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  • Indian Nations United
    It is not blood that makes an Indian.It is the soul.To many with little soul and no vision walk in our skin.Do not say I am Apache or Cherokee, say I am of the Mother Tribe.This is the pain of our children.To return from the stars without a home or country.A tribe lost returns scattered in the wind.Those who hear must unite and reap the seed of this return; One Tribe,One Earth,One Heart,One People.Be united with one Soul.Natives and Non-Natives. WE ARE ONE FAMILY, we will walk the Red Road TOGETHER..PLEASE GIVE REASON FOR JOINING, Wado, Greydove

  • Native Americans: A Rich History

     

    Native Americans in the United States are the native peoples from regions of the North Americas now included by the continental US, comprising parts of Alaska as well as the island state of Hawaii. They include a great number of different tribes, ethnic and states groups, a lot of of which endure as intact political societies. There has been a broad range of terms utilized to portray them plus no agreement has been reached amongst native members as to what they favor to be known collectively. They have been recognized as American Indians, Amerinds, Aboriginal, Amerindians, Indians, Indigenous, First Americans, Original Americans, Red Indians, or the Red Men.

     

    European colonization of Americas was an era of conflict among Old as well as New World civilizations. The majority of the written chronological history about Native Americans started with European contact. Ideologies conflicted, old planet diseases destroyed, spiritual institutions challenged, as well as technologies were swapped in what will be one of the largest meetings of civilizations in the record of the globe Native Americans stayed in hunter/farmer survival societies with moderately less communal constraints as well as institutional structures and less focus on the achievement of material goods in addition to market transactions, than more obstinate, institutional, market based civilizations of the Western Europe. The differences among these 2 civilizations were huge enough to build for great misinterpretations and generate long-lasting educational conflicts.

     

    As the colonies appalled not in favor of England and founded the USA, the philosophy of Manifest fortune became essential to American nationalist movement. This philosophy lodged the American strategy of attempting to "educate" native tribes with the Western ideals. Native Americans nowadays have a particular association with the USA. They could be found as tribes, nations or bands of Native Americans who have independence or sovereignty from the government of the US, and whose civilization and society still thrive amidst a bigger immigrated American (like the European, Middle Eastern, African, Asian) population. Native Americans who were not previously U.S. citizens as approved by other provisions like with an accord term were approved citizenship in the year 1924 by the Congress of United States.

     

    European nations sent the Native Americans (at times against their will) to Old World as objects of interest. They regularly entertained royalty as well as were at times prey to profitable purposes. Christianization of the Native Americans was charted reason for a few European colonies.

     

    American policy towards Native Americans had sustained to develop after American Revolution. Henry Knox and George Washington and supposed that the Native Americans were equals however that their civilization was lesser. He devised a policy to support the "civilizing" process. Washington had a 6 point plan for culture which comprised:

     

    1. Impartial fairness toward the Native Americans

    2. Regulated purchasing of the Native American lands

    3. Promotion of trade

    4. Promotion of experiments to enlighten or progress Native American civilization.

    5. Presidential power to provide presents.

    6. Punishing those who dishonored the rights of Native American.

     

     


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