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Native hill tribes: Native Americans, United States, ethnic minority

Native hill tribes: Native Americans, United States, ethnic minority

Hill Tribes of Chiang Mai – Lisu, Hmong, and Karen in Northern Thailand The Northern Thailand administrative region is known for its population of native hill tribes which, much like the Native Americans of the United States, are an ethnic minority. They are divided into various tribes and clans, each with its own set of […]

Wisconsin Act 31 1989: History, culture, Indian tribes bands Wisconsin

Wisconsin Act 31 1989: History, culture, Indian tribes bands Wisconsin

Programs and Printed Materials Act 31 Survey – Wisconsin Act 31 of 1989, and subsequent provisions of 1991, requires that each school board of Wisconsin, as part of their social studies curriculum, include instruction in the history, culture and tribal sovereignty of the federally recognized Indian tribes and bands in Wisconsin. Resources – Native American Task […]

Hmong: Disadvantaged economically, like Native American tribes in U.S

Hmong: Disadvantaged economically, like Native American tribes in U.S

The Hmong are an ethnic minority in Thailand that are generally disadvantaged economically, much like native American tribes in the U.S. Cute little Hmong Girls near Chiang Mai, Thailand Uploaded on Jul 7, 2009 July 2009, recorded with horrible phone-cam on an HTC Touch Diamond. Three adorable little ethnically-Hmong (“Maung”) girls at an overly-touristy hill-tribe town […]

Navajo Indians Southwest: Bury a child’s placenta, tribe’s reservation

Navajo Indians Southwest: Bury a child’s placenta, tribe’s reservation

Among the Navajo Indians of the Southwest, it’s customary to bury a child’s placenta within the sacred Four Corners of the tribe’s reservation as a binder to ancestral land and people. MANY CULTURES REVERE PLACENTA, BYPRODUCT OF CHILDBIRTH Among the Navajo Indians of the Southwest, it’s customary to bury a child’s placenta within the sacred […]

All have habits similar to those of some Asian tribes: Hmongs of Laos

All have habits similar to those of some Asian tribes: Hmongs of Laos

Among the most advanced, surviving pre-Colombian cultures such as the Lacandons of Mexico, Mayas of Guatemala and the Kogis of Colombia, all have habits similar to those of some Asian tribes, such as the Dayaks of Kalimantan, the Karens of the “Golden Triangle”, and even the Hmongs of Laos. ACROSS THE PACIFIC FROM ANCIENT ASIA […]