Essays Tagged: "Cherokee"

"Trail of Tears - The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation" By John Ehle

Author John Ehle has written a book that follows the struggles of the early Cherokee people that were torn between the ways of their ancestors and the new régimes that s ... he ways of their ancestors and the new régimes that some of their people want to follow. The Cherokee people were confused with how to adapt to their surroundings and to claim their own rights ... d the historic accounts of their actions to tell the story of tragic and unfair deals made with the Cherokee people by the United States. One of the main historical figures Mr. Ehle centers upon is Ma ...

(5 pages) 210 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Indian gaming not only works for Indian Country, it works for America". Assignment: Write an essay supporting a controversial issue.

better life for their people. The Government should not interfere with the positive attempts of The Cherokee and Tribal Governments to overcome dispossession, poverty, the social wrongs, and the oppre ... n, poverty, the social wrongs, and the oppression that has continued for over two hundred years.The Cherokee are North American Indians of Iroquoian lineage who occupied eastern Tennessee and the west ...

(9 pages) 324 2 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Cherokee Formula Poems

Cherokee Formula PoemsCherokee formula poems were considered to be useful to a person's life. They w ... e due to a formula poem was not on the "easy" side of the poem. What is very surprising is that the Cherokees believed that these things would really happen to someone else. Of course they were not as ... mples of repetition, it has blanks to include names and also tells us much about the culture of the Cherokees.The role of repetition in the poem "Formula to Cause Death" is very important because it m ...

(2 pages) 35 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Trail of Tears: An Account of the Cherokee Journey

cans for one thing: land. Settlers wanted more land to farm on and to set up towns in. However, the Cherokee, whom had inhabited the land for many generations, didn't look like they intended to move. ... d the land for many generations, didn't look like they intended to move. Although trade between the Cherokee and the Europeans had lasted since the Colonial times, the United States wanted more. They ...

(3 pages) 110 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Wanting to become a chef

be able to cook. I have worked in a restuarant for 3 years and have learned to cook many things. At Cherokee Cattle Company, I am responsible for many different meals, from appetizers, to salads to ma ... creativity to set up exotic plates and deserts.Demonstrating is another important skill to have. At cherokee cattle company one of my responsibilities is to demonstrate competencies to those who are n ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Cherokee Archetypes compared to US arechtypes.

n, [they connect] us to our past, beyond our personal experience to a common source."( Skibyak) The Cherokees, a Native American tribe had many legends and myths that explained some of the archetypes ... paper were: The "Grim Reaper", The Trickster, The Creator, The Hero, and The Earth Mother.Among the Cherokee the most dreaded spirit was the Raven Mocker, much like the Grim Reaper in American society ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Native american songs and poems.

nd thus, no written literature. At first though, they indeed didn't have a written language until a Cherokee member named Sequoyah, invented a syllabary for the Cherokees in 1821. Their songs and poem ...

(4 pages) 117 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Education of Little Tree".

elling It will go.Little Tree would get wet but Granma didn't say anything because it wasn't like a Cherokee to not like that. Little Tree would go exploring far up the little stream. He watched as sp ... down and when the leaf went up he jumped across and made it! Little Tree had learned to walk like a Cherokee with you toe down, not your heel.A ways up the stream, there was a gum tree and this was Li ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The essay is about the the book "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote.

s motives forcommitting the crime.Perry Edward Smith's family life was very unstable. His parents, aCherokee rodeo girl and an Irish cowboy, divorced when he was six years old. Hismother, an alcoholic ... ime Perry's mother left himat an orphanage. The orphanages where he stayed abused him because of hisCherokee blood, including the nuns in a Catholic orphanage, who always hit him"because of wetting th ...

(3 pages) 71 0 1.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Grandma's Quilt" is about when my grandmother passed away last year and left me with her quilt and all the memories left with it.

cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice."Cherokee Expression"Grandma's Quilt"A quilt to some people is just a bunch of colorful scraps, but t ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Origin Myths

es had their own way to explain the existence of the sun or cycle of the day and night.For example, Cherokee used animals to impersonate humans. They say that little insignificant spider went on its m ... spider can make a bowl itself and bring sun in it? It?s beyond my fantasy for sure, however; those Cherokee people obviously believed in that. I?d say it was more force nature rather than humans or a ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

This is a 2 part essay about Howard Zinn and Robert Royal Commenting on each others opinions about Christopher Columbus and the Arawak Nation

d them to become people of culture. This nation is America. These people were the Arawak, Iroquois, Cherokee, Powhatan, Pequot, and Wampanoag just to name a few. The tyrants were Spanish explorers, En ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Native Americans

illion Native American are in United States. The two largest groups of Native Americans people are Cherokee and Navajo. Native American has numerous collection of nations, societies, economics, polit ...

(5 pages) 118 1 2.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Describe how the Cherokee and Seminole Indians resisted being removed from their lands east of the Mississippi. How did the Cherokee pattern of resistance differ from the Seminoles?

In Georgia when gold was discovered, the Cherokee were forcibly removed from their land. The Cherokee sued in the Supreme Court for the right ... t unfortunately, President Andrew Jackson ignored this ruling. He sent federal troops to remove the Cherokee. With the harsh winter conditions in 1838 the troops succeeded in removing the Cherokee for ... s succeeded in removing the Cherokee form Georgia, and forced them to march to Oklahoma. The Cherokee and Seminole were Indian nations and the way the settlers say it was that they were standin ...

(2 pages) 34 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Coyote in Native Mythology: Thomas King's "The One About Coyote Going West"

Thomas King's "The One About Coyote Going West" encompasses a Cherokee variant on Native Creation, the role of Coyote, the effect of white people on Natives, and ... e;d "don't fix it if it ain't broke" idea wherein matters of concern deteriorate when tampered with.Cherokee are a Native American tribe who mainly live in the southeastern United States and in Oklaho ... this story alludes to her creating people, putting her in an elevated place equivalent to a god.The Cherokee assign a femine personality to spiritual evil, and name her "wi-na-go" in their ancient lan ...

(18 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tongue Piercing

ierce; or not to pierce, it's a big decision. Many celebrities such as Sisqo and Nokio of Dru Hill, Cherokee, Dennis Rodman, and Janet Jackson have already taken the leap into body piercing. The major ...

(3 pages) 522 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bilingual Education

rent home language other than English. Children of minority groups speak Spanish, Italian, Arapaho, Cherokee, Polish, and Zuni, as well as many others. A new language gives a child the power to enter ...

(1 pages) 40 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Comparing and contrasting 'We are the Cherokee' and 'First they said'

oice of poetic techniques.First of all I’m going to be talking about the poem ‘We are the Cherokee’ by Benjamin Zephaniah. The poem’s title gives you a very big insight into what t ... e poem’s title gives you a very big insight into what the poem will be about, ‘We are the Cherokee’ put you down the train of thought that the poem will be talking about the Native Amer ...

(12 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

What Dia She Say

eally know much about were I came from but I do remember asking my mom. She told me that I am a bit Cherokee Native American and somewhat related to the Wright brothers. " Quick to See " Smith, whose ...

(2 pages) 576 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Selena Forever

n April 16, 1971in Lake Jackson, Texas to a Mexican-American father, Abraham Quintanilla and a half-Cherokee mother, Marcella Ofelia Samora. She was the youngest of three children. She had a brother, ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers