No one really has the correct answer. The only answer is that these names are hurting the Native Americans more and more. With this kind of treatment, Native Americans feel as if they are considered as minorities, considered as unfortunate, and considered as insignificant in racial categories. By having their tribe and group names on the athletes’ jerseys, it brings anger rather than pride to be a Native American. Whether considered as a major ethnic group or not, Native Americans must be given the respect by having all offensive names on sports team repealed and a legal assurance that there will be no further misconceptions and racial prejudice in sports history ever again in United States
They didn't understand their ways. Because the Indian's didn't behave like the settlers, they were labeled savages. The Native Indians were the first people in the U.S. and their way of life was looked down upon. However, in captivity, Rowlandson learned that these people were hospitable and resourceful. There were hopes that maybe her "observations, [which is] acknowledging the humanity of the Indians, were possibilities for the English to understand, even empathized with, the people they were dispossessing"(Takaki 44).
Soon, despite the very fact that the government had encouraged this move itself, officials and important peoples found the settlers to be troublesome, even more so than the natives themselves(Page 20). But while the tenacity of these people was perceived as troublesome, there was very little reason why they shouldn’t be, considering that the prolonged existence of these people was because of their collective wariness of government and oppression and would only pledge loyalty to direct blood (Pages 20-21). If anyone were to survive in those lands, it would be these hardy people that have known no easy times and desired the solitary ways of life that the Appalachian Range provided (Page 22). Despite the acclamations from the Little America Party that the, *The Little America Party opposed the early settlement of the Appalachian region. Why?
If they did not adapt to the lifestyle of the newly constructed America and abide by what was considered to be the cultural norms for Americans, they needed to be removed. Cultural conflict deems to be the source of pleasing variety, tension and even violence. The Plain Indians, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Comanche all lost control over their territories because they did not abide to the idealistic “melting pot.” The melting pot is the blend of various nationalities into one American culture, however the Native Americans simply could not change their value and beliefs to confine to Americas perfect “melting pot”
If Kathleen, or any of the Godfrey’s were to visit New Mexico they would see reservations as a justice because they were not deserving of an existence as the ancient people. Natives would righteously be put away from society because they were not as peaceful or civilized. Or Natives would need be assimilated until they were more like the ancient people, or more American. Tom’s stories leave a big mess for Natives to clear up. Because of stories like his, they need to vindicate themselves from falsehoods of savagery found in his story.
In sealand people are very forgiving of of the sins the people make and they do not care about deformities that some people might have. However the people of waknuk are not as forgiving. Especially Joseph Storm who is david's father, who beats david when he said “I could managed it all right by myself if I’d had another hand” (26). After this statement had been said Joseph had beaten david very badly. On the other hand the people from the fringes are not forgiving of the people from waknuk because they were outcast from there.
It showed how different the Europeans where from the Natives and how they they all had different opinions on the Natives. Columbus thought the Indians were gullible and lost people who could be persuaded into doing anything, like changing to Christianity. Sepúlveda thought the Indians were down right Barbarians who enjoyed ripping out human hearts and sacrificing them to God. On the other hand, Las Casas saw talent in the Native Americans and saw they weren't a stupid as they seemed. We wouldn't have this information if explorers like Columbus didn't write journey and books of their experience.
I would leave this city like many other humble people because if I stayed here I would be very selfish and have a lot of guilt. Staying in Omelas implies that you’re selfish and that you don't care about others. It means that for anyone that would stay in Omelas it's all about them and that they are happy throughout their lives. To them nothing matters on why or even how they’re happy but the fact that they are. The second reason I would leave Omelas is because I would have extensive guilt for this child and what he has gone through.
Today, people all over the world feel like they have to act like someone they are not in order for them to be accepted by their peers. We all are guilty of repressing certain parts of ourselves because we are too afraid of how society will react and judge us for being our own person. As Stevenson has shown throughout his story, Dr Jekyll had been living this way his entire life. He repeatedly experiences all of these wants and desires but decides not act on them because of his worries of how he will be perceived by the community. Therefore, Stevenson conveys the message that it's easy for people to get into the bad habit of not being their selves to the extent where they could turn into an entirely different person that they will never be able to
Jonas and The Giver are talking about how there can’t be twins in the community; “The Giver's face took on a solemn look. "I wish they wouldn't do that," he said quietly, almost to himself. "Well, they can't have two identical people around! Think how confusing it would be!" Jonas chuckled.” (146) The community releases the lighter twin of the set because it would be too confusing to have two identical people around and that would make it hard for the people.
The government might have a different perspective and vantage point. They viewed a group of people that they couldn’t control, therefore, they tore the Native Americans down slowly. They probably felt like this benefited the Native American people because they’ll be more like them. They wanted the Indians to be more modernized and like other citizens. However, this wasn’t a wise or fair way to do this.
He wants the people to notice and realize injustice the law is. However, there is nothing wrong with fighting against something that feels unjust, but fighting sometimes may lead to destruction within the public. The law shouldn’t be based off of just the people’s opinions but also what the government think is best. It’s acceptable to do what is right but many are afraid to stand up to the the government due to the fact that they have more power. Therefore, people may see going against an unjust law as something to avoid because of the aftereffect they will be having to face.
Gender, age, and race still play a very prevalent role in our society. Many individuals continue to think the ideas of white supremacists play no role in the United States, but individuals such as Dylann Roof, prove them wrong. Innocent people lose their life for having the right to believe what they want to, and overall pay the ultimate price. At the rate in which Americans experience hate crimes, citizens may soon enter war with themselves.