Who are Native Americans

Who are Native Americans - Who are Native Americans?...

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Natives do not want to be pitied or viewed as the conquered, proud culture Doesn't take the viewpoint of the natives What is the problem with "American" History? Names are given with the importance of lineage (Tsaio-Talee) Egalitarian thinking of nature and man as opposed to the Western thinking of animals as inferior What is the importance of names? It is a legal sense must be a federal recognized tribe, not an ethnicity, which may be important in tribes 565 federally recognized tribes, the newest being the Shinnecock 1924 - Indians given citizenship, some already had citizenship being veterans Who is defined as a Native American? A nation within a nation sets their own laws What is a sovereign nation? The tribe have been recognized since the 1900s Historical records of being tribally separate Reinforcing the political agenda of a group/autonomy Copy of government document Historic Indian tribe Not members of another tribe/Not be a criminal What are the government criteria for being federally recognized? Creation myths
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course ANT 203 taught by Professor Cherney during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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