On the Lewis and Clark expedition, the two men had encountered Native American tribes. Nobody has been completely sure if they treated the Indians with respect. Meriwether Lewis, a skilled frontiersman, was chosen by President Thomas Jefferson to take the lead in an expedition where he would explore the land he had bought, which was known as the Louisiana Purchase. Lewis had chosen William Clark, a draftsman and frontiersman, to co-lead in the journey. The Lewis and Clark expedition began its long journey in May 1804.
Who is Christopher Mccandless?, Christopher Mccandless was an American hiker and traveler. He was born on February 12, 1968, in El Segundo California. Mccandless traveled through many places in the world but became very famous after his travel to Alaska. He started his travel after graduating from College and while his
Juan de Oñate: The Last Conquistador Your name Name of the University Juan de Onate: The Last Conquistador Juan de Onate, described as the last conquistador was a great person who led hundreds of families to settle in one of the oldest European colonies in the United States in search of unimaginable wealth. Juan de Onate was born in 1550 to aristocrats Cristobal de Onate and Catalina de Salazar in Vera Cruz, Mexico. Cristobal and Catalina were wealthy Spanish colonists and proud owners of a silver mine in Zacatecas, which is currently located in the north central Mexico. Juan involved himself in safeguarding his father’s silver mines right from an early age. As a child, Juan started accompanying his father in the raids against the Indians.
Is a quote from Ansel Adams who lived from 1902 – 1984 Ansel Adams was born on February 20, 1902, in San Francisco, California. He Came to be a famous photographer in the west coast in the 30s and the 40s. His family came to California from New England, having migrated from Ireland in the early 1700s. His grandfather founded a prosperous lumber business, which Adams’ father eventually inherited. Later in life, Adams would condemn that industry for depleting the redwood forests.
His trips to photograph the area’s spectacular mountain and ocean scenery led him to encounter small pockets of Native Americans who still maintained some of their traditional lifestyles. Curtis began exploring an interest that would ultimately result in the most comprehensive photo, the ethnographic record of the North American Indians ever created. By 1898 Curtis had begun receiving recognition from both the photographic community and the general public for his American Indian photographs. By the turn of the century, Curtis’s photographs of Indians were winning national awards and were being exhibited internationally, bringing him a new source of income and recognition. Curtis made tens of thousands of negatives throughout the western United States and Canada.
Trees literally have been the building blocks of society in our nation from the early settlers to the modern civilian of today. It’s common knowledge that we use wood to build our homes, to establish our fishing docks, to create arts and crafts, and help us prepare our food. We even use wood to keep our homes warm on cold nights. We already know where wood comes from, but who brings us the wood that we take everyday for granted, and what do they use to bring it to us? We’ll examine a tool called a chainsaw, and how it co-constitutes the lives, of the lumberjack in accordance to their social class, gender, and work environment.
The tribe wore very little or no clothing at all due to the weather in the summer time. In the wintertime they wore rabbit skin robes and any other animal skins to provide their warmth. The tribes lived in different kinds of houses because they needed to know whether it was a temporary house or a permanent house and they needed to know what kind of material they have. Some of the houses were Brush Shelters, Lean-tons, and wickiups. The religion and beliefs of Great Basin people were based on Animism.
A Brief History of the Utes The Ute people are the oldest residents of Colorado. They also inhabited vast areas of Utah,Wyoming, Eastern Nevada, Northern New Mexico and Arizona. According to tribe records handed down to each generation, the Utes have lived where they do since the beginning of time. The ancestors of the Utes were the Uto-Aztecs. The Utes speak shoshonean, which is a dialect of the Uto-Aztecan language.
As I read further they discussed the coming of Columbus to the American continent and the views of the Europeans about America. Some of their views include the belief that America, “had never been settled, much less civilized” and it was “inhabited only by wandering tribes who had np thought of profiting by the natural riches of the soil”. Not long after, these views would be proven as misconceptions. In reality the New World was filled with people, several million more than Europe. “More than 1,000 tribes still inhabited the northern forests, prairies, and mesa when whites arrived”.
Ian Frazier’s On The Rez is a first-person view of one’s life as an Indian. He spends this chapter talking about his good friend Le War Lance, and their many adventures spanning over 20 years. It gives just a little bit of insight as to the life of an Indian without watering it down. Starting Chapter 2 of On The Rez, Ian Frazier begins by telling the story of how him and Le War Lance had met. Frazier, being a huge fan of Crazy Horse, had inquired of Le on the street one day if he was Sioux.
Here in St. Petersburg Florida, we get the chance to appreciate one of the numerous manifestations of H. Walter Fuller. One of them being the vision of both him and his sons land improvement group that were credited with beginning the Pinellas County area blast in the mid 1900 's. H. Walter Fuller and his child Walter P. Fuller picked up notoriety and fortune as they were the first to imagine turning what was then 133 sections of land of wilderness territory into the recreational destination we now call Walter Fuller Park. Conceived in the city of Atlanta on May 17, 1865, Henry Walter Fuller later contracted tuberculosis. It began around 1883 when H. Walter Fuller 's specialist gave him some awful news.