native american studies research topics

1. Addressing the Image of Native Americans In Ian Frazier's On the Rez .

Desc: This paper addresses the theme of how Native Americans are cast as heroes in the American lexicon but are typically not perceived as being truly part of the United States in Ian Frazier's book "On the Rez". 4 pgs. Bibliography lists 1 source.

2. American Indian Leaders: Black hawk.

Desc: This paper addresses the leadership qualities found within the Native American chief, Black Hawk. Black Hawk is the leader who led the last conflict against the white settlers east of the Mississippi. This paper demonstrates that Black Hawk is a leader who easily motivated and encouraged his war party to fight in a war they knew they would lose.

3. An Analysis of Native Indians and Slavery in Early America.

Desc: This paper will discuss the issue of African Americans and indigenous peoples in colonial and the slavery of the South. By understanding the certain principles of slave behavior, economic factors, and the roles of slaves in these periods of history, we can assemble an analysis of early America in this way.

4. Analysis of Being Alive Well .

Desc: This eleven-page undergraduate paper is a summary and analysis of the themes and arguments presented by Adelson. The Cree concept of well-being is discussed in all its aspects, and lessons about culturally appropriate health care are discussed. 11 pgs. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

5. Article Summary

Desc: This essay is a summary of an article dealing with Coast Salish families and economics, and the role of the potlach in the economy. Coast Salish trade and economics were based almost entirely on family ties. For this reason, marriages were very important. People could trade with thier 'affinals', or people related by marriage. Wealth was redistributed in an equitable way by the potlaches.

6. Assessment of services: American Indians with disabilities.

Desc: This ten-page Masters paper formulates two testable hypotheses to explore the causes behind the theory that the American Indians are underserved by rehabilitation services. Moreover, the paper continues to develop the remaining components of the research in order to test the hypothesis. 10 pgs, bibliography lists 11 sources.