Monthly Archives: April 2011

Mount Rushmore: A Real Sight to See

My dad has always talked about how much he would like to see Mount Rushmore. As a family, we are determined to take a road trip some summer and gaze upon the unfathomable creation. As you all probably know, the … Continue reading

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Iron Eyes Cody: The Man Inspiring You to up Your Aluminum Can

In class, we just finished reading Reservation Reelism by Michelle H. Raheja. It’s about the relationship between American Indians and film- how film has portrayed Indians over the years. Rahja discusses some Indian stereotypes (the “one with nature” Indian, the vanishing … Continue reading

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The First American Indian Professional Woman Basketball Player

Growing up in a neighborhood filled with older boys, I guess you can say I’ve playing sports for my entire life. We used to ring each others doorbells daily hoping each other could come outside to play, and when we … Continue reading

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Fighting Racism

Dundee-Crown high school is where my roots are. That high school is where my mind opened up, where I made the best friends anyone could ask for, where I was challenged, where I was surrounded by teachers who care, and … Continue reading

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Bringing Back the Buffalo

Growing up, we’ve always had at least two animals in our house. My brother and I have always loved the idea of taking care of something that is ours. If we wanted a new pet, we’d both do research (we … Continue reading

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Apache 8

Apache 8, a documentary that was just released this March, follows the real life experiences and challenges of eight women firefighters from the White Mountain Apache tribe in Arizona. Banning together to make a difference, these women have been fighting … Continue reading

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