1.3900 How the Railroad Changed the Way of Life for the Indians of Northern California.
This paper will discuss the way the railroad changed the way of life for the Indians of Northern California. The effects of the railroad from the builders perspective will be analyzed as well. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Bibliography: 5 source(s) listed
Filename: 3900 Indians Northern California.doc
2.3902 The California Indian massacres of the Three Knolls in 1865, the Kingsley Cave Massacres 1871, and in Relation to the Speegle Family.
This paper will discuss the California Indian massacres of the three knolls in1865, the Kingsley Cave Massacres 1871, in relation to the Speegle family. These two Massacres and their causes and resulting violence will be explained. What Happened during the battles will discussed in relation to the victims and the aggressors. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Bibliography: 6 source(s) listed
Filename: 3902 California Indian Massacres.doc
3.9044 The Demise of the Californian Indians.
This paper will discuss the demise of the Californian Indians that populated much of the territory before the white men came in to the country. The issues that will be explored in this paper will deal with certain tribes and how they were exterminated from the Californian coast because of land problems (dealing with gold), technology, cultural weaknesses and other sources of man-made manifest destiny (such as warfare) that Americans took out on these tribes. By understanding the scope of history that surrounds the fall of the Indian tribes of California, we can see hoe they were cajoled into accepting an inferior rank to the white settlers that slowly, but surely, removed them from the land that was once theirs. 11 pgs. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
Bibliography: 11 source(s) listed
Filename: 9044 Demise California Indians.doc
4.9832 Current Trends In Native American Politics; The Casino.
This paper will discuss the nature of Native American politics in today's world. By analyzing the different policies and events that are occurring within the Tribal nations of Native America, we can see what is being done within this scope. By understanding how the Native American situation functions on political level of the casino, a better understanding of their culture can be revealed. 3 pgs. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Bibliography: 4 source(s) listed
Filename: 9832 Trends Native Politics.doc
5.6016 Use Of Native American Mascots: Honor or Disgrace?
This paper addresses the continued controversy surrounding the use of Native American persons and images as sports-team mascots. The paper presents cogent reasons why these cultural images should not be used because they destroy more pride (in the Native American people who find them offensive) than they create for the sports fans in the community. The paper approaches the issue from a psychological and anthropological perspective. 4 pgs. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Bibliography: 4 source(s) listed
Filename: 6016 Native American Mascots.doc
6.6028 "Navajo Sacred Places" Klara Bonsack Kelley and Harris Francis.
This is a 3 page paper in MLA style that studies the research of Kelly and Francis in "Navajo Sacred Places" and suggests that through understanding the non-natives can come to understand the importance of land and consider it as 'sacred' as the Natives do. 3 pgs. Bibliography lists 1 source.
Bibliography: 1 source(s) listed
Filename: 6028 Navajo Sacred Places.doc
7.6029 Plains Indians Warfare During the 19th Century: The Influence of European Settlers on Indigenous Conflict.
This paper addresses the changes in American Indian warfare during the period of western settlement in the 19th century. It gives a summary of Plains Indian culture and reasons for conflict, and details conflicts between settlers and American Indian tribes. The paper's thesis, borne out in historical research, is that the introduction of horses and firearms made conflicts between US relocation forces and unwilling Indian tribesmen bloodier than necessary on both sides. The author does not take sides on the Native American sovereignty issue. 11 pgs. Bibliography lists 8 sources.