Alaska Native Famous Quotes & Sayings

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12 Alaska Native Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Alaska Native Sayings By Robert D Bullard: An environmental revolution is taking shape in the United States. This revolution has touched communities An environmental revolution is taking shape in the United States. This revolution has touched communities of color from New York to California and from Florida to Alaska - anywhere where African Americans, Latinos, Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Native Americans live and comprise a majority of the population. Collectively, these Americans represent the fastest growing segment of the population in the United States. They are also the groups most at risk from environmental problems. — Robert D Bullard
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Alaska Native Sayings By Leslie Jordan: A state rep in Oklahoma gave a horrific speech where she felt the homosexual agenda A state rep in Oklahoma gave a horrific speech where she felt the homosexual agenda was a greater threat to America than terrorism. People like this - there's not hate in their hearts. They believe what they believe because of the book that they prescribe to. You can't argue with these people. — Leslie Jordan
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Alaska Native Sayings By Dana Stabenow: I would be ecstatic if the very first writer to step foot in a Storyknife I would be ecstatic if the very first writer to step foot in a Storyknife cabin was an Alaska Native woman writer. — Dana Stabenow
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Alaska Native Sayings By Friedrich Nietzsche: Every church is a stone on the grave of a god-man: it does not want Every church is a stone on the grave of a god-man: it does not want him to rise up again under any circumstances. — Friedrich Nietzsche
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Alaska Native Sayings By Hudson Stuck: Walter, who had been in the lead all day, was the first to scramble up; Walter, who had been in the lead all day, was the first to scramble up; a native Alaskan, he is the first human being to set foot upon the top of Alaska's great mountain, and he had well earned the lifelong distinction. — Hudson Stuck
Alaska Native Sayings By Richard Branson: I was born under a lucky star, and I have nothing whatsoever to regret. I I was born under a lucky star, and I have nothing whatsoever to regret. I wouldn't change a thing about my life. — Richard Branson
Alaska Native Sayings By Josiah Edward Spurr: To wake up on a gloriously bright morning, in a tent pitched beneath spruce trees, To wake up on a gloriously bright morning, in a tent pitched beneath spruce trees, and to look out lazily and sleepily for a moment from the open side of the tent, across the dead camp-fire of the night before, to the river, where the light of morning rests and perhaps some early-rising[240] native is gliding in his birch canoe; to go to the river and freshen one's self with the cold water, and yell exultingly to the gulls and hell-divers, in the very joy of living; or to wake at night, when you have rolled in your blankets in the frost-stricken dying grass without a tent, and to look up through the leaves above to the dark sky and the flashing stars, and hear far off the call of a night bird or the howl of a wolf: this is the poetry, the joy of a wild and roving existence, which cannot come too often — Josiah Edward Spurr
Alaska Native Sayings By Christine Shearer: In 1924, Native Americans were granted U.S. citizenship, and the federal government considered it a In 1924, Native Americans were granted U.S. citizenship, and the federal government considered it a national duty to "civilize" them,13 including Alaska Natives. Education was seen as an important force in this mission, and teachers were sent to native settlements to encourage changes in culture, religion, and language. School was taught in English, churches were constructed, and monogamous marriages and patriarchal households were encouraged or enforced, breaking up communal households .14 Historically nomadic Alaska Natives began settling around the schools and churches, often by order of the U.S. government, which in turn provided small-scale infrastructure and health clinics.15 What is now the village of Kivalina, for example, had originally been used only as a hunting ground during certain times of the year, but its intermittent inhabitants were ordered to settle permanently on the island and enroll their children in school or face imprisonment. — Christine Shearer
Alaska Native Sayings By Helen Keller: You are amazed at all the things you know which are not on the examination You are amazed at all the things you know which are not on the examination paper. — Helen Keller
Alaska Native Sayings By Ruth Cardello: Yes," Mason said tersely and hung up. Guilt from the past swirled within him. He Yes," Mason said tersely and hung up. Guilt from the past swirled within him. He looked back at Chelle, who was anxiously waiting for him to return to her. He couldn't tell her about Ruby. If she told anyone and it somehow got to the press, it might send Ruby off the edge she was already teetering on. Ruby — Ruth Cardello
Alaska Native Sayings By Elizaveta Ristrova: That law that created the native corporations was the idea of tanik American corporations to That law that created the native corporations was the idea of tanik American corporations to undermine tribal integrity." "What do you mean?" Bertie asks. "Everywhere else in the U.S., tribes have their own government, their own land, and their own money." "They have a monopoly on casinos, you mean," Bertie says cautiously. "Whatever it is. Our tribes in Alaska don't have nothing. It's the native corporations who have all the land and the money, and they're the ones making decisions." "But don't you think they're making decisions in the best interests of their shareholders, the native people?" "They're just making money for their shareholders like any other corporation," Mandy says. "And they hire taniks in Anchorage offices to carry out their business. They don't care about whether people up here are taking their dividends and drinking them away. I hate to say it, but I got to agree with Luther. It's a long, slow genocide, all done under the corporations' laws. — Elizaveta Ristrova
Alaska Native Sayings By Tammy L. Kubasko: Let go of what you think you know. Something amazing happens when you let God Let go of what you think you know. Something amazing happens when you let God and trust. — Tammy L. Kubasko