In the 4th century BC, Yoruba people we not initially known as Yoruba although they have common sentiments and share a common ethnicity and language group. Both archeology and traditional Yoruba oral historians confirm the existence of people in the same region for several millennia. The name “Yoruba” is most likely an adaptation of ‘Yo ru ebo’, which means, “Will venerate.” The Yoruba civilization remains one of the most technologically and artistically advanced in West Africa to this time. To add, some contemporary historians contend
Describe three typical life-cycle ceremonies and give an example of each from a specific indigenous religion. Indigenous religions, which are very often called “native,” “local,” “ethnic,” or “traditional” belong to the world’s sixth largest religious group, if considered as a section. They are highly correlated to the ancient interpretation of humankind’s great traditions, and their visions about the world around them. Such religions are largely practiced among “the tribal people,” where its roots had been discovered in Africa, and later on continued in: India, Australia (Aborigines), New Zealand (Maoris), Central/Southeast Asia, and Latin America (Santa Clara University/Indigenous Religion). As well as many other religions/likewise, traditional religions belong to those, whom practicing and celebrating life-cycle rituals play an essential role throughout the one’s life.
The Gulf Coast is home to many wildlife and plants. People from many cultures have enjoyed living in the Gulf Coast region. Learn more about its wildlife and history. Topography and Characteristics Major Rivers: San Jacinto, Trinity, Brazos, Nueces, San Antonio Major Aquifer: Gulf Coast, Carrizo-Wilcox Size: 21,000 sq mi. The Gulf Coast is a nearly level, slowly-drained plain.
Foods made from milk that retain their calcium content are part of the group 2) Identify sources of essential nutrients • Carbohydrates - fruits, breads and grains, starchy vegetables and sugars • Protein – meat, fish, cheese, tofu, beans, lentils, yogurt, nuts, and seeds • Fat – omega-3-rich foods like fish, walnuts and vegetable-based oils • Vitamins –citrus fruits, strawberries and peppers • Minerals –bananas, potatoes and tomatoes. • Water – water , vegetables, fruit, meat, fish, eggs, soups 3) Explain the role of essential nutrients for health • Carbohydrate - supplies energy ,assists in the utilization of fats • Protein - helps build and repair body tissue, helps build antibodies • Fat - supplies energy, aids in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins • Vitamins - Vitamins help to regulate chemical reactions in the body • Minerals - contains calcium and magnesium are important for bone structure, and
It was often used as food for animals as well as humans in these regions. Corn would be found in porridge or bread. China was the quickest to adopt American food plants including corn. Corn reached China during the 16th century through Portuguese ships in Macao. Before corn, Chinese agriculture was based on rice which grew in the river valleys of Yangzi and Huang He.
Chad There is a country located in the central part of Africa and that country is Chad. Chad is a large country with an area of 1.284 million square kilometers. That is a little over three times the size of California. The climate in Chad is tropical in the south and more of a desert in the north. There is 300 square kilometers of irrigated land and Chad is also a significant source of water in the Sahel.
The dictionary defines pluralism as “a form of society in which the members of minority groups maintain their independent cultural traditions.” (Webster) Pluralism can also be described by the phrase the “melting pot,” where a place where races, and cultures are blended together. In the article “ What Is Pluralism?” written by Diana L. Eck , she describes 4 main characteristics of pluralism, and each point can be seen in the 2008 film Fremont USA, an example of a pluralistic city. It’s a California city that started off with a white farming people, than it slowly became one of the most diverse cities in the nation through immigration. One can say in today’s Fremont white people are the minority. But the most notable diversity is in their religious communities of this city.
(Document 9) Seemingly the backbone of the Meso-american diet, corn was kept under strict watch, along with other numerous crops. Imperial records were kept to document the harvest and necessary tributes from the controlled provinces, showing at one time the payment of 88 large bins of corn, 1,600 loads of chiles, 3,800 loaves of honey, 320 baskets of ground grain, and 4,400 loads of cacao beans. (Document 6) Another area of
Corn and soy. Because price to produce them were low and was produced a lot. Corn is also a main ingredient in food additives including Cellulose, Xylitol, Ethylene, Gluten, Fibersol-2, Citrus Cloud Emulsion, Inositol, Fructose, Calcium Stearate, Saccharin, Sucrose, Sorbitol, High Fructose, Corn Syrup, Citric Acid, Di-glycerides, Semolina, Ascorbic Acid, Ethyl Lactate, Xanthan Gum, White Vinegar, Ethel Acetate, Ascorbic Acid, Baking Powder, Vanilla Extract, Margarine, and Starch. Larry Johnson states that 90% of food contains either corn or soy or sometimes even both. 2.
Majority of crops grown are potatoes, sugar beets, corn, and wheat. Average farm size is 157 acres; with average product sold $89,246 (city-data 2010). Ada county has many recreational opportunities with large parks, mountainous surroundings, and multiple bodies of water from lakes to rivers and streams. The agricultural fields and homes are watered via 466 miles of waterways for irrigation. The climate is mild with four seasons.