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About the Western Gulf Indians

About the Western Gulf Indians

The areas of Texas and northern Mexico that lie along the Gulf of Mexico were once home to several different Native American groups, collectively known today as the Western Gulf Indians. However, each group was autonomous, with variations in language, culture and traditions.......[Read More]
Women's Roles in the 18th Century

Women's Roles in the 18th Century

Most of modern European and North American history has obscured the role that women played in social, political and military life. The 18th century is no exception. The role of women then was very different than it is in the 21st century. But that did not mean that women were not an important part o......[Read More]
Native American Sacred Plants

Native American Sacred Plants

A sacred Native American plant, tobacco was used during spiritual ceremonies.tobacco plants image by OMKAR A.V from Fotolia.comWhile beliefs and practices among Native American tribes vary, most believed in a connection between their land and the supernatural. Many Native American tribes.........[Read More]
How to Make Indian Hunting Tools

How to Make Indian Hunting Tools

Native Americans used many materials to make hunting tools. Since they didn't have smelting or metalworking technology, they made do with rocks, wood, sinew and bone. Their creativity and cleverness turned these simple items into very effective weapons. You can recreate some of these weapons at home......[Read More]
Summary of Anthropology

Summary of Anthropology

The simple definition of anthropology is the study of people. Anthropologists can study any group and study both cultural and biological aspects of the group. Anthropology is generally approached using four methods in four sub-fields.......[Read More]
Requirements for Culinary Arts

Requirements for Culinary Arts

There are various requirements for becoming a culinary arts professional.chef image by charles taylor from Fotolia.comA career in culinary arts has a number of rewards. For one, if you enjoy cooking at home, you'll get to do something that you love for money. Also, as a chef, you work in.........[Read More]
How to Cook Chile Verde Con Carne

How to Cook Chile Verde Con Carne

We have come up with a chile verde con carne recipe that is outstanding because of its authentic N.Mex. flavor and spicey quality that it is so reminiscent of my mom's and grandma's authentic N.Mex. recipe. I can assure you that we as a family will never return to the blah variety that we had eaten ......[Read More]
Services Offered by the Funeral Agencies in Sydney

Services Offered by the Funeral Agencies in Sydney

Everybody in this earth is born to die as death is inevitable for everyone. This mortal earth will not keep anyone after the life span is over. Whatever is the happiness and sorrows in one’s ... ......[Read More]
How To Choose Your Perfect Wedding Dress

How To Choose Your Perfect Wedding Dress

Your wedding day is one of the most important days you'll ever have and choosing the right dress is essential. With planning and research the process may be more painless than you've been expecting. Begin ... ......[Read More]
About Pack Rats

About Pack Rats

A pack rat is a person who has a problem with letting go of physical objects. The home of a pack rat is often cluttered, and the person's office, car and other spaces may be cluttered as well. Being a pack rat has a few advantages, but often it works to the pack rat's disadvantage.......[Read More]
Getting Spiritual Guidance Online From Psychics to Lead a Peaceful Life

Getting Spiritual Guidance Online From Psychics to Lead a Peaceful Life

The monotony of life has casted a complicated cocoon around people such that they feel lost in the materialistic outlook of the world. But sometimes the inner heart calls for some kind spiritual guidance to ... ......[Read More]
What Are the Elements of African American Culture?

What Are the Elements of African American Culture?

African-American culture has had an unmistakable influence on the rest of American society and the rest of the world. African-American music is among the most replicated around the world; black musicians have pioneered many genres, including blues, jazz, gospel, rock 'n' roll and hip-hop. Black athl......[Read More]
African-American Dance History

African-American Dance History

The history of African-American dance has played a critical role in forming many of the dance styles we know today. Modern dance, jazz, tap, swing, Lindy Hop, Charleston, hip-hop and even the waltz have all been influenced by African-American culture. From the days of slavery, to minstrel shows, the......[Read More]
How to Become a Host Family to a Foreign Exchange Student

How to Become a Host Family to a Foreign Exchange Student

Hosting an exchange student is a great way for both students from foreign countries and United States host families to share of their culture and beliefs. If you're thinking of hosting an exchange student, here are some steps to ensure that your family is accepted for the program and to make the hos......[Read More]
Women's Roles During the Han Empire

Women's Roles During the Han Empire

From wife and mother to political consultant and concubine, women of the Han Dynasty were much more than what the Confucian teachings led many historians to believe. The Han Dynasty lasted from 206 B.C. to 220 A.D. During that period of time, Confucianism was looked upon as a guide for many aspects ......[Read More]
Types of Native American Drums

Types of Native American Drums

Most Native American cultures use drums in ceremonies. They are typically large instruments constructed from wood and animal skin. The purpose and religious elements of drum playing differ from tribe to tribe. They are often arranged in a circle and played by several musicians. Smaller,.........[Read More]
About the Sock Hop

About the Sock Hop

Sock hops were dances held in the 1950s in high school gymnasiums. At sock hops, students were required to remove their shoes and dance in socks. Sock hops had a culture all their own. There were particular attire and behaviors, and special group dances. Out of these emerged the popularity of the d......[Read More]
Nativity Sets in the Eastern Tradition

Nativity Sets in the Eastern Tradition

For the followers of the Greek Orthodox faith, ecumenical tradition forbids the use of statues, so the story of Christ's nativity is told in the Eastern tradition through the use of icons rather than "scenes" or "sets." Icons depict religious scenes or are representative portraits of Jesus or the s......[Read More]
Black History Ideas & Themes

Black History Ideas & Themes

African American culture has helped to shape America.American Flag image by dwight9592 from Fotolia.comAfrican American history is as old and as richly cultured as the country itself. In 1926, Carter G. Woodson instituted the first celebration of Negro History Week and 50 years later, in.........[Read More]
What Type of Landform Is a Coast?

What Type of Landform Is a Coast?

A "coast" is the term used to describe the point where the sea or ocean meets land. This area is also referred to as a "coastal zone." Many processes contribute to the emergence and shaping of different coastal zones all over the world. For instance, the constant action of waves upon the land may le......[Read More]