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    Brave New World

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    they want. Lenina says that she is currently with Henry Foster and has been for four months. Fanny nags Lenina about this and tells her to get another man. So Lenina decides to go with Bernard Marx who has invited her to go with him to a Savage Reservation, which is an uncivilized place filled with poverty, religion, feelings, and individualism. Bernard is an Alpha-Plus, which is considered to be the highest rank in intelligence. However, for an Alpha, he is short and physically inadequate.

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    Trying My Luck

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    casino can be an entertaining place when a person knows his or her limits. The 622,000 square foot mass that is Mystic Lake Casino lies approximately twenty minutes away from the bustling center of Minneapolis. The building sets on an Indian reservation and is owned by the Shakopee Mdewankanton Sioux community. Although the area surrounding the casino resembles the middle of nowhere, Mystic is always buzzing with activity. At night, huge spotlights illuminate the sky in the shape of a teepee

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    The Navajo Code Talkers

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    without hearing Navajo spoken had no chance at all to decipher this unwritten, strangely syntactical, and guttural language (Navajo). Fortunately, Johnston was capable of developing this idea because his missionary father had raised him on the Navajo reservation. As a child, Johnston learned the Navajo language as he grew up along side his many Navajo friends (Lagerquist 19). With this knowledge of the language, Johnston was able to expand upon the idea of Native Americans transmitting messages in their

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    United States, moving to Missouri and then to Kansas. About 1852 a large group went to Texas, and from there to Mexico, where another party joined them in 1863. Some returned to Indian Territory in 1873 and later years. The remainder was granted a reservation in eastern Chihuahua State, in northern Mexico; other Kickapoo reside in Oklahoma and Kansas. Only a few Kickapoo village names have survived Etnataek, Kickapougowi, and Kithlipecanuk. The Kickapoo lived in fixed villages, moving between summer

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    Back to School

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    for my children. I want to be a positive role model. I would like to be someone they could look up to and be proud of. As for me, my role model was my grandfather, I always looked up to him and he has never let me down. I grew up on the Navajo reservation, without running water and electricity. We used oil lanterns at night to light up the house. It was not bright, but it was enough to light our little Hogan. We had to travel about three miles to get water in a huge twenty-five gallon water barrels

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    become a prisoner of the very technology it hoped would save us.  In Brave New World Huxley's distortion of technology, religion, and family values, is much more effective than his use of literary realism found in his depiction of a savage reservation. Through his use of distortion Huxley tells a classic tale with the theme of, be careful what you wish for, because it may not truly be what you wanted. Huxley effectively uses distortion in -Brave New World through his depiction of social

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    the reservation, the mass production of humans is accomplished with the Bokanovsky process.  In this process, human beings are genetically engineered in laboratories.  "... a bokanovskified egg will bud, will proliferate, will divide. From eight to ninety-six buds, and every bud will grow into a perfectly formed embryo, and every embryo into a full sized adult"(Huxley Brave New World 4). One of the threats of this genetic breeding is that no family structures exist on the reservation.  Instead

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    Foxwoods (gambling)

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    about paying college tuition and health insurance. In addition, all tribal members receive a yearly bonus if they stick to a strict education and work incentive plan that basically consists of “no school, no money.” Members are guaranteed casino or reservation employment, and all their health care, child care and educational expenses are paid for from kindergarten through graduate school. Foxwoods president and CEO G. Michael “Mickey” Brown has been quoted as saying, “Gaming is the economic engine that

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    Mean Spirit

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    Mean Spirit Our story takes place on an oil-rich Native American town, called Watona, on a reservation in Oklahoma. The course of the story extends from 1918 to the mid-twenties. There is a multitude of characters that accompany this story. One of the most important characters is Nola Blanket, a young teenager who is a full-blooded Osage Indian. She is a very delicate girl but still very strong. Her mother, Grace Blanket, is a very beautiful, well-liked young woman who is very outgoing

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    Metaphors That Justify War

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    and we are tired of being manipulated and deceived by those we elect to serve our interests. However, more often than not, we settle for what is given to us. Our truth is wrapped by the media and promoted as gospel without hesitation or moral reservation. Our acceptance of and reliance upon the media for sensitive, truthful, information brings a sense of security and knowledge of world affairs that satisfies our internal push for social involvement (even if it is at the point of acknowledgment

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