The Land is Ours

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  • Our Land

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    with two words, our land. What does “our land” mean? Why Broken Sword showed these two words to Nameless? Why Nameless decided to not kill King of Qin because of these two words? How this two word connects to Chinese culture? After watching the film, I think about these two word so many times. Does “our land” mean the land of the country or the power of Qin’s control? However, in my point of view “our land” means all the people. People’s happiness and tragedies established “our land”. People lived

  • White Man's Influence On Our Land

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    live: a world in which the white man robs us of tradition and deprives us of the lands that have sheltered our generation, our fathers’ generations, and our ancestors’ generations. What harm have we done to deserve this? We merely desire to reside on our lands, vast expanses of beautifully rugged terrain, in peace. And why must this simple right ever come into question? Yet question it they do. Flouncing on our land, a group of white men have declared to us that everything we know is about to change

  • The Land Of The Free, And The Home Of Our Brave

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    by the self-applauding rhetoric of politicians and the media, accompanied by the vehement defamation of the governments of other nations. American citizens themselves, seem to subscribe to these sentiments, believing their beloved country to be “the land of the free, and the home of the brave”. This characterization of American society is, at best, only applicable to its recent history, given its sordid past of slavery, Jim Crow, xenophobic policies, and mass marginalization of minorities, all completely

  • Analyzing The Poem 'Immigrant In Our Own Land'

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    people have not learnt the aspect of accommodating the behavior of other individuals based on their gender and race. This literacy analysis offers as a platform in which we can learn how to deal with the conflicts of cultures that is greatly affecting our society today. What text will you write about? Why?

  • Our Home On Native Land : Indian Treaty Rights Essay

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    Event Paper: "Our Home on Native Land: Indian Treaty Rights in Canada and the US” The lecture covered the basis on Indians’ treaties, the government, and how both (the treaties and government) clashed with the Native’s culture. The guest speaker was Gillian Allen, a lawyer, who worked on First Nations treaty-related affairs in Canada and an Aboriginal. She presented a lecture on Indian Treaty Rights in Canada and the U.S. During the lecture, I learned interesting information about the Natives and

  • Essay #2. Once Europeans Began Coming To Our Native Land,

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    Essay #2 Once Europeans began coming to our native land, we natives knew it was not going to be an easy welcome or transition. I, myself, have always kept an open mind to whatever news comes our tribe’s way, but I also stay true to my values which include not being taken advantage of. Around 1800 it is said that nearly 400,000 American settlers lived west of the Appalachian Mountains. (Voices of Freedom, Pg. 157) This only took more of our lands away. Not all Native Americans went along with

  • Life Sustaining Bond Of Human Beings With The Land

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    of human beings with the land has a strong connection. Centuries have gone by and throughout the many years, humans have relied on the land to provide for Humans, they need to evolve, survive, and move forward with their lives. The land provides for humans in a non costly manner. The land provides humans free shelter. For example, Humans use the dirt we walk on to build shelter. The Earth provides humans natural resources, such as water from lakes, streams and rain. The land gives humans bountiful

  • Human Connections With The Land

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    with the Land The life-sustaining bond of human beings with the land has a strong connection. Centuries have gone by… throughout the many years, humans have relied on the land to provide, evolve, help survive, and move forward with their lives. The land provides for humans in a non costly manner. The land provides humans free shelter. For example, Humans use the dirt we walk on to build shelter. The Earth provides humans natural resources, such as water from lakes, streams and rain. The land gives humans

  • The, An Iroquois, Primary Source

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    “We know our lands are now become more valuable: the white people think we do not know their value; but we are sensible that the land is everlasting, and the few goods we receive for it are soon worn out and gone.” Canassatego is talking about the land surveyors trying to purchase the Native American land for cheap. Canassatego also notes that “Your people daily settle on these lands, and spoil our hunting.” He is talking about the land scalpers trying to take the Native American land while there

  • Indian Removal Speech

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    Mr. President, Members of Congress I am a Cherokee Indian name Lauren who was removed from my house from my land with my family. I was born and raised on that land that I instantly fell in love with and never thought in a few years I would be removed from my home and forced to move somewhere else forever! This shouldn't be happening to us, we are humans just like all of you here today that we should be treating each other with respect and happiness. Me and my family and friends don't deserve this

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