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Lakota People

The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Learning. Joseph M. Marshall III. Penguin Books. October 2002. 240. The Lakota Way by Joseph M. Marshall III is a reflective and thoughtful depiction of how the Lakota people and their spiritual beliefs can be used as a guiding principle in leading a fulfilling and significant life. Marshall uses stories he has attained throughout his lifetime, mostly from his grandfather, to emphasize the importance of twelve main facets of life. These twelve facets are:...

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Lakota Paper

Lakota History Throughout North American expansion the Lakota people have suffered some of the worst and straight forward persecutions against Native American Indians, and live in some of the poorest if not the poorest conditions in the United States. This is sad for a people who use to be one of the strongest nations in the Central Plains, feared by white men and other Indian nations alike for their ferocity and warrior abilities in the heat of battle. The Lakota arrived at positions of dominance...

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Lakota Woman

Lakota Woman Essay In Lakota Woman, Mary Crow Dog argues that in the 1970’s, the American Indian Movement used protests and militancy to improve their visibility in mainstream Anglo American society in an effort to secure sovereignty for all “full blood” American Indians in spite of generational gender, power, and financial conflicts on the reservations. When reading this book, one can see that this is indeed the case. The struggles these people underwent in their daily lives on the reservation...

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Lakota Culture During the 19th Century

The Lakota Indians had the sad and unfortunate luck of becoming personally acquainted with the westward thrust of American development when the Americans’ attitudes toward Indians had grown cynical and cruel. This interaction caused the Lakota culture to change a great deal during the nineteenth century. Horses and guns brought about a dramatic change in the Lakota’s culture. They “enabled them to seize and defend their rich hunting grounds, to follow the great migrating herds of buffalo that shaped...

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"The Journey of Crazy Horse" by Joseph M Marshall III The book report was a summary and response/reaction paper to the Lakota History of Crazy Horse.

with his birth and childhood, how he learned different virtues, to finally becoming interested in being a warrior. Each time he was involved with killing a white man or protecting the Lakota during a war, helped him in becoming more of a warrior and leader of his people. Then he was also involved in rescuing people from the white man and by doing this, it had proved that the virtues he had learned have been helpful to him throughout his life. Each event he was involved in was more important than...

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The Four Cardinal Virtues of the Lakota

 What were “the four cardinal virtues of the Lakota” that Sitting Bull embodied? Why do you think that one fellow tribesman remarked that there “was something in Sitting Bull that everyone liked”? Describe how this great Sioux leader also represented the “three distinct personalities” that the Lakota valued. The “the four cardinal virtues of the Lakota” that Sitting Bull possessed was bravery, fortitude, generosity, and wisdom. These four virtues are characteristics that most leaders we see today...

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Christy King HIS/125 U.S. History 1865 to 1945 Date: January 26, 2014 The West Page 2 How did the culture of the Plains Indians, specially the Lakota Sioux, change in the late 19th century? In the Northern Plains the Lakota Sioux, were known as iconic horsemen. They were well-known out of all the Indian nations for their disagreements with U.S. military, photographs and paintings, and their famous leaders. They are known throughout...

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Deep Tradition Rooted in the Black Hills

the land that they chose to live on; these people viewed land as a way to make money or as another pillar of their personal wealth. There are multiple accounts of Native Americans expressing their confusion and dislike of the fact that the white settlers were willing to both buy and sell land. In a quote from Crazy Horse, whose Native name is Tashunka Witko, this sentiment is expressed quite thoroughly: “One does not sell the earth upon which the people walk” (Brown 274). Though the United States...

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Post Civil War South

industrial expansion. The Southern economy grew and prospered, although it could never quite compete with the North in innovations or wages. Now that there were almost 4 million freed slaves living in the South and a huge population of poor white people, there was plenty of cheap labor and business owners took full advantage of the fact. What kept the South from a strong Industrial development was the inability of the White men to work alongside the freed slaves. Attitudes toward the freed slaves...

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Sitting Bull

of Sitting Bull; one story was written in the early twentieth century and the other one was written in the early twenty first century. Sitting Bull was a chief leader who fought against the white army men to protect the land of his tribes and his people. In 1911, the story of Sitting Bull was published in the encyclopedia which had a different point of view from the story that was published in 2001. In the 1911 story, Sitting Bull comes from a tribe called Dakota Sioux. He led attacks on white...

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