Institutions Applied to American Indian Peoples

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family can be used to examine American Indian peoples.

   

Institutions

Institutions can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples including Meso-American, Southwestern American Indian, and Caribbean peoples; South American Indian peoples including Andean, Amazonian, and Cono/Southern American Indian peoples; and North American Indian peoples including Eastern North American Indian and Western North American Indian peoples.

Religion

Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religous practice, and religious belief can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples including Meso-American, Southwestern American Indian, and Caribbean peoples; South American Indian peoples including Andean, Amazonian, and Cono/Southern American Indian; and North American Indian peoples including Eastern North American Indian and Western North American Indian peoples.

Particular religions

Particular religions including pagan religion, Abrahamic religion, secularism, and Asian religion can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples including Southwestern American Indian peoples; South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Pagan religion

Pagan religion including American Indian religion, African pagan religion, European pagan religion, Asian pagan religion, and neopagan religion can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples and North American Indian peoples.

American Indian religion can be connected. African pagan religion can be connected. European pagan religion can be connected. Asian pagan religion can be connected. Neopagan religion can be connected.

Abrahamic religion

Abrahamic religion including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples and North American Indian peoples.

Christianity can be connected. Catholicism can be connected. Protestantism can be connected. Mormonism can be connected. Primitive Christianity can be connected. Orthodoxy can be connected.

Judaism can be connected. Islam can be connected.

Secularism

Secularism can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples and North American Indian peoples.

Asiatic religion

Asiatic religion including Persian religion, East Asian religions, and Indian religion can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples and North American Indian peoples.

Persian religion

Manicheanism can be connected. Mithraism can be connected. Zoroastrianism can be connected.

East Asian religion

East Asian religion including Confucianism, Taoism, Japanese religion, and Korean religion can be connected. Confucianism can be connected. Taoism can be connected. Japanese religion can be connected. Korean religion can be connected.

Indian religion

Indian religion including Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism is only weakly connected. Buddhism can be connected. Hinduism can be connected. Sikhism can be connected. Jainism can be connected.

Religious organization

Religious organization can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Religious practice

Religious practice can be used to examine Middle American Indian peopls, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Religious belief

Religious belief can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Government

Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples including Meso-American peoples, Southwestern American Indian peoples, and Caribbean peoples; South American Indian peoples including Andean, Amazonian, and Cono/Southern American Indian peoples; and North American Indian peoples including Eastern North American Indian and Western North American Indian peoples.

Particular governments

Particular governments including international government, national government, and local government can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

International government including traditional empires can be connected. Modern compacts including regional organizations, special purpose organizations, and temporary alliances can be connected. World government including the United Nations and League of Nations can be connected.

Colonial empires including British, Spanish, French, Russian, Dutch, and Portuguese empires can be connected.

National government can be connected. Local government can be connected.

Government activity

Governmemt activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

State relations including warfare, diplomacy, and intelligence can be connected. Administration including security, public works and lands, welfare, and taxation can be connected. Succession including election, appointment, inheritance, and seizure can be connected.

Government structure

Government structure including forms of government, executive systems, legislative systems, judicial systems, and policial parties and interest groups can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Forms of government can be connected. Executive systems can be connected. Legislative systems can be connected. Judicial systems can be connected. Political parties and interest groups can be connected.

Law

Law including tribal law, Western law, international law, and Asian law can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Tribal law can be connected. Western law can be connected. International law can be connected. Asian law can be connected.

Economics

Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples including Southwestern American Indian peoples; South American Indian peoples including Andean, Amazonian, and Cono/Southern American indian peoples; and North American Indian peoples including Eastern North American Indian and Western North American Indian peoples.

Economic systems

Economic systems including economic system behavior, economic system types, networks, and firms can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Economic system behavior can be connected. Economic system types can be connected. Networks can be connected. Firms can be connected.

Industries

Industries including social and medical services, commercial and financial, communications, transportation, building related, manufacturing and extraction, and food and agricultural industries can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Social and medical services including institutional services, personal and social services, and recreation and entertainment industries can be connected. Commercial and financial services such as wholesale and retail merchandising, banking and credit, brokers and dealers, renting and leasing, and insurance can be connected. Communications industries including information services, computer services, electronic media, and print media can be connected. Transportation industries including transportation systems, aerospace transportation, water transportation, and land tranportation can be connected. Building related industries including accomodation, furnishings and equipment supply, construction, and building materials supply can be connected. Manufacturing and extraction industries including equipment manufacturing, nonmetallic product manfacturing, metal and mineral product manufacturing, utilities, and extraction can be connected. Food and agricultural industries including food service, food production, forestry, agriculture, and hunting and fishing can be connected.

Economic activity

Economic activity including consumption, distribution and exchange, and production can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Consumption can be connected. Distribution and exchange can be connected. Production can be connected.

Education

Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples including Southwestern American Indian peoples; South American Indian peoples including Andean, Amazonian, and Cono/Southern American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples including Eastern North American Indian and Western North American Indian peoples.

School systems

School systems including higher education, secondary education, and primary education can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Higher education can be connected. Secondary education can be connected. Primary education can be connected.

Educational organization

Educational organization including educational administration, faculty, students, and course material can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Educational administration can be connected. Faculty can be connected. Students can be connected. Course material can be connected.

Cultural institutions

Cultural institutions including performance venues, libraries, and museums can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Performance venues can be connected. Libraries can be connected. Museums can be connected.

Teaching

Teaching can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Research

Research can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Family

Family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be used to examine Middle American Indian including Southwest American Indian peoples; South American including Amazonian peoples; and North American Indian peoples.

Particular families

Particular families can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Kinship

Kinship can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Parenting

Parenting can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

Marriage

Marriage can be used to examine Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples.

History, sociology, institutions, culture, anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.

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Created 17 May 2016 Last updated 30 Dec 2017