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on 13 October 2015

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Culture
for When My Name Was Keoko
The things you do, think, believe, and the way you understand experiences and information that are common to a group of people.

Culture is learned through spending time with others of that culture.

These things draw similarities between those in the group and separate those who aren't in the group.
Definition
The study of people, past and present

The idea of culture comes from studying different groups of people at different periods in time
Anthropology
Language
Food
Clothing
Aspects of Culture
Environmental Factors
Entertainment
Architecture
Russia
Russian uses Cyrillic (Привет!)
A lot of forest foods (mushrooms, homegrown veggies, fish, rabbit)
Traditional clothing similar to China and the Middle East
United States
English and Latin alphabet
Mix of many different cuisines because of immigrants
Historically clothing is whatever is common in Europe, more casual
Russia
High North into Central Asia
Fine Arts (Ballet, Symphony)
Onion Dome Churches

United States
Continent with Many Different Environments
Home of the Film Industry
Birth of Contemporary Styles
Aspects of Culture
Aspects of Culture
Symbols of National Pride
Religion
Sports
Russia
Double Headed Eagle
Orthodox Christian
Football & Hockey
United States
Bald Eagles
Many (Largely Protestant)
Football & Baseball
Culture Shock
When a culture is so different or unfamiliar that living in it is a struggle
Stereotypes
Prejudice
Discrimination
Issues of Culture
So What?
Our culture influences us tremendously since it is everywhere.
Culture is how we understand and relate to others.
Losing our culture can be hurtful for us.
Smiling
Customer Service
Volume
Hierarchy
Formal or Informal
Gender Roles
Food
Transport
Homework
List 2 or 3 examples from your culture for each:
Language
Food
Clothing
Entertainment
Symbols of National Pride
Religion
Sports
Write: How would it affect you if two or three of these categories were taken from you?
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