Category Archives: Block 3: 2013-2014

Pine Ridge

I think everyone would agree with me when I say I am very excited to go to Pine Ridge this week. I personally have never had an experience with any kind of ceremonies like the ones we are going to … Continue reading

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Landscape Identity and Sacredness

In anthropological cultural models, people see everything differently based on their cultural background and personal experience. A person might look up at a peak and see a great face to back country ski down. Another person might remember the summer … Continue reading

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On “Wanting to Be Indian,” Halloween, and Cultural Appropriation

Last spring break, before ever enrolling in this class, I talked to a friend who was graduating who had never taken this course. I told her that I was considering Indigenous Religious Traditions as a class to take next year … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name? I’ve had at least two full conversations with my dad about the right way to refer to the Indigenous People of the US. I don’t remember anything from them except that they made me think about … Continue reading

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