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    lowering our inhibition`s. The different cultures which the authors present to us are The Camba Indians of Eastern Bolivia whom frequently get extremley drunk , but their excess drinking does not lead to agression or heigtened sexual activity .The Mixtec Indians of Mexico , highly value tranquility and non- agression , even in states of gross intoxication they are not loud or agressive. When the kaingang indians of brazil a warlike tribe ,drink with other extended families , they become extrem;ey

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    Essay On Oaxaca Culture

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    different ethnic groups were distributed amongst different states along with their different languages. In the state of Oaxaca there around sixteen different ethnic groups which the Mixtecs and the Zapotecs are the two main ethnos who have continued to expand amongst the territory. During the Spanish conquest the Mixtec and the Zapotecs’ religion was mostly based on belief in the vital force that animated all living things, meaning that they worshiped the land and the creator. Throughout this day

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    groups are well known. Some groups were able to expand and become an empire such as the Maya, Aztecs and the Incas. One of the groups that the Aztecs took over is the Mixtec. The Mixtec was well established in areas such as civilization. Their civilizations is comparable to the Aztecs who is known to be innovated in civilization. The Mixtec has their own writing system to record dates and events. Many groups were not able to stand out compared to well-known groups. With the conquering if each other for

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    studied as well as differences in cultures around the world. Chapter 2 is titled "Bee Larvae and Onion Soup: Culture." The idea behind this title comes from a story about how customs vary in culture. In the chapter a man was invited by some of his Mixtec friends to go on a hunting excursion. He decides to go. While they were hunting his friends got ahead of him and had brought down a bee hive and were eating its comb, honey and Larvae. They then proceeded to offer him some. This presented an issue

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    The History of Mexico

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    several cultural groups who spoke different languages. In the rest of the country the natives were agriculturists, which helped to support the more dense populations. Some of these tribes were the Maya of the Yucatan, Totonac, Huastec, Otomi, Mixtecs, Zapotecs, Tlaxcalans, Tarascans, and Aztecs. Some of these groups made advanced civilizations with fancy buildings and temples used for religious, political, and commercial purposes. The Mayan cities of Chichen Itza, Uxmal, and Palenque, the

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    Oaxaca American Culture

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    This city known its peak between 500 BC. J-C. and 800 AD. J-C. when it housed over 30,000 people. . Then at the 13th century the Mixtecs took over the city and built these sumptuous gold-laden tombs for their aristocracy. Excavations at Monte Albán have revealed over 170 graves , numerous ceremonial altars, pyramids and palaces.The archaeological remains are well preserved and allow

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    Bixa Orellana is one of only few species of plants belonging to the family Bixaceae. Plants within the Bixaceae family typically contain two cotelydons and possess both male and female reproductive organs. B. Orellana is a tropical shrub that is native to the Americas and it is believed the origin of its name is derived from Francisco Orellana, who is credited with discovering the plant while exploring the Amazon rainforest. This plant can reach heights between eight to twelve feet and produce white

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    Did the Expansion of the Aztec Empire Lead to Their Downfall? The Aztec Indians originated from a place called Aztlan, somewhere in north or northwest Mexico. At that time the Aztecs were a small, nomadic tribe living in the border territory on the margins of civilized Mesoamerica. (see map I) In the 13th century they settled in the valley of central Mexico. The Aztecs finally found refuge on a small island in Lake Texcoco, where about 1345, they founded the town of Tenochtitlan. The island was

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    influenced many sports that we play in society today. Many people do not know what the sport is today but it is common techniques found in so many sports. Ulama is dated known to be dated as far back to 1500 BC but it has died away. Aztecs, Mayans, Mixtecs and Zapotecs all played and watched the ball game. Ulama is a sport played in a small village in Mexico currently. This sport requires minimal equipment, just a heavy rubber ball and the human body. The rules that are played today are not necessarily

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    The Mayan Civilization

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    The Maya civilization is one of the most original and rich ancient populaces in the world. It is a group of varied ethnicities, common in some traits, but diverse in languages, customs and in history.1 By using the word "Maya " We can give two meanings. The first, of a civilization that flourished from the 4th century B.C. and it had its decline in the 7th century A.D. in what is known as the classical period resurgent in the post-classical period. And the second meaning refers to a people and culture

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