African American Cultures
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...American Cultures Research proposal -African American Cultures African American oral communication consists of stylized heritage that is unique and that plays a great role in the uniting the African American Culture. In the work of Hamlet (2011, p.27), the Afro American culture has been of utility in resisting racism, by setting a platform in which various aspects of the culture can be discussed. The culture of African Americans comprises of the sayings, proverbs and other aspects that educate on the way of life by the African American culture. The ‘Nommo’-chronicles of the pre-slavery period allowed the African Americans gain sense of the spoken words; thus, actualizing... Research proposal -African...
Hispanic and American Cultures
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...American Cultures The term “Hispanic” provides a common denominator of diverse population with a connection to the Spanish language or culture from a Spanish-speaking country. At the same time, the word “Latino” can also be used (Clutter and Ruben Para 1). The Hispanics have their own culture despite having come from a wide range of backgrounds. The American culture, on the other hand, represents the popular and accepted way of life of the Americans. Family In regard to family, the Hispanics keep a closely knit family, which is the most important social unit. The family is called familia and the name is applied beyond the boundaries of the nuclear family and well... and caring are the basis...
British Versus American Cultures
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...American Cultures One should be able to understand different cultures them and put them theirelements in practice for better communication with others. According to Scott (par 3), the difference in culture between the British and the Americans is proving to be an extremely difficult barrier in the business sector. The sections below analyze the cross cultural barriers that exist in a case study. The first barrier that is evident from the article is the time keeping ability of the British and the Americans. Mrs. Marybeth who is an American and is so conscious about time arrives for her meeting with Mr. Nicholas a few minutes early. She is welcomed by a secretary who informs her... The British versus the...
Social Inequalities, American Cultures
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...American Cultures Amid slow economic recovery, more Americans identify as lower by EmilyAlpert explains the challenges most people face in finding work in America and the rate of unemployment. The article sites the story of a 28-year old man Chris Roquemore who has done many odd jobs to make ends meet but does not seem to succeed in his finances. Apart from performing odd jobs, Roquemore began studying nursing at Long Beach City College as a way of creating himself a career because job issue did not seem to come out (Owen & Sawhill 50). The circumstances he underwent hugely changed his way of thinking especially about his situation and how he can come out of it. Alpert... Social Inequalities, American ...
American Cultures- Contemporary American Cultures
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...American girl d Pecola Breedlove living in the mid-1900s American society where racial prejudice against the black people is still very high. Pecola is darker than any other girl and is seen as ugly by most, this led her to believe that she is indeed ugly. It was through this premise that the novel was able to weave other social issues as racism, incest, stereotyping, prejudice, and social classes. By using vivid imagery, Morrison was able to present a very emotionally-charged novel that portrays American culture during the mid-1900s. The most powerful human emotion that Morrison used constantly throughout... ?The Bluest Eyes, an Analysis The Bluest Eyes is a novel by Toni Morrison about a young African...
Analysis and talk about the differences between the Chinese cultures and American cultures in The Women Warrior book
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...American culture and Chinese culture such as beliefs in superstitions, the role of women in society and the women’s disposition. There are five women in the story, including the author herself. The nature of each person differs from the others. The dead Chinese aunt is weak. She gives in to her personal desires only to be shunned by her society because of her illegitimate child. She kills herself and her newborn baby... The narrative by Maxine Hong Kingston tells the story of the as a Chinese female in the land of America. The book is divided into five chapters, each one about the different women that figured in the writer’s life. From the reading, one is able to observe several differences between...
Musical cultures of native american and brazil
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...culture in Brazil and Native American cultures RESPONSE TO I Culture refers to the totality of whatever is learned, the socially transmittable customs, material objects as well as, knowledge and behavior of certain groups in a society. Moreover, it comprises of ideas, values as well as, artefacts and the customs of different groups of people1. In its totality, it is the way of life developed by a people during the attempts counter the challenges of living within the environment thus, giving order as well as the understanding to the social, political and economic aspects which distinguishes them from their neighbors. Perhaps no other groups of people have a deep culture as those... ? Traditional music...
Lesbians In American Indian Cultures
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...American Indian cultures" Type History and Political Science Type Your Name] 3 November 2011 There are numerous customs and rituals of the American Indians that are not known to us today. Amongst them, one for interest and discussion is of the unconventional gender styles of women and men compared to today’s modern world. The article, "Lesbians in American Indian cultures" by Paula Gunn Allen, considers the role of women and the characteristics they possess as studied in ancient tribal histories. Different theories are of different views over the topic. A number of historians have never openly addressed or claimed that lesbians did exist in American Indian tribes... Response paper, "lesbians in...
Response Paper, "Lesbians in American Indian Cultures"
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...American Indian cultures" Type History and Political Science Type Your ] 3 November 2011 There are numerous customs and rituals of the American Indians that are not known to us today. Amongst them, one for interest and discussion is of the unconventional gender styles of women and men compared to today’s modern world. The article, "Lesbians in American Indian cultures" by Paula Gunn Allen, considers the role of women and the characteristics they possess as studied in ancient tribal histories. Different theories are of different views over the topic. A number of historians have never openly addressed or claimed that lesbians did exist in American Indian tribes as said... ? Response paper, "lesbians in...
Motivation in the Workplace: American and Japanese Cultures Compared
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...cultural Analysis of Japanese and American Workplaces [Institution’s Name] Introduction Workplace motivation is an integral and broad issue within the discipline of organizational management and there are certain concepts and philosophies that are imperative to understand for better practice of workplace motivation. Motivation basically refers to satisfying one’s needs through different actions and behaviors (Hills, 1979). Workplace Motivation is a social conception that is deeply embedded in to the workplace environments and has the capability to strongly affect the performances of the employees (McCoy, 1992). Workplace... Running Head: Motivation at Workplace Motivation at Workplace – A Cross-cultural ...
Conflict Resolution. Compare conflict resolution techniques in two different cultures, such as American and Mexican
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...Cultures, such as American and Mexican Author’s name Institutional Affiliation Abstract Conflict resolution techniques in two different cultures, such as American and Mexican, were studied in the context of the given research task. K. Thomas identified five styles of behavior in conflict resolution: competition, cooperation, avoidance of conflict, compliance and compromise. Like any other aspect of organizational behavior, style of conflict resolution is subject to significant influence of national cultures. The USA belongs to so-called individualistic culture. Besides, this is a country... ?Running head: CONFLICT RESOLUTION Conflict Resolution. Compare Conflict Resolution Techniques in two Different...
Hyphenated American, multiple cultures and factors, differences, identies...(position paper, side on Asian)
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...Americans In America today, there are a number of different racial backgrounds and cultures, all of which havetheir own distinct identity and way of interacting with American life. One of these groups is often termed Asian-American, which is popularly used to refer to people of Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Indian and Korean (amongst other) descent (Lowe, 1996). People from this background are hugely influential in America, not least because Asian-Americans comprise almost 5% of the population (Lowe, 1996). As with each of the other hyphenated identities found in America today, Asian-Americans have their own sets of stereotypes, social effects, constructions and repercussions found within... ?...
Compare and contrast European/American ideals of beauty with ideals of beauty in non-western cultures since the 19th century
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...American context, beauty as an ideal focuses on the physical attractiveness of women. This belief manifests itself at a very tender age through fairy tales read to children. As a result, young girls grow with the impression that beauty is instrumental in creating a positive future. The typical explanation of beauty in the western cultures is that an ideal woman is tall, white, thin, and blonde with large breasts and a narrow waste. The non-western cultures share a different view in that ideal beauty of a woman involves the ability of women to carry out social, economic and reproductive roles. A Comparison of Beauty Ideals among Americans... Ideals of Beauty Ideals of Beauty Introduction As per the...
Should explore the care that each of the major American subgroups: Caucasian American, African American, Hispanic/Latino American and Asian American provide for their respective elderly (65 and older) in each of their cultures
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...CULTURAL DIVERSITIES Cultural Diversities in the “Graying Population” of the Caucasian American and Asian American Races School Abstract The varying trends in culture affect the manner the aging population is cared for within and across the cultural frameworks of any given society. It is therefore imperative to have an understanding of the ethnic diversities in elderly respect exhibitions. This study will provide insights into how the Caucasian Americans and Asian Americans provide care and respect for the elderly in their respective cultural contexts and will explore on the moral attributes of intergenerational relationships. While these two American lineages may be contradictory... Running Head:...
Study of World Cultures
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...American cultures value clarity and directness. By contrast, Asian cultures value ambiguity, politeness, and indirectness. Asian and American business cultures also differ on the cultural dimension of action. For instance, Asians will not openly reject a proposal since they value indirectly. On the contrary, Americans will openly make their feelings and decisions known. Thus, Americans have a direct orientation while Asians have an indirect orientation towards decision-making. Russians are often unenthusiastic... Study of World Cultures of Study of World Cultures The contemporary organizational culture is quite different from the old forms ones. As such, the modern-day manager faces various problems...
Resilient Cultures by Kicza, John
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...Cultures The lifestyle and cultural practices of Native Americans was affected by early European colonization.The character of indigenous American cultures was also affected by the interaction with the Spanish, Dutch, French, English, and Portuguese. The author talks about the lifestyle of the Indians before European colonization. According to Kicza, the people of central Mexico started growing maize about 7000 years ago (30). However, the natives of east and North America did not adopt maize until after 2000 years. The people of south west America had also started growing maize long before those in North and East America. This means that those in the east and the north adopted maize... Resilient...
Cultures
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...Cultures New York The employees in New York are culturally diverse. They belong to different races and ethnic groups including Caucasian Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, and Indian Americans etc. They know and speak different languages, though all of them commonly know English. The diversity occasionally creates problems in the workplace as employees belonging to certain races think they are being maltreated. In a case study, it was found that the “Black, Hispanic and female members of the factory were particularly aggrieved by the disparaging treatment they received, including alleged acts of physical abuse” (“A new type”). The American employees are motivated by flexible work... 19 June...
Cultures
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...culture and thus act as centre of praxis revolutionary. In songs like ‘straight to hell’ and ‘Charlie don’t surf’, these situationists emphasize that Vietnam War came as a result of dominant myths in the American society. In the same perspective, situationists criticized imperialism of the superpowers in the song entitled ‘Sandinista’. Many people mistaken the clash to be revolutionary identity on roll and rock music that is based on unconventional activities such as gambling, drug abuse... Transformations in the Practice of Subcultural Art Forms during the Post Cold-War Period Subculture Art Forms: Paintings andMusic as Tools of Protest and Resistance Introduction Generally our society and culture are ...
American Indian Literature
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...American Tribe The Native American culture has always taken pride in its warriors. This pride dates back hundreds of years, when warriors were one of the most revered people in each individual tribe. For male members of the tribe, hunting and fighting as a warrior were the two items of specific achievement. All males grew up in Native American tribes with the goal in mind of being successful at both of these concepts, especially the concept of fighting. The warrior is so important to the tribe because he fights for the survival of the tribe against invaders and intruders, and those wishing to do the tribe harm. Thus, his ability to defend his people allows him... to be seen as a hero by...
Inter Personal Communication between people from different cultures
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...cultures. 3. Interpersonal communication tends to be more personal and develops a rapport in most of the Asian cultures, whereas in the case of American cultures the relationship is more business like. There is no 'face' lost in the business or linked to the business in case of American businesses. In the case of Asian businesses, it is more often the face that matters and the kind of relationships that one develops over a period of time. This possibly is the reason why develop or getting into Asian markets is stiffer for new comers whereas it is not so for the American markets. 4. When meeting a stranger, the touch is not as much... Inter Personal Communication between people from different cultures....
American Music History
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...American Music History The Black Americans were slaves until the period of emancipation when they got their freedom of expression. To express their inner feelings, culture, and troubles they went through during slavery, they used blues music, which helped them speak about the racial and cultural discrimination. Blues could express both the African and American cultures, as the music comprises both African and European notes (BBC UK n.p). The blues music had unique stylistic devices, which the whites admired and adopted in their music. The music offered the blacks a chance to confront a society that had denied them the freedom of speech and expression. The desire to air their troubles... ...
Non-Verbal Communications: Differences Between Cultures
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...cultures except under the most intimate circumstances not likely to occur for the professional business traveler. Light touching may be common in various societies, where it may be customary to issue a greeting with a light kiss on the cheek. In Western cultures such as the United States, this is invariably interpreted as a romantic overture – in other cultures the implication is more platonic. This form of light kissing is very probable in Latin American cultures, and may... ? Non-Verbal Communications: Differences Between Cultures In an increasingly interconnected age of global communications and cross-cultural exchange,it is essential to supplement our awareness of the behaviors of other cultures with ...
Managing across Cultures ( My sis )
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...culture. Americans are professional and friendly; Arabian manager are parental in nature, they provide personal attention and provide coaching; Japanese managers motivate the employees through counselling and advice. Individuals are motivated by the control of their workplace and their own performance. Americans prefer to be independent and be in control of their own; Japanese are motivated through group harmony and compromise; and Arabs want to be in control of others. Americans are motivated by the individual success... ?Managing Across Cultures Table of Contents Overview 3 Models of Cultural Dimension 3 Hofstede Model 3 Hall Model 7 Inglehart Model 8 European Values Study 8 Strength and Weaknesses of...
How people from different cultures view depression?
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...culture, perception and context in shaping a person’s physical and mental health (Gotlib and Hammen 2010). Traditionally, depression was regarded as a disorder from developed Western nations. Conversely, it was noted that non-Euro-American cultures do not suffer from depression. Nevertheless, the evolution of ethnomedicine has proved that depression is perceived differently from one culture to another (Hammen 1997). Cultural differences most especially as regards perceptions in social hierarchy affect one’s admittance of whether he or she is suffering fro the disorder... This research shall be devoted to the analysis of how people from different cultures deal with depression. Given this, the study shall ...
Paintings - Amalgam of Emotions and Cultures
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...American cultures. From the above discussions, it is clear that the rock art and paintings are in the African and the Asian cultures differed a lot; even while having some common aspects. Paintings as the artistic medium can be considered as one of the effective tool which can depict the past in the pictorial format. Moreover they also provide tremendous clues... ? Artistic Medium – Paintings - Amalgam of Emotions and Cultures The concept of painting has existed as an artistic tradition from time immemorial. With the evolution of the civilizations, paintings also had gradual emergence right from the cave paintings to the masterpieces of Leonard Da Vinci, to the current crop of painters. Paintings from...
Comparing Education system for design in all cultures
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...cultural organizations do not emphasize the notion of the exact time. In other cultures, children learn by illustration, thus, may find it tough to study by rote memorization of hypothesis and facts. Consequently, some students whose cultural custom differs from a homogeneous educational system may be wrongly labeled, lose concentration and have difficulties learning. Q Highlight the factors that may impede the association of students from different cultures. R Biases that have chronological, cultural occurrences may clarify some existing attitudes. For example, African-Americans and Native-Americans have encounters of discrimination and unjust... Comparing Education System for Design in All Cultures...
Comparing Education System for Design in All Cultures
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...cultural organizations do not emphasize the notion of the exact time. In other cultures, children learn by illustration, thus, may find it tough to study by rote memorization of hypothesis and facts. Consequently, some students whose cultural custom differs from a homogeneous educational system may be wrongly labeled, lose concentration and have difficulties learning. Q Highlight the factors that may impede the association of students from different cultures. R Biases that have chronological, cultural occurrences may clarify some existing attitudes. For example, African-Americans and Native-Americans have encounters of discrimination and unjust treatment from constituents... ? Comparing Education System...
Cultures of Pakistanis and Native Americans
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...culture. Nevertheless, similarities are often observed among cultures situated in different geographical areas - especially in thoughts and rituals. Needless to say, differences do exist to make each culture distinct from every other. The two examples adopted in this paper are the cultures of Pakistanis and Native Americans. Pakistan is a South Asian country situated adjacent to India and China. Pakistani "culture" has been hugely impacted not just by weather and topography, but also by arrays of traditions and historical events (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistan). Then again, "Native American... Introduction: This research is a comparative study focusing on two out of the numerous cultures...
Different Cultures.
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...American and European women enjoy almost similar status with men. It should be noted that belief in religion is extremely strong in Western culture than in Chinese culture. That is why western culture treats women as human rather than an instrument for sexual activities. Culture has long shaped individuals' response to problems. A classic puzzle in the sociology of health and illness is discrepancy between theory and research regarding cultural beliefs and medical care service use. 'Utilization research,' examining individuals' responses to the onset of health problems... ? Different Cultures Different Cultures: Problem ment Culture plays an important role in the build up of a society. Leung et al (2005) ...
The Use of Conflict Management Styles Across Different Cultures
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...cultures Use of conflict management across different cultures Abstract The purpose of this research paper is to investigate the conflict management styles across different cultures through exploring different styles in relation to different cultures. The paper will identify the similarities and differences in conflict management that exist across different cultures. Competition is favored in American culture while avoiding is favored in Asian culture. Compromising style is preferred when the conflicting parties are interested in maintaining their relationships or while the conflict is short-term. The accommodating approach is preferred when... The use of conflict management styles across different...
Popular American Culture
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...American Culture The United s of America is a racially and ethnically diverse country as a result of intense migration from different countries in its entire history. The American culture is primarily a western culture influenced by many other cultures like the Latin American, African, Native American and Asian culture. American culture has its own unique cultural and social characteristics like social habits, dialect, cuisine, arts, music and folklore. Most of its influence comes from the early Scottish, Irish, English and Welsh settlers during the British rule. The British rule had a formative influence on the culture especially on the legal systems, spread of the English language... and...
American Literature
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...American Literature Introduction In my view, modernism is not different from postmodernism and it is a continuance and intensification of modernism since individuals want more emancipation from all traditional norms and customs associated with the mass culture. Literature critics have disagreed on the exact place and time to end the modernism and begin postmodernism (Hogue 67). Kate Chopin’s ‘Awakening’ demonstrates the desire for both economic freedom and sexual freedom for women thus demonstrating how women desire liberation and self-reliance in the current society. Chopin asserts that women are no longer willing to accept the traditional prejudices...
21st century American tribes
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...American tribes, Native Americans Background of Native Americans The American nation is composed of various dynamic, distinct and diverse communities and groups of people that contribute unique traits to form the entire culture. It can be said to be a patch-work quilt whose diversity gives a rich heritage to the entire nation. Among such cultures includes the Native Americans whose foundation is among the richest and the oldest in the continent (Zott, pg. 56). The native people as narrated by most anthropologists inhabited the Northern and Southern continents of America thousands of years ago before the settlement of English explores on their shows. The people are said to have migrated... 21st century...
"First" American Music
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...American sound as they portray Native American cultures, beliefs and styles. Ives also made a remarkable contribution in composing an American sound through his second symphony. In this symphony, Ives paraphrase American popular hymns and songs in its countermelodies, themes, and borrows episodic passages and transitions from Bach, Wagner and Brahms and mixes them into a coherent late-Romantic styles and European forms. Burkholder (23) notes that through both of these works, Ives claims a place for distinctive American sound through his quartet and symphonic repertoires. These include his... "First" American Music The history of American music can be traced back to early 17th century which was...
What is an american
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...American cultures and having a sense of belonging to them. A real American respects the American culture in terms of music, sports, language and norms. An American is that kind of person who will salute when they hear their olden native songs play since they understand where they country has come from and what it has gone through. America is a country that has been through a lot to achieve its stability and the successes it has now. An American is a kind of person who understands that life does not come on a silver platter since they have seen their country go through a lot... AN AMERICAN America got its independence in 1776 and this makes it one among the oldest countries...
Minority cultures
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...American revealed that Asian Americans have higher educational aspirations when compared to that of their white counterparts, with Chinese Americans being found having the second highest educational aspiration (Park, Goodwin and Lee, 2003). INDIAN Family Life The Indian family life is quite similar to that of the Chinese. The Indians also look out for each other with families supporting each other and living together. Even extended families often live in the same house as one big family. The Indian culture is based on large extent of its family life. Sons are preferred over daughters since they are expected to look after the parents in the old age whereas daughters have to be wed with a good...
Culturally compatible classroom and
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...American cultures, Mexican American cultures, American Indian cultures and African American cultures among others. By understanding the cultural background of each student in a classroom, instructional leaders can ensure that culture is used as the backdrop of learning and teaching. By doing this, students can be taught how to appreciate the cultures of other students, thus creating a classroom that is culturally compatible. Instructional leaders can also create culturally...
Native American Culture
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...American culture. Native America people have been in the territory of New Mexico for thousands of years. Native Americans inhabited the American continent when Europeans first arrived in North America. Although cultural features such as language, clothing, and customs vary enormously from tribe to another, there are certain fundamentals that are encountered recurrently and shared by many tribes. Native Americans possess an own identity and an own culture that is mixed up on their native and the non-native identity which forms a hybrid identity. This essay will examine the Native American culture in details. Native Americans wanted to control the environment and the human... Instruction: Task: Native...
Identity among American Indians
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...American Indians American Indians, despite being the original settlers of America and having long established themselves in this land, are now a minority whose culture and identity are being eroded everyday with the growing influence of modern Western culture as well as intermarriage with other races. The latter especially causes an identity crisis within the various American Indian tribes whose membership is determined by the degree of tribal blood that an individual has. In this paper, we will look at how the American Indians recognize themselves; how those who consider themselves to be Indians or part Indian recognize themselves; and finally how the non Indians identify... Number: Identity among...
Native American Spiritual Artwork
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...American Spiritual Artwork Native American art has two faces- one is handmade art-work and the other comprise of performances (Dagan). These two aspects are common for all Native American cultures. And art is always associated with some element of spirituality. For a Native American who makes traditional pots, “clay is alive-it has spiritual power and a kind of energy” (Williams et al., 29). Similarly, the beautifully art-worked moccasin foot ware of Cherokee tribe are also seen as something sacred and this is evident when in a poem, the Native American man sings, “I put them on. I walked sacred on the land” (Williams et al., 31). On the performance side also, it can be seen that Native... ?Native...
Varying European and Native Motives and the "Collision" of Cultures in North America
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...Cultures in North America Thinking Historically: Writing Papers Based on Primary Sources [Name of Student] [Name of Institution] Introduction The economic, political, cultural, and social development of the North American Republics could be traced to the colonial beginnings in the 16th Century. However, these developments did not start or stop with the coming of the European colonial masters to North and South America; in fact, even the natives had their own cultures and developments before the coming of the colonists. However, when the colonists arrived from Europe, a lot of conflicts emerged as each group endeavored... for economic reasons, others came for religious and political motives...
American
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...American” describes the misery that is faced by the African American community in the United States of America, while Tato Laviera’s poem speaks of the problems that are faced by the community of people who have Puerto Rican roots. Both writers, while they discuss the problems faced by either community, also speak of the fact that America, despite its defects, remains the best place for people of all cultures to reside. Mckay says, I love this cultured hell that tests my youth! (n.p.) This line evokes the multicultural ethos that pervades America and the communities that are a part of it. The importance of this lies... in the ability that people of all cultures have in...
Native American Spiritulity
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...American Spirituality and Metaphysics Introduction Everything in life is part of a great wheel of life. Every person, animal, plant, insect and everything else, seen or unseen, is part of this wheel. Because Native American cultures believe and accept this concept, they have always worked in harmony with nature. Because they understand that the wheel of life also produces a rhythm that everyone and everything is a part of, they also understand how to move in accordance with this rhythm. They are in essence moving with the natural flow of life to stay in balance. They also understand that when they are n this rhythm, life goes well; when they are out of the rhythm, the world does not seem... Native...
American
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...American” describes the misery that is faced by the African American community in the United States of America, while Tato Laviera’s poem speaks of the problems that are faced by the community of people who have Puerto Rican roots. Both writers, while they discuss the problems faced by either community, also speak of the fact that America, despite its defects, remains the best place for people of all cultures to reside. Mckay says, I love this cultured hell that tests my youth! (n.p.) This line evokes the multicultural ethos that pervades America and the communities that are a part of it. The importance of this lies... in the ability that people of all cultures have in...
Hispanic American Diversity
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...American Diversity Introduction: A significant proportion of the total population of US consists of Hispanic Americans who are living in USin different communities. There is a lot of variation in the religious, social, economic, political, familial and linguistic characteristics of the different Hispanic American communities living in US. Many Hispanic Americans have migrated or immigrated to US from different parts of the world. Some of them have managed to adapt themselves according to the indigenous culture of US while others have remained exposed to social criticism and have been outcast on the basis of their strong ties and belongingness to their native regions. This paper makes... ?Hispanic...
DissertationHow people from different cultures view depression
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...American cultures do not suffer from depression. Nevertheless, the evolution of ethnomedicine has proved that depression is perceived differently from one culture to another (Knaus and Ellis 2006). Cultural differences most especially as regards perceptions in social hierarchy affect one’s admittance of whether he or she is suffering from the disorder. In many Western countries, individualism is very important (Peacock and Casey 2000; Kleinmann 2004). Hence, the individuals are perceived as independent... ?Table of Contents ………………………………………………………………………….. 2 Chapter One. Introduction…………………………………………………………. Background of the Study ment of the Problem Research Questions Research Objectives Significance of...
Topic related to Native American Culture
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...American Culture Culture is defined as a collection of beliefs, customs, arts and ways of life of a particular society of interest. In this regard, the Native American culture refers to specific characteristics associated to indigenous American people. Considering the fact that the American continent consists of diverse communities, it is undeniable that defining the American culture would be a daunting task. This is because specific communities in the continent embrace unique cultural characteristics that are distinct. However, despite the great diversity among the Native Americans, there exist some commonalities that can be generalized among the communities. On this basis, this essay... The Native...
North American Civilization Paper
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...American cultures by answering the following questions: “The first passage of people from Asia to America probably took place during a prehistoric glacial period—either before 35,000 B.C.E. or about 10,000 years later—when huge amounts of the world’s water froze into sheets of ice. Sea levels dropped so drastically that the Bering Strait became a broad, grassy plain. Across that land bridge between the two continents both humans and animals escaped icebound Siberia for ice-free Alaska. Whenever the first migration took place, the movement of Asians to America continued, even after 8000 B.C.E., when world temperatures rose again and the water... ?Use the information in Chapter to describe the early North...
European and Native American Culture
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...American Culture European and Native American Culture The relationship between Native Americans and European Colonialist had its difficulties, at first the settlers we welcomed by the natives chiefs but due to the nature of the early settlers to conquer, nature of the relationship changed. Cultural historic assumption advocated for three fundamental things; a shared legal code, everyday life, and a common language. Lives and culture of the natives changed, their population was reduced, displacement, diseases, warfare and enslavement. The introduction of horses by the Spaniards changed the mode of lifestyle through improved transportation means, the introduction of clothes blankets... European and Native...
Choose one artistic medium and compare the ways it is viewed in two different cultures.
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...American cultures. From the above discussions, it is clear that the rock art and paintings are in the African and the Asian cultures differed a lot; even while having some common aspects. Paintings as the artistic medium can be considered as one of the effective tool which can depict the past in the pictorial format. Moreover... Artistic Medium – Paintings - Amalgam of Emotions and Cultures The concept of painting has existed as an artistic tradition from time immemorial. With the evolution of the civilizations, paintings also had gradual emergence right from the cave paintings to the masterpieces of Leonard Da Vinci, to the current crop of painters. Paintings from different parts of the world had...
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