Due to their diversity many of these villages often speak different languages. They have three societies the Poro, Sandogo, and Wambele. These societies are intended to instruct young men and women how to be good citizens, honor their elders and ancestors, and respect supernatural forces. Common art among the Senufo are Ancestor figures, as well as brass miniatures and small statues. There are also several different masks that are used by the Poro society.
The folktales embody the culture of the Cherokee through traditional teaching, reflecting the true spirit and history of the Cherokee. Color means many different things to different people. It represents feeling and cultures. Symbolic hues of red, white, blue, and black signify the power of the Cherokee lore. Cherokee Indians use a symbolic color system.
The people has the customs of oral tradition and unwritten stories which are taught by the responsible people to the coming generations. The custom of oral tradition was a major part of the Delaware people’s life and by the tradition the people lived depending on the things that was told in the oral tradition. “At traditional ceremonies, a person who had inherited the right to keep The Walum Olum would interpret its meaning for the other members of the tribe” (1). The people believed that there were certain people who were chosen for the interpretation and as a custom it was continued through all ceremonies and the special person with the Walum Olum interpreted the meaning. The Delaware people had a positive attitude towards their culture, and as well as the people respected the culture.
In the play: In The Fog has several other important props, for instant, the doctor’s flashlight and Zeke’s rifle. First of all, the flashlight. When it turns off, it gives the audience feel something suspenseful and mysterious. It will also be a little bit strange. Next, the rifle did an important role by making Zeke and Eben a little strange.
Dr. David P. Crandall is an anthropology professor at BYU who traveled to Namibia to study how the Himba people live. He then wrote a book called, The Place of Stunted Ironwood Trees, which shows through detailed information the Himba’s ideals and social world. The way that the Himba live and think explains their marriages and families, religion and spiritual life, structure of government and politics, and how they set up their social structure. Just like any other society, the Himba have social norms and expectations that they are use to. Dr. Crandall documents the lives of individuals to show the imaginary world that the Himba live in.
Each group believes in different supernatural ancestors that created the natural world. They have emerged from land features which are considered sacred sites. Sacred sites may be land /rock formations, parts of rivers/seas or burial grounds. The Land is regarded as sacred to aboriginals because ‘The Dreaming’ occurs on it. The dreaming consists of creation stories about how the ancestral spirits moved through the land creating rivers, lakes, mountains, animals and plants.
Some of these stories are true and some aren’t. There are also stories of mysterious creatures and tall tales. These stories tell of prehistoric dinosaurs that still roam around and of tall, hairy men that stomp through forests and leave their huge footprints behind. Others of giant creatures that swim in lakes and rivers, giant cats, and even blood-sucking creatures that live in Mexico. All these animals have yet to be proven as real, but millions believe in them.
Native Americans vs. Europeans English For Mrs. Robertson Jordan Russell September 1, 2012 For years we have studied Native American culture and Europeans adjustment to life in the colonies, but we have never studied the similarities and differences between the two. It is obvious they are different in many ways but there are a few ways in which they are similar. Oral language played an important part in both cultures. Story telling was a very important part in the way the Native Americans lived their life. They would pass each story down from generation to generation.
Through manipulating the truth the media are able to create something fictional in order for them to gain something, and most of the time this is to increase ratings. An example from ‘Playing the Ego Card’ of this manipulation is through, the false representation of Brookes Promotional video. The Frontline creators have used the satirical technique Juxtaposition, to provide a false perception to the viewers of the program that Brooke is a very smart, loyal and caring person- when really she is the exact opposite. Through this particular scene the creators have used satirical techniques to construct a humorous, entertaining representation of what really happens behind the scenes of the media. In the episode ‘Playing the Ego Card’, the truth is manipulated on several levels, to create a humorous, entertaining show.
Religions are important as they provide in sights into the codes of conduct and world view that guided many civilizations.  Like established societies Neo Indians also had their own religious practices. Their religion was a colourful mixture of nature worship, ancestor worship and protective magic.  They had three gods, the God of fertility, God for farming and a God to watch over the recently departed. Their religious gods comprised of several female and male gods which were represented by a Zemi.