Essays Tagged: "Indigenous People"

US/Canadian Native American Identities: A brief history and the identity dillema.

Americans and Their IdentitiesWhat is Native American? Does it mean that one is descended from the indigenous people who once lived 'peacefully' in North American before the Europeans invaded? Is thi ... laced and lost and therefore give reason to search.Native American identities can be defined by how indigenous peoples are viewed and how they view themselves. Few people know much about Native Americ ...

(11 pages) 282 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Normadic Herding- Sami

e Lands of the Midnight Sun lives the Sami, formerly called the Lapps by the Scandinavians, are the indigenous people of the far north of Finland, Sweden, Norway and Russia. Their language is Finno-Ug ... of the family. There is a Sami Parliament spanning these borders, which participates in the global indigenous peoples' movement at UN.Reindeer has always been an important resource of food, clothing, ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Fanons three stages related to the indigenious people of chiapas

Fanon's Three Stages Related to the Indigenous People of ChiapasThe passage Shadows of Tender Fury by Subcommander Marcos of the Zapatis ... ry, and revolution, relate to the struggle of the campesinos of Chiapas. In the last 500 years, the indigenous people of Chiapas have faced all three of Fanan's stages during their struggle for the de ... er. Presently the campesinos of Chiapas are revolting. During a peaceful demonstration, hundreds of indigenous chiapian people walked 1,106 kilometers to the capital of Mexico to get an interview with ...

(5 pages) 95 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is about the pro's and con's of having damns

ter supplies. Most people that get evicted from their land and homes are the un wealthy farmers and indigenous people. Because of this these people cultural suffer, they also tent to be at a higher ri ...

(1 pages) 54 0 2.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Colonization of Mongo basin :Effects

Potugese'.(Nelson1994:2) This land was inhabited long before European arrival, the Mongo and other indigenouspeople of this area already lived in this area. This essay will delineate the short term a ... The economy was based on profitmaximization and not cultural maximization. The Mongo and the other indigenous groups of thatarea were forced to change their entire way of life to accommodate the Euro ...

(8 pages) 85 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

What does Globalization mean for Indigenous peoples? What effect will increased contact with the outside world have on already marginalized peoples?

ates the exchange of ideas and knowledge across borders to all peoples. But what does this mean for Indigenous peoples? As it is the indigenous people who already suffer the most discrimination and fa ... obalization and ColonizationAs Smith and Ward (2000:2-3) propose the key issue of globalization for indigenous people is control- control of land, knowledge, and the past, present and future. In short ...

(11 pages) 529 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Similarities and Differences between English and Spanish New World Colonies

e Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific link on the Western coast of South America. Like the English, the indigenous people of the acted friendly towards the Spanish explorers, then resisted after unjust ma ... t lend well to missionary work, or laborers. Unlike the Spanish, the English did not breed with the indigenous people, and they received slaves from Africa to satisfy their labor needs. But similarly ...

(2 pages) 166 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

How and Why Were Aboriginal Children Removed From Their Families?

al children into European society over one or two generations. The policy presumed that, over time, indigenous people would die out or become so mixed with the European population that they would beco ... policy was in place, and was a strong belief for many, leading to this idea of assimilation for the indigenous community of Australia.There were many reasons that the government used as grounds to fil ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Traditional Euro-American Attitudes Toward the Natural World.

ay is because, this continent was once a cornucopia of wildlife, natural resources, and fascinating indigenous people. When the Europeans arrived to this continent they took it into their own hands to ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Indigenous people in the media.

Australian Studies: Guided Issues Study - Indigenous people in the media"Aboriginal people are not able to counter mass media stereotyping". D ... ommunity.Bibliography, visited on 10/5/03, visited on 10/5/03Education officers at Tandany ...

(3 pages) 95 2 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Christianity as a Tool of Conquest.

ew Americas versus what really happened. It accentuates the violence that they commited against the indigenous, being this a contrary atribute to what they preached. This concept is presented in contr ... to what they preached. This concept is presented in contrast to the humility and kindness that the indigenous people possessed naturally.Christianity as a Tool of ConquestWhat did it mean to be a Chr ...

(8 pages) 94 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Racism - Issues within the Australian Culture.

ian society. In this essay the extent of which Australian society has been shaped by racism towards Indigenous people and towards immigrants will be explored. This will be done through defining racism ... rms of racism are still quite apart of its policies through the use of deculturation process of our indigenous children and immigrants (NESB) entering our schools. Although there are multicultural pol ...

(9 pages) 199 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Eurocentrism and the Right to Dominate in the New World.

land by claiming more territory. Some attempts were made to create friendly relationships with some indigenous people but generally speaking Europeans did not grant Indians respect in regards to their ... little diplomacy was used in first encounters. Generally, Europeans would come into villages where indigenous people lived, move into their homes and sponge off of them in terms of eating their food ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

French vs. British treatment of Native Americans during the early years of American colonization. Written for AP US History class - I recieved a 25/25.

ey did not encounter savages, but rather a skilled and organized people. Both countries took to the indigenous people differently, however. While the French treated the indigenous people with respect ... cle in the way of their conquest.The European intruders depended on the help and good nature of the indigenous people, who provided them with food and guides. During this same time period both the Iro ...

(3 pages) 119 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The development of Sierre Leone.

ch freed slaves returned in the late 1700's. They formed a social class which hardly mixed with the indigenous people.After Independence in 1961 government was corrupt and controlled the trade in diam ... a very dangerous place to live.(3)Population5,732,681Population growth rate2.94%ReligionsMuslim 60% Indigenous beliefs 30% Christian 10%LanguagesEnglish, Mende, Temne, KrioInfant mortality rate146.86 ...

(3 pages) 95 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is about the natrual scientist, Charles Darwin. In this essay i will describe Darwins improtance to the science community

was his job to record the weather, geological features, plants, animals, fossils, rocks, minerals, indigenous people and anything else that he saw. It was through this voyage that Darwin's innate abi ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

The Use of American Indians as Mascots (Persuassive Essay)

that represent you and/or your culture? Sadly, many colleges and high schools do this. They choose Indigenous people's symbols, dances and music to make their team's mascot look exactly like a chief. ...

(4 pages) 83 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Land right problems of the indigenous people in the last 234 years

wner of the land. At the time of the ?invasion? approximately three-hundred thousand to one million indigenous people lived at all over the continent. Today only one percent of Australians are indigen ... t laws, a legal system or a culture.In the case of Australia, the British settlers claimed that the indigenous people were primitive human beings that do not have any customs, laws or legal system; do ...

(4 pages) 88 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Slave Resistance

n after Columbus's momentous journeys in 1492. Columbus came in contact with much different type of indigenous people in the Islands he had visited. The indigenous people he had encounter were the Tai ...

(3 pages) 67 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Inequality to Aboriginal people in Australia

example, in Australia, since European people arrived there in 1788, they have discriminated against indigenous people, Aborigines (Kuhn, 1998: 30). The European invaders drove most of Aboriginal peopl ... n invaders drove most of Aboriginal people out of the mainland, and furthermore, they took a lot of indigenous children from their families and forced them to work at white farms or stations. They did ...

(4 pages) 142 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management