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    where I placed a Nez Perce bead necklace. My heart was sad by the desolation of this mans grave. My heart was sadder, knowing that his last days were spent begging James McLaughlin, Indian Inspector, to let him to return to his beloved home in the Wallowa Valley. ƒ±For Joseph it was a kind of pilgrimage to his ancestral home. When he gazed once more upon the grave of his father...the tears brimmed over in the old chiefƒ­s eyes.ƒ° McLaughlin issued an adverse report to the government, never allowing

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    of the best chiefs ever. He took his fathers place as chief. His early life, leading years, and the end of his life tells what he had to go through to lead his tribe to freedom, even though it ended in vain. Joseph was born on March 3, 1840, in Wallowa Valley, Oregon Territory. His formal Indian name translates to Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain, but he goes by Joseph. He was named after his father, Joseph the Elder. He was named after he was baptized. His father’s relationship with the whites

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    Culvert Design for Fish Passage

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    Culvert design is extremely important because fish passage in rivers, creeks and other waterways are essential for reproduction and survival of many fish species. If poor designs of culverts are installed, upstream fish migration can be impeded. Many culverts have been designed especially for fish migration and passage. Culverts have many impacts to stream system even when fish passage is successful including; channel disruption during construction, hydraulic effects up and downstream, increased

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    Levee Case Study

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    man-made earthen structure constructed along a river or coastline. (i) They are designed to control the flow of water during times of flood or tidal storm. (ii) The presence of a levee theoretically protects adjacent lands from flooding. (b) All 50 states of the nation utilize levees to some degree. (i) 22 percent of the 3,147 counties in the United States contain levees. (ii) They are more commonly found in states with long coastlines and/or large rivers. (2) Levee design (a) The location of a levee

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    SUSTAINABILITY PROJECT

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    that we need to consume to stay healthy? Do the rivers and streams hold a quality of clean and healthy water? The project that I am about to discuss was set into play in order to try and tackle these questions as well as many other concerns such as flood protection, wildlife and recreation uses, and actively getting the people aware and supportive of change. This project is known as modernizing water management and building a national sustainable rivers program. The nature conservancy teams up with

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    Analyzing Poetry

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    Life carries us like a river just as our mother carries us as babies. In the poem "The Rio Grande and a Mother's Hands" Jimmy Baca Santiago embraces the Rio Grande because like its season's that come and go life has many changes that are temporary. This poem also expresses the many uses of the Rio Grande which offered freedom, but does not hold in all of the negatives.This poem is very relatable because it shows the hardships in life but also shows that life can get better.Life often has hardships

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    Water Dams

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    species." Dams just strangle rivers and the perfect example of the damage dams cause to rivers is what is happening to the Mekong River in Asia. The Mekong river covers more than 4500 kilometers through 6 countries. It crosses through the Chinis providence of Yunnan, borders Birmania, It divides Thailand and Laos, cuts through Cambodia, passes through South Vietnam, and finally ends in the China Ocean. The Mekong sustains 100 million people, who not only depend on this river for their alimentation or

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    17-24 shows us the observer comparing the condition of the river presently and during the flood, he is calm and carefully observing the situation and even the sounds around him. The river in this poem is described through comparisons or figures of speech. The observer thinks the river is amazing as its intensity has decreased considerably. The water is described as ‘swollen’; this gives us the image of the water flowing along the river in a rough motion and is forming little waves. It is disordered

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    vulnerable and unbuilt areas such as deep valleys (Nairobi), river banks (Bombay), abandoned waste dumps (Manila) or dangerous slopes (Yaounde). They are known as catastrophe prone areas (floods, landslides and health hazard). It has originated from difficult problems of housing, immigration rates, politics, physical planning, landlessness, and employment in urban areas (Sietchiping 2000). Many build their homes and grow their food on river flood plains intowns and cities (Douglas 2008). Inundation

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    The Factors Leading to Harry’s Demise in O’Connor’s The River In O’Connor’s story The River a young boy takes his own life in order to travel to the Kingdom of Christ. The boy lacks structure in his life, is neglected, and is bored. He lives with his parents in an apartment in a "city that rose like a cluster of warts on the side of the mountain". (P.35) There is not one particular incident that leads him to "baptise himself" (p.45), but a conglomeration of many. From his apartment and his parents

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