Essays Tagged: "Great Spirit"

Corn, colombus, and slavery. Speaks of 'Origin of Indian Corn', the diary of Colombus first voyage, and "

y was to seek out an easier way for his people to acquire food. By conquering a messenger from the 'Great Spirit', Wunzh created Mondawmin (or as we now know it as corn). This is an important reading ... ally enjoyed this reading because it taught me about a subject I previously knew nothing about; the great discoveries of Colombus. Colombus's intended audience was King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers

Primitive Religion, a description of ancient religion

s of "advanced", "civilized", or "modern" society.The term primitive religion unjustly represents a great deal of beliefs and customs that simply cannot be shrink wrapped into one basic category. Ther ... nckel, 13) The term most often used within primitive cultures for this force usually translates to "Great Spirit."A great deal of significance is placed on the soul as a central force to many primitiv ...

(5 pages) 135 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Discusses the main message of John Neihardt's book "Black Elk Speaks"; uses specific examples and Black Elk's experiences.

omehow." In the Postscript, the author arranges a trip to Harney Peak, where Black Elk prays to the Great Spirit one last time, crying that he has failed in his mission to save his people and asking t ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pathos for the Native American Indian: a textual analysis

merican Indian"Brother, our seats were once large, and yours were very small; you have now become a great people, and we have scarcely a place left to spread our blankets; you have got our country, bu ... to force you religion upon us" (177)Long before the white man appeared, Native Americans owned the great and vast lands, relying on and praising the Great Spirit for sun, rain, and life. Upon crossin ...

(5 pages) 51 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My Trail of Tears essay is a breif history review or the Trail of Tears.

"We are now about to take our leave and kind farewell to our native land, the country that Great Spirit gave our Fathers, we are on the eve of leaving that country that gave us birth... it is ... ed in removing the Cherokee from the state, but not completely from the east. This would bring on a great supporter of the Cherokee people, a white man by the name of John Ross.John Ross campaigned ...

(4 pages) 161 0 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What were the Key Beliefs of the Plains Americans?

more important to the culture of the Plains Americans than the others. The beliefs are:·The Great Spirit.·Circles.·Visions.·Medicine Men.·Ceremonial Dances.The Grea ... s.The Great Spirit was a very important belief for the Plains Americans. They all believed that the Great Spirit lived in the Happy Hunting Ground, where it ruled over everything. One of the biggest a ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Yakima and the Sioux

re has their own belief of how the world and their culture came to be. The Yakima believe that "The Great Chief Above" created them and that they descended from his creations. The Sioux believe that t ... to offer. The Yakima people believe that in the beginning all the world was water and from that the Great Chief Above created the rest of the world by throwing mud together. People of the Sioux believ ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Valued Land

t to sell, even to each other, much less to strangers.... Sell a country! Why not sell the air, the great sea, as well as the earth? Didn't the Great Spirit make them all for the use of his children?" ... use of his children?" From the time they were young children they were told to treat the earth with great respect. The Great Spirit gave them the land so they could live off of and there is enough for ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

St. Joseph: about a saint who was the father of Jesus and who was chosen to take care of him because he was the son of God.

me and open their hearts to listen to others, respect them, and get along.Saint Joseph was a man of great spirit who was known as "just man," because he carried out what God had told him to do and acc ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is a parody on the fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel," using character transfers from "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton.

ly road that runs from Woodotsheni to Los Angesburg called I-10. I am led into a foreign land where great high buildings tower over me; so many that I cannot count. The blinding lights swallow the dar ... vant of God. We continue on our journey to Johollywood. We pray to be given a sign, any sign of the great city which will lead us to our careers as famous actors in Johollywood. As the chosen ones. It ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Haida people : Research on them (part two).

aweeds as their food for winter.The Haida people have 4 commandments that they most follow from the Great Spirits : "Respect mother Earth, Respect the Great Spirit, Respect our fellow man and woman, R ...

(1 pages) 777 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Hypocrisy of Imperialism in "Heart of Darkness"

man who has, as the phrase goes, "followed the sea" with reverence and affection, than to evoke the great spirit of the past upon the lower reaches of the Thames...It had known and served all the men ... nation is proud, from Sir Francis Drake to Sir John Franklin, knights all, titled and untitled--the great knights-errant of the sea. (302)The unnamed narrator sits aboard a pleasure ship called the Ne ...

(11 pages) 61 1 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fear As I gradually slurped the remains of what was

owl I decided to polish off the remaining pools of my thick cold chicken soup trying to postpone my greatest fear of all. I decided I wouldn't talk at the table because I was just thinking about the l ... might have bought you that train set you have been asking for all year," said my mum with a look of Great Spirit upon her face. She obviously wasn't taking much notice to the dull, glum look on my fac ...

(4 pages) 376 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

A revealing Description of the River Thames

man who has, as the phrase goes, "followed the sea" with reverence and affection, than to evoke the great spirit of the past upon the lower reaches of the Thames. The tidal current runs to and fro in ... tion is proud, from Sir Francis Drake to Sir John Franklin, knights all, titled and untitled -- the great knights-errant of the sea. (Heart of Darkness, 4)In this passage Conrad prepares the reader fo ...

(2 pages) 10 1 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

earth

le as much as possible because most families' landfill was in their backyard. Thriftiness once held great value because it was absolutely essential to survive and not be wasteful. A lot of Native Amer ... turning this environmental crisis around there is still in fact hope. California law has required a greater amount of recycling bins statewide and just by walking through town that much is fairly obvi ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences