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Unformatted text preview: f ideas and customs...” ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Kayapó resistance Indian Protection Service Economic development Assertion of Indigenous political identity “Your Honor, this is how we Kayapó show respect. This is the Indian’s suit and tie...When we invite you to our village, we don’t ask you to take off your clothes and paint up like a Kayapó.” Cultural and political awareness Recent mobilizations real indians dont use vcrs hide the television, but keep the grass skirt authenticity and stereotypes indigenous activism, 1980s contradiction between western technology adoption and native identity Herbert Spencer - “survival of the fittest” - 1864 - social darwinism ascribed to him - bias for eugenics and racism - took the theory of charles darwin On the Origin of Species (1859) and applied it to human society - rationale and justification for european ethnocentrism and conquest of americas - 19th century influential thinkers ethnocentrism - belief that one's race or culture is superior to all others - psychological projection of superiority and glorification of one's race - defines culture - linked to economic pursuit of land and resources eurocentrism is a very specific impose itself on other cultures and expand its vision on others Dawes Act Andrew Jackson ILO 169 Manifest Destiny 1. The belief that America had the God- given right and duty to expand across the continent, set of ideas used to justify American expansion in the 1840s 2. A belief that claimed economic necessity, a need for national security and a justification of the feeling/actions of being racial superiority, "In going over the battleground the next day I did not see a body of man, woman, or child [that was not], and in many instances their bodies were mutilated in the most horrible manner..." Speaker: A soldier describing what he saw at Sand Creek after the massacre Significance: 1. Shows the violence, brutality and savagery of the US military leaders during this time 2. Shows the disregard for women and children Sand Creek Massacre 1. In Colorado territory in 1864, U.S army colonel John M. Chivington led a surprise attack on a peaceful Cheyenne settlement along Sand Creek River. 2. Under the leadership of Chief Black Kettle the Cheyenne tribe tried to surrender. First he waved the American Flag and the White flag of surrender, but Chivington ignored the gestures. 3. The U.S army k...
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