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Cole Hennen

the nuer peoples
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Susan Baker

on 9 May 2018

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Cole Hennen
The Nuer tribe- everything you need to know!
location
Most of the Nuer live in South Sudan, with a small population in Ethiopia
Cultural factors
Cows are prized and sacred to the nuer. Most of society revolves around them. Nuer actually take the names of their favorite cattle and use them as their "cattle names." They will risk their lives to defend their cattle
scarification
Nuer men and women participate in ritual scarring, called Garr, to identify themselves as Nuer and show their status.
kermit da frog
Conflicts
The Nuer have been fighting with their rivals, the Dinka tribe, for thousands of years. They have also became embroiled in sudan's civil war in 1983
Clothing
the traditional Sudanese dress is a loose fitting robe and turban for men, and a dress and wrap around for women
food
the sudanese staple a a stew called kissara and bread of some type.
homes
the nuer live mostly in mud huts with roofs
typically made of reeds or grass
Sudan's flag
works cited
Jenkins, Orville Boyd. “Profile of the Nuer People of South Sudan.” Profile of the Nuer People of South Sudan, strategyleader.org/profiles/nuer.html.
TheBoss. “Nuer Tribe Scarification Rite.” Strange But True News, 1 Jan. 1970, www.strangetruenews.com/2013/05/nuer-tribe-scarification-rite.html
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The black on the flag stands for South Sudan's people.
The white stands for peace, and the red stands for the blood shed by the warriors who fought to gain its freedom
The green stands for South Sudans's agriculture. The blue stands for the Nile River, and the star stands for unity
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“Home.” Nationalclothing.org, nationalclothing.org/africa/35-sudan/49-national-dress-of-sudan-men-prefer-loose-fitting-robes-and-women-use-wrap-around-cloths.html.
www.gurtong.net/Peoples/ThePeopleandDemographicsofSouthSudan/NuerNaath/tabid/223/Default.aspx.
“South Sudan's Flag.” South Sudan, www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/ss.html#flag.
Sudanembassy.org, www.sudanembassy.org/index.php/sudanese-food.
https://newsela.com/read/elem-olympic-refugee-runner/id/39629
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