Essays Tagged: "Indigenous peoples of the Americas"

This is an essay for an art history class on native american folk lore art specifically dreamcatchers

Have you ever a nightmare? Are you a victim of night terrors? The American Indian people believe that the dream catchers can cure all of your ni ... es, bad dreams, or night terrors.A dream catcher is a tool that the American Indians use to get rid of the bad dreams and to keep the good ones around. It is said to move freely in the night air and c ... ed another night. The bad dreams become tangled up in the webbing and are killed by the first light of the sun.Many people use them to rid bad dreams. They are also used for decorative purposes. Dream ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Amerindian Resistance.

people and culture.At first, Amerindians attempted many times to passively resist the assimilation of their culture. They sincerely believed that through kindness and meekness the Europeans would bec ... ever, they soon discovered that "their deep humility, generosity and submissiveness did nothing to soften he hearts of the Spaniards... they decided that they stood no chance against defeating the fer ...

(3 pages) 32 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Should Archaeologists be able to study Native American remains?

Different types of media have been critical influences allowing me to a come to a clear understanding about how many ... llectors. There is no doubt in my mind that archaeologists should only be able to study the remains of these native people with a tribe with cultural affiliation request that their family history be s ... , I do not believe that oral tradition from one tribe or family alone suffices to claim the remains of their loved ones. I believe that there needs to be more support from other tribes or individuals ...

(2 pages) 357 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Black legend: Was the black legend merely a butchering of the Indians or a true statment?

gend is held false since although the Spanish did treat the natives crudely they also adapted parts of the Native American culture into their own and intermarried with the Native women creating a New ... izo race. The Spanish and other Europeans which reached the Americas helped the gradual development of uniquely American culture.The Europeans brought over from the old the old world their own culture ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Race Defined

Article 18 Draft Official Statement on "Race" 341 Words The premise of the article, Draft Official Statement on "Race ... nefit the group(s) who wished to maintain power. The distinctions were made during the colonization of different parts of the world, and even in 20th century Europe.According to the article, individua ... oughout history.A statement that slave owners invented "race" as a means to justify the continuance of slavery is unsettling. The European settlers, not only heightened the differences between the tra ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Archetype "Cinderella" and "Rough-Faced Girl" Comparison

nd the shaman. Native Americans use the nature to guide them through the day. They know the meaning of respect and never rebelled against authority. Indians never cared how their clothing looks to the ... their clothing looks to their peers; they always wore what was given to them. The American culture of the 1950’s is the exact opposite of the Native Americans. The years after World War Two were ...

(5 pages) 2192 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

When the legends die

en-down society. These people have been both hopelessly demoralized and wrongly persecuted; because of this, their culture as a whole is suffering greatly. It is a shame to see such a once prosperous ... culture become insignificant in today's world. To understand what this once great culture consisted of, first one has to obtain a basic grasp of some of the ideals that were practiced by Native Americ ...

(3 pages) 415 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

When the legends die

en-down society. These people have been both hopelessly demoralized and wrongly persecuted; because of this, their culture as a whole is suffering greatly. It is a shame to see such a once prosperous ... culture become insignificant in today's world. To understand what this once great culture consisted of, first one has to obtain a basic grasp of some of the ideals that were practiced by Native Americ ...

(3 pages) 1165 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Beliefs and Morals of the Native American Indians Research the Native Americans focusing on their religious rites and practices. Include a section on moral values.

Bibliography"American Indians" - History and Culture of Native Australia - Update 21 February 2008 "Indigenous Peoples of the Americas" - Wikipedia - Updated 20 February 2008 "American Indian Resource ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Diversity Concepts Worksheet

e looked out over unpopulated lands. My grandfather taught me much of what is not in books about my Indigenous heritage, I have passed it down to my children."The term culture refers to a way of li ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The North American Indians are Civil

s UniversityThe North American Indians are CivilBenjamin Franklin's "Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America", is a short story written in 1784 during the age of Enlightenment. Franklin uses t ... n them "Savages we call them, because their manners differ from ours, which we think the perfection of civility; they think the same of theirs" (p.244).In the following example, the white people displ ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Treaty Signing

at Medicine Creek Lodge was a Historical event. Two artists completed two different representations of this scene; one a Native American the other a European.Howling Wolf's work is seen as "naively ex ... "naively executed" because many feel there is little competent technique in the work. Western ideas of art were based upon the 'Masters' of Europe. Howling Wolf's representation is an honest realistic ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Art Essays