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Describe Pan-Indianism

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1) Describe the early European and Native American contacts and explain what impact treaties and warfare played in their interactions. What was the Indian Removal Act, the Allotment Act and the Reorganization Act and what their goals and impacts were’? (p.?)
The experience of the Native American and the Europeans has been conflicting has at the beginning of the discovery of the new world with Christopher Columbus the on slaughter of the first Native people. The interactions with the Native people using their resources to hunt and gather for fur and fur trapping and the events that followed.

The Indian removal act was set by the congress under Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830. The law was to negotiate with the southern Indian tribes for their
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What are NCAI and AIM and why were they formed? Who is Leonard Peltier (do an internet search) (p.?) Use the text and explore this link for ALL remaining questions: http://www.pbs.org/indiancountry/challenges/
Pan-Indianism is the Intertribal social movements in which several tribes are joining by political goals but not by kinship. The collective action and protest efforts by the Native Americans were started with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (B.I. A) The American Indian Defense Association was created in 1923 and supported by John Collier, who was the leader of the American Defense Association. It was the response to the prohibition of the traditional dances and wanted to protect the land, beliefs, culture, and arts/crafts. They successfully blocked the Bursum and Leavitt Bills. The National Congress of American Indians founded in 1944 it was the first organization representing Native Americans. The Indian Claim Commission in 1946 granted Native Americans permission to place claims against settlers. The American Indian Youth Council was the first independent student organization founded in 1961. It was for Native American who were active in preserving fishing rights. They also protested the injustices that the Native American suffered from coal mining. The American Movement that was created in 1968 and the most militant of the Native American protest groups. They fought against the issue of racial discrimination
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In the settler days it was expected that when missionaries come to spread the word of Christianity, The Native Americans would drop their traditions and adapt to Christian values. Until 1978, that was that the standard. In 1978, the legislative body passed the American Indian Religious Act. Which declared that it’s the government policy to protect and preserve the inherent right of American Indians to believe, express, and practice their traditional religions. Some non-Native anthropologists estimate membership in traditional Native American religions in the 21st century to be about 9000 people. Since Native Americans performing traditional ceremonies do not usually have public establishments or affiliation rolls, these "members" estimates are likely, significantly lower than the actual numbers of people who partake in traditional ceremonies. Native American mystical leaders also note that these academic estimates substantially underestimate the numbers of members because a century of US Federal government discrimination and prosecutions of traditional rituals caused disciples to practice their religions in secrecy. Many adherents of customary spiritual ways also attend Christian services, at least, some of the time, which can also affect figures. Since the 80 years of those preceding legal torments ended with AIRFA, some
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