Essays Tagged: "Indian reservation"

The Indian chief Kamiakin

KamiakinChief Kamiakin was born around 1800 and he died in 1877. His father, Tsyiyak, was a Palouse Indian and his mother, Kamoshnite, was a Yakima Indian. Both his mother's father and brother were al ... mother's father and brother were also Yakima chiefs. Kamiakin was not the head chief of the Yakima Indians because there were several chiefs of different Indian bands. The people of the Yakima tribe ...

(1 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Barbara Kingsolver's "The Bean Trees".

.A big way Taylor grew throughout this book was as mother. When Taylor first picked up Turtle on an Indian reservation in Oklahoma, she didn't quite know what to do. Turtle had been abused physically ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Brave New World:Comparison between the world state and the savage reservation,and which one is more akin to our own.

are two very different worlds. The world state focuses on security, order and rank while the savage reservation is filled with nature and unrestrained knowledge. I believe that the savage reservation ... lthough organized is too organized and too protected from the things that make us human. The savage reservation allows knowledge, literature and emotion like our world.The world state is technological ...

(2 pages) 27864 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay of Short Fiction story by Native American author Tom Whitecloud. This essay describes the setting for "Blue Winds Dancing" using MLA format and quotes from the story.

st person, he brings us on his journey from civilized American lifestyle back to his homeland at an Indian Reservation near Woodruff, Wisconsin. On his trip back to his homeland, he compares his Ameri ... ns (stone age) are inferior to modern lifestyle (twentieth century):On the boardwalk there are some Indian women in colored sashes selling bits of pottery. The stone age offering its art to the twenti ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Forgotten Ones (Descriptive Essay on a place visited comparison to what I saw and what it has done to society in the area)

As I drove into Swan City a barren Indian Reservation, I came to realize how forgotten the Indians are. Indians are forgotten as fast a ... on are lost in the rubble of distress. Slowly, bit by bit, the self seems to be less and less as an Indian tribe has disappeared into the days of yesterday. No longer does it feel that anyone might be ... eple, standing tall and straight against the blue sky, seemed inviting to all who passed as a proud Indian would and wave to all that came by?I see finally someone decides to do something about the ne ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Assimilation of the Indians Resistance was Futile

The world of the Indian was simple and they were more than happy for everything in it to stay the same. The Indians o ... by the white reformers were necessary albeit a might inappropriate at times for the survival of the Indian. Problems faced by the reformers were varied and accompanied by hostility at almost every tur ... goals set by the reformers in the dismantling of the reservations along with setting up schools for Indian children. The primary goal was the assimilation of the Indian into American society in order ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Indian Camp" by Ernest Hemingway

Literary Analysis of "Indian Camp"A careful examination of the short story "Indian Camp" by Ernest Hemingway reveals the u ... as upon which the theme is painted. Clearly, both the plot and the theme are of equal importance in Indian Camp and are the most significant literary tools used throughout the story. Hemingway intende ... aning that must be analyzed.A doctor brings his son Nick and 'Uncle George' to a house call upon an Indian reservation. They must travel by river in small boats, then through a thick forest for some t ...

(2 pages) 5410 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Blue Winds Dancing

his reaction to the people when he arrives home.In the beginning of the story (paragraphs 1-10) the Indian compares the city to the reservation. He thinks of the city as a captive place, a place "wher ... y versus the reservation, the city being captive and the reservation being free.In paragraph 11 the Indian makes the decision to journey back to the reservation and does not care what others think of ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


armers.d. Provided highly profitable for the legendary cowboys.4. The federal government's Indian policy between 1876 and 1900 was characterized by: a. An attempt to compensate the Indians fo ... haracterized by: a. An attempt to compensate the Indians for past mistreatment.b. A movement to end Indian power and culture.c. A concern for the preservation of a tribal lifestyle among the Indians.d ...

(2 pages) 13 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Indian Reservation And Assimilation Policies

Indian Reservation and Assimilation PoliciesThroughout the history of the United States of America ... n a sensitive and important topic. In the 1800’s America dealt with its greed for land by taking Indian lands in treaties. Treaties did not take all of the land from Indians, but left reservations ... statute, or executive order. The era of reservation policy comes to a close with the beginning of Indian assimilation.The end of the War of 1812 gave the United States a new sense of security. T ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Superman and Me

ifficulty but eventual success in learning to read at a young age with the limited resources in the Indian reservation he grew up on, compared to the privileges white children had in terms of educatio ... ileges white children had in terms of education. Alexie recognized at a young age the stereotype of Indian children expected to fail in a non-Indian world that is both reinforced by society and its ed ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American