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  • My Cultural Identity Essay examples

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    or by a change in our economic status. When we think of culture this broadly we realize we all belong to many cultures at once” (Community Tool Box, 2013). Who are the Lumbee? The largest, most prosperous, educated Indian tribe in North Carolina since the 1700s, whose name is from the Lumbee River is in Robeson County. The Lumbee people have been recognized

  • The Lumbee Problem Essay

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    first reading was the preface and the fourth chapter from the book, “The Lumbee Problem: The Making of an American Indian People”, entitled, “What are they trying to do now?” In this reading, the author, Karen I. Blu, examines the political history of the Indians of Robeson County, North Carolina and goes into detail about her findings during her visit there between 1967 and 1968. Blu argues that the political history of the Lumbee Indians was greatly affected by the relationships between them and non-Indians

  • The Mystery Of The Lost Colony Of Roanoke

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    some more outrageous than the rest. Were they killed by Indians? Taken by aliens? Abducted? Sabotaged? The mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke has an abundance of theories, but the most plausible is that the colonist were assimilated into the Lumbee tribe. Colonists arrived on Roanoke Island in 1587, with the hopes of becoming the first English colony in America (Bernstein 2:55). The colony was to be governed by John White and was composed of English families who wished to make a new home for

  • Native Americans Of North Carolina Essay

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    American Indians had been living in North Carolina for at least 9,500 years before European explorers first encountered them in the 1520's. For the past several decades an increasing number of Americans have been identifying as American Indians. For centuries before European contact, these native people lived in harmony with the natural environment, taking no more from the land than they needed to survive. Of all the states in the Union, North Carolina has witnessed the largest increase in Native

  • The Disappearance Of The Lost Colony

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    In 1587, one hundred ten people, including seventeen women and nine children, sailed from Plymouth, England, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to start a new life on the Outer Banks. This colony of over one hundred people disappeared from the Roanoke Island region, never to be seen again (Kramer 2). For over 400 years, historians and archeologists have attempted to determine what happened. Although there are several popular theories regarding the disappearance of the Lost Colony, the theory with

  • Native American Colonialism

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    From the time during North American colonialism to the modern era, American Indians have responded to and countered U.S. policies, philosophies, and agreements in hopes of sustaining and preserving their sovereignty and relationships to the land. As a result, the U.S. government employed many different approaches in dealing with American Indians in hopes of assimilation and diminishment of Native American culture from the mid-19th century to early-20th century. Consequently, as the U.S. government

  • Causes Of The Lost Colony Of Roanoke

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    “The lost colony of Roanoke is one of the most-notorious mysteries in American history; the cryptic clues left at the abandoned settlement and the lack of any concrete evidence make it the focus of wild speculation and theories”. Within three years what would have been the first permanent English colony that was formed in the New World disappeared in 1590, only leaving two small clues behind. The colony mayor John White returned to the island to discover the word “Croatoan” had been carved into the

  • What Is The Historical Background Of Roanoke

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    Roanoke was founded by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1585. His plan was simply to start a successful settlement. He sent 100 men to settle Roanoke Island. The men returned back to England after the winter. It is off the coast of present day North Carolina. In 1587, Raleigh sent 91 men, 17 women, and 9 children to the island of Roanoke. John White led this group. The English had made several attempts to establish a base in North America. Many attempts however, failed. Soon after, King James I granted charters

  • Ban Increasing Independence With Limits

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    Allow Increasing Independence with Limits Much research shows that adolescents do best when parents set reasonable, age-appropriate rules and expectations, and follow through with reasonable consequences for breaking rules (Simpson, 2001). Clearly stated rules and predictable consequences for breaking rules are especially important in the area of risky behavior. To the extent that it has been tested among AI youth the principle still applies. For example, Lonczak et al. (2007) found that more limit

  • Laurence M. Hauptman's Between Two Fires: American Indians in the Civil War

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    for the South. The focus is turned to the Pamunkey of Virginia and the Lumbee of North Carolina. These tribes did not like the white supremacist attitude and served for the benefit of the North. The Pamunkey worked as river boat pilots for General McClellan's Army during the Peninsula campaign in 1862. The Lumbee's were fighting the Confederate Home Guard during Sherman's Carolina campaign. Both Pamunkey and the Lumbee thought themselves as avengers to people of color. In Mr. Hauptman book