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    Ishi, the Last of His Tribe by Theodora Kroeber Chapter 1 This book begins when it's main character Ishi is just thirteen years of age. He is one of the remaining Yahi Indians in the world. The people in his tribe now living are Ishi, grandfather and grandmother, Tushi, Timawi, his mother and his father. They have been hiding from the Saldu, white men as the Yahi called them. This chapter had much to do with the Harvest Season. We know this season as autumn. They had to hunt and forage for many

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    The Story of the Yahi Man

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    sensation.” (Rockafeller) The Indians name was Ishi. He came out of the forest starving and scavenging for food. “Ishi looked like the walking dead.” (Gannet) Ishi will always be remembered by his historical imprint that he left on the world. Ishi was born into the wild and ended up living in one of the biggest cities, with a death that shattered the U.S. “There he stood… tearfully straddling two worlds.” (Rockafeller) Ishi was caught between two worlds. Ishi was all alone left in the wilderness, when

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    Native California Culture

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    the last remaining member of the northern California Yahi tribe. When Kroeber met this man he named him “Ishi” – ishi being the Yahi word for man. Ishi revealed that early in his life he had escaped a massacre perpetrated by White settlers. He remained in hiding for 44 years with a handful of other Yahi natives. For three years after all the remaining Yahi natives he had lived with died, Ishi lived alone hiding in fear of suffering the same fate the yankees had dealt to the former members of his

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    Multiculturalism

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    1)There are different skin pigmentation around the world due to the Sun’s UV rays and how they differentiate in radiations around the world. For example, central Africa has a higher UV radiation index of an 11 which is shown on the map on page 220. Compared to the map on page 219, the darkest skinned people live in central Africa. Anthropologist believe the role of natural selection is an approach to explain human biological variations Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel believe that “Natural selection

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    Alfred Louis Kroeber was born in New Jersey in 1876 and later grew up in New York City where he attended a New York prep school. Kroeber was not only well-educated as a child, but he was also multilingual. It was arguably this strong educational background and history of assiduousness and discipline that contributed to Kroeber’s later success in an academic setting and in the field of Anthropology. By 1917, Alfred Kroeber was already flourishing in his field. By 1897, Kroeber received Bachelor’s

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    There are a number of challenges, faced by Native American tribes around the end of the twentieth century, which require an examination. Phillip Martin discussed the economic problems that the Choctaw faced in "Philip Martin (Choctaw) Discusses the Challenges of Economic Development, 1988." He stated, "For many years the Choctaw people were at the bottom of the economic and social ladders, practically all of them subsisting as sharecroppers" (p. 487). Sharecroppers were extremely poor, hardly more

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    Japanese garden elements are the main parts for its decoration and beauty. Every style of art has their elements of own. A garden of Japan has numerous elements like water, rocks, islands, bridges, ponds, teahouse, lanterns, borrowed scenery and plants. The combination of these elements makes the garden alive. Following are the important elements of Japanese gardens: • Waterfall, bridges and ponds: The pond is also known as ike, is one of the basic elements of Japanese garden. It is the representation

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    It is no surprise hair texture varies based on ethnic background. But what exactly determines the hair texture of someone based on their ethnic background? In today’s society, image is everything and hair is a great part of one’s image. In fact, the total revenue of the hair care industry in 2013 was $64.8 billion, according to the 2013 Professional Salon Industry Haircare Study. Because the hair industry is so lucrative, it is safe to say that hair is important to many. When researching a topic

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    The Creation of Encyclopedia

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    The Creation of Encyclopedia Webster's New World Dictionary defines the Enlightenment as "an 18th-century European philosophical movement characterized by rationalism, an impetus toward learning, and a spirit of skepticism and empiricism in social and political thought." During this period of enlightenment, the way the world was viewed changed in a large part because of the group of philosophers known as the philosophes. During the Enlightenment the greatest philosophical movement of the philosophes

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    Since human beginnings, people have sought to uncover the origin of dreams. The ancient Greeks believed dreams came from the God Oneiroi. The Chinese believes that dreams happened when the hun or spirit leaves the body for the land of the dead. The Ishi Indians believed that dreams were sacred messages from the Gods. Yet even now, with the current technological and intellectual advancements, scientists and psychoanalysts have still to find the true reasons and meanings of these dreams. Some argue

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