Although Yoruba people live on the west coast of Africa, they can also be found in the eastern Republic of Benin and Togo. Because the majority of the slaves brought to the Americas were from West Africa, some descendants can also be found in Brazil, Cuba, the Caribbean, and the US. In addition, there are many Yoruba’s who are living in Europe, particularly Britain; since Nigeria was once a British colony. The Yoruba are one of the largest cultural groups in Africa. They have created a strong economy through farming, trading, and art production.
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 Azande, by Holly Peters-Golden The people known as the Azande are a melding together of what were separate clans in the past. They live primarily in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in southwestern Sudan, and in the southeastern Central African Republic. The Congolese Azande live in Orientale Province, specifically along the Uele River; and the Central African Azande live in the districts of Rafaï, Zémio, and Obo. The Azande speak Zande, which they call Pazande in their language. Zande is an Adamawa-Ubangi language.
Not only were he rulers were extremely wealthy but they were also black. “Although the history of this country goes back to the seventh century, it owes its fame to two men – Sundiata Keita and Mansa Musa. Keita transformed the small state into a great empire. Musa, the most celebrated ruler of the ancient Sudan, came to power in 1307 and put together one of the greatest countries of the world. Musa is best known for a pilgrimage he made in Mecca in 1324.
Will Child Soldiery ever come to an End? Since the end of the Cold War, the recruitment of child soldiers has been recognized as an increasingly global phenomenon. Although the majority of the relatively recent child soldier recruitment cases have developed from armed conflicts in Africa, by the beginning of the new millennium the trend increased globally, appearing on nearly every continent, including Asia, Europe and the Americas. The prevalence of this practice has turned it into a much talked about international issue. The aim of this paper is to look at how this issue is influenced and even aggravated by globalization.
Africa is the second-largest and second-most populated continent. It is a place full of poverty, war, and disease. But it hasn’t always been this way. The African continent has a rich history of survival and splendor, though much of that has been depleted over time. However, in the time before the Europeans arrived in Africa in the late 15th century, the civilizations of Africa had already accomplished many great things.
The war played an important role for the British and the French. The British had many more weapons than the French, but their thirteen colonies often fought against one another. Their soldiers were also willing to die for their country. They had 42,000 soldiers fighting for them. They also had the Iroquois Leagues join them.
Education in America in 1800’s. Education was always important to Americans. Overall America is the country that prospers from of intellectual achievements each citizen have had achieved. However, our country wouldn’t stand so high on pedestal if it wasn’t for our founding fathers that have established educational system and built world known universities. Unfortunately, many boarding school or college throughout Europe and America required high tuitions and were mainly for males that came from aristocratic families.
When we see so many different problems in many people lives that have been broken and they don’t know how to fix it, then that’s where human service professionals come in and help the people get back on track where they can live they life fuller. That’s why I believe that human service is important. Human service is a field where human services professionals are working in a field of social or human services. The social and human service field have a wide range of skills and with these skills come with many responsibilities as a human service professionals. I believe that the purpose of human services is needed and is important role for today economies.
Many of the beliefs or traditions of one culture, derives from the beliefs, stories and traditions of another. One of the many things that a few cultures have in common, are the stories and folklore. Culture’s such as the Maya, Mestizo and Creole, especially share some of the famously told tales by many of our ancestors. Legends like the Xtabai, El Sisimito and El Tata Duende are stories that have lived on from generation to generation. The Xtabai is a