Native American Comparative Study By: Alex Keith EDU 201 Wisconsin Lutheran College Oneida Native American Tribe Throughout our countries history we have had many events that we have encountered and tried to solve in many different ways. We have fought through wars, created peace treaties, bargained and traded, and taking many other different precautions into such situations. There is one event that is still unsolved to this date. The fact that those who lived and cherished this land before we were even here still treated and though that had came after the unknown, rude, forceful traveler of the east. Native Americans still are such an amazing contribution to how our country became the United States and all the other tribes that have been spread across the land due to high power and the very little choice that was given to them.
Due to Quanah Parkers near death experience and his healing by the Carrizo Coahuilatesan Indians he believed the peyote medicine was sacred and given to the people by the creator. Peyote religion is believed to be one of the first truly American religions based on Christianity. Quanah Parker was most notorious for his teachings about spirituality of the Native American church. One of his famous teachings was” The white man goes into his church and talks about Jesus, the Indian go into their tipi and talk with Jesus.” In the era of Quanah Parker many tribes adopted the peyote religion, but it was never the traditional religion of Native Americans. Peyote religion was created on the vision of Jesus by Quanah Parke (Lone star internet).
Government b. Business c. Culture Who Were and Is the Navajo Indians The Navajo Indian culture is one of great pride filled with sacred traditions, beliefs and ceremonies that have been handed down from generation to generation. Their cultural background and beliefs have been infused throughout their people and they take pride in making sure that their story and experiences are known throughout all of their cultural members, young and old. The background of the Navajo people, including their primary mode of subsistence, their beliefs and values (consisting of the use of medicines and ceremonies for rituals), gender relations as well as economic and social organizations can teach us a great deal. The Navajo Nation is the largest Indian reservation in the United States, comprising about 16 million acres or about 25, 000 miles, approximately the size of the state of West Virginia.
Andres Alvarez Period 6 The Life of Native Americans Before Europeans even discovered America there was 500 nations of Native Americans living in North America. The Native Americans shaped the actual territory and were wiped out. There were millions of people here living and speaking numerous language and having multiple customs to each tribe. The Native Americans had many customs similar to today’s religion such as the Ten Commandments. The Northeastern Indians lived in very substantial houses and were very well adjusted to life in the region.
“Earth-Diver: Creation of the Mythopoeic Male” Matthews, Washington. “Myths of Gestation and Parturition” Reader's Guide Background The Cheyenne, a Native American people, have inhabited the North American continent for centuries. During the seventeenth century, the Cheyenne migrated from the Great Lakes region to the central plains. Their life on the plains was firmly linked with nature in general-and with the buffalo in particular. They came to depend upon the buffalo for their livelihood, and they made use of virtually every part of the animal: its flesh, its hide, and even its bones.
A part of the Amish community lives in Canada. The Amish comprise a distinct socio-cultural group which remains devoted to its traditions throughout centuries. The origin of the Amish community dates back to the 18th century, when about 200 founders headed by Jakob Ammann established their community and set their unique lifestyle, which contemporary Amish’s follow. Unlike the rest of the American society, the Amish have not changed their lifestyle much since the foundation of their community. In stark contrast, they try to follow their traditional lifestyle and they remain devoted to their values and beliefs, even if such lifestyle leads to the
The Navajo tribe originated from Canada about 1000 A.D. When they arrived to the United States they were shown how to plant vegetables and other agriculture produce by the Pueblo Indians, which transformed them into an agrarian society. The Navajos speak a language called Athabasca which is spoken by many groups in the western. Spaniards conquered New Mexico and this when they became they developed the matrilineal society and where they received the name clans. For many years the Navajo adopted many practices and regulations from the Pueblos Indians.
Aboriginal peoples in Canada comprises of three nationally recognized groups, the First Nations and the Inuit, who were the first Aboriginal groups in Canada, and the Metis, who emerged after the settlement of Canada. According to a census in 2006, more than one million people in Canada identify themselves as an Aboriginal person (AANDC, n.d.). Although there are historical preconceptions of aboriginal people in Canada, many indigenous people have adapted to contemporary societal principles as well as staying connected with their past heritage. First Nations people in the past have been stereotypes based upon old western films (cowboy vs. Indian) as well as the aggressive drunk, or obese and impoverished. Contemporary First Nations people challenge these stereotypes by being a present member in Canadian society.
• Status in society is very important and all relationships involve hierarchy in some way. • School teachers are respected and seen as an honored position. • The father is considered head of household and has all authority on family matters. • The Indian culture
He was highly respected by his people and by the whites as well for trying to keep the peace and also fighting for his people. Red Cloud’s presence on the small reservations provided by the Government and high respect from both sides makes me believe he was a reliable source for this incident. Red Cloud was