Indian and White Relations (3)

Indian and White Relations (3) - Indian and White...

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Lecture Topic: Pine Ridge Indians, Sioux Indians were relocated to Red Power Head of BIA, distributing funds unfairly, modernist No running water, overthrow the government Restitution, Reparation and Reconstruction of Indian land Old treaty system to come back, and Indians to be governed by treaties Trail of Broken Treaties Dawes Act (1887) + Anthropology Wounded Knee II 1973 Alice Feather 1838-1923 Wealthy and elitist, mainstream thinking at the time Assimilate :Kill the Indian to save the Man, linear thinking Tribal landholdings prevent progression of man Education, private property, individual land holdings will make them civilized Economists predicted it would make them more poor Franz Boas 1858-1942 Psychic Unity of Mankind No evolution of savage to civilization, no culture is superior to another Dispelling scientific racism of before Measured heads of Ellis Island, brain capacity is equal How were views by Anthropologists conflicted at this time? Forced upon Indians, looked towards future generations to change
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