By Native American Journalists Association with the Michigan State University School of Journalism

*100 Questions, 500 international locations: A advisor to local the USA* is by way of the local American reporters organization as a part of the Michigan kingdom college tuition of Journalism sequence in cultural competence.

This consultant has sections on tribes, reservations, sovereignty, treaties, federal places of work, casinos, schooling, language, faith and culture.

The advisor is meant for individuals in enterprise, colleges, areas of worship, govt, drugs, legislations enforcement, human assets and journalism—anywhere you will need to be aware of extra approximately groups. we are hoping this consultant works for those who simply have questions about the folks round them.

Questions include:

Who is an American Indian?

Where did American Indians come from originally?

Why are local peoples known as Indians?

Which is right: American Indian or local American?

How many American Indians and Natives are there?

What are the explanations for emerging population?

Why does the govt. seek advice from such a lot indigenous humans in Alaska as Alaska
Natives rather than as American Indians?

Are local Hawaiians thought of American Indians?

What is a tribe?

How many tribes are there?

Which is the most important tribe?

Are Indian tribes and Indian international locations the same?

What powers do the tribes, as international locations, hold?

What type of governments do the tribes run?

What is the tribal council?

What is a reservation?

Why is it known as a reservation?

Hoe many American Indians continue to exist reservations?

How a lot land do tribes hold?

What is Indian Country?

What are the residing stipulations in Indian Country?

What is tribal sovereignty?

What is sovereign immunity?

Do states have jurisdiction over American Indians or their land?

Do American Indians need to obey a similar legislation as non-Indians?

Are Indian american citizens U.S. citizens?

Can American Indians vote?

Do local americans pay country or federal taxes?

What are treaties?

What agreements did the treaties contain?

Why did eu settlers input into treaties with the tribes?

Why did the tribes conform to the treaties?

Are local american citizens plagued by the reasonable Care Act?

Are treaties nonetheless valid?

Do treaties supply local american citizens unique rights today?

Are treaties being challenged?

What firms symbolize tribal interests?

What does the Bureau of Indians Affairs do?

Do American Indians have the perfect to carry non-compulsory office?

Do local american citizens serve within the U.S. military?

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Further, the essential features of phenomena obviously vary according to the phenomena themselves, where all places may not be the same. In the cases of the Zuni ‘cosmic’ landscape (Saile 1989) or Irish Holy Wells (Brenneman 1989), for example, it would appear that they have remained substantially as they are for a long time. That is not to deny that traditional environments change, but only to note that they have at least an extraordinary continuity. The most ambitious phenomenologies of place, such as Christian Norberg-Schultz’s (1979), do consider places such as Rome, Khartoum or Budapest that have changed over time or as the result of different cultural groups or historical epochs that can be correlated with distinctive built environments in the same location.

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