Demographics[ edit ] As of the United States Censusthere were 6, Native Americans in the Baltimore metropolitan areamaking up 0. No residents of Baltimore were Chippewa or Sioux. One Paleo-Indian site and several Archaic period and Woodland period archaeological sites have been identified in Baltimore, including four from the Late Woodland period. The Baltimore County area northward was used as hunting grounds by the Susquehannocks living in the lower Susquehanna River valley who "controlled all of the upper tributaries of the Chesapeake" but "refrained from much contact with Powhatan in the Potomac region.
Magic in North America Part 1: In Uncategorized by Adrienne K. You can read that here. So this morning at 9am, part one of this mess was released.
There are a number of things that stand out and deeply concern me, but the response to my critiques on my twitter timeline is even worse. This has the perfect storm of all of those categories. I really could write a dissertation about this, but I have a million papers to grade and work to do, so a quick rundown: Part 1 of MinNA, The 14th to 17th century, starts with this: Various modes of magical travel — brooms and Apparition among them — not to mention visions and premonitions, meant that even far-flung wizarding communities were in contact with each other from the Middle Ages onwards.
The Native American magical community and those of Europe and Africa had known about each other long before the immigration of European No-Majs in the seventeenth century. They were already aware of the many similarities between their communities.
The overall ratio of wizards to non-wizards seemed consistent across populations, as did the attitudes of No-Majs, wherever they were born.
In the Native American community, some witches and wizards were accepted and even lauded within their tribes, gaining reputations for healing as medicine men, or outstanding hunters.
However, others were stigmatised for their beliefs, often on the basis that they were possessed by malevolent spirits. Even in a fictional wizarding world. A legend grew up around the Native American Animagi, that they had sacrificed close family members to gain their powers of transformation.
In fact, the majority of Animagi assumed animal forms to escape persecution or to hunt for the tribe. Such derogatory rumours often originated with No-Maj medicine men, who were sometimes faking magical powers themselves, and fearful of exposure.
Where will this get us? Who benefits from this and why? What did I decide? I am performing a refusal. What you do need to know is that the belief of these things beings? It is connected to many other concepts and many other ceremonial understandings and lifeways.
The other piece here is that Rowling is completely re-writing these traditions. Traditions that come from a particular context, place, understanding, and truth. Not by any stretch of the imagination.
Here is how Rowling responded to questions online about the term: Native communities use reciprocity, respect, and relationships as benchmarks.
So good luck with that.The history of the Native Americans in Baltimore and what is now Baltimore dates back at least 12, years. As of , Baltimore is home to a small Native American population centered in East Baltimore. Introduction.
Ethnography is a term that often is employed to describe both a recognizable literary genre within the social sciences (writings that attempt to holistically capture people’s cultural beliefs/practices) and a brand of qualitative fieldwork that produces such social scientific accounts (the collecting of sociocultural data based on long-term, face-to-face interactions).
Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is the systematic study of people and cultures.
It is designed to explore cultural phenomena where the researcher observes society from the point of view of the subject of the study. A Brief History of the Native American Flute.
The story of how the Native American flute developed is relatively sparse on facts, but rich in urbanagricultureinitiative.com maybe that's fitting for an instrument that evolved in cultures where myth and . Yesterday I wrote about the trailer for JK Rowling’s new multi-part background pieces on Pottermore, entitled “Magic in North America.” You should read the post here if you need urbanagricultureinitiative.com before that, back in June, I wrote about my concerns with the bringing of the “magic universe” to the States.
Areas of Expertise. cultural anthropology / ethnohistory / photographs as an ethnohistorical document / death and dying / history of anthropology / Native North America (particularly Alaska and Pacific Northwest Coast) / Russia / ethnography of the Jewish diaspora / ethnicity and nationalism.