The Revenant Analysis

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Natives Relationships With Trappers In the Revenant, it displays many times the relationships between trappers and natives. Some of the tribes the trappers stumble upon are kind and friendly, while a few of them are the opposite. I don’t believe we should make an overall conclusion about all natives and their relationships because not all tribes and not all trappers are the same. From reading, The Revenant, I decided that most of the natives have a positive effect on trappers because, they are willing to help strangers survive, are good for trading goods, and have knowledge to share that the trappers don’t necessarily know. The Revenant first shows us how natives are constantly willing to help those who need them even if the person in need is a white trapper. Hugh Glass was taken in by a Sioux tribe where a man named Yellow Horse and the medicine man proceeded to give Glass the medical attention he desperately needed.…show more content…
The natives seemed too have their own ways of doing everything so if you were on the good side of a tribe then it’s very possible they would share some of their knowledge with you. One thing they might do is they might teach you their hunting techniques and why they do them in that particular way. Religion is a main part of almost every native’s life and so if they say a prayer after killing an animal, just know that they have a belief that everything has a spirit that you don’t want to offend. There are several tribes that are super friendly, but they don’t know if the trappers are, so they may hide or shoot or something out of fear. The Indians knowledge is amazing and they could teach trappers how they make their tools and how they make beads and so on. Whether or not every tribe is willing to teach mostly depends on how the trapper presents himself. If they see the trapper as a threat they are likely to try and kill

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