Evolution Of Indian Reservations

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The central theme of this weeks reading was to focus on the effects of reservations on a culture and the difference between a tribe in the past to now in the present. From the start the Kwakiutls lived in villages of rectangular cedar-plank homes with bark roofs. These houses were as large as 100 feet long and held several families from the same clans up to about 50 people. Nowadays old-fashioned buildings are similar to these but are only used for ceremonial reasoning not for everyday shelter. The Kwakiutls restored to living in reservations neglecting their own traditional values. Reserves belong to the Native American tribes and has become legally under their control. The definition of an Indian reservation is “any of the areas of land given
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