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Anthropology 175, Anthropology of Native America Jan English-Lueck, Spring 2010 Exam #1 Due March 3 Answer Four of the following questions. Use clear prose and concrete examples. 1. Discuss the romantic and stigmatized images of Native-Americans by Euro-Americans in the 19th and 20th centuries. How does the boarding school reflect the assumptions of the dominant groups? 2. Compare the category of “Indian” as it is used in Canada, Mexico and the United States. What are the implications for assimilation and cultural survival? 3. Identify two commonalities and two differences between the indigenous people of Northern Mexico and the Puebloans.
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Unformatted text preview: Examples may be drawn from social organization, religion, or subsistence activities. 4. Discuss the controversy over Navajo and Hopi lands. What is the historical context? What are the different perspectives? What does this controversy highlight in the trust relationship with the United States government? 5. Discuss how Navajo weaving illustrates the changing relationships of the Navajo, Puebloans and Euro-Americans over time. 6. Describe the characteristics of the Southeastern groups known collectively as the civilized tribes? What were the historic causes of removal and the contemporary consequences? 1...
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