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    their means of taking their territory might not have been very neighborly. According to Catherine Dold, the anasazi may have had a more powerful bite than bark. When resources ran out, it might have been necessary to take the resources of others. In ancient society, people may have been more cut-throat and feral. The anasaszi may have resorted to organized cannibalism to take resources from others, and protect themselves. They made themselves something to fear. All researchers can agree that the anasazi did not just disappear. It can 't be a roanoke situation, because they still have descendants alive today, and there is some evidence of their habitation along the Little Colorado and Rio Grande rivers. There was a known drought in the four corners region during the time the anasazi skipped town. Kathy Weiser speculates that it could have been a “nuclear winter” that caused the drought and drove the anasazi out. Erratic weather and a lack of water would be enough to drive any under developed society away. At the time of their departure, the anasazi were an agricultural society. They were still in relatively early stages of development in their industry, as well as culture. The most noteworthy things they left behind were pueblos, pottery, and the bones of their enemies. In cowboy wash, a massive piles of bones was discovered, all treated similarly to how cannibalistic societies treat their victims. Though it seems weather was what drove out the anasazi, the possibility of…

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    preserve and provide access online to collections for nearly 20 years. Currently, more than 120,000 items are available through the digital archives at http://www.nau.edu/library/archives. Individuals will discover photographs, maps, diaries, films, oral histories, and manuscripts. In 2015, we had online visits from every continent and over 50 countries, totaling more than 4 million views. Additionally, evolving teaching and learning strategies have attracted faculty to work with SCA…

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    Collapse Throughout history there have been many civilizations and complex societies that have come and gone, these people were forced off their land by disease, human impact on the environment, warfare, and environmental and climate change all have been used by historians and archaeologist to explain the collapse of these civilizations. This essay will focus on two of these complex societies, the Mesa Verde region of the American Southwest and the Maya civilization of Mesoamerica and exam the…

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    or ‘slum’ the meaning of squalid habitation, or the class reference with shantytown, namely, the depressed area where the very poor live”. In South Africa, this will be reminiscent of townships, kasi, and skwata camps. Four Corners is set in Cape Flats, one of the areas in the country that will perfectly resemble the Favela. The Cape Flats for years has been notorious for its gangsterism that literally exists on almost every street corner. The crimes include murder, rape, and armed robbery. The…

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    Four Corners is a narrative South African film centred around the gang culture in South Africa, with specific relevance to Cape Town. Through the implementation of cinematic elements, the film offers a realistic perspective of the impact of gangesterism on communities and families within the city. By analysing the context that the film is set in, and critically evaluating these cinematic elements, a greater understanding can be gained of what the impact of gangsterism in South Africa is. Set…

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    The Day in the Close I stare at the four pucks below me resting innocently on the plexiglass. Feeling the bottom-heavy stick in my hands through the old rough gloves I’m wearing. Rylan watches expectantly. I breathe in. He’s been trying too but it’s all on me now, four shots. I breathe out. It was anything but your average Monday. The last day of school had been last Wednesday and I was enjoying the fact that I didn’t have anything to do. I take my time waking up enjoying the feelings of…

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    Apologising, I straighten his coat. His face turning red, he babbles angrily. People around us notice the commotion, coming over to help him get his balance, taking advantage, I ‘accidentally’ skew his balance. Reaching to help him, my hand slips into his pocket, pulling out his wallet, quickly weighing it in my hand, I slide it into my back pocket. Catching his wrist I clumsily pull him forward, unclasping his watch. A Rolex. Score. I scamper away, panting and apologising, trying hard not to…

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    spiritual foundations to social justice. Relative to the Corner, the members of the inner-city neighborhood are likely to share a number of core values, including ones that relate to the justice system and the skewed government assistance programs. The people who are members of the Corner have all at some point experienced extreme difficulty in receiving the appropriate help that they need due to their mere social status and lack of resources. If an intervention program is placed into the…

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    I stand shell-shock. Looking at the women only fifteen years older than me. My mother. I'm watching her get pulled away from me. She's screaming at the big men in black suits to keep me safe. She is pulled away from me. Before I can help it, tears are welling in my eyes, and I am screaming. "I want mom back! BRING HER BACK!" I am sobbing by the time I am done. A woman then crouches in front of my two-year-old form. "It's okay sweetie. We’re gonna bring you and your brother to a better home."…

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    two corners that fed into a set of beliefs. The front corner, also known as the red corner, represented the belief of spirituality and religion. Whereas the oven corner, the area in proximity to the door or oven, served as a juxtaposition to the former, being home to unholy beings. Such monsters as witches and devils seemed to show affinity for the area, plaguing the corner’s perceived rank and vile nature. Such beliefs seemed to associate to the artifact of the chimney and oven itself. As this…

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