Choose an ethnic group to which you personally belong. If you identify with more than one group, choose the group with which you most identify or about which you would like to learn more. Research to determine if the group colonized or if it immigrated to the United States. Did the group face prejudice, segregation, racism or any combination of the three?
Was this group effected by or did it participate in any of the following forms of discrimination? If so, describe:
• Dual labor market
• Environmental justice issues
• Affirmative action
• Double jeopardy
• Institutional discrimination
• Reverse discrimination
• Glass ceiling, glass walls, or glass escalator
Do you culturally identify more with the ethnic group you examined, with United States mainstream culture, or with both equally?
Who are known as Native American Indians? Native American Indians are those people that were here before the white man discovered the place, came and started living there. The Native American Indians had been living in that place for thousands of years. They formed small groups or tribes, hunted, stayed and prospered on the land of North America, now the continent of United States and some parts of Alaska. They were called many names like Indians, Amerindians and also Amerinds. The Native American Indians were nearly forced out of their own land and were compelled to relocate. Also they had to suddenly deal with harsh treatment from colonists who barged into their peaceful lives and land. The Native American Indians were traumatized with several diseases for example chicken pox and measles; also they were brought here by the settlers, enslavement and wars. The wars that were fought were glory and the Europeans killed the Native American Indians indiscriminately. Most of the Native American tribes joined the struggle to support the settles with hope that they would stop... [continues]
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