Paragraph Assignment 4 & 5

Paragraph Assignment 4 & 5 - Team Spirits if...

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Thursday, 2/19: Paragraph Assignment #4: Documentaries and Indian Women After viewing the film Ikwe , and the two documentaries on Pocahontas and Sacajawea, write a short paragraph explaining how these films changed your view of American Indian women. Also, explore your own preconceived ideas of the two major Indian women in American history, Pocahontas and Sacajawea. How do the films counter the “great man theory of history” and to include women, families and communities in the overall understanding of American Indians? Include facts and information from
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Unformatted text preview: Team Spirits , if appropriate to your heightened understanding of American Indian people. Tuesday, 2/24: Paragraph Assignment #5: Trust Doctrine Define the ordinary interpretation of “trust” and the legal standing of “trust” as in “trust fund.” Then compare those definitions to what Wilkins and Lomawaima define as the “Trust Doctrine” as it relates to American Indian sovereignty and federal law. Why is so important to Indian tribes in terms of ethics and morality?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2009 for the course AMS 265 taught by Professor Lebeau during the Spring '09 term at Michigan State University.

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