“‘Billie Wind.’ The medicine man was speaking.’ May I have your attention?’’’(1). The Seminole council asked Billie Wind what she thought her punishment should be for not believing in the Seminole legends.
The play, Silent Sky, follows the narrative of a 30-year old woman named Henrietta Leavitt and attempts to mirror Henrietta 's personal challenges with the obstacles that most women, in the early 1900s, had to undergo. Henrietta Leavitt can be considered the protagonist because she seems to have a set goal and she experiences the most substantial change, throughout the play 's entirety. She is first introduced as a small-town girl from Wisconsin with big ambitions but, gradually, as the story progresses, she morphs into a most valuable contributor to the field of Astronomy. Not only does her status and position in society change during the play, but she also learns many life lessons and achieves her goals. The character, Henrietta Leavitt,
The loquacious Roy E. Disney once said, “When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.” Throughout the stories that we read in this module, native american values that we use to this day were displayed. Consequently, there were three values within these stories that truly affect our lives. Firstly, there is respect, which was displayed in the story “The Coyote and the Buffalo” when Coyote disrespects Buffalo Bull and it brings him an enormous amount of anger. Furthermore, there was perseverance, which was exhibited in the myth “The World on a Turtle’s Back” when the pregnant woman falls through the cracks of the Sky World and still makes a life for her and her daughter.
The Evaluation of Billie Wind punished and is sent to the Everglades for not having faith in her tribe’s legends. Billie is in the seminole tribe and she is known to be a doubter of her tribe 's legends. She is a curious. As she is on her expedition, she meets exceptional friends that help her understand her tribe’s legends. Billie Wind identifies her understandings of the Seminole Indian legends through her journey in the Everglades.
The Santa Ana Winds Analysis There are moments when mother nature does something that may be inexplicable to mankind. There is not always an explanation for why things happen, sometimes they just do. Joan Didion tries to describe the instinct that people have that tells them the Santa Ana winds are the reason for the change in the climate and within one another. Didion sets a dreadful tone to her essay by associating a set of words that contain unhappy connotations, with the wind. She begins the essay by setting up an unpleasing mood for the audience.
Everyone has their own way they do things based on what they were taught and how they were raised. Sometimes our culture strongly informs the way we view others in the world. We show this through news feeds, videos, etc. By the things we do can look really rare and taboo to others. What one views normal, another may view it very disturbing and unethical.
Wind-Wolf, a young and innocent Indian boy is struggling to fit in as he’s being torn apart between white culture and his own Indian culture. Having recently transferred to a new school, Wind-Wolf is trying to adapt to the new culture while holding on to his own. As his father describes to his teacher, “My Indian child is a slow learner... It takes time to adjust to a new cultural system and learn new things”(2). Wind-Wolf’s father is telling the teacher that she should try to be be patient with Wind-Wolf because he needs time getting used to this new and strange educational environment.
One day Skydoesminecraft and his friends ThatGuyBarney, House_Owner, and Aphmau were playing a game of Do Not Laugh on the game Minecraft. In the game one person would stand in the middle and each person would try to make the person in the middle laugh. When it was Aphmau’s turn to make ________ laugh, she had all of them sit on chairs while she sat in a chair in front of them. She then whipped a book out of her inventory and started to read. Her story went a little like this.
Everyone has their own culture some different from others and some don 't really know their full culture. Some of us may not have similar things in common but we are all alike. In an Indian father 's plea, Legal alien, and Multiculturalism explained in one word. They show perfect examples on how culture influences the way people view others and the world around them. “Wind-wolf asks why other kids in school are not taught about the power, beauty and the essence of nature or have the opportunity to experience it for themselves.”
1. Introduction According to Louis Rubin, Jr., Gone with the Wind is “the best-selling popular historical novel ever published in America” (81). The book “received the annual award of the American Booksellers Association (now the American Book Award) and the Pulitzer Prize” (Jones “Tomorrow” 315). Despite these awards and a wide appreciation among its reading audience, the novel has not won considerable popularity among literary critics (Adams 61; Burt 577).
Billie Wind, a thirteen-year-old girl who is from a Seminole tribe, has doubted the beliefs of the Seminole legends. "We are disturbed by your doubts," said Charlie Wind (2). Charlie Wind is a medicine man and the uncle of Billie Wind. For doubting the Seminole legends, Billie Wind has to go to the Everglades to hear the animals talk, see the serpent, and see the little people that live underground. "There is more to the Earth than only the things you can see with your eyes," said Charlie Wind (5).