Bahamas News Article Kendall and Annie 3/16 The Bahamas consists of roughly seven hundred small islands, only thirty of which are inhabited. The nations total land and water area is 5,359 square miles, which is about the size of Connecticut. New Providence Island is home to the capital of the Bahamas, Nassau. The majority of the population lives here. Most of the islands are flat with low rocky ridges.
It is hard to imagine anywhere else where people dance in the street, and celebrate life, and let the good times roll other than New Orleans. Many of these celebrating were created by Louisiana Creole families who contribute to society by way of food, family, dance, and music. For example, my cousins Janice and John Cosey are addicted to Creole cooking, dancing, and the passing of old Creole traditions from generation to generation. Aside from being my cousin, John was my teacher. His love for his students and his passion for Creole customs and celebrations were unparalleled.
You can see all their cultures through their music, food, and their everyday lifestyle in the area. Along with nearby city Bossier City Parish, Shreveport serves as the trade and culture center for the Ark-La-Tex area. Some cultural events that take place in Shreveport is The Krewe of Centaur Mardi Gras Parade, Aseana festival, and the highland jazz and blues festival. There are many more cultural events that take place all year round throughout Shreveport. The Krewe of Centaur Mardi Gras Parade was organized in 1991, by the common goals of building a better community and the pursuit of good family fun.
With the help of many artist and the famous vallenato festival, all 4 styles of vallenato, Puya, Merengue, Paseo and son reached international recognition while simultaneously displaying cultural pride. Vallenato puya is one of the oldest style of vallenato and is characterized as being in triple meter with few lyrics. Its fast paced is meant to show off the virtuosity of the accordion. This style was able to reach international recognition because of the famous vallenato festival held in Colombia every year in which hundreds of people unite to play and listen to vallenato, plus it is now transmitted all over media and the radio all over the world. This demonstrates cultural pride because many dedicate time to attend and participate
And the music is a special aspect in cultural imperialism. It is easy to use music to influence people’s mind by the lyrics and rhythm. There are so many kinds of music being a trend during a certain time. For example, in the early of 20th century, the American music is the trend and its influence around the globe. Many peoples are more interested about and focusing on the classical music, blues, and country music, also jazz which from African Americans.
HU200-Unit 7 Draft Assignment Listening to music has always been a major part of my life that I have also learned to value as part of my own human experience, especially, music by various artists of my own culture, African American; and various artists of my culture, have always had a major influence on the American culture of music, in general. From the beginning of jazz and rhythm and blues, pop, dance, hip-hop, rap and gospel music, the world of African American music, oftentimes hosted a festival, which included African American cultural music and a special event, such as, a parade that celebrated the African American culture, like the Juneteenth celebration parades. Whether this type of music being played included musical instruments,
His poem eventually reached Billie Holiday. Holiday sang the song for the first time at Café Society in Greenwich Village, the first integrated nightclub in New York City. According to a notable biography, “It became a big money-maker because of the tune on the record's other side, "Fine and Mellow," a blues song written by Holiday” (Billie Holiday Biography, 2016). This made a path for Holiday, and it let her to much success. Best explained, a great way to describe Holiday’s legacy, “It’s impossible to imagine American music without Holiday.
After much scouting and speaking to several travel agencies, hotels and resorts, I came across silver sands Jamaica. Yes, families may be difficult sometimes, so I made certain it was affordable for all family members. This year we held our family reunion in Jamaica. I also found out a lot of us black people come here for
Sea cucumber Introduction: Sea cucumbers are echinoderm animals that belong to the class Holothuroidea. These marine animals are characterized by their leathery skin and an elongated body. They are more than 1250 classified species of sea cucumber that can be found in oceans throughout the world. Usually sea cucumbers live on the sea floor. All sea cucumbers are ocean dwellers, though some inhabit the shallows intertidal zones while others live in the deep ocean of 5,000 m and more.
Christianity and Muslim Religion As most people know, there are 4,200 religions around the world. However it is stated in recourses that Christianity and the Muslim religion are two of the largest religions in the world. These two religions share a lot of similarities for example, Christianity believes in God as the creator, just like the Muslim religion believes in God as the creator. On the contrary the Muslim religion refer to God as Allah, as Christians just say God. Another similarity that Christians and Muslims have is the belief of Jesus, despite that fact, Christians believe that Jesus is the son of God birthed by Holy virgin Mary, while Muslim believe that Jesus is a messenger sent from God to convey the people.
Miami-Dade County, has an estimated population of 2.66 million people according to the U.S Census which makes it the most populous county in Florida. The population consists of a 51.4% female to 48.6% male ratio. The breakdown of ethnic groups in Miami-Dade County is 77.9% Whites, 18.9% African American, 0.3% American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.7% Asian, and 1.2% consider themselves of two or more races (U.S Census Bureau, n.d).
About 85 percent of Puerto rican are roman catholic. Catholicism was the only religion permitted under the Spanish Monarchy, including in its American colonies. Most towns have a church in the center and celebrate patron saints in festivals. In general, the major religious practices of the island are rooted in Catholicism. Also Protestant sects have come to represent close to 10 percent, under United States influence, and the remainder of the people follow Judaism, some Islam, and some practice santería.
Lionfish were most likely introduced through the pet trade like the python. Although there is another theory that they were introduced by floating lionfish nest, it is rather unlikely considering that the nearest native range for them is the South pacific and the Indian Ocean around Australia and India. Lionfish were first reported off of Florida 's Atlantic Coast near Dania Beach in 1985. The lionfish 's habitat ranges greatly from 1 foot of water to 300 feet. It usually thrives in reefs but it is also easily found in hard bottom areas, mangroves, seagrass flats, and shipwrecks.
Polar Skuas usually live up to 11 years on the other hand an Albatross can live to about 50 years, but can live up to 80-85. The Snow Petrel have webbed feet that help them to swim swiftly and smoothly across large amounts of water looking for food. “Raptor of the South”, Albatross are known to be the most majestic of all the Antarctic birds with a total of 21 different breeds in the southern hemisphere. Albatross have a large head with a sharp hooked beak.The male Polar Skuas have a tendency to be smaller and lighter than female. For the migration the Polar Skuas will cross the equator and go into Alaska or the
Jews of Australia Australia is a country located between the South Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean. It has a population of over 24 million people. Although Christianity makes up over 60% of Australia, there are only roughly 110,000 Jews in Australia whose History dates back to the 18th Century and has kept growing ever since. Today, the Jewish community in Australia, which only accounts for 0.5% of the population is very active and it is still a big part of Australia. This was the first documented time that a Jew had been in Australia.