Adena culture

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  • Mound Builders Essay

    resources. The second mound building site is Adena and Hopewell in modern day Ohio. Mounds built by these people had interesting shapes and designs. According to Lynda Shaffer "Many sites are marked by elaborate geometric designs combining hexagons, circles, squares, and rectangles." Some mounds took the shape of animals like birds, snakes, and bear claws. Adena and Hopewell people built up to ten thousand mounds in the Ohio valley. The time period for the Adena and Hopewell era was from 500 BC to 400 AD. The Adena people are most known for making the Serpent Mound. Serpent Mound is a mound built in the shape of a snake. According to Edward J. Guarino article "Meet the Mound Builders" he states "The earthwork serpent has a width of about 20 feet and a height that varies from a mere two feet to six feet. Its undulating body measuring 1,348 feet long, cannot be fully appreciated from the ground." The serpent mouth is open with egg shaped object and the tail coils. Serpent Mound served as a ceremonial mound for the Adena Native Americans. Hopewell culture existed with the Adena tribe in valley of the Scioto River. Trade networks were established with the Ohio River along with other rivers like the Mississippi River. Items traded were stones, animal parts, copper, and nuts. Corn became a common crop in the Hopewell mound tribe along with other foods such as fish, sunflower seeds, and fish. The Hopewell tribe had a festinating culture with their interesting mound making and…

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  • The Day Of The Dead Essay

    welcome their spirits back. The tradition lasts for three days and each day has a special meaning and purpose. This day has been shaped by their own traditions, the traditions of other cultures that influenced Mexico throughout the years, and also by popular culture and globalization. The most influential portion of The Day of the Dead is the food that is prepared with their loved ones in mind. No matter what, the families are always sure to save money for food and flowers for the celebration.…

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  • Igbo Heritage Assessment

    Heritage assessment of three different cultures The heritage assessment tool is an important tool that is used to evaluate, maintain and protect how people’s culture reflect their way of life when taking care of their healthcare needs. As people interact with each other, it does not mean that they have forgotten their culture or backgrounds. People have retained their traditional norms and practices and still adopt the modern lifestyles that steps off the traditional norm (Spector, 2009). The…

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  • The Importance Of Globalization In Education

    The child that feels balanced with these 3 aspects are the ones who are fully alive in school. A child may have problems with one aspect of the triangle; having pressure to leave that aspect out. The teacher focuses on the cultural aspect; due to the fact of keeping the academic clear, and focus the child on understanding its importance in school. Teachers need to encourage students to succeed to their highest potentials. For example, allow students to bring books home to create their own…

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  • Margaret Mead And Dr. Mead's Contribution To Anthropology

    Indeed, Dr. Mead has contributed a significant amount of her theories to anthropology, in order to enhance the field and allow the public to be included in the collaboration of anthropological work. Above is a picture of Dr. Mead and her newlywed husband at the time, on the right we have Dr. Bateson conducting fieldwork in New Guinea and on the left, Dr. Mead constructing fieldnotes. In this photo, both anthropologists are seen working together and observing the Papuan culture. Both couples…

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  • The Importance Of Korean Mentality

    As a Korean, I am well-aware of the culture of Korean society. There is coined term that many people refer to as the “Korean Mentality”. The Korean mentality specifically refers to the old-school approach that nothing is impossible, dedication and hard work will prevail, all things will go as planned, and if you apply this correctly you will be successful. Samsung has a strong and conservative culture due to its success off this Korean mentality. While they are many important values that lie in…

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  • Epigenetics Case Study

    1. How can you draw on your own family’s history and culture to gain an understanding of how these social determinants have impacted Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s health and wellbeing? The social determinants of health are defined by WHO as “those factors that raise or lower the level of health in a population or individual” (Department of Health, 2013, p. 3). These factors help us to identify trends, observe the health of groups in society and discover why some groups are…

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  • Important Of The ACTFL Standards: The Knowledge Of A Foreign Language

    importance of getting off to a positive start when learning a foreign language. Everybody lives in a diversity of communities; respectively one interconnects with others and leads on to still others. From those communities, we can bring resources into our classroom to enrich the language practices and the cultural experiences of our learners. Through the survey of alien languages, students discover new communities and interact with people practicing their new tongue. Language study opens the…

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  • Perception Of The Dilemma Analysis

    manner. In this example, it is a lack of communication that caused of the ethical dilemma. The ordering physician did not explain the procedure to the husband and the patient. If the physician had explained the injection process, it would have given the husband the opportunity to contact our unit and we could have developed a mutually acceptable plan of care that would respect their wishes and provide culturally congruent care. Presentation of Both Sides of the Issue In Arab culture, the…

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  • Leininger's Four Reasons Of Transcultural Nursing

    sensitive care to my patients. Leininger has eight reasons that she believes describe why transcultural nursing is a necessity. The first reason is because there has been a large increase in migration between countries all over the world. Due to the growing diversity within this country and worldwide, transcultural nursing is necessary. Secondly, expectations have changed within the multicultural community. There has been an increase in their desires to have their beliefs, lifeways, and values…

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