Amur Leopard is critically endangered because it’s hunted illegally for its beautiful fur. Their population is estimated to be about sixty individuals, they live about ten to fifteen years in the wild and twenty in captivity. People are trying to save the animal from extinction by monitoring populations, protecting their habitats, and trying to stop poaching and trade. Javan rhinos are critically endangered because of genetic diversity, natural disasters, invasive spaces, and diseases. They are only found in one protected area and there are about sixty of them left.
In the late 1800 's into the 1900 's and beyond Native American Indians, fought in pursuit of protecting their land. However, years passed and Native Americans were stripped away from their homes and forced to be in reservation camps where many face problems related to health, poverty and alcoholism. The reservations served as a way to segregate Native Americans and today, there are approximately 560 federally recognized Native American Tribes in the United States. (Rose,”The history of Native American Indians”) The Absolute True Diary of A Part-Time Indian written by Sherman Alexie, tells the story of Arnold, a Native American teenage boy who struggles with life and takes it day by day. In the book death is often interpreted as a time
Did you know according to “Adoption Coalition” during the year of 1985 about 4.5 million children in South Sudan lived with neither of their parents? Salva Dut, was around the age of 11 when his whole life was flipped upside down. His village of Loun-Ariik in South Sudan was under attack; Sudanese people from South Sudan were rebelling against the government and Salvas village was there first halting point. Salva then had to pick up and leave his family and village behind; he encountered tons of treacherous environments and harsh situations such as crossing the Gilo River while bullets flew each one aiming at The Lost Boys. Salva then fled to Ethiopia after being separated from his family he was then reunited with his Uncle.His time with his Uncle didn’t last very long; rebels from the rivaling Nuer tribe put an end to his Uncle’s life.
Different cultures were harmed, families were broken apart, and people gained new roles. American miners were welcoming to some migrants, while to others not so much. Some migrants coming from Europe were accepted by Americans, while those of Latin American heritage, especially Native Americans, were severely disrespected, and the Chinese were given no respect at all, even though by 1852 thirty percent of those who came to California were Chinese. Before the Gold Rush began, about 150,000 Native Americans populated California. As the Gold Rush drew to a close, about 100,000 Native Americans had been forced out of their land and were relocated, and they struggled not only financially, but even more so emotionally.
The people were introduced to weapons, domestic animals, sugars and farming practices. Many died due to the harsh treatment during enslavement where the Spanish took thousands of women as servants; these memories will be left with the people forever. Due to the lost political structure and the absence of gold, silver and other riches, the region soon became a colonial backwater. The Spanish burned idols and many of these were books, this meant that history of the Mayan civilisation was then lost. They lived through 400 years of seizures through sales abroad, resettlement and forced removal from their towns, to be taught the conquerors religion or to add to his wealth and ease.
As a result, Jude couldn’t find a job and they lived a hard life in great poverty. Jude’s son believes they lived such a hard life because of him and his half-brothers so he decides to kill them and hang himself. Sue believes that what happened to the kids was a punishment from God for not going to church and having a sinful relationship with Jude. She decides to go back to live with Phillotson. Jude depressed goes back with Arabella.
written by Dave Eggers along the interviews he had with Valentino Achak Deng in year of 2006. Mr. Achak Deng is one of the thousands of Lost Boys of Sudan as a result of the Second Sudanese Civil War (1983-2005) that forced these boys, from the main ethnics groups in, nowadays called, South Sudan: Nuer and Dinka, to leave their home, the home of Mr. Achak Deng was the village of Marial Bai, and began an exhausting journey through different countries, borders, villages till the safe haven of the refugee
They started to settle Jamestown on May 14, 1607, then they experienced some early inconveniences. A percentage of the pilgrims were contracted workers who exchanged seven years of their work for passage to America. Others were a high-class sort who did not know the first thing about how to ranch or do anything remotely valuable in the wilds. The most detrimental possibility is they had picked for a settlement was in a jungle and the nearby from the occupants which suspicious and disagreeable with English presence. Indeed, the Indians launched their first assault against the newcomers inside two weeks of their entry.
thousands fled from both sides of the border seeking refuge and security. The natives were uprooted and it was certainly a horrible experience for them to give up their belongings and rush to a land which was not theirs. Partition touched the whole country and Singh’s objective in this novel is to see the events from the point of view of the people of Mano Majra, a small village, which is situated at the border between India and Pakistan. Originally it is entitled Mano Majra which suggests static, while the present title, Train to Pakistan, implies change. The novel was published in 1956 less than ten years after the partition.
At the age of three, she was removed together with her ‘half-caste’1 mother and younger sister to Moore River Native Settlement, an institution for part-Aboriginal children with white fathers. She wrote a book called “Follow the Rabbit Proof-Fence”, which deals with the issue of Australian aboriginal children forcibly removed from their families, the so-called stolen generation. This book has been published in 1996 and it is based on a true story. More precisely, it recounts the narrative of three Aboriginal ladies close to the author: Molly, who is Doris’ mother, Daisy who is Molly’s sister and Gracie the cousin. These young ladies were forcibly removed from their families, but they have managed to escape from a government settlement in 1931 and walked over 1,600 kilometres trek by following the rabbit proof-fence, a massive pest-exclusion fence which entirely crossed Western Australia from the north to the south.