled across the floor....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Drive Direct & Increased Booking to Your Hotel with Web Booking Engine

- In today’s time, when a sizeable percentage of hotel reservations are done online, we cannot certainly deny the importance of a hotel website which is quite unique and exclusive to the hotel. Yes, unique and exclusive, as the website features all the information related to the hotel in detail and most importantly, it has all the potential to generate good amount of reservations through it. However, despite being so important, hotel websites are still not leveraged to draw maximum direct bookings....   [tags: online reservations]

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Alcoholism in Native American Communities

- The power to be able to fall into a trance where reality and emotions are destroyed seems attractive to minority communities. Substances such as alcohol and drugs are a popular tool abuse by young teens and adults since these materials are easy to possess. However, using a substance to fall into the trance will only be harmful to the individual and their community. Sherman Alexie, a Native American writer, experiences numerous sorrows from alcohol in his life on the reservation and outside of the reservation....   [tags: indian reservations, substance abuse]

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On the Rez

- In the essay “On the Rez” written by Ian Frazier, the author tells us about life near the Indian Reservations and how one girl was able to change the views of her neighbors. Life there can be very tough for Native Americans, especially when some of their neighbors treat them with no dignity all because of their color and ethic group. Frazier then tells us various types of racial discrimination that the Indians felt around the Indian reservations. But the main story is about how a fourteen year old high school student was able to eliminate the hatred that was around her reservation, all because of a single action which happened in a basketball game....   [tags: Racial Relations, Indian Reservations]

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Prostitution in the United States and the World

- Prostitution has been as issue in many societies around the world for almost all of recorded history. There has been evidence of brothels and prostitution dating far back into human history. Many different societies have different views, ideals, and reservation about the matter. Some cultures around the world view it as a necessary evil for people who need to support themselves and their families. Others view it as morally evil and socially destructive; helping to rot our society from the inside out....   [tags: society, histroy, views, ideas, reservations]

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Rez Life

- The author, David Treure, Ojibwe from Leech Lack Reservation in northern Minnesota, grew up on the reservation. He describes the Rez Life by using people’s stories and somehow connects these stories with historic evens. There are over three hundreds Indian reservations in the United States according to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. When you go to one of these, you will see the sign of welcome. The Rez is not much different from others. The landscape is the same. The fields, lacks, pines, swamps are the same....   [tags: Native-American culture, reservations]

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Native American Reservations Should Remain Sovereign

- Although the United States has a reputation of not being able to mind their own business, this "courtesy" should not extend to foreign nations they have treaties with; especially if they have done enough to those nations already. The Tribal Nations within the United States have been sovereign since before the country declared independence from Britain, and should indefinitely remain so for many reasons. These include making amends for the atrocities the United States has committed upon them; the Constitution states that the reservations are sovereign; and the fact that there are treaties between the United States and the Natives as one sovereign nation to another....   [tags: United States]

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Erasing a Nation: The Conservative View of First Nations Reservations

- “To be Indian is to lack power – the power to act as owners of your lands, the power to spend your own money and, too often, the power to change your own condition.” Jean Chretien, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1969 “White Papers” “I think it’s not humane when we don’t ask the Indigenous peoples themselves what they want to do; I mean part of the problem, for the last 150 - 200 years is that First Nations people are not in control of their own destiny. It’s this crushing Paternalism from the federal government telling First Nations peoples what to do.” Hayden King, Political Science Lecturer, McMaster University....   [tags: International Government ]

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Alcohol And Substance Abuse Runs Rampant On American Indian Tribal Reservations

- Alcohol and substance abuse runs rampant on American Indian Tribal Reservations. What 's still unclear is what the Tribal and Federal Governments are doing to resolve and prevent this issue from occurring. Healthy habits are important for living a long and prosperous life; every person should have the knowledge to make good choices when concerning their own health, and the health of others around them. Additionally, to be offered assistance to help overcome bad habits if need be. This controversy is between the Tribal governments and the Federal government, on who should step up to the plate when providing adequate help for drug and alcohol abuse prevention....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Apache and the Maya are Prominent Native Tribes from the Americas

- ... In the 900s AD, Maya kings were said to force the Mayan people to farm and build for the kings, which caused an internal rebellion against the kings. Furthermore, Mayan cities fought each other, which contributed to the decline of the Maya civilization. The Apache, on the other hand, faced a difficult war against the U.S military in the nineteenth century, which caused the loss of many men, divided their leadership, driving them into reservations. The Maya and the Apache had very different social structures and political systems....   [tags: environment, military, reservations]

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Top Mobile Travel Apps to Plan Amazing Trips

- ... Moreover, you will find this mobile travel app quite easy for sharing your travel plans with anyone. It’s free for iPhone and Android. XE Currency Converter—A must have and a best travel app(free) for those planning an overseas holiday or travel across different nations. It provides details about live currency exchange rates at a single go. So, you can know about your expenditure. You can download on Android, iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, Firefox and Windows OS. RouteHappy—Want to have a spacious seats, entertainment and good planes for your travel....   [tags: deals, reservations, flights]

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Are You Choosing The Right Ota For Your Hotel?

- ARE YOU CHOOSING THE RIGHT OTA FOR YOUR HOTEL. Choosing the rights OTA’s for hotels has now a day’s become a daunting task. There are many options to choose from when it comes to choosing the right OTA’s for the business because choosing the right OTA can give you loads of information regarding different travel options, accurate and precise local information. The main aim is to have the best travel agency software development for your business. Today there are a huge number of travel technology software companies that assist you in developing traveling software....   [tags: Travel agency, Computer reservations system]

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History and Relocation of Native Americans

- 1. Trace the history of relocation and Indian reservations. In what ways did reservations destroy Native American cultures, and in what ways did reservations foster tribal identities. Be sure to account for patterns of change and consistency over time.   When one hears the word “relocation”, I assume, they think of taking one thing exactly as it was and placing it in a different location, but placing it as it was and with the same resources. Relocation is a loaded term because before the word relocation came about settlers of early America were forcefully pushing native peoples off their homelands; they just didn’t have the term “relocation”....   [tags: Indian Reservations, Native American Cultures]

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The Culture Of The Oglala Sioux Land By Michael Apted

- Native Americans have always had conflict with the colonists ever since they settled the North American continent in 1607. Since then, the natives have been pushed west by encroaching settlements. Similarly, “[t]he Sioux had the misfortune of becoming intimately acquainted with the westward thrust of American expansion at a time when American attitudes toward Indians had grown cynical” (Sioux). This had a significant effect on the culture of the Sioux as they began to assimilate with American culture....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, by Sherman Alexie

- In the short stories “A Drug Called Tradition,” “The Approximate Size of My Favorite Tumor,” and “The Only Traffic Signal on the Reservation Doesn’t Flash Red Anymore” collected in The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, author Sherman Alexie uses humor to reflect the life on the Spokane Reservation. In “A Drug Called Tradition,” the story starts with a joke by having Thomas sit down inside a refrigerator in response to Junior’s comment as to why the refrigerator is empty. The Indians are having a party hosted by Thomas, who gets a lot of money from a corporation for leasing some of his land....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Sherman Alexie’s Novel, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

- In Sherman Alexie’s novel, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, the readers get a sense of who he is and how he views things through the character, Victor. Throughout history, Native Americans have been subjugated by the white man. Through prejudice, domination, false promises, and betrayal by the dominant culture had impacted and shaped the lifestyle of the modern Indians. As Victor and his people yield to the addiction of alcohol and devastation of poverty and unemployment, the loss of culture, tradition, and identity is evident....   [tags: he Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven]

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The Narrative Structure Of Plague Of Doves

- The narrative structure in Plague of Doves is complex to the same degree that it’s characters are blended and interrelated with each other, Pluto, the reservation and their ethnic origins. In other words, dividing point of view between a dichotomy such as Native-American or white is not feasible. However, certain components of the story seem to favor a Native-American tradition and others seem to favor white tradition. The earlier historically, the narrative adheres to a native interpretation told through the oral tradition and a Native-American point of view, the closer time borders near the present, white influence becomes prevalent throughout the reservation and the narrative....   [tags: White people, Race]

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Perma Red and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian: A Comparison and Analysis

- Perma Red and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Over the course of the past semester we have read several books about Native American’s and their culture. The two books I found to be the most interesting were Perma Red by Debra Magpie Earling, and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. In each story we see a young person from a reservation dealing with their Native Identities, Love, Loss and everything in between. Both of these novels have their similarities and their differences, but I believe they both offer insight into Native American culture that would be hard to come across elsewhere....   [tags: Native-American History]

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Modules in HANIS software system

- Technological developments are contributing a lot of benefit to the hotel industry. Most of hotels and resorts all over the globe establish new technology system in their facilities for more effective daily operation. With the awareness of increasing demand in tourism industry, the The Regency Jerai Hill Resort had install HANIS LITE systems to smooth the everyday operation. This software system consist of five main modules which are administration module, front office module, housekeeping module, food and beverage module and night audit module....   [tags: Hotel Industry]

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Christopher and Junior’s Journey from Home in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

- ... P, Junior’s teacher told him he needed to leave the reservation because he had no opportunities if he stayed. “You have to leave this reservation”. (42) Mr. P tells Junior that he has no hope on the reservation. This vital advice convinces Junior to leave the reservation. This is an extremely brave thing to do because Junior is going to have to start a new lifestyle at an affluent high school. Junior attends Rearden, a white public school twenty miles from the reservation. Junior is different from the white students because of his personality, socioeconomic status, and race....   [tags: autism, death, dog]

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Questions and Answers: Resouce Allocation and Congestion Control

- 1) What is resource allocation. In networking protocols layers a lot of data is transferred between different processes across a heterogeneous network. Also lot of resources are shared like bandwidth of links or the routers in buffers, where there can be many packets which are queued for transmitting from different processes. It can happen that too many packets are on same link and the queue overflows where packets can be lost or even they need to be dropped. Thus to avoid this congestion resource allocation is done....   [tags: networking, routers]

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

- Since the first Europeans landed their ships on North American soil, the Indians have been a present people in our history. The peaceful beginnings of relations with the Indians soon turn hostile as greed overtook the genuine humanity of the settlers, causing them to eventually destroy the Indian way of life. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee depicts the relationships between European Americans and Indians from 1492 to 1890 from the perspective of the Indian people. Pilgrims that landed on the Massachusetts shore in 1492 encountered the Wampanog people, marking the introduction of the two people groups....   [tags: american history, europeans, indians]

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The Roles of the Characters in “Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee”

- The video “Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee,” tells the story of being pushed onto reservations in the Midwest and Black Hills negotiations. The main characters include Charles Eastman, Red Cloud, and Sitting Bull. These characters each play a significant role in capturing the emotional state of life among the governing agencies and tribal members. Charles Eastman survived the Little Big Horn Valley Battle of June 1876. He was being raised by family and tribal members until his father of newly Christian beliefs came to take him onto a reservation to learn in their school system....   [tags: tribes, leader, resistance]

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

- Vast majority of Indian reservations are suffering from chronic poverty. According to American Indian Relief Council, the reservations have been cited as, “Comparable to Third World”, in terms of living conditions. In the novel written by Sherman Alexie, entitled, “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian”, the main character, a fourteen year old, Native American teenager, which belongs to the Spokane tribe named Junior; stated that, “Poverty does not give you strength or teach you lessons about perseverance....   [tags: poverty, india, sherman alexie]

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Overcoming Poverty, Hunger, And Bullying, Race, By George Arnold

- Hopes and Dreams Arnold is face with so many hardships in his life: poverty, hunger, and bullying, race, alcohol abuse. I think from the beginning he feels worthless also he feels like there is no hope on the reservation, he seems to feel depressed about his life. It just devastated him even more after they put down his favorite dog, which was always a part of his life. After feeling very depressed he decides to see his only friend on the reservation, which was Rowdy. A very mean stocky kid, which has a bad temper, not afraid to fight anyone who picks on Arnold....   [tags: Basketball, High school, High School Musical]

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Buying a House with Distributive Bargaining Skills

- Distributive bargaining is a very important negotiation skill. Used as the core of the core of an negotiation, distributive bargaining is defined as, “a negotiation method in which two parties strive to divide a fixed pool of resources, often money, each party trying to maximize its share of the distribution” (Michael R. Carrell, 2008). Within the distributive bargaining process, the two parties involved have to negotiate over a set of assets in which one person looses and the other gains. This is why Distributive bargaining is also called Zero-sum....   [tags: Negotiation Skills, Core of Negotiation]

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The Nuclear Energy Controversy: Finding a Place for the Nuclear Waste

- Nuclear waste has a reputation for making law makers and the public uneasy, thus it is difficult to find a site for nuclear waste disposal units. However, creating such sites is necessary to allow nuclear energy to the electricity production forefront in America. In the search for a waste disposal location, companies have been turning toward Native American reservations as the final resting places of the radioactive waste. Multiple tribes have quickly denied companies access to their land, but others have taken advantage of the potentially prosperous opportunity....   [tags: pollution, radiation, environmental issues]

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Use of the Unified Modeling Language (UML) for Design

- Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a graphical language used many types of systems models which shows different views of a system being design. The UML is used to describe the conceptual view and process view of an automated ticket-issuing system to be used by passengers on a railway station and for a computer-controlled video-conferencing system used with video, audio, and computer data to participants. Diagrams will show the conceptual and process view of these two systems and have justification for each of the decisions in the design....   [tags: Unified Modeling Language]

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Assimilation of Native American Education

- Assimilation of Native American Education During my research in the assimilation of Native American Education, it was both interesting and alarming to learn of how the Americans assimilated the Native Americans into their White society. The focus of my paper is on how the assimilation of Native Americans was carried out in relation to their education and culture change. As well as, listing and describing certain types of schools created by the government to attain this. It is necessary to include how a typical day in the life of a Native American was spent; therefore, I have included a brief description of a day....   [tags: inclusion in the American public education system]

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Native American Of The Samish Tribe

- This paper is very important to me, as I am Native American of the Samish tribe, and I’m taking ethnic studies courses in a local college. When I learned about the atrocities committed against Native Americans in the past, it made me sad that nothing could be done about it. When I learned about ongoing nefarious activities against Native Americans, it made me determined to shed light on them to as many people as possible, as we have power to make a difference and to prevent further atrocities. America has continued to be so indifferent to minorities, especially the ones that we took this land from, and that is why I chose to pick this as my topic....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me and From Reading Lolita in Tehran

- Heroes and victims—these common roles are found in “The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me,” by Sherman Alexie, and in Azar Nafisi's, “From Reading Lolita in Tehran.” Both Alexie and Nafisi were shaped by the societies into which they were born, turning to literature to escape from the confinements of their existence. Sherman Alexie is an Indian who works with students openly in the Catholic school system to help the students of the reservation find their own way into the world, while Azar Nafisi, a native of Iran, works with her most trusted and brightest students, taking them "underground" for lectures in order to conceal her educational efforts from her country’s...   [tags: azar nafisi, lolita, child prodigy]

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