Essays Tagged: "Tribe"

The Great Bear Hunt

the sky was as beautiful and blue as water in the lake beside the peak. Therewere two little Indian tribes beside the lake. It was really comfortable for the Natives tostay beside the lake because the ... as also not hot because the mountains brought the coolness to the area. Some treesseparated the two tribes. The tribe closer to the peak was called Kakhui and the othertribe was called Monhawk. Both o ...

(3 pages) 89 0 5.0 Apr/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Comanche Culture

The Comanche are a very unique tribe. Their history and culture is a very interesting topic and cant even come close to being expla ... alifornia during the 1849 gold rush. For this reason, the Comanche were probably the most important tribe of the Great Plains. In spite of this, they have become something of a historical orphan. Texa ... exico and put a good source of horse and mule in Texas. They captured women and children from rival tribes and sold them to the Spanish in New Mexico as 'servants.' During the 1800s they expanded into ...

(7 pages) 141 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Lord of the Flies Discuss what 'The darkness of man's heart' means.

on go wrong due to members of the original group creating trouble and they decide to form their own tribe with a new chief Jack. I am going to look at how the events on the island have created an idea ...

(4 pages) 65 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Liberia's recent history as it pertains to my life.

nsion in Monrovia and shot the then sitting President, President Tolbert. Doe was part of the Khran tribe and certainly couldn't read and write. He took the President and some key cabinent members out ... ive Americans in our own nation. Liberia was already inhabited by approximately 13 other indegenous tribes. The Freed Slaves were however, vastly superior in education and technology. They were the or ...

(4 pages) 107 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

this essay is about how america suppreses minorities and how its evident in the Amy Tan story "Two Kinds" and the story "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fishfight in Heaven"

is not alone. Millions of people come to America to make these dreams come true, like the Indian's Tribe in Sherman Alexie's The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. They all come with their pa ... t on by his people and then fails and ends up mediocre. The story is about an Indian who leaves his tribe in hope of being the one who becomes successful, the one who is able to overcome everything an ...

(5 pages) 160 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How people would react to tattoos being done to themselves or others around them because of their culture.

centuries. To most people living in the United States, tattoos are a normal style. But imagine some tribe in a country you have never even heard of, say the, "Tekywan" tribe learning about something t ... not them. If God didn't give the mark then how on earth did it get there? If someone in the Tekywan tribe received a tattoo, how would they react? Perhaps some of these questions will never be known, ...

(2 pages) 130 1 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Describes the Bushmen of the Kalahari

of the Kalahari are without a doubt a unique culture of people. Bushmen refer to themselves by the tribe they are associated with instead of the term 'Bushmen.' For many years they upheld a hunter/ga ...

(1 pages) 125 3 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

" Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe's An analytical look at why the village of Umofia fell apart.

s a story that describes the effects of a new Christian religion in a tribal village of Africa. The tribe has their own language, known as Obi, a dignified culture and a value system that has continue ... as they trace back into their ancestry. Yet, voids that this culture can no longer fill for modern tribesmen enable white missionaries to intrude upon this system and convert many of the tribe's youn ...

(6 pages) 212 1 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lord of the Flies by Golding - Literary Breakdown

?' (Pg. 221)b)Young, Savage warriors were reduced to children in the presence of an adult- The same tribe who killed Simon and Piggy, and who were hunting Ralph down to kill him, began to sob like bab ... ability no one knows where they are. Ralph realizes the situation they are in and decides to form a tribe. He attempts to create order and civility in the wild, which, in his eyes, is the only way to ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Indians. Crafts and recreation.

and store all the materials needed. Women learned at a very young age to make baskets. The Atsugewi tribe attributede their skills to a grardian spirit that was passed on by rubbing hands together. Co ... king overrode the tedium.The making of ceramics was most highly developed by the Mississippi Valley tribes. The Pueblo Indians used pottery to carry water. Due to the long distance they would travel, ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Seneca Indian tribe

e Seneca are culturally similar to their Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, an Mohawk confederates. The five tribes were known as the Five Nations or the League of Five Nations. Sometime between 1715 and 1722 ... the French.During the American Revolution the Seneca sided with the British.SOCIETYEach town in the tribe contained several long, bark covered communal houses that had both tribal and political signif ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bio of the prophet Muhammad. Info about his life, before and after the rev. in chrono. order

event happened in 570 AD.Muhammad's family belonged to the clan of Hashim, a branch of the Quraysh tribe. While the Quraysh were ruling Mecca, the Hashimis had little but religious status connected t ...

(4 pages) 103 1 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Ute Indians

art of the Uto-Aztecan language called Numic.The Utes were divided into bands or a subdivision of a tribe. There were at one time eleven different bands of Ute Indians. The type of housing in each ban ... d into lower elevations for the milder weather there.Children were very important in the Ute Indian tribe. Every member was responsible for caring and the education of the youth. Babies were held in c ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Politics of Mexico, NAFTA

great civilization still evidenced by the ruins ofmagnificent buildings and monuments. The leading tribe, the Aztec, built great cities anddeveloped an intricate social, political, and religious orga ...

(17 pages) 435 1 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Herman Melville

crewman on the whaler Acushnet. Then he jumped ship in the South Seas. For a time he lived among a tribe of cannibals in the Marquesas. Later he made his way to Tahiti where he idled away nearly a ye ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe Okonkwo's internal struggle

the death of his adopted son Ikemefuna, his eldest son becoming a Christian, and his exile from his tribe for seven years.The first major mishap in Okonkwo's life occurs when his adopted son, Ikemefun ... n Umuofia, Okonkwo's village. This happens because Ikemefuna's father murders a girl from Okonkwo's tribe and this is Ikemefuna's fathers punishment, to lose his son. Ikemefuna lives with Okonkwo and ...

(4 pages) 141 1 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Freud and the Flies: A Connection between the Freudian Theory of Psychoanalysis and Characters in William Golding's Lord of the Flies

e primarily relies upon hunting as a means of gathering food, and bands his followers together in a tribe which utilizes little communication and acts primarily upon impulse. "He [Jack] tried to conve ... the mind to descend into neurosis. Such was the case when Jack split from the group to form his own tribe. Ralph - the ego - lost control of the id - its strength was too much for him to bear and it t ...

(3 pages) 118 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Does language effect the way we perceive the world? [Chomsky; Sapir-Whorf hypothesis; 1984]

hey spoke about time, colour and moral attitudes. With reference to time they gave the example of a tribe of native Americans who refer to time in a completely differnet way structurally to the way ti ...

(2 pages) 138 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Essay on Rosaldo, Renato. "Grief and a Headhunter's Rage."

of grief, the calamity helped Rosaldo reach a state of enlightenment with his study of the Ilongot tribe.Michelle and Renato Rosaldo had studied the Ilongot tribe in the northern part of the Philippi ... his explanation were, at best, educated guesses. Trying to be objective to his study of the Ilongot tribe, Rosaldo could not understand the driving factor behind killing a fellow human as a way of dea ...

(5 pages) 86 0 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers