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  • Red Hawk Persuasive Speech

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    In two different speeches by two different Native American chiefs, Chief Seattle and Red Cloud, a similar topic in that of the removal of Indians by the U.S. government, was addressed. However, the speeches by the two chiefs were very different, in terms of tone, figurative language, and the clarity of their message. In, "On the Red Man's Trail," Chief Seattle used much figurative language, especially similes, to get his point across. Some of the numerous examples are, "Yonder sky that has wept tears

  • Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction

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    Before the Europeans arrived in the Americas, the Indigenous Tribes had their own languages, customs, and legal systems. These legal systems were completly new to the Europeans, because they did not focus on the Anglo norms of ctime and punsihment, instead, they focused on the restoration of peace and tranquility within the tribe. When any members had a disagreement, they would present the problem to the tribal elders who would sit with the two parties and their families and simply talk; they would

  • Chief Seattle Essay

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    Chief Seattle When stories are told about the American Indian it is usually the Indians that are looked upon as the heathens. They are portrayed as savages who spent most of their time raiding wagon trains and scalping the white settlers just for fun. The media has lead us to believe that the American government was forced to take the land from these savage Indians. We should put the blame where it belongs, on the U.S. Government who lied, cheated, and stole from the Indians forcing many Indian

  • The Round House Erdrich

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    The novel The Round House revolves around the questionable morality of vengeance. Louise Erdrich, shares the tale of a young boy and his endeavor to gain vengeance for his mother’s rape. Through the eyes of Joe Coutts, a story of crime and justice unfolds. Joe’s aggression emerges after he discovers his mother, Geraldine, is raped. Consequently, Joe attempts to avenge his mother by locating the perpetrator, Linden Lark, and killing him. Does Joe’s quest to find vengeance, justify his plot for murder

  • Justice System In The Round House By Erdrich

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    how Native Americans receive their justice, it also boils down to how the crimes being committed against Native American women decide the fate of many characters. Joe grew up being taught many different cases, one specifically being Oliphant v. Suquamish, which took away the right of Native Americans to prosecute non-Natives for crimes that were committed on Native land. This

  • American Synthesis Of Culture

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    the colonists of Jamestown during times of famine and economic hardships with their advanced agricultural techniques. Despite losing land, the natives’ value of land enabled to accept the colonists as allies not enemies. In 1854, the leader of the Suquamish tribe, Chief Seattle, proclaimed, “All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man... the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.” The Indians believed that the all living entities were universally entitled to use the

  • The Invention Of The Telephone

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    others case in point, painting on cave walls, smoke signals, beating on drums and “talking wires” (the name American Indians gave to the overhead wires on poles used during the 1800’s, commonly known as “telegraph”). (Chief Seattle, Chief of the Suquamish Indian allegedly wrote to the American Government in the 1800’s) There were many issues causing problems with communications as were primitive methods used communicating.

  • Compare And Contrast Frederick Douglas And Chief Seattle

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    experienced disadvantages because of their race and culture around the years 1850-1855. Frederick Douglass was a former slave abolitionist who fought to change America and the Africans who were enslaved in it. Chief Seattle was the leader of the Suquamish Tribe and he too was determined to change the citizen’s perspective about how his people were being treated. Both authors wrote compelling letters/speeches to the President to convince him and the citizens to spark change for their race by using

  • Cocheta Tribe Research Paper

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    There are 4 significant tribes who border each other in the area that despise one another. The first tribe in the north is the Chief Suquamish with the tribe of earth. The second tribe in the south is the Chief Nayeli with the tribe of water. The third tribe in the west is the Chief Quidel with the tribe of fire. And the fourth tribe in the east is the Chief Kaska with the tribe of air. While they are enemies and at war with each other, the Goddess decides peace should be made. In the tribe of air

  • How The Amount Of Baking Soda Dissolved

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    ABSTRACT The purpose of this experiment was to see how the amount of baking soda dissolved in vinegar would affect the pH of the vinegar. We conducted the experiment by testing different amounts of baking soda in constant amounts of vinegar, and dropping the solutions on pH paper. By comparing the colors on the pH paper to a list of colors in relation to numbers on the pH scale, we were able to find out that as more baking soda is added, the pH of the solution goes up as well. INTRODUCTION Ocean