Essay On Native American Life

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Native Americans have suffered a lot because of something that the human being should have learnt after all this past experience. They have been robbed of their own land which they truly loved and which they learnt so much from.
Native American life in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has been characterized by continuities with and differences from the trajectories of the previous several centuries. One of the more striking continuities is the persistent complexity of native ethnic and political identities. In 2000 more than 600 indigenous bands or tribes were officially recognized by Canada’s dominion government, and some 560 additional bands or tribes were officially recognized by the government of the United States.
Let’s talk about the key leaders and the figures: The American Indian Wars mainly occurred in Texas, Arizona Territory, New Mexico, Utah, Oregon, California, the Dakotas, and Washington.
Forts providing protection for white migrants and a base for the U.S. military included Fort Laramie in Wyoming, Fort Kearny in Nebraska, Fort Huachuca in Arizona, Fort Sill in Oklahoma, Fort Smith in Arkansas, Fort Snelling in Minnesota, Fort Union in Montana, Fort Worth in Texas, and Fort Walla Walla in Washington.
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A pow wow (also powwow or pow-wow) is a social gathering held by many different American Indian communities. The word is derived from the Narrangsett word powwaw, meaning "spiritual leader".[1] A similar gathering by California Indians, usually in the fall, is called a Big Time. A modern pow wow is a specific type of event for American Indian people to meet and dance, sing, socialize, and honor their cultures. Pow wows may be private or public. There is generally a dancing competition, often with significant prize money awarded. Pow wows vary in length from a one-day event, to major pow wows called for a special occasion which can be up to one week

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