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  • Graduation Speech : Indian Boarding School

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    In the Hopi Followers, 71 Hopi pupils, from the village of Oraibi, Arizona, attend the boarding school in Riverside California accompanied by their Village Chief Tawaquaptewa and other Hopi leaders. Here, Hopis excelled in the school academics, vocational training, music and art by methods in which the federal government used in an effort try to assimilate Hopis to white society. Indian boarding schools began in 1869 with the establishment of the first boarding school by the Bureau of Indian affairs

  • History Of Hopi Indian Potters Essay

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    History Of Hopi Indian Potters Contact zones were described in Mary Louise Pratt’s article "Arts of the Contact Zone" as being those points in time in which different cultural groups came together. Positive influences between the groups lead to knowledge and understanding, whereas negative influences lead to conflict and miscomprehension. The history of the Hopi Indians is intertwined with the various contact zones between the Hopi Indians and other cultural groups. It is this series of contact

  • A Southwestern Indian Culture Among Us Today: The Hopi Indians

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    A Southwestern Indian Culture Among Us Today: The Hopi Indians Did you know that the Ancient Indian people of the Southwestern United States have dated back to the year 10,000 BC? First appearing toward the end of the last Ice Age, they were the first “Americans.” (Noble, 1998) When Christopher Columbus arrived in the America’s in 1492 and seeing the people of this land for the first time, he thought that he had landed in India, thus giving them the name “Indians.” (Noble, 1998) However

  • Truth Of A Hopi Essay

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    Truth of a Hopi On this journey through this essay on the Truth of a Hopi, it will be illustrated the reasons for the Hopis migration and the establishment of new communities. The journey will take a look into such communities established relating to Oraibi, Hotevilla, and Bacabi. This journey will show how persistent the theme of migration is in Hopi oral history. The journey starts with a look into some of the strong reasons for the migration and establishment of new communities. One of the strongest

  • The Hopi : A Case Study Of The Hopi

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    The Hopi: A Southwestern Case Study The Hopi inhabited the northeastern Arizona territory and live an agrarian lifestyle. Hopi land is known as Hopitutskwa. They have been successful in maintaining their traditional culture in spite of pressure to assimilate into the American culture. This has made their reservation sites tourist attractions. They are the most studied Indians of all native groups in North America. The Hopi follow a philosophy which states that humans and nature intertwine and cooperate

  • Hopi Indian Perspectives

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    The Hopi peoples continue to thrive and preserve their culture for as long as humans have been known to inhabit this Earth. As Jake and Susanne Page maintain, “they are not only the oldest dwellers in this land but are considered by most other Native Americans to have a wisdom, a knowledge of things, beyond average comprehension” (1994:19). This wisdom comes from a deep connection to all things natural and of this Earth. The Hopis have always relied on nature to guide them spiritually, philosophically

  • How The Theory Of Civic Engagement Can Be Used For Create Successful And Sustainable Collaborations Between Museums And The

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    Discussion The following section will examine several case studies to highlight concrete examples of how the theory of civic engagement can be used to create successful and sustainable collaborations between museums and the communities they serve. Case Study 1: Developing Exhibit Programming at Carnegie Museum of Natural History The case study of the preparation of the arrival of the traveling exhibit Race: Are We so Different? by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History (Cole 2014) demonstrates

  • Essay on Sun Chief

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    At first glance to the casual reader it can appear shallow and ridiculous; a religion created around the wants and needs of the Hopi but not based on any empirical or even supposed sacred evidence. When coupled with The Sacred Canopy however, the reader begins to understand the simplistic beauty of their religion providing necessary guidance and support to the Hopi tribe. The reader also is able to relate to Don’s religion in terms of the love one has for his or her own dogma and the importance

  • Essay on Navajo-Hopi Lande Dispute

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    Navajo-Hopi Lande Dispute When first considering the Navajo-Hopi land dispute as a topic of research, I anticipated a relatively light research paper discussing the local skirmishes between the two tribes. However, my research has yielded innumerable volumes of facts, figures and varying viewpoints on a struggle that has dominated the two tribes for over 100 years. The story is an ever-changing one, evolving from local conflict to forcible relocation to big business interests. The incredible

  • Dolls, By Native Americans

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    teach their young about their ancestors and the ancestral ways for centuries with these dolls called Katchinas. They originated from the Hopi Indian tribes. Since then they have created over two hundred dolls. The tribe was first discovered during the 1600’s living in the North West of Arizona. They have continued to live there for thousands of years now. Hopi Indians have sub tribes that consisted of 12 different villages across Arizona. They also had three different sections called mesas. In

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