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  • The Cree And The Lakota

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    this land for tens of thousands of years, hence an incredible amount of diversity exists among the cultures here . The two cultures focused upon in this essay are the Cree and the Lakota. THE CREE The Cree constitute the largest indigenous group in Canada, with over 200,000 members living in Canada alone . Scientists believe that the Cree descended from the people who crossed the Bering Strait during the last Ice age. Evidence suggests

  • Maskwacis Employment Centre: Case Study

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    Organization Background The Maskwacis Employment Centre (MEC) is situated within the Samson Cree Nation in Treaty 6 Territory in Alberta. MEC was created in partnership with the Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana Cree Nation, Samson Cree Nation, Alberta Human Services (Alberta Works) and what was then known as Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (now Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada – INAC) in 2008. “In developing MEC, the Hobbema First Nations envisioned a center

  • Negative Effects Of Oil Drills

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    Being the second largest producer of oil in Canada, oil is big business in Saskatchewan. Oil mining brings in hundreds of millions of dollars for the Saskatchewan government every year, but is the money really worth it for the amount of damage it causes to the earth? Since 1990, there have been 18 893 incidents of oil being leaked in Saskatchewan. In these incidents, about 31.7 billion liters of oil has been leaked, but only 287 million liters of that oil has been recovered. Extruding oil can release

  • Cree Indian Greed

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    enormous amounts of wealth can be achieved. In the fossil fuel industry, the ways of obtaining this desired wealth is often inhumane. Companies often turn their back on the environment, while at the same time harming other people who rely on the land. As Cree Indian Prophecy mentions, "Only when the last tree has died and the river has been poisoned and the last fish been caught only then will we realize we cannot eat money" ("The Truth About Factory Farming"). Man has neglected nature and others who rely

  • Personal Reflection : The Worldview Of The Cree

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    Reflection - Option 1 The worldview of the Cree differs from that of mine in numerous ways as our religions, cultures and ethnicities are completely different.  The Cree perceive life to be non-linear and interconnected as they believe that in their lifetime, one cycles through four different stages.  Individuals start out as spirits, grow into young people who are continuously changing, become responsible adults and finish as elders who are wise, but tend to go back into infancy as they age. On

  • Inuit And Cree Tribe Essay

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    about the Inuit and Cree tribes of Canada.In my essay I will compare the two tribes against one another and show you their differences and similarities. For example, did you know that both tribes traded with the Europeans? The Inuit and Cree tribes have many similarities and differences. Both of these tribes were affected by the Europeans in positive and negative ways. They traded furs with the Europeans for other things such as food items and weapons. Both the Inuit and Cree tribes also have a

  • Identity In Joseph Boyden's Three Day Road

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    you be a kind chap and make me a cup of tea?” (144). Although his British accent appears to be a convoluted joke, Elijah is really abandoning his Cree language in favour of a British accent to please his peers. Despite the native language being an essential part of his childhood identity, Elijah succumbs to the white man’s perceived notions of the Cree language being related to witchcraft as he strips away his native language to fit in with the others. This sudden transformation to match a white

  • The Cree: Mysterious Winter Months

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    The Cree depended on the land for their source of food. They hunted animals (moose,deer, caribou, etc.) and birds (ducks, geese, etc.) for their source of protein, they also fished if they lived close to the water. Their diet did not only contain animal meat, however, they also had nuts, berries, and vegetables.During the long, cold Winter months, food was extremely limited. Animals went away to hibernate and the Cree’s dependence on the land began to decrease. To beat the winter months, the Cree

  • Compare And Contrast Ute Vs Cree

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    Ute vs. Cree Ute and Cree natives are different in many ways. They lived in two totally different places in America. “The Ute lived in what is now Utah and Colorado, in the high western plains and in the Rocky Mountains. The Cree lived in parts of Canada such as Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Quebec.”(Wikipedia) With the different environment, both groups had different shelter situations to adapt to their environments. "The Ute population was about 3,500 in northeastern Utah, 1,500

  • The Cree Tribes Understanding Of Health Essay

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    The Cree tribes understanding of health is something very much different from what a modern North American society would understand it as. This is because health is not a universal entity, but it is a social reality constructed by different people using different social meanings and symbols. Health can then be seen as a complex, dynamic process that can incorporate religion in contrast to the baseline standard thought of health as a biomedical or epidemiological practice. The Cree’s practice