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So, Native Americans Are the Descendants of Shang Dynasty Chinese?

So, Native Americans Are the Descendants of Shang Dynasty Chinese?

“New Proofs from The Experts: Native Americans are the Descendants of Shang Dynasty Chinese” calcoastseeker A poem of the Chinese Shang Dynasty states: “Shandu’s reign included overseas accomplishments.” According to the explanation from Moruo Guo, Shandu was the eleventh emperor of the Shang. He greatly extended the boundary of his empire. His explorers reached the […]

Similarities: Between People of Shang Dynasty and Native Americans?

Similarities: Between People of Shang Dynasty and Native Americans?

Te Shang Dynasty Visual Questions 1. In visual A, what can you interpret from the cartoon? Whats your opinion on this theory? 2. What are some of the similarities between the people of the Shang dynasty and Native Americans? 3. Looking at visual B, where were these scripts written on? What did they say? http://mscaputouhs.wikispaces.com/Te+Shang++Dynasty

Buddhists, Native Americans: Similar History, Beliefs, World Events

Buddhists, Native Americans: Similar History, Beliefs, World Events

Tibetan Buddhists And Native Americans Find Common Ground In Montana Tibetan lama Tulku Sang-Ngag Rinpoche has placed a 24-foot-tall Buddhist statue of Yum Chenmo, the Great Mother of Wisdom and Compassion, on a Montana Native American reservation as part of his planned “Garden of 1000 Buddhas” project to promote world peace. Though Native Americans see […]

Miao Is Just a Chinese Label, Like Indian Is to Native Americans

Miao Is Just a Chinese Label, Like Indian Is to Native Americans

Miao People — Horse Cart Ntsej Fam Yaj @BabyBBB01 I used to think this, too, but then realized it’s pure ignorance. The meaning of Miao varies from person to person, but it isn’t necessarily derogatory. The word itself refers to seedlings and/or weeds. The Chinese have been trying to exterminate Hmong/Miao for ~4000+ years, and […]

Chinese-Hmong Dichotomy: Relatable Story Americans, Native Americans

Chinese-Hmong Dichotomy: Relatable Story Americans, Native Americans

Cultural resistance, Hmong, China I am about 50 pages into the Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, nowhere near finishing it for Monday’s assignment. However, I am in love with Anne Fadiman’s writing style: descriptive, concise, fluent and most importantly, weaving history, story and criticism altogether. Since I haven’t finished the whole book. I am only […]

The Siberian Origins of Native Americans

The Siberian Origins of Native Americans

The Siberian Origins of Native Americans ©Edward J. Vajda Virtually all scholars agree that the aboriginal populations living in North, Central and South America at the time of Columbus’ voyages originated from small groups of prehistoric immigrants from North Asia. No sober anthropologist would defend the notion that Pre-Columbian Native Americans sailed across the Atlantic […]

4 Ways to Honor Native Americans Without Appropriating Our Culture

4 Ways to Honor Native Americans Without Appropriating Our Culture

Nicely written article! 4 Ways To Honor Native Americans Without Appropriating Our Culture August 26, 2014 by Taté Walker I recently had a friend – a nice white lady I’ve known for years – ask me whether buying moccasins for her infant son would be considered cultural appropriation, and therefore offensive. She has read my many rants on things […]