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Men and Women’s Roles in Sudan

Ch 1: 7-Women rest for 40 days after childbirth 7-For celebrations, women dress in red, with unmarried women wearing the brightest shades, while men wear white 10-Zaghawa men are traders and tribal leaders 11-Men present gifts to the families of … Continue reading

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Dork Shorts- Female Genital Mutilation

In class the other day, we took the time to talk about a topic that was a major focus in Halima Bashir’s memoir, “Tears of the Desert.”  It really intrigued me to look into this topic a little more; to … Continue reading

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Code Switching

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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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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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