Essays Tagged: "indian culture"

Critique of "The Light in the Forest," by Conrad Richter , explores indian/environment relationships

rontier in The Light in the Forest. True Son, born as John Butler, was captured by the Lenni Lenape Indians at the age of four. He was adopted by them and raised as the son of their chief, Cuyloga. He ... four. He was adopted by them and raised as the son of their chief, Cuyloga. He became a part of the Indian culture. Later the Indians made a treaty with the whites and all white captives were to be re ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Thunder rides a black horse, by Claire Farrer

I feel that what Claire Farrer means by living in the 'mythic present' is that although most Indian culture is perceived long to have been different, it is in fact very live and active today. I ... e the mythic present in the terms that Claire Farrer actually uses inher book. She states, 'For the Indians I know on several reservations in theAmerican West and Southwest, life is lived in what I te ...

(6 pages) 63 0 5.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Prehistoric Indians

A large change in prehistoric Indian culture started to take place just before1000 A.D. By this time people had lived in the Middl ... antles dyed black orwhite. In the winter, men added a deerskin skirt and leggings.The Mississippian Indians ate three different types of food,(1) crops such as corn, beans, squash, pumpkin, and sunflo ...

(4 pages) 61 0 2.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Difference in Cultures

SociologyThe birthing ceremonies of the Indian culture has a lot of different aspects then the American culture does. I guess that is why th ... ure has some form of the family. This is what helps most cultures understand other cultures. In the Indian culture their view of bringing a child into the world is much different then the American cul ... r view of bringing a child into the world is much different then the American culture's view.In the Indian culture there are a lot of preparations that go into getting the parents and the community re ...

(9 pages) 230 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"An Old Woman" by Arun Kolatkar and "Nothing's Changed" by Tatamkhulu Afrika.

from two very different cultures the theme of protest is clear in both.An Old Woman is about an old Indian woman who follows a man just for a fifty paise coin. Kolatkar depicts the old woman's protest ... x was destroyed to make way for a brash and misplaced white restaurant. An Old Woman focuses on the Indian culture, while Nothing's Changed looks at the American culture and race.In this essay I will ...

(5 pages) 49 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Monsoon Wedding as a window to a culture through seeing its perspective on arranged marriage and love.

f relationships being shown, each with a form of commentary on the relationship about it's value in Indian culture.1.) Protective Love. This is the love of the father for his children and for his niec ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Indian Act and residential school

The Indian Act of 1876 and many of its amending statutes contained sections that were discriminatory tow ... d many of its amending statutes contained sections that were discriminatory towards Canadian Native Indians, and that legalized suppression of Indian customs and traditions. In this paper, I will exam ... how one section of the Act, the one relating to residential schools, contributed to the genocide of Indian culture.Ever since the first Europeans set foot on Canadian soil in the 15th century, they ha ...

(8 pages) 157 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

India in the late 19th century. To what extent could India be considered a 'nation' in the late 19th to early 20th centuries?

ibed as a nation, as the result of India's ability to be self-governing and self-sufficient and the Indian peoples' desire for self-government, as well as various aspects of Indian culture, such as re ... ley civilization, to the Mughal empire in the period right before the British Empire annexed India, Indian culture has been developed and refined. By the time the British had settled in India, India h ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Different Cultural Norms

culturalism in Canada, it is obvious that there would be a constant battle between the Canadian and Indian cultures. Each one is like a separate world with an own way of living. Even though many Indo ... lide.Even a mere think as maintaining a conversation can be very difficult for many children in the Indian culture. What we here call holding up a conversation is usually mistaken as talking back, or ...

(6 pages) 127 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

What defines culture. Exploring the true meaning of culture!

ny varieties of culture exist. Ethnic cultures such as the African-American culture, Greek culture, Indian culture, and American culture each have their own style in art, values, religion, household s ...

(2 pages) 285 1 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Ancient Indian Architecture

Architecture has played an important role in the Indian culture. These artworks render creativity and artwork and also portray the culture, hard work ... tworks render creativity and artwork and also portray the culture, hard work, and religion. Ancient Indian architecture can be divided among the different religions and civilizations. These architectu ... lace in Patna. The pillars were made of stone, and archeologists beganto see the advancement in the Indian architecture. Archeologists believed that the Mauryan architecture had been influenced by for ...

(5 pages) 40 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Buddhist art

, and also presented other deities which were not known in India. In history, a classical period if Indian culture differed from that of Chinese in politics, artistic styles, religion and so on. India ... and continued to flourish. Initially, Buddhist art in China was based closely on images taken from Indian art. As Buddhism was absorbed into Chinese life, it affected China's philosophical values as ...

(5 pages) 104 0 4.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

French language and culture

How French Cuisine has influenced Indian Hospitality Industry.India is a much invaded country. Over the centuries India has been a fav ... ial invaders because of its rich natural resources. This has resulted in many foreign influences on Indian culture. The uniqueness of Indian culture lies in the fact that it is very tolerant and very ... n culture lies in the fact that it is very tolerant and very welcoming to foreign influences. Thus, Indian culture is a composite mix of various cultures from all over the world. This is also true of ...

(5 pages) 67 1 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sports vs. the Parent-Child Relationshiip (Based on Gurinder Chadha's Bend it like Beckham, and Fences by August Wilson)

xton, and Joe. Jess' parents do not want her to participate in sports because it goes against their Indian culture. Her mother feels that she should be focusing on finding a husband and learning how t ... mother feels that she should be focusing on finding a husband and learning how to cook traditional Indian dishes. Her father, on the other hand, relies on his own personal experience in the past and ...

(1 pages) 51 0 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Case study-McDonald's and Hindu Culture.doc

, also there are some 140 million Muslims in India, and Muslims don't eat pork.To respect and adapt Indian culture, McDonald's created an Indian version of burgers which are made from mutton and chick ... ted vegetarian and nonvegetarian, due to many Hindus are vegetarians.Issue Statement.In 2001, three Indian businessmen living in Seattle are all vegetarians and two who were Hindus, they sued McDonald ...

(2 pages) 139 2 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Analysis of "The Social Construction of Gender" (Author Unknown).

ale, but choosing to revoke any real association with either gender. Hirjras, as they are called in Indian culture are fascinating. In our modern society, no one can see himself or herself to be gende ...

(3 pages) 59 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Indian Culture: A Blend of Various Culture

As a humble student when I sit down to think and write about Indian culture my mind goes back to 3000 or 2500 B.C. As I make a study of history and read some of ... make a study of history and read some of the scriptures a question confronts me. How did the oldest Indian culture survive so long when so many great ancient cultures of Greece and Rome became museum ... en so many great ancient cultures of Greece and Rome became museum pieces? What was the vitality of Indian culture that continued through the ages despite so many historical vicissitudes?To start with ...

(9 pages) 173 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Native American Artwork And Literature

literature was expressed only orally, so it could be difficult for a person outside of a particular Indian culture to gain access to a tribe's literature. Some of the ancient oral literature of Native ... he animals and nature that was surrounding their everyday lives. For example, the Inland Northeast Indians had coyotes, salmon, and rivers or lakes in almost every story they wrote about, especially ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Forster's "A Passage to India" The Mystery of Mrs. Moore

She is the only character that succeeds in maintaining good relations with both the English and the Indians and achieving reciprocity between the two cultures. Being an individualist like Fielding and ... Oriental,' at the beautiful mosque. She questions the standard behaviors of the English towards the Indians and tries to connect with the Indians at the Bridge Party and at Fielding's afternoon tea. H ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

When I was fairly young boy of about ten, I

ords page by page. The story was a combination of fact and fiction. It followed the life of a young Indian boy named Red hawk from age ten to his tragic death in the Battle of the Bighorn. While it di ... hile it did follow the life of one character, it also demonstrated the plight of the Ogallala Sioux Indians during this time period. Being raised in the heart of the Big Horn Mountains, I have always ...

(4 pages) 691 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature