Similarities Przewalski’s horse Brumby horse Mustang horse Differences Przewalski’s horse Brumby horse Mustang horse Country of origin Mongolia Australia North America Height 12-14 hands 12-16.2 hands 13-16 hands Weight +-595 pounds +-882 pounds +-750 pounds Colour Brown Dun Chesnut Bay Black Brown Buckskin Champagne Chesnut Cremello
He continues, stating that “Elbows and knees were constantly flying at [him]. [He] couldn’t play a shift that didn’t include some kind of cheap shot, threat or curse. ”(Wagamese Chapter 38). His love for hockey dwindles as this occurs, and with it, his sovereignty. This highlights the struggles of Indigenous people as they fight to maintain their sovereignty in a world still rife with colonialism, where their self-determination, autonomy, and agency are constantly under
Cultural values, societal expectations, and moral beliefs are some factors that help create a kaleidoscopic view of the world. In the story, the mother’s sense of determination and pride goes against the stereotypical image of an Aboriginal female. Her persistent attitude is depicted when she is denied access to a country because she claims her nationality as ‘Blackfoot’ rather than American or Canadian. Many individuals would give in and accept a Canadian or American nationality, however she chooses to stay loyal to her primary decision. Likewise, her stubborn disposition connects with her strong sense of pride.
Indigenous Canadians have four times the risk of experiencing severe trauma than other Canadians (“Indigenous People”). The story Indian Horse explores various traumatising circumstances Indigenous people face and examines their effects. In Richard Wagamese’s novel, Saul’s inability to escape the difficulties of his past demonstrates that unprocessed trauma can derail one’s life. Throughout early childhood, his family life exposes him to mental illness and loss. Later, he represses the atrocities of residential school, building inner conflict and self hatred.
Alcohol and Stereotypes keep native Americans in the reservations just like Junior 's family, in the novel, Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Before Junior transferred to Reardan High School, he got suspended from school and his teacher, Mr P., came to his house, “ 'And you’re a bright and shining star, too, ' he said. 'You’re the smartest kid in the school. And I don’t want you to fail. I don’t want you to fade away.
Introduction Diversity is a characteristic that is characterized by the recognition and shared regard of the similarities and differences in culture, age, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and experiences that make people unique. Many people suppose that the Canadian society is diverse and problems such as discrimination and racism are not difficulties affecting this community. Canadians understand that they are characterized by diversity, tolerance, and acceptance and that these are the traits that virtually define the values of this nation. Although many people assert that the country is diverse, previous cases and literature have portrayed how the Canadian society is segregated and intolerant. The most disturbing elaboration of intolerance in the Canadian society was the Saskatoon starlight tours where law enforcement officers would pick aboriginals from their communities, and they were taken to the outskirts of the city in the dead of winter where they were left for dead.
Aboriginal issues are a long standing problem in Canada because Aboriginals live in third world conditions in a first world country. They struggle to obtain basic human needs such as clean drinking water, proper education, employment, and appropriate living conditions. Both Aboriginals and the Canadian government are debating over the pros and cons of awarding sovereignty to the Aboriginal people. Whether this will actually be proven to help, has created a large controversy. Aboriginals are one piece of culture that makes up Canada's cultural mosaic.
Thus, some members of the Indigenous, like Jesse, feel as though they are sealed by a fate in which they will be forced to stop trying to fight the same destiny that had been awaiting their ancestors, by numbing their pain through the use of substances. Given these points, Jesse’s addiction beginning to take a major toll on his mental health is yet another depiction of cross-generational trauma that he, and many other Indigenous peoples in Canada are fighting to
The Washington D.C football team has started a controversy with many people that are from the American Indian background. The “indian” sports mascot, logos, or symbols show an image of the Native American people that is not true. To some this may concerning, but to others this is no big deal. I think that this is something that people and teams should care or think about.
In this week’s reading, Chapter 24 discussed the trouble that many young, Indian athletes face when it comes to both their athletics and academics. Living on a reservation can make it difficult for these athletes to develop the mentality and attitude that could drive them toward a successful career. I agree with the author’s claim that there exists a seemingly unbreakable cycle for these athletes and I will outline the premises for such an argument in the following paragraphs. In addition to this, I will include my arguments in support of these premises below. Kevin Simpson’s first premise it that if these athletes who are growing up on these reservations look to the actions of their parents and elders, then they will most likely follow in their parent’s footsteps.
The American society should strive to obtain higher standards of respect for the majority as well as the minority communities. There are not many people who are aware about the controversy and issues that the use of reclaimed water at the Snowbowl has created. Yet this disrespect to Indigenous belief has a long path in American history and Native American people. Indians were stripped of their land in 1829 because of the Homestead Act, which granted white people the right to claim up to 160 acres of land as their own. Even as the Constitution states that “all men are created equal”, Native Americans have faced discrimination, oppression, and racism due to their culture and skin color.
The indigenous people are literally crashing into the buildings produced by the colonizing culture, “Look out! Bob shouts. There are Indians flying into the skyscrapers and falling on the sidewalk.” (King 63) and it adequately represents the lack of adaptability of the Native Canadians. Thomas King taps again into the effects of colonialism and notions the indigenous people as uneducated and an untamed species.
Stretten specifically names the people took her offense to her not participating in school functions depicting native americans as caricatures. The way Stretten identifies here audience is by describing different scenarios in which she has felt victimized. Whereas this may seem narrative, Stretten solidifies the article’s persuasive nature by not simply sharing her experiences, but also arguing against them. Stretten employs facts to back up her argument and even quotes a psychologist’s academic findings as a way to back up her argument. Therefor, her target demographic is not simply those who already share her opinion.
The actions imposed by white European settlers are why many of Canada’s Aboriginal population are affected by numerous social issues like poverty, increased violence and incarceration among the Aboriginal population and has resulted in many conflicts that exist today between the Canadian government and the Aboriginal
Throughout the novels Indian Horse written by Richard Wagamese and Merchant of Venice written by Shakespeare, being regarded as the enemy of society, having a fear for the events that will come and the quest for an individual or power to gain power and control are apparent and occurring themes that affect characters differently. In both novels individuals are considered to be an enemy of society based on discrimination rather than being an actual threat to society. “When your innocence is stripped from you, when your people are denigrated, when the family you came from is denounced and your tribal ways and rituals are pronounced backward, primitive, savage, you come to see yourself as less than human. That is hell on earth, that sense of unworthiness.