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  • Resource Database / Literature / Essays on Social Issues

    Resources: 8 listings
    Name and Description Nation Location
    Gambler Way: Indian Gaming in Mythology, History, and Archaeology in North America
    The following article is a compilation of papers written at the request of two Native American groups exploring the pros and cons of gambling, in terms of spirituality. The article is based on the book, Gambler Way, and was not written to endorse either side of the issue.
    Mae Lan Kham Community Forest, Samoeng, Thailand
    Karen Asia
    There is a history of racism in Thai society toward the tribal peoples that judges them to be primitive despoilers of the forests. This is ironic since the only forests left in Thailand are where the tribal peoples live. The Paganyaw have declared their “land ethic” in a written form: a “Declaration of the Rights and Responsibilities of Forest Communities.”
    Reflections of an Outlaw Indian Lawyer
    Lighthearted and subversive commentary on Native politics and current events.
    Reservation Boarding School System in the United States, 1870 -1928
      United States
    "The Reservation Boarding School System was a war in disguise. It was a war between the United States government and the children of the First People of this land. Its intention was that of any war, elimination of the enemy."
    More sites on www.twofrog.com
    Review: Braid of Feathers: American Indian Law and Contemporary Tribal Life, by Frank Pommersheim
      United States
    by Allen C. Turner, Ph.D., J. D.
    "Frank Pommersheim, a Lakota tribal judge, artfully braids together the variegated feathers of tribal sovereignty."
    A concern of child labour exists from poverty. We have to understand as why children go to work.
    More sites on www.sadashivan.com
    Washita: Genocide on the Great Plains
      US - Central
    by James Horsley
    Washita has a very definite premise - that Custer's massacre was an act founded in "genocidal calculation."
    More sites on www.dickshovel.com
    “Your People Live Only Upon Cod”: An Algonquian Response to European Claims of Cultural Superiority
    Wampanoag US - Northeast
    Sure about the superiority of their civilization, European missionaries and teachers tried to convert Indians to Christianity and the European way of life. Some Indians did adopt new ways after disease and violence had decimated their communities; others rejected the European entreaties and pointed out the arrogance of these claims of cultural superiority.

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