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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Heather Adams on Friday September 4, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to E 438 at Colorado State University taught by Leif Sorensen in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 57 views. For similar materials see Native American Lit in Foreign Language at Colorado State University.
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Date Created: 09/04/15
82615 Question of authorityL Who has the right and best knowledge to peak on Native Lit Outsider may have pure aspect on it Insider has better insight Vine Delorisduring time of African Civil Rights 196971 The Red Power years occupation of Alcatraz Reassert native lands any government lands unused Natives dispossessed and moved to non valuable lands Wrote Alcatraz was theirs by purchase with 24 in beads and red cloth same price that Manhattan was purchased Trail of Broken Treaties 1972 Caravan from west coast to DC took over the BIA offices in DC Occupation of wounded Knee 1973 Longest Walk 1978 five month walk protesting bills in congress that would restrict native lands water schools and hospitals That interest in Native Lit seemed from activist roots 82815 Stories and Criticism Enable us to create our worlds these fictions shape our world view among the reasons the story is powerful is that it is richly theoretical 83115 Tuition Turtle Island Liars Club Oral inflection and pauses are essential for story telling thus he helps it in his written stories Opposite of Blackhawk because it is varied where as Blackhawk is structural How there are so many inconsistencies in the text Blackhawk quotes Dryden but he would not have ever read him thus this comes from the editor rather then from him Uncertain if this is truly his cove or marketing from the editor Written episodically rather then sequential wars are confusing due to colonizers and frequent changes of sides Chaos in history we are only taught of the supposed three big wars of the US the Revolutionary War The War of 1812 and the Civil War but the US was always fighting the Native Peoples 1830 Removal Act being a Native person West of the Mississippi was deemed illegal Informed Blackhawks motivation to go to war for all those who died when removed from their lands Piece was written to show that to be a good native nation and adapt to civilized living was no longer good enough the piece is showing why they should be respected and allowed to stay on their lands 9215 Blackhawks idealized image for a man being a brave has become more criminalized at the time due to violence Idea of being a brave as represented by Blackhawks actions When family members died he stopped being a warrior and morned them Why he states his warrior life coldly and statistically because of the current view on the violence and possibly because the translator was not able to express the man behind the words Blackhawk became a minor celebrity when he was toured around the country Detroit burned an effigy of him where as New York was more sympathetic Speech in New York stated their sympathy but that your race must fail and ours must succeed mpies that they are turning the Native people into a side show Ending is either from Blackhawk showing his desire for peace or the editor forges the end Tour when he is prisoner can be seen as the government showing him you have no chance Blackhawk is a seperationist wanted to keep Native Peoples and Whites separated by the Mississippi and should not mix Last page Friendship is placed in quotes because it is believed to be taken from the peace medals that were given to Native peoples after they were defeated by the government At the beginning of the text Blackhawk proves his families right to be chief through the story that the Great Spirit lead him to their White Father who gave him the medicine bag that represented who should lead the tribe Oral tradition vs Print Print you find the one that tells the true story but with oral you can use many as sources because they all are right they just vary with the telling 9415 Blackhawk does not see land the same as we do Land and Rights given through the Great Spirit not through government Ownership assumes a certain type of authority now a days Not seen as separate portions but in the ways you can use it During the Spring his people farmed on one land then moved to another to hunt both were their land because they used them American settlers saw it as they didn39t use the land properly Fencing the land damages it by imposing barriers and restricting its uses Migrational story of the Sak People Originally lived in Canada Migrated to this land fighting and chasing off the people who lived their lrony Other tribes made the argument for why they shouldn39t be moved because their people had always been there and had come from here where as the Christian Whites their origin place can not be found
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