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  • Clan X

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    Clan X There's a new kid at school, his name is Leigh, he thinks he is such a big shot-know all. When he rocked up at school on his very first day, he tried to do a fancy bunny-hop on his crappie, smashed up old bike and stacked it. It was hilarious, especially when he tried to get back on. He just fell straight over it again and broke three of his spokes and started to cry. He walked around school the entire week, showing off in front of everyone, telling them how good he was, trying so hard

  • The Clans of Scotland

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    more in depth, and so I began to research the land of the Scots. I soon found that the Grahams come from around Lake Mentieth in Scotland. Officially known as Clann Greumach, the Grahams were a clan with lands in the highlands and the lowlands. This finding encouraged me to study into the dozens of other clans...

  • The Origin of the Millar Clan

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    Introduction: Everyone’s surname has a history behind it, some surnames have been around since the very beginning of Christ and some have been moulded and reformed over the centuries. The Millar Clan has had quite a journey from Scotland all the way down to Southern Africa, to me. Some say it was originally another surname and some say that it was all made up, but I have researched the true and factual origin and formation of the Millar surname. Which I will give a brief over view to how it came

  • Analysis of Terry Tempest Williams' Short Story, The Clan of One-Breasted Women

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    commonly used today (Faigley 5).. The rhetorical triangle consists of three key structural terms that must be evident in a story to enable the reader to comprehend and trust the writer. The three tactics of persuasions became ethos, pathos and logos. The Clan of One-Breasted Women, by Terry Tempest Williams describes the tale of a young girl's family being affected by breast cancer and how it has greatly impacted her lifestyle. When taking a closer look at the structural content of the story, one can notice

  • The Clan Of The Cave Bear Summary

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    The Clan of the Cave Bear The Earth’s Children series is a series of books written by Jean Auel, set in Europe somewhere between thirty and twenty-five thousand years ago. The Clan of the Cave Bears is the first book in the series. During this time in history there were two different species of human beings living in the area. There were Cro-Magnons, which were similar to today’s humans, but there were also Neanderthals. Neanderthals were a thicker and stockier species better suited for colder climates

  • Group Interaction in The Wu Tang Clan

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    Group Interaction in The Wu Tang Clan The Wu Tang clan is a nine-member hip-hop group that formed in 1992. Since 1992 the group has gone on to find success as a group and as solo artist. The Wu Tang Clan is easily one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time. The group has taken aspects from every area such as kung fu to religion and blended them into a unique brand of music that is many times imitated but never duplicated. What makes the group able to blend such a wide varity of

  • Clans of Somalia

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    an ever changing culture Somalis have come to rely on the supporting bond of clanship (CBC Archives, n.d). Separate federations of clans struggling for power and control are the main ingredient for instability and conflict within Somalia. The Somali clans continued fighting has dragged their country already struggling from famine and disease, to undue bloodshed. Clans that were created to offer a sense of social security and belonging for its millions of members are killing their own country. Since

  • The Zulu Clan

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    The Zulu Clan In the 1820's, during a period of social unrest and warfare, the Zulu clan, a Bantu people, rose to political prominence under the great King Shaka in present-day South Africa. This period is called mfecane, or "crushing" because it was characterized by Shaka's tyrannous reign during which he conquered neighboring peoples and established a kingdom for the Zulu people on South Africa's eastern coast. The word "zulu" was used in 1824 to refer to " a war-like race of South African

  • korowai

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    The body parts were individually wrapped in banana leaves and distributed among the clan members. I kept the head because it belongs to the family that killed the Khakhua. We cook the flesh like we cook pig, placing palm leaves over the wrapped meat together with burning hot river rocks to make steam. All body parts are eaten except the bones, teeth, hair, fingernails, toenails, and penis. After the meal, clan members beat on the walls of their houses to warn the Khakhua to stay away. Later

  • The Hopi Indians

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    for the Hopi Indians. The Hopi have a deeply religious, isolated, tribal culture with a unique history. The Hopi stress group cooperation. The tribe is organized around a clan system. In a clan system, all the members consider themselves relatives. The clans form a social glue that has held the Hopi villages together. Clan membership provides a singular Hopi identity. The Hopi have a highly developed belief system which contains many gods and spirits. Ceremonies, rituals, dances, songs, and prayers