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  • African American Culture And Spanish Culture

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    Spanish music around her . She stated that her parents were from Puerto Rico so there was difficulty fo her to understand why Spanish music was such a big deal to my parents and other family members? Now that she is older she has found an entirely new appreciation of the reason Latin music brings out the pride and essence in the Puerto Rican community. MS. Aviles found that Puerto Rican music is so important to the Puerto Rican community because Spanish music links us with our history and has been

  • Long Walk of the Diné

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    most serious cause of insecurity in the eyes of Maj. Edward Canby, who found himself the senior Union officer in the New Mexico Territory as the Civil War heated up. Canby's proposed solution was to remove the Navajo and Mescalero Apaches, considered “wild tribes” to a reservation near Ft. Sumner in eastern New Mexico. He had selected Colonel Kit Carson, then with the New Mexico Volunteers to lead the expedition to accomplish this monumental task. Canby was recalled to Washington D.C. before his

  • The Navajo People and Their Environmental Concerns

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    The Navajo People and Their Environmental Concerns Introduction This nation was built on the foundation that “All Men are Created Equal.” Under the eyes of God, no man is better than another. This has held our nation together and forced us to exist interdependently. We are fortunate to live in a nation that possesses such a wealth of diversity. It makes our nation unique and gives people the opportunity to learn about the beauty of culture. However, history has shown us that not all

  • Heart of the Navajo tribe

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    phenomenal thing about each individual culture though they may be similar in some ways they vary in the most impeccable manner that makes that group of people unique such as the Navajo Tribe. “The Navajo are natives of the Four Corners region (Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado). The Navajo people are still living in their traditional territory today. The Navajos live on a reservation, which is land that belongs to them and is under their control. The Navajo Nation has its own government, laws, police

  • Central New Mexico Organizational Scan

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    The institution chosen for this organizational scan is my current employer, Central New Mexico Community College (CNM). CNM is a very large 2-year public institution. According to the Carnegie Classification System (2008; 2010), the current student population is 27,999. It is a public urban institution serving multiple campuses. It is exclusively an undergraduate two-year institution, and the undergraduate profile is higher part-time two-year (para. 1). As the associate director of Financial Aid

  • Hispanic and Native Americans Culture in California

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    relationships in a multicultural society. Hispanics comprise California’s largest minority group. They make up 37.6% of the total population (US Census, 2011). The term Hispanic defines a population of Spanish-speaking individuals from Cuba, Mexico, South America, Puerto Rico, and Spain. Family is the most important social unit of Hispanic life. It is a close-knit entity that includes immediate and extended family members. Typically, the father is the head of the family and the mother rules

  • The Apache Tribe

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    The Apache were a very interesting group of Indians. The name Apache means “enemy” when translated. Many neighboring tribes feared them. They were located in Texas and the New Mexico Desert, and you can still find reservations there today. A leader of the Apache had to be special and posses many qualities. Some of these qualities include the following: wealth, wisdom, sympathy, and strength. A few of their jobs consisted of listening and speaking well, settling disputes, making sure everyone is

  • The UFO Incident of Roswell, New Mexico

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    your thoughts really came true? The thought of the existence of aliens seems to have been around since the beginning of time. There is one incident in particular that really hits home when talking about the subject, the UFO incident of Roswell, New Mexico. Around June 25th, 1947 a pilot, Ken Arnold had reported strange objects in the sky while flying near Mt. Rainer, Washington. He stated that they flew like "saucers being skipped over water." This was where the term "Flying Saucers" derived from

  • Navajo Tribe Issues

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    Navajo from Spanish/Mexican raids on the Navajo’s cattle. Eventually, a new military commander, James H. Carleton, was named in New Mexico and he began to raid Navajo lands with a vengeance. He ordered the Navajo to surrender. When the majority of the Navajo refused, their crops were destroyed and they were forced to leave their lands in what is called ‘The Long Walk’. They were forced to a reservation in Fort Sumter, New Mexico some 300 miles away. The reservation failed because it was designed to

  • Attitudes Towards the Navajo Tribe's Language and Culture

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    silver lining," the silver lining in this case is the increase and rise in awareness and efforts being undertaken to preserve, revitalize, and revive these languages that are not yet lost to us. Something that is revitalized is defined as "being given new life or vigor to," and should we abide by this definition, it is pleasing to see that numerous fit in this criterion; the criteria of being revitalized. This is a report on the Navajo language. This report will explore how the Navajo language, once