For example: He is my friend, they say, “El es mi pana.” Chevere is the most popular slang in Venezuela. It means nice or great. It is used in every kind of situations, food; movies; feel. For instance, if people ask, “How was your day?” they answer, “It was chevere.” On the other hand, besides the Spanish as the main language there are other languages like the Guayu, which is used by native people in the northwestern of Venezuela, however, most of the people have to learn Spanish in order to integrate to the society and find a
War is a state of armed conflict that most countries have gone through or are currently going through. The United States has had their fair share of experience with war. Two of the most notable wars that the United States has experienced are the American Revolutionary War and the Civil War. In the Revolutionary War the United States gained independence from Great Britain. In the Civil War America faced an internal battle between the North (Union) and the South (Confederates).
Mariachi Music Mariachi music is a widely admired genre in the world now, but just recently it has risen in popularity. The word “mariachi” either means “marriage” in French or is an indigenous word for a wooden stage used by musical group performances. Before European conquest, natives used rattles, drums, flutes, and conch horns for religious occasions. When the Spanish arrived, they brought along violins, guitars, harps, brass horns, woodwind instruments, and colonial dancing, which eventually blended with the music of the natives. With these new additions, indigenous peoples and mestizos began to play European instruments along with their own musical inventions.
Specifically, mural art decorations cover most of the compound walls in Siriguyi, Ghana and communicate information that identifies the artists’ society. In this society art is functional and serves a purpose of not only being decorative but depicting the culture of the Nankani in its symbolism. Motifs and reliefs that are recognizable are highly regarded by the community. According to Kofi, "the Ghanaian artist, as a distinct member of his society he always wishes to create something that is recognizable in his symbolism... and he is disinclined to exceed the semi- abstract in order to express it." Generally, the designers (women artists) conform to the traditional decorations that demonstrate a preference for art that can be recognized.
Diversity- This means that we all have things in common but we are all different in our own unique way. It is important that we recognise and value all the diverse differences. Diversity includes all different types of factors which are personal characteristics such as a family’s background, culture, personality and work-style in addition to the appearances protected under discrimination legislation in terms of different race, disabilities, gender, religions and beliefs, sexual orientation and age. We can create a dynamic environment where everybody feels valued by recognising and understanding each individual’s differences, embracing them and moving beyond simple tolerance. Equality- When in a work setting equality is achieved when all children have equal opportunities to participate in different activities.
Within the stories consist of both similar and different details, such as what morals were taught and the types of roles people played. One can argue that the flood myths are considerably unique to each culture; however, some may not agree with this statement. Almost all of these stories do, in fact, share a common theme. The three tales mentioned express themselves uniquely, but also acquire both similar themes and disparate traditions as a culture. Even though all three of these myths are extremely similar, the way each is conveyed is directly correlated to the culture it represents.
Introduction Today’s society consist of a variety of different cultures. Each cultures has their own identity, customs, and beliefs. In my community we have several strong, family oriented cultures. The two that were chosen was the Hispanics community and the Haliwa-Saponi Native American community. It was very interesting to see that while this communities are different they share some strong similarities, such as family ties.
They were made from salvaged rum barrels. The guira is known as a metal scraper which emerges from the Dominican Republic. This was used as a percussion instrument in merengue and also some kind of bachata. Merengue was originating in the Dominican Republic which became popular throughout Latin America and also was danced and played in the Hispanic neighborhoods of the United States. The Dominican Republic is the country of origin for bachata.
As many other ethnic people have done, they have the opportunity to hold onto their past while becoming a part of something bigger. The United States holds stories of pain, suffering, and hardships, but it takes all of these unique perspectives and it blends them together. America 's culture is woven by the culture of the people it contains. Native Americans are another chapter of the story that can be honored and
Gender Roles: Shaped by Culture Enforced by Society The term culture itself encompasses many different characteristics, such as, values, beliefs, and practices. These characteristics in turn are extremely broad themselves. It is no wonder that there are differences between cultures; however, there are also some similarities. How do intelligence, child-rearing, interpersonal attraction, emotional experiences, or even gender roles compare across different cultures? Are they similar, or are they extremely different?
Juan Gomez Quinones, historian and scholar defines culture as a “central concept” that all people share. That concept varies from the group’s behaviorism, habits and beliefs. Quinones believe that factors such as “culture, history, and nationality” are all interconnected which gives people a common ground. Quinone’s calculated language on his concept of culture invokes a sense of similarity and trivial connection between humans. Instead of describing how diverse culture separates people, Quinone’s embraces the ability of diversity to bind people to one large community.
Throughout history, cultural practices play a huge role into any race because these traditions define who we are as person and where our roots come from. Some of these practices can come from anywhere like a far away region like China or somewhere close like Mexico. Although, some of these traditions come from different places, but where they originated from is in different era 's of time that relate to the festivity. Which can lead up to a person race and background. Even though it leads back to a certain race, it only a fraction of an entire race due to the many traditions that one race can have because any individual 's background can have multiple origins, that makes them who they are.
He’s specifically speaking about the Civil Rights Act in the document, but the important message here is that he is saying this is revolutionary. He is saying that so many events have changed the way America runs that it has become revolutionary. Many things were contributing factors to the chaos, such as black rights and privileges, gaining states back into the Union, and the stable power in the federal government. A revolutionary outcome of America was the finale of the battles fought between many throughout
Catholicism is extremely dominant among Venezuelans; around ninety-six percent of citizens are Catholic. It arrived with Spanish colonization and conquest, and has since grown to the enormous following of today. Freedom of religion is guaranteed in Venezuela’s constitution, but many native practices have been lost to conversion, and the few remaining survive in remote rural areas. Other minor, yet growing, religions include Protestantism, Islam and Judaism which can be found Caracas and other large cities. While Christianity has a large presence in the United States, there are dozens of varying denominations including, but not limited to Catholic, Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopal, Baptist, Presbyterian, Evangelical and Mormon.
Most people in Equatorial Guinea drink Osang, (an African Tea). They also drink palm wine or a locally produced sugar cane alcohol known as Malamba. You can find locally brewed beer or imported beer in Equatorial Guinea (Foods in Equatorial