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  • The Plains

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    The vivid memory of the plains never leaves me. I can return to this place at any moment. I close my eyes and take a deep breath. My lungs are filled with the clean and pure air, a welcome change from the thick hazy air of the outside world. I am alone with only my thoughts and emotions to keep me company. The summer breeze, warm upon my face is filled with the sweet smell of the tall billowing grass. Soft green hills surround me. I am not certain where they begin or where they end. Far into the

  • Plains Indians

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    For many tribes of Plains Indians whose bison-hunting culture flourished during the 18th and 19th centuries, the sun dance was the major communal religious ceremony . . . the rite celebrates renewal - the spiritual rebirth of participants and their relatives as well as the regeneration of the living earth with all its components . . . The ritual, involving sacrifice and supplication to insure harmony between all living beings, continues to be practiced by many contemporary native Americans. -Elizabeth

  • The Plains Bison Hunt

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    The hunts did not take long to become a major part of the Métis culture and heritage. This would end up being a major source of income for many decades. As the ice age glaciers started to melt, the bison and other animals started moving onto the plains, the Métis then used this migration to their advantage and started hunting them (Gerhard, 1982). Some First Nations, particularly the Dakota and Assiniboine, relied primarily on the bison, utilizing every part of the body and carcass (Gerhard, 1982)

  • Plain English Communication

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    Plain English Communication INTRODUCTION After researching Communication, I have developed the following conclusions, which I will explain in this memo. I will attempt to answer several questions that pertain to communication and the importance. I developed my conclusions from researching provided handouts and the Internet. HOW IMPORTANT IS COMMUNICATION? In every society, humans have developed spoken and written language as a means of sharing messages and meanings. Readers need to

  • The Hudson Plains on Canada

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    LOCATION The Hudson plains are in parts of Ontario and Manitoba. Their area is about 350 000 km squared. The west edge of the Hudson Plains is around Churchill in north Manitoba, the eastern edge is around Fort Rupert, the northern edge borders Hudson Bay and James Bay and the southern edge is near Kapuskasing, Manitoba. Moosonee and Churchill are major cities in the Hudson Plains area, and lesser known cities include Attawapiskat, Fort George, Eastmain, Fort Albany, Lake River, Winisk, Fort Severn

  • Mongols and Plains Indians

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    first civilization was the Plains Indians. The second was the Mongols. Each culture had a common form of religion. This religion was shamanism. Wordiq defines it as "a range of traditional beliefs and practices that involve the ability to diagnose, cure, and sometimes cause human suffering because of a special relationship with, or control over, spirits." The cultures were also affected by the horse. According to David Nicolle, the horse appeared on the Central Plains of America during the 18th century

  • Great Plains Women Essay

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    Women of the Great Plains When the United States was taking shape a nation, many events took place, and they played an important role in defining the country in different ways. One theme that comes up is the role women played in the development of America as a nation. For long, the society has been focusing on the role of men from different races and ethnicities in the development of America. The women of the Great Plains are among those that the American society had failed to recognize on many fronts

  • The Disappearance of the Plains Indian culture

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    The Disappearance of the Plains Indian culture ‘It was the lack of buffalo that killed off the Plains Indian culture in the 20th century’. In some respects this traditional historical statement is true; however, I believe that many views which revisionist historians believe also contributed greatly to the disappearance of the Plains Indian culture in the 20th century. The traditional historian’s view that the lack of buffalo did contribute severely to the Plains Indian culture is true,

  • The So-Called Plain People

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    Who are the so-called “Plain People”? Without sufficient insight and research, one might presume the Amish and the Mennonites to merely be interchangeable terms for a group that is essentially one in the same. This assumption is, no doubt, an incorrect perception. In fact, the Amish broke away from the Mennonites, who were too liberal for the Amish’s penchant. The two diverse people factions share numerous similarities; however, the Amish and Mennonites do not look eye to eye on certain beliefs

  • Mixedwood Plains Ecozone Essay

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    Mixedwood Plains Ecozone Landforms The Mixedwood Plains ecozone is composed of waterfalls, rivers, plains, and wetlands. The last continental ice sheet covering the ecozone melted 11 000 years ago, leaving thick clay deposits. Underneath, the ecozone is sedimentary rock, while up above, it is mostly plains and rolling hills with some notable features being Manitoulin Island, the Great Lakes, and the Niagara Escarpment. More than 6000 drumlins span the ecozone, as do bodies of freshwater. Approximately