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    The Elk Hunt

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    With the hopes that it wouldn't snow, I traveled to Silverton Colorado with my dad in October. My dad and I had six elk tags for the very first rifle season. We pulled our camp trailer down to a nice wooded area about five miles before you get into town. The camp sight was about a quarter mile off of the highway. There were trees all around the camping spot; the only break in the trees was where the road came through. We set up our camp trailer the day before season started. We had set our alarm

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    Elk Essay

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    The American elk, is truly one of the most majestic and beautiful creatures of the Rocky Mountains. With a scientific name of Cervus canadensis, the Elk represent the Rocky Mountains of North America. Elk, used to thrive in natural communities through much of the Northern Hemisphere, from Europe all the way through most of the other continents. (Sensemen 2014) Extensive hunting and accidental destruction of their natural habitats have taken a great portion of their range away from them. Today

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    this essay. This is what I’m going to talk about through the whole story. I will be talking about elk hunting, bear hunting, antelope hunting, and alligator hunting. The perfect hunting trip for elk would not be getting a bull right away. It is no fun if you only hunt for 5 minutes and kill an elk right off the bat. I would like to travel to Montana because that seems to have a ginormous population of Elk, but Kentucky is closer and we own property down there so we wouldn't have to pay much money for

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    Black Elk Speaks

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    Black Elk Speaks Greed is a large part of the American culture whether we realize it as a society or not. Many countries around the world view the United States as a selfish country that does what it wants on a global scale, and does not share or allocate its predominate wealth. I am very thankful and proud to be a citizen of this country. Even though I would risk my life to protect our country and its freedom, there are aspects about our civilization that I wish could be different. Black Elk

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    Black Elk Analysis

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    Black Elk Speaks describes a young Native American’s, Black Elk, life growing up. In the text Black Elk is a selfless person, whose main goal in life is to protect his people. He takes this goal upon himself after he experiences a great vision. In this vision, on pages 20 and 21, Black Elk is given a great power. He uses this power not only to destroy the villages enemy, “the blue man,” but he also is able to heal all of those that are sick or dead in the village by flying by them. Black Elk understands

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    Black Elk Speaks

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    Black Elk Speaks The division in the world among the races always was and will be one of the biggest issues that the people have to deal with and solve. Many cultures, Indian culture is one of the examples, were affected by the persecution of the people who were though to be “superior” to others. Indian culture was persecuted by whites, which wanted to wipe off the Indian civilization from the face of the world. The Native Americans wanted the same as anyone would, peace and freedom for their

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    frozen cherry blossom blooms, Elks Grand Exalted Ruler (GER) Michael Zellen arrived in Washington, D.C. This annual trip for the GER is a time to meet with military, administration and congressional leaders on the needs of the military and veterans and the progress of creating a drug-free society. Meeting with senior level meetings may have intimidated some, but not GER Zellen. His confidence was palpable. The goal was clear; he had one question to ask, “How can the Elks help you?” Hosting events to

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    Black Elk Speaks

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    Black Elk Speaks The book Black Elk Speaks was written in the early 1930's by author John G. Neihardt, after interviewing the medicine man named Black Elk. Neihardt was already a published writer, and prior to this particular narrative he was at work publishing a collection of poems titled Cycle of the West. Although he was initially seeking infor-mation about a peculiar Native American religious movement that occurred at the end of the 19th century for the conclusion his poetry collection, Neihardt

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    Black Elk Speaks

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    According to Black Elk, his people should follow the "good red road". In his vision, he could see a beautiful land where many, many people were camping in a great circle. They were happy and had plenty. Their drying racks were full of meat and the air was clean and beautiful with a living light everywhere. Around the circle were fat and happy horses. Animals of all kinds were scattered over the hills and hunters were returning with their meat. The flowering tree was in the center of the circle

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    Black Elk Speaks Analysis

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    Journalist John G. Neihardt’s Black Elk Speaks is one of the most famous texts on the Sioux culture. However, when considering journalism and anthropology, one may realize that Neihardt’s work was much more journalistic than anthropological. When studying culture, an anthropologist would do it holistically. Rather than only looking at individual components of culture, anthropologists must consider every piece of a society to fully understand it. Additionally, an anthropologist would use the ethnographic

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