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  Nomad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Communities of nomadic people move from place to place, rather than settling down in one location.
Nomad is also the name used on the popular Lords Of Pain professional wrestling forum.
Nomad is highly regarded for both his sharp wit and his incredible knowledge of wrestling and was inducted into the Shangri-La on June 13th.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nomad   (171 words)

 Encyclopedia: Indigenous people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Peoples have invaded or colonised each other's lands since before recorded history and so the division into indigenous and non-indigenous is a matter of judgement.
Moriori are the indigenous people of the Chatham Islands (Rekohu in the Moriori language), east of the New Zealand archipelago.
Negritos, so-called: Pygmy-sized people of the Ethnolinguistic map of the precolonial Andaman Islands The Andaman Islands are a group of islands in the Bay of Bengal, and are part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Union Territory of India.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/indigenous-people   (9510 words)

 Nomadic Frontiers
Nomadic Frontiers is the outgrowth of the vision of a group of expatriate residents of Mongolia who over the course of the last few years have come to deeply appreciate the lives and plight of Mongolia's nomadic families.
Central Asia's nomadic people are not "museum pieces" to be shielded from the outside world, put on display and forced to live in an antiquated, primative way.
Nomadic Frontiers works to join hand-in-hand with these people to help them be better equipped to face the challenges of life in the third millenium for people whose lifestyle has changed little over several millenia.
www.nomadicfrontiers.org   (481 words)

 Sudan: Darfur: "Too many people killed for no reason" - Amnesty International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nomads are accustomed to moving south in the dry season so as to graze their herds on farmers' lands after crops have been harvested.
The Fur people claimed that the government was not bringing the perpetrators of killings to justice and, by not doing so, was complicit in what they called "ethnic cleansing" or even "genocide" against their people.
People in the rural areas of Darfur depend mainly on subsistence farming and the rearing of cattle, sheep and goats.
web.amnesty.org /library/Index/ENGAFR540082004   (16708 words)

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These are people on the move, people whose lifestyle demands a nomadic existence, due to shifting pastures, moving food supply amongst the hunter/gatherers or even 'skills on the move' needs amongst the peripatetic skills practitioners.
Jesus, himself lived a remarkably nomadic life, being born in Bethlehem, spending early years in Egypt and then ministering as an itinerant teacher/healer/discipler during his ministry years, a role which is still common amongst the spiritual leaders of groups such as the Fulani Nomads of West Africa.
These are peoples living on the move, where any form of outreach necessitates an incarnational, moving witness, a leaving behind of the majority of western comforts, the imported lifestyle of the mission compound, with TVs, VCRs and the like.
www.uscwm.org /nomads/articles/lastoflost.htm   (967 words)

Three main characteristics: Pastoral nomads are people who live a considerable part of the year in portable dwellings, who move from place to place as a way of life, and whose main occupation is livestock raising.
Nomads have distinct experiences and problems as tent-dwellers, camp-dwellers, migrants, stock-keepers, which are different to those of settled farmers.
The main identity markers of nomads tend to be: tents, hearths, herding skills and religious and social rituals and ceremonies.
www.angelfire.com /az/rescon/MEHBKNMD.html   (7484 words)

 African People and Culture -Tribes
The Afar people live primarily in Ethiopia and the areas of Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia in the Horn of Africa.
The Fulani people of West Africa are the largest nomadic group in the world, primarily nomadic herders and traders.
The Tuareg people are predominently nomadic people of the sahara desert, mostly in the Northern reaches of Mali near Timbuktu and Kidal.
www.africaguide.com /culture/tribes   (889 words)

 Secwepemc People, who they are, what SCES is.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The traditional Secwepemc were a semi-nomadic people, living during the winter in warm semi-underground "pit-houses" and during the summer in mat lodges made of reeds.
The people have again rebounded by starting the management of their community administrations as early as 1969, which followed shortly after with protest marches and rallies over poor quality federal services leading to the closure of the Department of Indian Affairs office in Kamloops by the Secwepemc and other interior First Nations in 1975.
Since the increasing of the control of Secwepemc communities and resources by the people, the communities have grown in sophistication, in economic development, social development and the Secwepemc language, history and culture are on the return.
www.secwepemc.org /secwho.html   (952 words)

 Halfbakery: Urban hunter gatherers
Tribes of nomadic people who live in large cities, they could fashion clothes and weapons out of the waste that big cities generate, they could worship the neon gods who provide them with the food, clothing and shelter that they need to survive.
I'm not talking about common bums here but tribes of nomadic people who live in a city as Pygmies would live in the congo or Dyacks would live in the forests of Borneo, totally integrated into the environment, they wouldn't be outcasts from society but sociteys within themselves.
People are amazed at the way that tribal people can be self sufficient living in a forest or a desert, they don't need to buy anything or work, but when people choose this lifestyle in the city they are looked down on, and have labels placed on them.
www.halfbakery.com /lr/idea/Urban_20hunter_20gatherers   (680 words)

 Nomadic People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Peace is also coming and the people are looking for sources of income...
She also hopes to start an educational program for the nomadic children in the area.
"We are a nomadic people so naturally, we have to know ways of treating ourselves when we get hurt while on the move," he says.
www.wikiverse.org /nomadic-people   (235 words)

 Nabataean Religion: Desert Life
The Rechabites were a nomadic people who fled to Judah in 586 BC when King Nebuchadnezzar began his conquest of the Middle East.
As nomads interact with settled people, they tend to get entangled in the structure and eventually are forced to settle.
People began to live within the limits of the law, rather than in fear of the ruler.
nabataea.net /desertlife.html   (3183 words)

 Tuva: Mongolia’s reindeer people fight for survival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mongolia’s nomadic reindeer people have roamed the rugged forest for centuries but poverty, lack of food, limited access to health care and encroaching tourism are threatening their way of life.
The nomads are meanwhile under pressure from mining, gold and mineral exploration and the demands of eco-tourism and timber exploitation.
The novelty of reindeer people and their bleak life on the taiga are a big attraction for foreign visitors.
www.unpo.org /news_detail.php?arg=53&par=1478   (621 words)

 Providing nomadic people with health care -- Cohen 331 (7519): 720 -- BMJ
care to the nomadic people of Turkana, in the north west of
Tuberculosis is killing half a million people a year in Africa,
The Turkana are nomadic pastoralists in northwest Kenya, who
bmj.bmjjournals.com /cgi/content/extract/331/7519/720   (192 words)

 The Hindu : Karnataka / Mangalore News : Statute schedule sought for quota for nomadic tribes
A meeting of nomadic tribes here on Sunday urged the Centre to hasten inclusion of a separate schedule in the Constitution to provide proper reservation to them in government jobs.
He said nomadic tribes believe that water, forests and living creatures belong to human beings and they are protecting them.
People representing tribes such as Budaga Jangamaru, Sudugadu Siddaru, Gondali Samaja, Chennadasaru, Sindollu, Shillikyatha, Hakki Pikki, Mondaru, Rajagondaru, Gante Helava, Handi Jogi, Kinadi, Korava, Dombaru, Shikkaligararu, Podikararu, Pichhuguntlollu, Chinchoru, Kanjeera Bat, Dakkaligaru, Ellammalavandlu and Pardigalu participated in the meeting.
www.hinduonnet.com /2004/12/27/stories/2004122711200300.htm   (350 words)

 Literacy Online - Papers from the 2nd Asia Regional Literacy Forum
Mongolia's nomadic economy is based on about 30 million animal husbandry (horses, sheep, goats, cattle and camels).
The impact of it on people's lives, whether in cities or in the countryside, was huge.
The shift from a centralized state-run economy to a market one has required new ways of learning and living for the majority of the population, especially the nomadic people in the countryside.
www.literacyonline.org /products/ili/webdocs/undrakh.html   (2041 words)

 Regions Central Asia - IIAS Newsletter Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Attempts to deny the unique Tsaatan nomadic traditions are echoed in the sentiment that there is no nomadic tradition related to Tsaatan, and that they are a people in decline.
Their lifestyle is also considered a surviving example of the nomadic lifestyle of the ancient Tureg and Manchus, as the Tsataan are the only people who maintain ancient Tureg and Manchu traditions and customs.
Today, the Tsataan, like many other nomadic peoples, are on the verge of losing their traditional social structures and are suffering from unrelenting poverty.
iias.leidenuniv.nl /iiasn/26/regions/26CA1.html   (1561 words)

 People on the Move, N° 81 - Pastoral care of nomadic people: the Church's response
The Pontifical Council for the Pastoral care of Migrants and Itinerant People is one of the newer offices in the Roman Curia: it was in fact established on 28 June 1988 with the Apostolic Constitution Pastor Bonus[1].
The Pastoral Care for Nomads commenced with an International Congress for Pastoral Care of Nomads held in Rome from 25-27 February 1964, presided by the late Cardinal Carlo Confalonieri, Prefect of the Sacred Concistorial Congregation, and under the direction of Bishop Bernardin Collin, Bishop of Digne (France).
Pastoral work therefore includes the necessity to integrate the family of nomads into the hosting parish community with full respect for the cultural differences and ethnic values of this minority and it is possible to open missions for the care of souls and personal parishes where the circumstances so require.
www.vatican.va /roman_curia/pontifical_councils/migrants/pom99-00_81_84/rc_pc_migrants_pom81_chirayath.htm   (2172 words)

 Ruley Land
Finally, the Ruley people of Ryan had a meaning in their lives which was to take back their "home sweet home." Many years passed, and the Keuheus lived a life of peace and stuffed-up sinuses.
First, the Ruley people of Ryan were forced to pledge their allegiance to the leader of the Keuheus, Achoo.
He told the Ruley people of Ryan that they would soon be saved from the coughs and sneezes of the Keuheus and that he was the one to save them.
www.dac.neu.edu /soa/a.sardi/ddwebcontclass/Book/chap6/ruley.htm   (1819 words)

 Native American History - Pre-European Period
The earliest, and best-known, of these "founders" are called the Clovis people, named after a site in New Mexico where, in the 1930s, large, bifacially flaked stone spear points were found in direct association with mammoth bones (in some instances actually embedded in the rib bones on the mammoths).
Everything seemed to fit quite nicely: no people in the Americas before 12,000 years ago (because of the ice sheets), the opening of an ice-free corridor beginning around 12,000 years ago, and the "sudden" appearance of Clovis at about 11,400 years ago, and their seemingly rapid spread over much of North America.
If the Clovis people (and their immediate genetic and cultural ancestors) came through an "ice-free corridor" and emerged onto the great plains of North America, their subsistence in all probability centered on the taking of mega-fauna, supplimented by familiar plant foods.
www.cabrillo.edu /~crsmith/anth7_hist1.html   (2245 words)

 Wandering Nomads - Walking excursions into the African wilderness/Portraits of a Nomadic People
It is to these nomadic people that this website and accompanying photo gallery are dedicated, for it is they that hold the key to the limitless canyons, volcanic mountains, soda lakes, open savannahs, deserts and endemic wildlife that epitomise the area.
That said, it is very rare that westerners are at risk because essentially they pose no threat to the local nomads with regards to the acquisition of their cattle.
These travelling companions should essentially consist of: an experienced guide with full knowledge of the outlying area which you are to traverse, an accomplished headman (camel or donkey handler) and, of course, the animals themselves, donkeys or camels, the choosing of which will depend entirely on the terrain you are to cover.
www.wanderingnomads.com /africa.htm   (1103 words)

 Sedentarisation of nomadic people: the case of the Hawawir in Um Jawasir, northern Sudan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sedentarisation of nomadic people: the case of the Hawawir in Um Jawasir, northern Sudan
The Hawawir, severely affected by the droughts during the mid-1980, had to leave their ‘homeland’ in the desert and became so-called ‘displaced’ people in the outskirts of urban areas in the Nile Valley.
The report addresses the problems of settlement, and specifically planned settlement, for nomadic peoples and examines the perceptions of the nomads to the settlement process.
www.eldis.org /static/DOC13716.htm   (471 words)

 BeingIndigenous Region Selk'nam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The were a nomadic people, whose livelihood was based on hunting, mainly birds, complemented with gathering berries, fungi and wild roots; along with some marine products.
The Selk'nam people are supposed to have been related to the Aonikenk or southern Tewelche people by a common branch, from which the first might have separated, occupying Tierra del Fuego.
Selk'nam is the name used by the nomadic people of Tierra del Fuego to identify their people and their culture.
www.beingindigenous.org /regions/selknam/pse_01.htm   (167 words)

 Morgenfiras - People of the Dawn
The Morgenfiras are a semi-nomadic people who live on the eastern half of the Plain of Galithia.
Their name, in the Galithian tongue, literally means "People of the Dawn", referring to their location in the east.
Most people of the Morgenfiras live nomadic lives on the plains.
users.adelphia.net /~clarkvalentine/dawn/morgenfiras.html   (701 words)

 Peace Corps | World Wise Schools | Connect With a Volunteer | CyberVolunteer
An average monthly salary is $50 to $60; there are virtually no paved roads outside the capital; nomadic herders are selling off their animals and urbanizing; and the average temperature for nearly half the year is below freezing, which results in a difficult growing season for crops and loss of livestock in especially difficult winters.
People live off the land and their livestock the same way they did centuries ago.
Ironically, these “luxury” purchases by nomadic herders that are enhancing life in the countryside, and thus are helping to preserve the nomadic culture, are the product of Western technology.
www.peacecorps.gov /WWS/cybervol/2004-5/Phillips_Dec_Letter.html   (1253 words)

 Who Are These People, Anyway?
People who have a common language, race, religion, or cultural background are considered to be an ethnic group.
The Amish are groups of people in the rural U.S. They live simply, according to a strict religious code, without electricity or motors.
Originally from India, these nomadic people are found in various parts of Asia, Europe, and North America.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0769723.html   (570 words)

 Lesson Plans - Animals of the Nomads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The development of nomadic pastoralism was a true advance in the evolution of human civilization.
People became experts in raising their livestock and moved frequently based on the weather and the availability of food and water.
Pass out the "Animals of the Nomads" worksheet (PDF, Adobe Reader required) and have the students read about their assigned animal, discuss the characteristics of it, and answer the questions on the worksheet.
www.ngadvertising.com /xpeditions/lessons/12/g68   (960 words)

 Global Connections : the UK evangelical Christian network for world mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nomadic Peoples are a specific focus of the Unreached Peoples forum (NB: 2005 - Now in abeyance), with the aim of educating churches, mission agencies and individuals about the specific challenges of and strategies needed to reach unreached nomadic people groups.
Our vision for the nomads is that Jesus Christ may be at home in the life of the tents.
The Nenet people of N W Siberia and Russia
www.globalconnections.co.uk /groups_details.asp?ID=16   (220 words)

 Nomadic people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Many cultures been traditionally nomadic but nomadic behaviour is rare in industrialised countries.
Typically there are kinds of nomad pastoral nomads and peripatetic Pastoralists raise herds and move with them as not to deplete pasture beyond recovery any one area.
As part of a church that is ministering to Rainbow People and helping the "rejected of the rejected" come to Father God who is there for them, this gives some insights into structure and issues for understanding folks within the Rainbow culture....
www.freeglossary.com /Nomadic   (333 words)

 Wodaabe People
Wodaabe peoples are acutually a subgroup of the larger Fulbe-speaking Fulani.
Fulani are a nomadic people who have been influential in regional politics, economics, and histories throughout western Africa for over a thousand years.
Islam became a religion of importance among Wodaabe peoples during the 16th century when the great prophet El Maghili preached the teachings of Mohammed to the elite of northern Nigeria.
www.uiowa.edu /~africart/toc/people/Wodaabe.html   (469 words)

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