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  • The Sioux Indians : The Battle Of The Sioux Indians

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    Sioux Indians are believed to have come from the continent of Asia thousands of years ago. The Sioux indians never actually stayed in one place for a long time and they actually traveled a lot. The Sioux indians were introduced to horses by the Spanish people around the 1500’s, life became easier for the Sioux indians because of the horses. Horses helped the Sioux indians with carrying items and transportation. Sioux actually means “little snake” and this name was giving by the Chippewa indians.

  • Sioux Indians Essay

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    Sioux Indians We're going to tell you about a tribe of Indians known as the Sioux Indians. The Sioux Indians lived on the great plains. The Sioux's tribe is partially and fully located in 7 states. The states are known as Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Their natural resources include deer, beans, wild rice, and buffalo. The Sioux nation was divided into 7 groups. They were known as the 7 council fires. Each council fire had its own leaders

  • Sioux And Chippewa Indian Tribes

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    The Sioux and Chippewa Indian tribes’ have a drastically different way of living compared to what other people are accustomed to in terms of their history, clothing, tools, and weapons needed for survival. The Sioux Indians were originally from Asia, but migrated to America about 30,000 years ago. Their long, straight jet-black hair resembles that of the Asian descendants. The Sioux tribes were located in The Great Plains, which consists of 7 different states Minnesota, Wisconsin, North and South

  • Sioux Indians Tribe

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    Sioux Indians Tribe In my research on Sioux Indians. I will talk about the history, their language, and their current state. Also what I found to be interesting and a useful approach for Native Americans. Native Americans and Sioux Indians lived on the Great Plans.it was known as the Lakota or Dakota. The Sioux Indians actually came to North American from the continent of Asia about 30, 000 yrs. ago. The name Sioux means “Little Snake” which was given to the tribe by the Chippewa Indians. They occupied

  • Comparing The Chilkat Tlingit And Sioux Indians

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    Chilkat Tlingit and Sioux Indians Have you ever celebrated Christmas? Remember the feast, tree, friends, gifts, and prayers. These are all similar events or activities that occur in a potlach, the word potlach means'' gift giving ''. This tradition is derived from the Tlingit and American Indians, in fact, the potlach is a festival that is about '' giving more than taking ''. Located in the Alaskan coastal islands and Dakota, the Chilkat Tlingit's and Sioux Indians compare and contrast

  • Sioux Tribe : An Indian Woman Essay

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    Crow Dog that faces challenges with the Sioux tribe. The story elaborates on the difficult phases and solutions helping Mary Crow Dog discover her identity and cultural background as a Sioux woman. Also Mary Crow Dog struggles with her identity as an Indian woman because of the diverse domestic roles women had to play within the Native American culture. Additionally, Mary did not like how the Caucasian created immorality to the Indians as well as how the Indian women had to struggle to discover their

  • Differences Of The Sioux And Chippewa Indian Tribes

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    The Sioux and Chippewa Indian tribes’ have a drastically different way of living compared to what other people are accustomed to in terms of their history, food , and their roles in their tribes. The Sioux Indians were originally from Asia, but migrated to America about 30,000 years ago. Their long, straight jet-black hair resembles that of the Asian descendants. The Sioux tribes were located in The Great Plains, which consists of 7 different states Minnesota, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota; however

  • Lakota (Sioux) Indians and Creation Essay

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    The Lakota Indians, are sometimes known as the Sioux, but they call themselves the Lakota, which is translated as ‘friend’ or ‘ally’ in their native tongue. Their description of themselves make sense when looking at their seven virtues that they live by, “These are Wóčhekiye (Prayer), Wóohola (Respect), Wówauŋšila (Compassion), Wówičakȟe (Honesty), Wówačhaŋtognaka (Generosity), Wówaȟwala (Humility) and Wóksape (Wisdom) (“Lakota Today”). A culture’s idea of the most importance qualities a good person

  • Shifting Perceptions in Dances With Wolves Essay

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    encounters a tribe of Sioux Indians. At first, both parties are quite wary and almost hostile to each other, but after some time, Dunbar realizes that they have both grown to love and value each other as friends. As the movie critic Robert Ebert comments, "Dunbar possesses the one quality he needs to cut through the entrenched racism of his time: He is able to look another man in the eye, and see the man, rather than his attitudes about the man. As Dunbar discovers the culture of the Sioux, so do we. " As

  • Essay Undoing Stereotypes in the Movie, Dances With Wolves

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    Pawnee Indians carrying off their new "trophy", which was a piece of Timmons' head. Another scene was when the camera first introduced the Indians into the movie by focusing in on a human skeleton that had an arrow stuck in the abdomen. Through scenes such as these, we are given an impression that the stereotypes about Indians being savages were indeed true. These ideas are changed as the movie begins to take a 180-degree turn and begins to focus on helping the viewer understand what the Indians were

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