Essays Tagged: "Cheyenne"

The culture of the Cheyenne Indians of the American Great Plains.

The CheyenneThe Cheyenne Tribe, more commonly known as the Plains Indians, highly evolved through time d ... h and the other Europeans that came from the east. These contributions aided in the thriving of the Cheyenne, as hunting buffalo before the arrival of the horse was "not a productive enough enterprise ... ng "mounted buffalo hunters" (Service 112) was a key to sustaining the lifestyle and culture of the Cheyenne people. The climate on the Great Plains differed from season to season, with food and resou ...

(5 pages) 143 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Dee Brown's "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee"

and general rights to their own land and values. Some parts of the book horrified me like when the Cheyenne's were at Sandy Creek. Instead of violently defending themselves, Left Hand stood and said ... alped. This is just one of the many violent events that encountered the unfortunate and defenseless Cheyenne tribe. General Pope and Governor Ramsey were simply angered because President Lincoln refus ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Western States

It became a state in Aug 1,1876.Wyoming is another state. The population is 498,703. The capital is Cheyenne. The nickname is Equality State. It became a state in July 10, 1890 . The economy is cheese ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Compare and contrast essay of Cheyenne,OK and Bedford,MA

ences and similarities? The towns are: Bedford, Massachusetts, approximate population of 12,000 and Cheyenne, Oklahoma, approximate population of 800. There are many differences and similarities in th ... aspect, and a historical aspect.The town of Bedford has a much higher income level than the town of Cheyenne. The people in Bedford have a much higher cost of living than the people in the town of Che ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Cheyenne indian battle techniques

, unorganized mob, each man for himself. This is not true in general, and certainly not true of the Cheyennes. The tactics for battle were carefully planned by the leaders, and when faithfully carried ... re carefully planned by the leaders, and when faithfully carried out often resulted in success. The Cheyennes did not aim for total victory, but for glory. Set battles were therefore avoided, and the ...

(4 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Cheyenne Indians

Cheyenne Indians, an important Plains tribe, speaking a language belonging to the Algonkian family. ... Sioux Indian word that means "people of alien speech."In 1804 the explorers Lewis and Clark met the Cheyenne tribe near the Black Hills of South Dakota, but there is evidence that before 1700 the Chey ... hat before 1700 the Cheyenne had lived a more settled existence in Minnesota. By the mid-1800's the Cheyenne had become fully adapted to a nomadic way of life based on the hunting of big game, primari ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Sand Creek Massacre

awn, 29 November, Chivington and Shoup galloped ahead, topping a rise from which they could see the Cheyenne camp, a circle of a hundred lodges on the north side of Sand Creek. Six hundred ponies graz ... eman, pp 785-791).As Robert Bent rode in with the army, his brother George, who was living with the Cheyenne, found him under fire in the Indian village. The Indians were bewildered; it was the army f ...

(9 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What Baseball is.....

46 years ago - that's baseball. And so is the scout reporting that a 16-year-old sandlot pitcher in Cheyenne is the coming Walter Johnson.Baseball is a spirited race of man against man, reflex against ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Narrative Essay- Fire in our house

being caused by the hot temperature in the room. Sweating, I thought, "Am I sick?" Beside me slept Cheyenne and below me slept my noiseless, drowsy brother on the lower stage of the bunk bed. The roo ... a breath and saw that a fire was dancing up the side of the wall, trailing black ash behind it."Cheyenne," I whispered, not knowing whether I should be waking her up or leaving her to sleep. "Chey ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Compare Creation Myths

neration. Two stories, which answer such a question, are "How the World was made", an ancient Cheyenne tale, and "In the Beginning", a story from genesis, the first book of the five books ... hich the story originated. For example, from " How the World was made", one can tell that the Cheyenne believed that animals were their equals because they believed the same god created them. Fr ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Christopher columbus - american hero or portugues

were not Indians at all. They were Native Americans. People belonging to local tribes of Iroquois, Cheyenne, Aztec, and Mayans. They resembled Indians in no way at all. Their facial structures are di ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Tashunkewitko Tashunkewitko, better known as Crazy horse, was truly one

The Battle of Little Big Horn, one of the most important and well known battles of the Sioux and Cheyenne. The cause of the battle is the intrusions on the sacred lands of the black hills by white ...

(1 pages) 878 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature