The Transnational Tamils in Sri Lanka are a section of Tamilians pushing for the creation of an independent Tamil-dominated nation in the north and east of the country.
Green Gift group; why are the locals against or in support of the plan; what are the issues in conflict between the locals and the council, the green Gift and the council, the locals and [...]
The Hourani are also known as Aucas; a term which means "the people of the jungle" Since a higher percentage of the population were fearless warriors, the Hourani are war-like people.
The major theme of this ethnography was to come out with factors that were possibly contributing to the wiping out of the Ainu and their culture.
Touching issues of morality and self-justification are distinctive features of Chinese literature."Suspicions of immorality or amorality are hard to dispel in discourses devoted to the delineation and judgment of beauty", outlines Wai-Yee Li in his [...]
In this novel, the young energetic people move to the city to look for work that is not available in the villages they were born.
Chinese restaurants and groceries are very common around the world and the increase is notable in America. Ashish: there was a great opportunity in the US and still is to establish a healthy eating food [...]
The article also seeks to give a detailed elaboration of the concepts and methodological approaches that can be taken in the quest to address the issue of interethnic systems while putting emphasis on the critical [...]
On the other hand, the active involvement of the mother in the child's life as well as the nature of the father's occupation were found to act as mitigating factors to the quality of the [...]
In order to fulfill my interests, I always ensure that I make good use of every opportunity I get by interacting a lot with the people I meet.
This paper will focus on the basic advantages and challenges faced by ethnography today, and on the ways in which the book by Narayan discloses the fundamentals of the modern ethnography.
The book ends with the author claiming that the purpose was to enlighten the reader about the life and beliefs of the tribe without being judgmental and one feels that the author has succeeded in [...]
In the Jewish culture - both in the classical and the ancient time - the family formed and still is a basic unit of the society and whose role in the sustenance and development of [...]
The article by Gino Del Guercio "The Secrets of Haiti's Living Dead" tells the story of a man who comes to the village l'Estere to a woman named Angelina Narcisse, and introduces himself as her [...]
This facts of his biography that cover this participation include organizing the branch of the American Indian Movement in Cleveland, the participation in costumed protests in Plymouth, a symbolic demonstration in Mount Rushmore, the protests [...]
While, the Hmong people themselves do not know what the name Hmong really means there are some westerners who were somehow curious in studying the Hmong people and were swayed that Hmong signifies free men.until [...]
Much of what we know of ancient culture is brought to us in the form of stories; either the stories of the descendants of the stories of outsiders.
The Japanese learned to view the world from the perspective of traditional versus modern values after the Meiji Restoration in 1868 following the opening of Japan's doors to the world.
The main contribution of the book is that it tells us about the style of life of African people, about their rituals and traditions by the very participant of that life, not by the side [...]
Much of what we know of ancient culture is brought to us in the form of stories, either the stories of the descendants or the stories of the conquering outsiders.
Italian Americans are defined as Italian immigrants living in the United States of America or someone born in the United States with an Italian heritage.
The Euro-Americans ignored reservation boundaries; they used the weakness of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, which was not able to defend the sanctity of the reservations.
Isfahan on the other hand is a smaller city with a population of just 500,000. Furthermore the traditional culture is still alive in this city and most of the people here are very religious.
The purpose of current essay is to provide the analysis of Thanksgiving Day's historical cultural patterns of celebration in the past and now.
The religion was also affected and they used the church as an economic producer where they got money by forcing the people to pay any activity that was to be done to them by the [...]
According to the analysis in these countries majority of these people are catholic, that is 70 %, the Protestants are 23%, and 6% have no affiliation.
It borders the Pacific Ocean on the west and south, on the north is the United States; on the east, it borders the Gulf of Mexico.
The videos I watched made me change the way I saw the relationships between Europeans and Aboriginal peoples in Canada and understood the peculiarities of their cultures, issues, and existing stereotypes.
The Hohokam culture was concentrated in the region of the American Southwest and consisted of a cluster of small villages spread across the Gila River banks.
After sovereign tribes were resettled by the US government and the reservations' boundaries became ultimately fixed, Native Americans were exposed to the influence of the western culture.
The mass migration of people leads to the fact that the population of the country is constantly growing, new nations come, and cultures are mixed, forming the so-called "melting pot".
The main social behavior identified in George's work is ethnicity under which the 'inferior' ethnic groups are fighting to gain power.
As it is said in the lectures by Harvey and Allard, the issue of discrimination is not only based on the factors of race or ethnicity.
The actions of the colonists in America toward the native Indian populations were based on the desire to gain the economic benefits, and the institution of slavery with all its features was also developed because [...]
The editor attempts to inject the element of Christianity in addressing the ill effects of racism. The presence of several cultures and the dominance of just a few of these cultures culminated in the practice [...]
Multi-Facial is a short film which discusses the issues of race and ethnicity in the society and film industry. The film demonstrates how amulti-facial' Mike attends several auditions and changes such markers of the race [...]
In the chapter, the author lists a number of different approaches to studying the position of women in society. This is a very interesting application and extension of the ideas expressed in Peggy Macintosh's article [...]
However, this article certainly is a warning about how to listen to the way people use language, and perhaps ask questions about specific words and phrases.
This practice encourages more individuals to support and follow the teachings of the religion. The above practices make it possible for members of this culture to have a sustainable lifestyle.
Now, by reading the article "The Cult of Ethnicity, Good and Bad" we are asked to maintain the same open-mindedness as the article begins to highlight the struggles of ethnic groups within our borders and [...]
Even though these people had to leave their motherland, parts of their souls are in that land and people stick to their core values as they still feel the connection.
This place is now known as the new Chinatown and it is the first Chinese closed society in the country to be designed and owned by Chinese Americans.
Women are supposed to submit to their husbands and to play the role of a mother, house wife and caregiver. Congenital malformations and genetic disorders are known to cause a significant high number of deaths [...]
Due to this, there are several fine arts centers that bear witness to the influence of art in the State, for instance, the High museum of art, Telfair Museum of Art, among others; moreover, the [...]
That being said, regardless of the narrow focus on the life of Muslim women in America, the article is more than just a mere description of the author's story and the video created by her.
The Tarai people are traditionally from the plains in the South of Nepal. The overthrow of the Rana dynasty in 1951 opened Nepal to the outside world, allowing Western missions into the country for the [...]
The traditions and cultures of people that make up the populations of the United States and Canada are filled with unique experiences and events that have changed the norms of the past and present.
The discussion of the ethnicity was quite eye-opening the adolescents noted that they were proud of being Native Americans and were ready to reveal and emphasize their cultural heritage.
That said, if a location was primarily inhabited by the people of one race, then the newcomers belonging to other races would inevitably become a minority because they do not have a strong presence and [...]
The primary goal of this essay is to discuss the contribution of Muslim Americans, Mexican Americans, and Greek Americans to the social, economic, and cultural growth of the country while introducing innovations, values, and cultural [...]
The Nacirema, who have managed to live under exotic customs, have devoted themselves to the rituals of the body, where the emphasis has been put on the appearance and health of society.
The most popular of the two dialects is the Kurmanji, it is the language of communication for most of the Kurds today.
This ambiguity results in the variety of issues ranging from the lack of the standard results and conclusions on any given study to the degradation of the quality of the research and the emergence of [...]
In line with understanding the origins of the Adinkra, the aim of this paper is to trace the evolution of the Adinkra and determine its connection with the African-American quilt.
Scott has focussed on the condition of people living in the mountainous region of Zomia and the reasons behind their choice to stay away from the state.
This paper's objective is to examine the peculiarities of the cultural and religious background of the Armenian ethnic minority, history of its development, and features of the cultural events inside the community.
The civilization of these people faced strong influences from the people in the non-Maya cultures which include the Olmecs of Mexico and the Izapa cultures of people who lived in the Pacific coast.
The experiences of people living in ethnic enclaves have long attracted the attention of many scholars, journalists and writers because they want to understand how these communities are formed, and how the residents of these [...]
The paper goes further to discuss the influence of mobile phones on ethnographic blending and the impact of social movement on social transformation.
Hence, the minority groups adopt the norms and the traditions of the locals so that the latter are enabled to preserve the habitual environment.
The failure to recognize the impact of the ethnic conflict phenomenon is the main reason for the slow response of the Western World in general and the United Nations, in particular to the Rwandan and [...]
According to The Mayan culture, the human body was viewed as a combination of the body and the souls. This means that the blood could communicate to the inner and the outer environment of the [...]
The conversion of the Indios into Christianity, introduced a change in the native language used by the Indios to a Telos language which the Christians opted as the medium for Christian practice.
In this region, the oppression of the poor is evidenced by how the rich treat the poor. This is due to the anthropologists' inability to relate the archeological materials created, used and disposed by the [...]
The very sick patients in the community are taken to the Latipso where they are expected to receive treatment from the most famous medicine men.
The serenity of the place comes from the lake itself and the vegetation surrounding it. The locals associate the blue color of the lake with the royalty of the place.
The story is preserved in myths and is recounted in the ceremony known as 'blessing way' which is the foundation of the Navajo way of life.
Many people see the core of the conflict in the period of European colonization of Africa and especially the first part of the 20th century, when European nationalism spread all over the world.
This was the case among the Armenians who were forced to flee from their homeland by the genocide of 1915. The term "Diaspora" is appropriate for the Armenians living outside the Republic of Armenia since [...]
In her study What is ethnicity and does it matter, Kachan Chandra attempts at defining the phenomenon, and she does so very successfully by introducing the religious influence onto the process of ethnicity shaping into [...]
In spite of the claims of the Chinese government about distributing equal rights and recognition to all the ethnic minorities of the Country the tension between the Han people and the other nations never goes [...]
This essay will explore the concept of ethnic conflict concerning the conflict between the Hutus and Tutsis of Rwanda. The most notable ethnic difference between the two groups is that Hutus are generally shorter than [...]
The author will rely on the writings of Chandra to illustrate the points of departure from a common definition of ethnicity.
The law stated that the condition of the offspring of a white and black couple should be decided on the basis of the mother's lineage.
They comprise the Inuit from the northern parts of the continent and the Indians from the southern parts of the continent.
These groups are the Mexican Americans, Cubans, Guatemalans and the Puerto Ricans. The main political issue relates to the Mexican American borders and the reduction of illegal immigrants.
The culture of Brazil is composed of both the whites as well as the blacks from Europe and Africa respectively. The regional inequality is as a result of the groups' migration to the county.
Practically, the modern mass media are helping create a negative collective image of an Afro-American woman and feed a list of destructive stereotypes, which influence the lives of women, a human mind can have no [...]
One of the most notable aspects of what can be deemed the existential mode of Aboriginal people is that fact that the members of Indigenous communities in Australia tend to regard the notion of kinship [...]
There are plenty of the historic and cultural museums in the New York City, some of them are devoted to the history of mankind as a whole, and the other ones are dedicated to the [...]
To find out what kind of influences and ideas the mass media may create on the minds of adolescents and children, I have viewed several cartoons made in different countries, but aired in English and [...]
In the treaty, the British acknowledged the existence of the local community and promised to respect its norms and regulations. In this regard, the historian was in support of treaty making between the government and [...]
Young people from minority communities need to be empowered to make them well prepared to compete for all economic opportunities in the country.
The idea of a child according to Montgomery and Kellett refers to a representation of a whole category of young people that are identified by their age and intellectual development and also their social maturity [...]
Now distributed around the globe, but concentrated in Central Europe 1and in the countries of the former USSR2, they often maintain a strong sense of their own identity, even though they are living within many [...]
The conflict between the Sinhalese and the Sri Lankan Tamil people The Sinhalese are a majority ethnic group, native to the island of Sri Lanka where they constitute more than 70% of the population.
This group also remains one of the most discriminated even though the struggle of the 1960s has resulted in a number of improvements for African Americans. At that, there is tension based on issues associated [...]
The first waves of immigrants from Asian countries started in the sixteenth century, when Filipinos moved to the territory of the United States.
The author of this paper discusses the effects of ethnic stratification on the Hispanics/Latinos, and how prejudice and discrimination are relevant to this ethnic group.
In the first place, it is necessary to remember that Hispanic Americans constitute about 15 % of the entire American population, which makes them the second largest ethnic group in the USA.
Of all the Hispanic Americans ethnic groups in the US, the Mexican is the largest, followed by Puerto Ricans, and then Cubans. The population of the Hispanic Americans has increased rapidly and is now the [...]
The Mexican war which resulted in the independence of Mexico from Spain in 1810 was the cause of annexation of a large territory of Mexico.
8% of the people in the US are whites, but the figures entail a diverse group of the citizens in terms of the social values, religion wealth, political perspective, level of education, and ideologies to [...]
Another difference between the two terms is that genocide is the systematic and widespread destruction of particular segment of the population or specific group of people, ethnic cleansing on the other hand is understood as [...]
The dynamics of the Yanomamo people involve receiving and giving girls during the process of marriage. Kinship in Yanomamo culture has a number of influences and impacts on the people's way of life.
One of the most controversial aspects of the issue is that African Americans had to endure forced immigration. It is important to note that African Americans had to face lots of issues in a variety [...]
Asian Americans and Hispanic Americans are the biggest ethnic groups in the USA. The spread of the Latin American minority in the US, Puerto Ricans, Mexican Americans and Cubans have immigrated to the USA during [...]
The researcher captured some of the activities in the park using photograph and designed appropriate questionnaires for the interview. What are the overall levels of participation in sports among different ethnic groups in the park [...]
Geographic location, ethnic believes, ethnic traditions, and ethnic dispositions are some of the universal philosophies binding every ethnic group into a unique whole subset in the world.
Nevertheless, the actual realities of Caribbean living point out to the fact, unlike what the proponents of a strong 'Caribbean identity' would like us to believe, the natives in the Caribbean proper continue to think [...]
Considering that the government has, as its objective, the idea of ensuring that there is equity in health care access and provision, it is necessary that the underlying social mechanisms are understood in order to [...]
In the state of Louisiana, it refers to the French-speaking people of French or Spanish descent whose ancestors were upper class whites, many of whom served as officials during the colonial reign of the French [...]
Different theories dwell on the principles of ethnic diversity and ethnic concentration whereas it is necessary to focus on the benefits of such social and territorial division of the population and their application in the [...]
Wolof is a common name for the entire sub-ethnic group given that the indigenous people of the communities speak the dialect. It could be said that the men control the use as well as the [...]
Thus, Jehovah's Witnesses differ from the other religious groups in rejecting the concept of Trinity and hell, in discussing Christ as one of God's sons but not as God's Person, in rejecting Christian holidays, in [...]
The Hispanic population represents the largest minority group in the United States. Around one half of Hispanic residents in the United States were born in a foreign country.
In the article, it is evident that the population of people from the Hispanic American origin has risen over the years, and currently, they contribute to approximately fourteen percent of the entire population of the [...]
Owing to the fact that some ethnic clusters are smaller in terms of numbers as compared to others, there is bound to be ethnic prejudice.
The race and ethnic relations have been affected in a great way by the increasing number of ethnic groups migrating to the U.S.
This is because they are the reason for the mediocre lives of the ethnic minority. The only way to understand the experiences of the ethnic minority is by learning about these specific ethnic minority groups.
The public therefore, tends to relate the events in the show with this particular ethnic community; hence, causing a round of disapproval from the members of the community.
In the African case, ethnic conflict, in the political perspective, is a product of the struggle over power and resources. It is often assumed that ethnic diversity is the cause of ethnic conflict and political [...]
The author focuses on the way the performance changes Australian's perception of the song and how it affects the Australians' outlooks. The author focuses on the role of family in the life of these people [...]
In this regard, the most effective way of fighting against racial discrimination was through political participation. In this regard, the most effective way of fighting against racial discrimination was through political participation.
The 9th street at the 600 south of Philadelphia is a common street in the area because of the many opportunities it offers to the people around it.
In the ancient period people adopted many cultural practices and the use of tattoos was one of them. Pilgrim tattoos also became popular in the middle ages, and it was part of the devotional tattoos.
The struggle for civil rights in America among the blacks also brought along the voting rights for the blacks in that though previously the blacks did not have the power to vote not only did [...]
The People with Two Hearts: Between American and Spain One of the most peculiar things about the Latin Americans, or Hispanics, is the fact that they manage to keep their culture highly worshipped and yet [...]
The Native Americans mostly reside on western states, south, and the mid West; this distribution reveals the outcomes of the historical pattern of settlement and relocation of the American Indians to the western and southern [...]
Due to the extreme suffering that the black slaves went through, and the fact that, the U.S.government took a very long time to apologize to the Black community; there has been numerous campaigns to compensate [...]