- I have decided to discuss the topic of Spirituality in Native Americans.
To address this topic, I will first discuss what knowledge I have gained about Native Americans.
It is the mascot that represents the competitive spirit and team identity, motivating players and fans alike.
Does the symbol chosen have any impact on whether a team wins or loses. But the choice of a Native American mascot continues to ignite debate and controversy among athletes, fans and alumni, as well as those people who might otherwise be disinterested in sports.
People still believe today that taking away their land was the right thing to do because they think that we were technically the first people to settle here so it was rightfully ours to take....
[tags: Native American] - Even though there are numerous Native American tribes and cultures, they all are mostly derivatives of other tribes.
However, they pride in their ancestral conventions, still practicing the art, ceremonies and music that occurred many years ago.
There are still an important group of people to this age and with the opening of a museum in 2004 in honor of their heritage, their contribution to the American society does not seem to end any time soon.
Some of the oldest natives talk of themselves as being “Indians” while the recent natives have referred to themselves as “indigenous”.However, the way the media represents Native Americans disallows the truth about Native Americans to be told.Only misinterpretations of Native Americans seem to prosper in the media.Native Americans today, live within the scope of the current United States including the indigenous peoples of Hawaii and Alaska comprises of very many, specific tribes, ethnic groups and bands.Many of these people survive as intact and sovereign nations.In approaching this topic, I first realized that I need to look up some general information about Native Americans in the United States....[tags: Native American] - Native Americans have been living on American soil for quite a while now. They have been here and still continue to be present in the United States.Today, they are only about 1% of the total population of the United States.Those with claims of being Native Americans have lived in marked Indian reservations.It appears the caricature of Native Americans remains the same as first seen from the first settler’s eyes: savage-like people....[tags: misinterpretation of Native American history] - Teams in every sport, at every level of competition, have a mascot.