One league from the ancient times and one union from the 1900s are the very reason for this informational essay. People wonder and ponder on the choice to join or not to join… the Iroquois League and the European Union, and then there are the questions of why was it created, how did it get created, and what happened? And to answer these questions we need to compare and contrast the Iroquois League and the European Union.
Some differences in the stories Iroquois and the Judeo Christian is having an almighty god. In the Judeo Christian story they believe that god created the heavens and the earth. Unlike in the Iroquois story where they believe that there is no almighty god and that the earth was made on a turtle's back. In the Iroquois story animals play a huge part starting with the two birds breaking Sky Womens fall. Also in a way they are viewed as a god or a power source. Then to them taking her to the other animals to help her. They placed her on the turtle's back while many of the animals dove into the waters trying to get soil for her, each one of them failed until the little toad was successful. After that the soil kept spreading in North America. According to the Iroquois story Sky Women threw dust in the air, which created the stars, then she made the sun and moon. Unlike in the Judeo Christian version god said “Let there be light.” Then he separated night and day and created the stars. One of the main differences between the stories is what they respect. In the
Native American myths and the Christian Bible both offer stories about how the world began.. In “The Earth on Turtle’s Back” and Genesis 1, both tales have similar values and ideas. These two stories compare in that both tell the importance of water, the fact that Earth came out of the water, and the existence of supreme beings; in contrast, each story has a unique idea of how the world came into being.
The Iroquois creation story is a renowned Native American myth written by a Tuscarora historian, David Cusick. He is also the author of David Cusick’s Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations, which is known to be the first Indian-written history printed in the English language (Radus). The Iroquois creation myth exists in twenty-five other versions. It describes how the world was created from the Native American perspective. It begins with a sky woman who falls down into the dark world. She is pregnant with twins. Sky woman lands on a turtles back, which ends up growing and becomes a part of island with time. The sky woman gives birth to twin boys, the good mind, and the bad mind. She dies when the bad mind decides to come out of her
The Native Americans were the original owners of the United States of America. However, due to the population increase in Europe, the European migrated to America in seek of land for farming, settlement, and spread their religion (Desai, n.p). The two communities lived together and interacted with each other. Nevertheless, the Native American also known to as the Red Indians and the Settlers had differences in many aspects of their economy, religion, and culture. In some situation, it is hard to identify their disparities. On the other hand, the dissimilarities are easily identified. Additionally, there are similarities between these two nations. Culture is the outline of human
In various cultures, traditional stories of a universal beginning relate to the beliefs and rituals that are prevalent within that society. Although these creation stories differ among cultures, all display similar characteristics which constitute archetypal settings of creation myths, such as a great tree, the landmass from a watery chaos, and the fall of man. In the Iroquois’ creation myth, “The World on the Turtle’s Back”, the display of archetypal settings parallels the creation depicted in the book of Genesis, but underlying each similarity are differing interpretations which allow for the stories to relate to its specific culture.
They had many similarities. Some similarities include where they were going. They were both going to California from New York. Another similarity is that they both had an accident. They had it at just around the same time. The last thing they had in common was that they both were going a bit crazy and didn 't have enough sleep due to the thought of the hitchhiker.
The central focus of my learning segment is about the two Indians tribes the Algonquin and the Iroquois. The content will be focused on the two tribes, their way of life, where they lived, and their different cultures. The goal of the unit is to teach notetaking skills that will last well into their future. Each lesson will touch on a different aspect of the tribe and will have embedded note taking strategies. Read alouds will be used to model the note taking strategies for the unit.
Imagine yourself going back into the past and living with the Coastal and Plateau tribes. Wouldn't you want to see the resources they used? They have to use the sources that are found around them based on where they live. So the Chinook tribe of the coast and Nez Perce tribe of the Plateau interacted with their environment differently and similarly to provide food, shelter and clothing for their people.
Before Europeans even knew of the Americas there were Indians. The Indians had diverse cultures and conflicts with each other. There were hundreds of different groups of Indians. Most hated each other and killed each other. Some sought to get beyond murder and cannibalism. Deganawida was one such man. He sought for peace among Indians. He helped found the Iroquois confederacy through his desire for peace. He did this with the help of a Onandaga who was living among Mohawk Indians named Hiawatha. The Iroquois were also known as the Five Nations. It became known as the six nations after the Tuscarora joined in 1722. The Iroquois Confederacy was in New York closer to the Great Lakes. Deganawida and the Iroquois had an significant impact on tribal relations in
There are many pieces of literature that describe the creation of the Universe. In the following paragraphs one will find that there will be two in particular we will be looking at. The first is The Iroquois Creation Story, and the second will be chapters 1-3 out of Genesis, the first book of the Bible. By the end of this essay hopefully one will be able to see most of the similarities and differences between the two works of literature.
When we all have different thought on the inception of earth. Some people may believe in gods and goddess and other in a whole different thing. We all have different views because we all know different stories. Stories that been told for thousands of years. Many of those archetypes are very similar and also different in their own way.
The stories “The World on the Turtles Back” by the Iroquois, and The Way to Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday discuss two different creation myths. “The World on The Turtles Back” is an Iroquois legend that has been passed down from generation to generation by word of mouth, making it an oral tradition. A creation myth is a traditional story that involves supernatural beings or events that explain how the some aspect of human nature or the natural world came to be. These myths have comparable aspects that are specifically the roles of men, women, animals, and nature.
The differences between light and dark, good and bad, are blurred in the Iroquois Creation Story. The narrator captured two different views in this story, blurring the line between what is considered right and wrong. The Iroquois Creation Story does not have just the black and white, but also the gray areas as well. It makes readers question what is really good and what is bad. The overall use of light elements gives the story a light feel, but also has a dark undertone when looked at closely. Overall, the story suggests that although human nature changes, it will always have ties to its heritage, even if the heritage is considered to be bad.
Other themes similar in both are twins and mothers are self-centered and care more about themselves than their child. One mother abandons her baby in the hospital and the other might have possibly thrown her daughter to wolves, depending on how the story’s ending is interpreted.