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Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life. How Cultural Anthropologists Redefined Humanity. Not that long ago, Margaret Mead was one of the most widely known intellectuals in America.

How Cultural Anthropologists Redefined Humanity

Her first book, “Coming of Age in Samoa,” published in 1928, when she was twenty-six, was a best-seller, and for the next fifty years she was a progressive voice in national debates about everything from sex and gender to nuclear policy, the environment, and the legalization of marijuana. (She was in favor—and this was in 1969.) She had a monthly column in Redbook that ran for sixteen years and was read by millions. She advised government agencies, testified before Congress, and lectured on all kinds of subjects to all kinds of audiences. 'Nomadland': Chloé Zhao and crew reveal how they made one of the year's best films - CNN Style. Having been wrenched from the earth, the mineral gypsum is crushed first.

'Nomadland': Chloé Zhao and crew reveal how they made one of the year's best films - CNN Style

It's then blasted at high temperatures and ground down, packed up and shipped out to find a new purpose. What's left behind is a void; an empty space where something once thought permanent used to be. Such was the fate of Empire, a mining town near the Black Rock Desert, Nevada. When the gypsum mine closed in 2011 under the weight of the recession, it extinguished the community and scattered its people. Not even the zip code survived. Lac La Croix pony saved from extinction by the Ojibwe. Photography by Alan Poelman Norman Jordan still remembers the day he saw the last horse disappear.

Lac La Croix pony saved from extinction by the Ojibwe

He was 10 years old in 1977 when he witnessed some men haul away four Ojibwe ponies from the Lac La Croix First Nation, part of Treaty 3 territory in northwestern Ontario. Slated to be destroyed by the Canadian government, those four mares were all that remained of these horses, kindred spirits that had always lived with and around Jordan’s people in this dense swath of boreal forest. “I remember feeling very sad; I felt tormented,” says the former chief. “I was sitting at a big picture window, watching them. 7 myths about immigration and open US borders, debunked. "The Ethnic Origins Of Beauty" Shows The Real Scale Of Human Diversity And How Beautiful It Is (30 Pics)

Beauty has no nationality or race—and although our world is slowly moving towards a place where this statement is accepted by all people, a part of our society needs a little reminder of that.

"The Ethnic Origins Of Beauty" Shows The Real Scale Of Human Diversity And How Beautiful It Is (30 Pics)

This is exactly the mission of "The Ethnic Origins of Beauty," a project that highlights the ethnic diversity of mankind through gorgeous portraits of women of different ethnic groups across the world. This non-profit art and documentary project started in 2012 by Paris-based Russian photographer, producer, and documentary filmmaker Natalia Ivanova, and is still going strong.

Around the World, the Slippers Are a Symbol of Home. Around this time, the conquests of the Ottoman Empire brought Eastern habits into the European continent.

Around the World, the Slippers Are a Symbol of Home

“[Most Ottoman people] were wearing outdoor shoes over the indoor shoes like galoshes,” explains Lale Gorunur, the curator of the Sadberk Hanim Museum in Istanbul. “But they’d never go indoors with outdoor shoes. The Difficult Choice Facing Young Bushmen. Have a Look at the Fabled Honey Forest. At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The World Through a Lens — in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places.

Have a Look at the Fabled Honey Forest

This week, Sarah Pannell shares a collection of images from the Turkish province of Rize. The small town of Camlihemsin sits in the mountainous province of Rize, in northeastern Turkey, some 10 miles inland from the Black Sea. Built along the banks of the Firtina River, which runs through one of the province’s steep-sided valleys, the town is a key point of access to the surrounding Kackar Mountains.

What Day of the Dead tells us about the Aztec philosophy of happiness. Growing up in the United States, I remember on Halloween my mother used to say, “Honey, this is not just a day for costumes and candy.

What Day of the Dead tells us about the Aztec philosophy of happiness

You must also remember your relatives. Know their names.” She would show me pictures of great-aunts, uncles and other deceased relatives. Meanwhile, my family members in Mexico observed Day of the Dead, a national holiday that is celebrated from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. They would build small altars at home to honor their loved ones, and put food, drinks, photos and other personal items on them. 14 Bizarre And Fascinating Facts About Life In Norway You Probably Didn't Know. It's always fun to learn something new about different cultures and traditions—be it an exotic island with just a few inhabitants, or a wealthy European country with over 5 million citizens.

14 Bizarre And Fascinating Facts About Life In Norway You Probably Didn't Know

Every part of the world has something new to bring to the table and Norway is no exception. For instance, did you know that if it weren't for Norwegians, we wouldn't have salmon sushi? Or that a penguin named Nils Olav was presented the title of Colonel-in-Chief of the Norwegian King's Guard by the king? Turns out, not only do the happiest (and some of the richest) people live in Norway, but they have incredibly fascinating things about their everyday life that are worth sharing with you all! For this reason, we made this short list of slightly unusual but nonetheless very interesting facts about this Nordic country. Knowledge of different cultures shakes up psychology 2 clicks.

The academic discipline of psychology was developed largely in North America and Europe.

Knowledge of different cultures shakes up psychology 2 clicks

Some would argue it’s been remarkably successful in understanding what drives human behaviour and mental processes, which have long been thought to be universal. But in recent decades some researchers have started questioning this approach, arguing that many psychological phenomena are shaped by the culture we live in. Clearly, humans are in many ways very similar – we share the same physiology and have the same basic needs, such as nourishment, safety and sexuality.

National Geographic. (1) Native North American Indian - Old Photos. Traditional Wedding Outfits from Around the World. Today, many people think that weddings strictly feature grooms in tuxedos and brides “all dressed in white.”

Traditional Wedding Outfits from Around the World

While there's nothing wrong with a nice suit or ivory gown, not all betrothed couples go this route. In fact, in countless cultures around the world, traditional wedding outfits look much different than our contemporary, western concept of what the ceremonial garments should look like. Though many women around the world do choose a white dress and you will often see men in tuxes, traditionally, wedding clothing has looked much different throughout history and across the globe. In India, women often wear crimson-colored saris. Some Ghanaian couples opt for bright colors and bold patterns. Indigenous People of Siberia Photographed for 'The World in Faces' Ulchi Woman. Ulchsky District, Khabarovsk Krai, Far East, Siberia. © Alexander Khimushin / The World In Faces For the past 9 years, photographer Alexander Khimushin has been traveling the world, visiting 84 different countries.

Three years ago, inspired by the idea of documenting remote cultures that are slowly disappearing due to globalization, he began his The World in Faces project. Seeking out small, ethnic minority groups around the world, Khimushin shoots incredible portraits that both honor and immortalize their culture. Black Lives Matter pushes Japan to confront racism. Image copyright Reuters To many Japanese, racism towards black people has long been considered something that happens in the US or Europe, not at home. But when the death of George Floyd in the US sparked a wave of protests demanding that Black Lives Matter, people in Japan joined in too. The protests and marches in major cities pushed a debate about racism in the country, and whether enough was being done to confront and change things. 10 Pics Of People Before And After They Were Asked To Smile (New Pics)

The Dalai Lama said, "A simple smile. That’s the start of opening your heart and being compassionate to others. " Smiles have the ability to change one's whole day, and not only to the one that's smiling, but also to those who see a smile. It's just a simple expression, and yet it may be the most powerful, as it's the most positive one. Untitled. In India, there's water everywhere, and nowhere. Jonathan Haidt Explains How Social Media Drives Polarization. I Use The Help Of Drawings And Cartoon Characters To Show The Sad Reality Of My Country (10 New Pics)

Where women rule: the last matriarchy in Europe – in pictures. (2) A Trek Through the Mysterious Accursed Mountains. (2) This is Indian Relay, North America's original extreme sport. The Man Who Documented Native American Cultures. Edward Sheriff Curtis The Man Who Documented Native American Cultures by Chris Nelson Born on a Wisconsin farm in 1868, Edward Sheriff Curtis became fascinated with photography early on, building his own camera at the age 10. As a teenager his family relocated to Seattle, where he photographed Princess Angeline (aka Kickisomlo), the daughter of the Duwamish chief Seattle, after whom the city is named. After 9 Months Of Competition And More Than 130,000 Submissions, Here Are The Most Breathtaking Pics Taken This Year (50 Pics) Joy Harjo Named U.S. Poet Laureate, Becoming First Native American In That Role : NPR.

(1) First taste of chocolate in Ivory Coast - vpro Metropolis. Muslims lived in America before Protestantism even existed. (1) IF THE WORLD WERE 100 PEOPLE UPDATED. Circumcision: Social, Sexual, Psychological Realities.

We continue examining myths about circumcision, including traditions, social and sexual relations. NOTE: Primary author is Lillian Dell'Aquila Cannon (see her blog), with assistance from Dan Bollinger. 5 Brits Take A DNA Test. Graciela Iturbide, Visionary Ethnographer. Consider the chickens, roosting at a vendor’s feet as he reads the daily news; or a semi-circle of women clutching freshly plucked carcasses—wings outspread, headless, then bundled and hung. The Spellbinding Swedish Song That Calls Cows Home. Poverty isn't a lack of character; it's a lack of cash.

Vibrant pictures show the Caribbean's Carnival 'rebellion' Why wealth equality remains out of reach for black Americans. A Danish word the world needs to combat stress: Pyt. Fatoumata Diawara - Nterini. What Owning a Ramen Restaurant in Japan is Like. How Native American tribes are bringing back the bison from brink of extinction. China is Surveilling and Threatening Uighurs in the U.S. Religion and refugees are deeply entwined in the US. Robert Bowers lashed out at what he believed to be a Jewish plot to bring more refugees and asylum seekers to the U.S. before allegedly murdering 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Bowers’s claim that HIAS, a prominent Jewish humanitarian organization, was bringing migrants from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala northward to commit violence was false. But it is true that many religious communities in the U.S., including American Jews, have long supported refugees and asylum-seeking migrants who arrive in the U.S. 18 Cultural Differences Between the USA and EUROPE. Native cartography: a bold mapmaking project that challenges Western notions of place. Aeon email newsletters are issued by the not-for-profit, registered charity Aeon Media Group Ltd (Australian Business Number 80 612 076 614). This Email Newsletter Privacy Statement pertains to the personally identifying information you voluntarily submit in the form of your email address to receive our email newsletters.

[Full] Arab Dad Encourages His Daughter To Dance - Comptine d`un autre ete - l`apres-midi. Song from the forest. Reconstructing the Faces of Pompeii Victims. Quick Drone Video Of Ancient Pompeii Site So Far. Ants Among Elephants by Sujatha Gidla review – life as an ‘untouchable’ in modern India. Not long ago, at a conference that brought together academics, writers and artists in Kochi in south India, the historian Vivek Dhareshwar unsettled his audience by saying that there was no such thing as caste – that it was a conceptual category the British used to understand and reduce India, which was internalised almost at once by Indians.

“Caste” was not a translation of “jaati”, said Dhareshwar; “jaati” was a translation of “caste” – that is, the internalisation by Indians of the assumptions that the word caste involve meant they took its timelessness and authenticity for granted. Dhareshwar seemed to be implying – forcefully and outlandishly – that caste was at once a colonial inheritance and a habit of thinking, whose provenance no one felt the need to inquire into any longer. This was deeply nervous-making. There was one sense, though, in which Dhareshwar’s talk was necessary. . • Ants Among Elephants is published by Daunt. . … we have a small favour to ask. Japanese Food Tour - HIDDEN-GEMS in Tokyo, Japan. Nujabes - Aruarian Dance [Performed by 4th grade South Korean Students] Mongolia's shamanic rituals – in pictures. Tuvan Throat Singing. Japanese fans pick up trash after World Cup match.

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Hotter, Drier, Hungrier: How Global Warming Punishes the World’s Poorest. Lost and Found in Borneo’s Jungle: A Tragic Tale of Two Men in Sarawak. MFON Celebrates the Work of Black Women Photographers. Gapminder: statistics for a fact based world view. Tablet Magazine’s 100 Most Jewish Foods List. Photos of Cultural Fashion Clothing Around the World. Chichicastenango Maya Cemetery. The fight for the right to be a Muslim in America.

Taking back control: how a remote island in Alaska tackled domestic abuse. How Syrian Zoo Animals Escaped a War-Ravaged City click 2x wait a sec. Senior Model Agency. Muxes: The Third Gender. Languages of California – Survey of California and Other Indian Languages. U.N. Envoy Shares Dire Impressions From His Report On Poverty In U.S. Growing food from mattresses: what experts can learn from working in refugee camps. What is a Haka? (Tika Tonu Explained) Wedding Haka - Subtitled & translated. You’ve been seeing Africa all wrong. These stunning photos will fix that. Thanksgiving Timelapse. Woman Gives Birth In Japan, Shows What Food She Was Fed In Hospital.

Sex, Obsession, and J-Pop: ‘Tokyo Idols’ Examines the Commodification of Young Girls. Photos Reveal the Changing Face of Saudi Arabia’s Women. Tribes react to polar bears - Tribes, Predators and Me - BBC Two. Sea Prayer: a 360 illustrated film by award-winning novelist Khaled Hosseini. Walking In Their Footsteps At A Former Japanese Internment Camp : Code Switch. Escape from Syria: Rania's odyssey – video. IF THE WORLD WERE 100 PEOPLE UPDATED. The Muslim Americans leading the push to 'stand up and be leaders' in politics. E-Tangata - A Māori and Pasifika Sunday magazine. Culture Iceberg.