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to the taiga. It was with such a group of ‘taiga Buryats’ that we conducted our fieldwork. These taiga Buryats now live on territories previously inhabited by Evenki, whose main occupation was hunting. Buryat social organisation is based on cattle breeding and living in the steppe environment

In: Culture Contact in Evenki Land
Author: Rima Sabban

poverty and subsistence living ( El Mallakh 1981 ) to levels of affluence that place residents (locals and non-locals) in a league with the inhabitants of some of the world’s richest countries (Al Fahim 2006). Prior to the era of oil discovery, the uae , a country characterized by arid desert and a hot

In: Asian Migrant Workers in the Arab Gulf States

The Weight of Feeling 1.1 “Living” Nostalgia A memoir of rural life in Brazil before the war bears the title “Nostalgia Is a Living Thing” ( Kyōshū to iu ikimono ). At one stage, a friend who has stoically refused “even to think about ever going back to Japan” suddenly falls into a state of depression

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage

grew up in Brazil. One of the important aspects of linguistic life in the early Nikkei community was that most of the original immigrants never learned to speak Portuguese beyond a basic level. Most of them continued to be essentially Japanese monolinguals. This was dramatically different from the

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage

. Though both sides identified her stage role with her “real” life, there was an insurmountable divide between them. For Brazilians, she was first and foremost a Japanese female artist : in her, they saw a living recreation of their preexisting image of Japanese women, itself reinforced by the Puccini

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage

immigrants existed within a different social environment and organized their own oratorical clubs and societies. They were driven by purposes that differed from those that motivated people back in Japan. This was particularly striking in the case of the die-hard Kachigumi nationalist faction in the years

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage

where I am. pedro luís e a parede , “Brasileiro em Tóquio” [Brazilian in Tokyo], 1999 ... And to imagine a language means to imagine a form of life. ludwig wittgenstein , Philosophical Investigations ∵ 1 Close Encounter with an Imaginary Tribe On 18 June 1908, the Kasato-maru docked at the Brazilian

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage
Author: Adrian Zenz

cultural rootedness in order to aid the Tibetan <UN><UN> 300 chapter nine 2 The regrets that many of my Chinese-medium educated informants showed did not change the fact that they successfully completed their degrees. cause, and this intention proved to be a significant motivating factor for them.2

In: 'Tibetanness' Under Threat?
Author: Raharjo Suwandi

death. These categories were evident from the fact that living things were above ground when they were, in Embah's term, in the sky. When below ground they were (buried) in the earth. Since 'sky' was a synonym for 'life', as Embah understood it, living things 86 A quest for justice were 'in the sky

In: A Quest for Justice

kedaring (a deceased spirit). 8 Yet death does not exclude an Ibaloy from social life. The dead and the living continue to deal with each other; the living provide the dead with pigs and objects while caring for their remains, keeping them dry, and protecting them from termites and other impurities. In

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