Tag Archives: Traditions

Critical Commentary

“My Home in Idaho”: Literary Merit and Inclusion in this Anthology John (Wap-Tose-Note) Ramsey’s, “My Home in Idaho” presents a blatantly factual representation of the memories Ramsey had of his home after being at the Carlisle Indian School for two … Continue reading

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Agnes V. Waite

Biography | Historical and Cultural Context | Critical Commentary | Further Readings The Legend of the Tacquish Arrowhead Springs is the name given to a resort in the mountains just north of San Bernardino, in Southern California. It is named … Continue reading

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Critical Commentary of The Legend of the Big Dipper

Through his retelling of the Big Dipper story and evidence from his biography, it becomes clear that Clarence A. Smith was an assimilator. Firstly, the main theme in the biographical work done on Clarence A. Smith was that he was … Continue reading

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Elmira Jerome (Chippewa)

Biography | Historical and Cultural Context | Critical Commentary | Further Reading A Legend of the Pottawatomi The Pottawatomi Indians believe in two spirits, Kitchemanito, symbolizing the Great Spirit, and Matchemanito, the evil spirit. When Kitchemanito first made the world it … Continue reading

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