Native Americans

Native Americans

Through out the history when humans walked the earth there always has been a dominant group trying to convert people different from them into sharing their beliefs and cultures. There has been many different process that these dominant groups have tried to convert their sub dominant groups, and many times through out history this has led to oppression of the sub dominant group. This was no different among the Native Americans. Living peacefully before the Europeans settlers arrived in the Americas the natives at the time led a plain, ritualistic type of life. At this time the Native Americans were the dominant group of the Americas. Only when these settlers arrived did ...

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this oppression started, some are still here and some are long forgotten but all at some point were oppressed by these white explorers. At the present time this oppression is largely exterminated but in the past it held a large race of people back for centuries. In the following report the many years of oppression, the reasons this oppression started, and today’s current involvement with these Native Americans will be fully examined and explained.

First we will take a look into the lives of the natives of America pre dating the settling from Europeans and their attempt of conforming the ways of Indians. These Native Americans “have long been known as Indians because of the belief prevalent to the time of Columbus that the Americas were the outer reaches of the Indies.” (#1 2001 Native Americans) This will incorporate the time before the oppression of this group such as the times when the settlers lived along side with the Native Americans and even farther back in history ...

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in the winter to keep warm and less in the summer months they only took what they needed. From the feet to their head most was made of these hides so nothing was wasted. These clothes were worn over the reddish-yellow skin that the majority of the Native Americans shared in common, also sharing straight dark hair and dark eyes. There were many means of travel used by different tribes of Indians. The canoe greatly increased travel speed for Indians located near a river or water bed. In some areas Indians were fortunate enough to have wild horses, these horses increased speed, distance, and the ability to carry belongings easier. And all Indians at one point depended on their feet as a ...

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Added: 8/26/2012 04:15:28 PM
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