Native American

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Native American

A person with origins in any of North America’s original aboriginal peoples, who may maintain a cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community.
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This book provides insight into the evolution of the American Indian population in the Los Angeles area, dispelling prior inaccuracies that this movement did not take place during World War II or relocation but had begun in the early 1900s and before by local California Indian tribes and Southwest tribal members.
American Indian Terms This American Indian Heritage Month, see if your students can identify what words and terms originated in American Indian languages.
American Indian history is American history, and as current events demonstrate, American Indians play a key part in foreign affairs.
There is also an awareness that this collaboration is an important part of the historical reconciliation process; it demonstrates a respect for the American Indian point of view that was absent throughout past relations between American Indians and North American governments.
The discoveries Mann writes about enhance the stature and the accomplishments of American Indians, but they sometimes cause problems for progressives.
Understandably, the book contains scant information about American Indians who have played in the Major Leagues after 1945.
Longfellow reduced Hiawatha to simple, childlike, infantile poetics (one needless to say that bore no resemblance to American Indian verse).
At school, many American Indian students must negotiate unfamiliar discipline, instruction and evaluation methods, rules for forming interpersonal relationships, and curricula that diverge from those promoted by their family, tribe, and community (Chrisjohn, Towson, & Peters, 1988; Lomawaima, 1995; Snipp, 1995).
There is a paucity of information in the research literature based on adult or adolescent American Indian focus groups.
Additionally, among the female detainees, many more were American Indian than not.
The projects will teach American Indian tribal leaders and health care providers about the risks of asthma associated with indoor air quality.
In order to teach your campers about the history and ways of the American Indian at camp, you need to take the time to learn, plan, and understand the Native American culture.

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