Have the Native Americans been more successful in preserving their promise of equality in the 20th Century and the present?
Snyder Indian Citizenship Act <ul><li>While many Native-Americans had gained citizenship by the 1920s there were a large g...
Helen Hunt Jackson— A Century of Dishonor <ul><li>Historian </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote A Century of Dishonor </li></ul><ul><u...
Navajo Wind talkers <ul><li>Code used during WWII was based on NA native languages </li></ul><ul><li>It was successful bec...
American Indian Movement  (AIM), <ul><li>Formerly militant protest group formed during the civil rights era </li></ul><ul>...
Wounded Knee <ul><li>AIM activists barricaded themselves inside the area of Wounded Knee to protest treatment on the Pine ...
Alcatraz Island <ul><li>In 1969 people form several NA tribes occupied the abandoned Alcatraz Island </li></ul><ul><li>Acc...
1970s <ul><li>Policy of SELF-DETERMANATION was adopted </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of attempting to assimilate NA, individua...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Have The Native Americans Been More Successful In...

447 views
380 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
447
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
22
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Have The Native Americans Been More Successful In...

  1. 1. Have the Native Americans been more successful in preserving their promise of equality in the 20th Century and the present?
  2. 2. Snyder Indian Citizenship Act <ul><li>While many Native-Americans had gained citizenship by the 1920s there were a large group of Native American that had not </li></ul><ul><li>This act allowed for all Native-Americans to become </li></ul>Naturalized
  3. 3. Helen Hunt Jackson— A Century of Dishonor <ul><li>Historian </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote A Century of Dishonor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brought to light the harsh manner that NA have been treated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar to Uncle Tom’s Cabin </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Navajo Wind talkers <ul><li>Code used during WWII was based on NA native languages </li></ul><ul><li>It was successful because the languages were complex </li></ul>http://mprofaca.cro.net/navajo.html
  5. 5. American Indian Movement (AIM), <ul><li>Formerly militant protest group formed during the civil rights era </li></ul><ul><li>Believed that working through government means was ineffective </li></ul><ul><li>Began a series of militant actions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Wounded Knee <ul><li>AIM activists barricaded themselves inside the area of Wounded Knee to protest treatment on the Pine Ridge Reservation </li></ul><ul><li>Lead to a 71 day stand-off </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the AIM members involved were later acquitted </li></ul>
  7. 7. Alcatraz Island <ul><li>In 1969 people form several NA tribes occupied the abandoned Alcatraz Island </li></ul><ul><li>According to the Fort Laramie of 1868 treaty unused government buildings can be use for NA purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Lead to an 18month standoff </li></ul><ul><li>Raised awareness for NA </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1970s <ul><li>Policy of SELF-DETERMANATION was adopted </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of attempting to assimilate NA, individual tribes and nations were recognized and allowed to form government ect… </li></ul>

×