Monthly Archives: March 2011

Food Preparation and Eating

Part I Chapter 1: –          Pg. 6- slaughtered animals for a the entire tribe for a feast for a naming ceremony –          Pg. 7- women helped cook and there were piles of food ready for the feast Chapter 2: –          … Continue reading

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How Women Communicate with other Women and Men

Chapter 1 pg. 1: Both mother and father sing lullabies to the baby. pg. 6: There are separate huts for men and women (save the huts for visitors). Chapter 2 pg. 25: The mother has to give the father’s complaint … Continue reading

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The Practice of Football in Nacirema

I am a big fan of physical competition among people, in my country it isn’t always looked upon by the higher members of my society. But upon traveling to the new land of Nacirema I quickly found a new hard … Continue reading

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The Coming of Age Ritual of the Nacirema

I joined the Nacirema tribe in a time that they called yam, shortly after joining them I was able to experience and observe their ritual for individuals who have come of age and will be departing from the tribe.  They … Continue reading

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Ritual of Children Dancing and the Nacirema People

After living with the Nacirema people for almost five years I was able to experience an unusual ritual, of dancing on a stage with bright lights, colored faces, and unusually gaudy attire. In most cases the Nacirema citizens that are … Continue reading

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A Celebration for Nacirema!

As I lived with the extremely nationalistic Nacirema culture, I found it extremely odd that on the fourth day of the seventh month of every year, the people of this culture spend the whole day worshipping themselves and the land … Continue reading

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Nutrition Habits of the Nacirema

Nutrition Habits of the Nacirema   I have been to many cultures, travelled across the oceans and ventured through deserts, but never before have I seen such an event as in this seemingly primitive land. People of all different types … Continue reading

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