SIOUX TRIBE NAME: The word Sioux is actually a French term that translates as enemy. Although Sioux has now become a widely recognized name for a particular Native American Indian tribe it was a title given to them by the invaders. The Sioux people prefer to call themselves as Lakota. Basically the Sioux people, as they have come to be known, were divided into various different tribes. Some of the most prominent tribes that made up the Sioux nation include Oglala, Brule, Sans Arcs, Hunkpapa, Yankton, Minnwkonjou, Sisseton, Mdewakantonwan and Wahpeton.
What does the name mean? (Britannica) * Abbreviation of Nadouessioux * The Ojibwa applied this name to them, which was a North American Indian tribe. What do they wear? (“Culture and Customs of the Sioux Indians") * The Sioux wore clothing that resembled nearby tribes in their area. * Many of the Sioux would add personal embellishments to their standard clothing.
There are many connections between Shadows at Dawn and the course, including the influence of European contact on the indigenous population as well as the deconstruction of stereotypes that have existed in the national history of the United States and Mexico. Jacoby believes that perspective influences how an event is seen, including historical narrative. Political power influences the selection of memories when choosing historical narrative. Jacoby's thesis matters because in order to truly understand an event all sides of the story must be explored and understood. Shadows at Dawn shows how an event is remembered can be influenced by who wrote the history of it.
The book My People the Sioux written by Luther Standing Bear is a revisit to the past by a master storytelling. Written in 1928 by Standing Bear, his story leaves the impression that history is not always told from the same perspective. Luther Standing Bear in English was also known as Plenty Kill,(Ota Kte) by his Sioux family. The book portrays the dramatic and life changing events of his life and the life of the Sioux. The traditional way of life for the Sioux and all Native American was called into question as the westward expansion of the United States unfolded.
Chantel Mack Dr. Etheridge English 310 7 February 2011 Annotated Bibliography: Americo Paredes Americo Paredes was a Mexican American folklorist, teacher, writer, poet, and musician. He was a seminal Mexican scholar of the 20th century who developed the foundations of modern Mexican American scholarship. He was born on September 3, 1915 in Brownsville, Texas. Paredes studied corridos, folkloric ballads, machismo, and border stereotypes of Mexicans. Known as an ethnic activist he fought against discrimination towards Mexicanos and he wrote many stories dealing with the Mexican culture.
In addition, a large number of tribal members live in the Milwaukee area. The Forest County Potawatomi are Algonquin, a European term based upon linguistics, and Neshnabek, a Potawatomi word that means "keepers of the fire." The Potawatomi were part of a confederacy with the Ojibwa (Chippewa) and Odawa (Ottawa) Indian tribes. This group was known as the Council of the Three Fires. The Potawatomi were given the task of keeping alive the Sacred Fire.
On December 29, 1890, the Sioux chief, Big Foot, and 350 0f his followers camped on the banks of the creek. Before this battled was fought, the Indians had a traditional dance called the ‘’Ghost Dance’’. The Ghost Dance was a religion that served as a nonviolent form of resistance for Indians in the late nineteenth century. It was a mixture of Christianity and traditional Indian religion. By doing the Ghost Dance, the Indians were asking for protection.
Some Native communities became dependent of trade and began to live near European settlements, and their resettlement made them expose to the epidemics which killed many Aboriginal people who had no natural immunity. Moreover, alliances between Aboriginal people and Europeans often led to economic competition and sometimes caused wars. (e.g., Iroquois fought against Huron people to displace them in the trade with French). In addition, the custom of trading brandy for furs was a destructive aspect. Alcohol abuse contributed to violence in Aboriginal communities, to society disharmony and to the deterioration of an originally healthy Aboriginal population.
In A Sequence of Songs of the Ghost Dance Religion by James Mooney, there are seven short poems that express the feelings and ambitions of the Native Americans during the time of the messianic movement. The messianic movement also called the Ghost Dance was a time that Native Americans were revolting against White Americans. The Ghost Dance was a dance performed that supposedly would return Indians ways and return the land to them. The "messiah" of the Ghost Dance was Wovoka, he said that this dance would make white people disappear and resurrect Indian ancestors. The term ghost is from the belief that ancestors were going to be resurrected.
The Cheyenne Indians are originally from the, the Great Plains and are composed of three united tribes, Masikota, the Sotaae, and the Tsêhéstâhese, and they call themselves ,” Tsitsistas”, which translate to “like hearted people”. The Cheyenne Nation consists of ten bands throughout the Great Plains and later the tribe split into two groups. Which consist of the southern band living near the Platte Rives, and the Northern band living near the Lakota tribes. The Cheyenne Indians are considered one of the most famous Native American Indians because of their history and culture. According to historians their history can be traced back to more than two hundred years.