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  • Analysis Of Chumash Renaissance : Indian Casinos, Education, And Cultural Politics

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    of the pagan rituals or the Chumash ideologies could have potentially also been some of the factors leading to the insurrection. One such case in 1801, in the middle of a string of attacks of pneumonia and pleurisy, had struck the neophytes at Santa Barbara, and an Indian woman who had used Native American curer experienced a hallucinogenic-induced vision. As a result, the Indian woman in this altered state of mind had met the earth goddess Chupu. Moreover, this Chupu had mentioned to the Indian

  • Descriptive Essay About Santa Inez Mountains

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    Most everyone who has toured coastal California is familiar with the Santa Inez Mountains that form the striking backdrop for the city of Santa Barbara. But not everyone has been in (or on) those mountains, and that’s where the true magnificence lies. Have you? One such journey begins on Gibraltar Road near the upper edge of the city, just above the Santa Barbara Mission. The trip is breathtaking as it winds its way through several different climate and flora zones on its way to La Cumbre Peak

  • The Chumash Case Study

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    community and local sheriff’s office in Santa Barbara County and some of the local government officials are having trouble with the idea of the tribal expansion and their selling of alcohol on their gaming floors. Those who oppose the casino’s newest legalization were quoted in the news article in saying that they are more concerned with public safety than anything else. Then, the tribe’s spokesman, Vincent Armenta (2015), has mentioned that Santa Barbara has many other casinos serving alcohol throughout

  • Personal Reflection

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    components, the two that stood out for me were extending experiences and networking/connecting. Reflecting on my educational and professional career, these two themes have been the most relevant. Extending experiences When I graduated from UC Santa Barbara (UCSB), I expected to get a job within the month. I believed that by simply having my degree I would stand out from the group, little did I know this was completely false. I had a resume with little experience and realized it was my lack of previous

  • Manifest Destiny Essay

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    “I shall never forget the impression which our first landing on the beach of California made upon me,” Richard Henry Dana fondly recalls in his book, ‘Two Years Before The Mast” (60). In 1834 Dana, a nineteen-year-old law student, set sail from Boston to California, by way of Cape Corn. When Dana set sail on the Pilgrim he could have never conceptualized that which he would encounter nor could the Spaniards and Indians foresee the ramifications of his journey to their coast. Six years later

  • Mission Santa Ines

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    report is on Mission Santa Ines which is 35 miles north of Santa Barbara among the rolling hills near the Santa Ynez River. The mission was established September 17, 1804 by Father Estevan Tapis as the 19th mission along El Camino Real. In the early 1700's, the country of Spain sent many explorers to the western world to claim land and find riches. When California was founded by several Spanish explorers, like Cabrillo, and De Anza, Spain decided to send missionaries to build missions. There are

  • The Mission Chapel Essay

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    May 15, 2012 La Purisima A.) The mission chapel is beautiful. The beauty of this chapel can compare to the Santa Barbara one. They both are bright in color. When in the chapels I get a warm feeling. Old artwork. Kind of built like an ancient style building. Candles light up the room. B.) The natives daily duties consisted of mixing mud with straws to make adobe bricks to build. The Spanish soldiers lived a more foreign like lifestyle because the mission and their teachings were rather new to

  • Why I Want to Attend Westmont College Essay

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    college located in the beautiful Santa Barbara, California. The college only offers bachelor’s degrees. Westmont is a standard four year college. They are nondenominational and encourage their students to live out a Christian life. They supply Christian-based studies. An interesting fact is that 78% of financial needs are met! Serious crime (per 1000 students per year) is a shocking 17.06, drug or weapon incidents are 2.22, and alcohol encounters are 14.83. Santa Barbara is considered a fairly safe place

  • Community Immersion Usc Essay examples

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    Fall 2012 Assignment #1: Community Immersion Joseph Gossner 9/25/12 Stephanie Carter Abstract The purpose of this research paper is to compare and contrast two smaller sub-communities that are encompassed by the larger community of Santa Maria, California. This paper will promote the beliefs and theories of modern Social Workers, and address the resources and needs of the two communities in question. The compilation of this paper was derived from research that was conducted through

  • Essay on Population Ecology vs. Neoinstitutional Theory

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    species whereas neoinstitutional theory highlights UCSB’s importance as an establishment to its field of education. With this, I am going to compare both, population ecology and neoinstitutional theory, in relation to the University of California – Santa Barbara. I will further discuss each of their strengths and weaknesses in accordance to the behavior and environment of institution, faculty, staff, and its students. Within

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