Understanding Native Americans

Understanding Native Americans - how they think What is...

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Lecture Topic: Kerrata Ibofanga Natural Democracy Ethnocentric (The Eurocentric/Linear world) Indian Seeing Convert to Christianity and abandon the Native religion Racism and hostility Refusing the money in settlements God is Red --> Earth and nature, the earth is sacred 19th century, the white man will leave Considered anti-Christian Ghost Dance NAGPRA - Native American Graves Protection Repatriation Act (1990) Not referred to as Kennewick Man, instead referred as the ancient one Freedom of Religion Colonization During the lecture, take notes here. Insert a sub-page for each lecture topic. Spiritual, the connection of the earth, sustenance to many tribes Story of Corn Planter Important Points: Monday, February 07, 2011 5:14 PM ANT 203 Page 1
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Lecture Topic: Natures in terms of cycles and all things in the universe are related To understand a culture it must be seem from the endemic view and
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Unformatted text preview: how they think What is Indian Seeing? The translator between the metaphysical in dreams, visions etc. and the physical world (Muscogee Creek term) Black Elk, Sioux Lakota What is Kerrata? Black Hills Everything possesses a spiritual energy such as things or places A form of animism Ibofanga? Treating all things equal in nature, coexistence no linear hierarchy like Linneas Natural Democracy? Seeing the world in your own view or viewing own culture as superior Ethnocentrism Nativism - Abstractions the spiritual energy such as Ibofana, believe in it Mainstream - Thought built upon reason and analysis, empirical During the lecture, take notes here. Insert a sub-page for each lecture topic. Important Points: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 6:16 PM ANT 203 Page 2...
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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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