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  • Review of the Article “How the West was Lost”

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    and 1886, the Indians of the Western United States lost their fight with the United States to keep their lands. While nothing in the article tells us who Hagan is, or when the article was written, his central theme of the article is to inform us of how the Indians lost their lands to the white settlers. I found three main ideas in the article that I feel that Hagan was trying to get across to us. Hagan put these events geographically and chronologically in order first by Plains Indians, then by the

  • The Comanche Indians

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    The Comanche Indians The Comanche have most recently been found in the Southern Plains, which stretches from Nebraska to the northern part of Texas. They were fully in Texas by the 1700’s. It is believed that the Comanche derived from the Shoshone Indians, found in Wyoming. The language spoken by the Comanche is actually a form of Uto-Aztecan language that when compared to the Shoshone language, the two are very similar. The Comanche’s were great warriors and did not really indulge in religious

  • The Kiowa’ Indian Tribe

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    The Kiowa’ Indian tribe formed an alliance with neighboring tribes and dominated the western plains for decades. In their native tongue they called themselves, ” Ka’gwa” which meant the “Principle People”. Before the intervention of European cultures they were known as the, ”People with large tipi flaps”. The Kiowa expanded their territories through out the southern plains, which is known as modern day Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado and Texas. The mid-1900 century the Kiowa Indian tribe had

  • What Are The Issues On Indian Reservations?

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    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

  • Analysis Of American Environmental History

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    the Northeast, the Southwest, and the Plains – the same places discussed in American Environmental History: An Introduction, and noting a lot of the same things as well. However, a lot of new things are noted as well, such as the fact that Southwest Apache NAs shaped their landscape using fire – though this method of agriculture is discussed at length in Whitney’s Preservers of the ecological balance wheel. Like Zinn, Berkhofer, and Dunbar-Oritz, they look at the widely held myths that continue to persist

  • Western History

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    cattle right across Texas to New Mexico where he set up a ranch on the Pecos River. Within three years he was regularly driving herds north into Colorado. (4) The route he followed became known as the Goodnight-Loving Trail and, because it avoided the Indian-infested Panhandle, became one of the most important cattle trails to the north. By 1876 the Comanche’s had all but given up the struggle and Charles Goodnight though it safe to move back to Texas. He set up his headquarters in the Palo Duro Canyon

  • Hostile Takeover of the New World

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    States Government on the Indians "The responsibility of any nation, and the particular responsibility of elected officials of any nation, is not to justify what has passed for legality but to anticipate the conditions and problems of tomorrow and attempt to deal with them. The current confusion and violence in Indian Country are a result of the failure to do so by generations of elected officials in this country. To continue to perpetuate myths about American Indians which have no basis in

  • American Indian Movement: Activism and Repression

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    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

  • Essay On Legendary Inspiration

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    identity. Naturally, when you put young children or teenagers with certain kinds of people, they will gradually start picking up habits of the people they are surrounded with. Jim Thorpe was one of those young – adults who were put in the Carlisle Indian School. In this school/ camp, the whites turn Native American children’s lifestyle into theirs. Jim...

  • The Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas

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    The Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas The Kickapoo Indians are Algonkian-speaking Indians, related to the Sauk and Fox, who lived at the portage between the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, probably in present Columbia County, Wis., U.S., when first reported by Europeans in the late 17th century. The Kickapoo were known as formidable warriors whose raids took them over a wide territory, ranging as far as Georgia and Alabama to the southeast; Texas and Mexico to the southwest; and New York and Pennsylvania