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  Connecticut College China Yunnan/Mekong Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
She and her teacher, Shi Wanheng, received the golden award at China Central Television’s first Western Folk Song Competition held in Beijing in January 2004; she and her brother, Li Huai Fu, were honored with first prizes in the second China Western Folk Song Competition held in Shaanxi in August 2004.
She was a student at the Yunnan Ethnic Culture Preservation Institute, where she absorbed the “Four Great Melodies” of the Sandao Hong, the Tobacco Box Dance and the rhythms and dances of the four-string Moon Guitar.
She is known for her expressive, beautifully natural approach to singing Naxi traditional folk songs and ancient poems as well as for her skill on the Chinese guzheng (zither).
www.conncoll.edu /events/yunnan/artist.html   (2357 words)

  
 She Ethnic Minority - China Style
The She ethnic group, with a population of about 634,700, mainly lives in Fujian and Zhejiang provinces, and some are scattered throughout Jiangxi, Guangdong and Anhui provinces.
She people mostly engage in agriculture, and rice, sweet potatoes, wheat, rape, beans and tobacco are their main products.
The She ethnic group believes in ghosts and gods, and worships their ancestors.
library.thinkquest.org /05aug/01780/chinese-ethnic-group/she.htm   (338 words)

  
 Travel CRIENGLISH
She has, therefore, become a symbol of beauty and wisdom, as well as a model for Uygur women to follow.
She feels fortunate to be a cadre from an ethnic group.
She said, "The country's preferential policies toward cultivating and selecting cadres from ethnic groups have provided us many opportunities." Working on women's affairs for so many years, she has witnessed improvements of Uygur women's social status.
english.cri.cn /2245/2005-7-14/99@257562.htm   (732 words)

  
 The UCLA Hapa Club
Common practice is for the public, and often the individual as well, to choose one ethnic group with which to identify, or one is chosen for them as in the case of Tiger Woods.
Furthermore she found that clubs or classes dedicated to multiracial issues were legitimizing activities that helped to define such a community.
However, Shin is sincere when she says that, "seriously, EVERYONE is welcome," and makes it a point that she does not really view the Hapa Club as an ethnic group on campus, but rather a place where anyone (no matter what their background) can learn about and discuss Hapa issues.
www.studentgroups.ucla.edu /hapa/paper.html   (2415 words)

  
 Muzafer Sherif: The Problem of Inconsistency in Intergroup Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
But they were also members of a neighborhood group, a church, ethnic group, and--as they are reminded in so many ways, directly or indirectlyof-- a "race" which they have learned stands at definite distances in relation to other "races" and groups.
She is the embodiment of the finishing school girl, the debutante, the movie star, so omnipresent in every conceivable means of mass communication as the significant, successful, desirable person.
Our idea of what we are, what other groups are, what is desirable for a person to be, what is a desirable position to occupy, who are desirable persons to associate with, who are the persons who should be put at a distance, are derived in their major outlines from our reference groups.
spartan.ac.brocku.ca /~lward/Sherif/Sherif_1949.html   (2985 words)

  
 Chinese Ethnic Group - China Style
There are 55 minority ethnic groups in addition to the Han who represent 92% of the population.
Although minority ethnic groups account for about 7% of the population, they are distributed over some 50% of Chinese territory, mostly in the border regions.
Self-government in ethnic group autonomous areas is affected through the local people's congress and people's government at the particular level.
library.thinkquest.org /05aug/01780/chinese-ethnic-group/index.htm   (936 words)

  
 Amigos - Ethnic Identity
Ethnic identification is defined as a real awareness of self within a specific group, which is followed by a great sense of respect and pride, and it constitutes a base for the development of a healthy self-concept.
However, it is important to say that the stereotypes that large society places on ethnic groups can be a great contribution to the adolescents' sense of pride or shame about their own ethnicity, and can be a great source for adolescents' ethnic identity conflicts (Maldonado,1975).
The individual's self-identity and ethnic identity have been demonstrated in the literature to be highly influential on one's behavior and thus to be directly related to the personality and state of mental health.
edweb.sdsu.edu /people/CGuanipa/ethnic.htm   (1854 words)

  
 Ethnicity and Group Rights
She concludes that a new conceptualization of the meaning and function of political representation is needed.
She argues that former President-For-Life Banda's strategy for nation building (which privileged the Chewa tribe and their territory over all others) ultimately backfired and led instead to an intensification of ethnic conflict and division which spilled over in the 1994 presidential election.
She assesses the implications for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered minority communities.
www.unt.edu /lpbr/subpages/newrevs/shapkyml.htm   (1181 words)

  
 Changed Lives - "Who is Jesus?"
She is one of the first class of Bible League-trained church planters that can speak her ethnic language.
She will return to the region of her birth to establish a church so that children there won't have to wait for years to learn about Jesus.
She had never before heard of this Jesus and she thought the movie to be just a story like others she had seen.
www.bible-league.org /blcorp/changedlives/article.asp?id=68   (327 words)

  
 People's Daily Online Fifty-six Ethnic Groups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As the majority of the population is of the Han ethnic group (accounting for 91.6 percent of the national total population), China's other 55 ethnic groups are customarily referred to as the national minorities.
There are 17 ethnic groups with a population of between 100,000 and one million, including She, Lisu, Gelo, Lahu, Dongxiang, Va, Shui, Naxi, Qiang, Tu, Xibe, Mulam, Kirgiz, Daur, Jingpo, Salar and Maonan.
And 20 ethnic groups have a population of between 10,000 and 100,000: Blang, Tajik, Pumi, Achang, Nu, Ewenki, Jing, Jino, Deang, Ozbek, Russian, Yugur, Bonan, Moinba, Oroqen, Drung, Tatar, Hezhen, Gaoshan (excluding the population of the Gaoshan ethnic group in Taiwan) and Lhoba.
english.people.com.cn /data/China_in_brief/Population_Ethnic_Groups/Fifty_six_Ethnic_Groups.html   (281 words)

  
 Culture Channel
She has won the reputation as the Spirit of Dance for her charming performances, such as The Soul of the Peacock, Two Trees, and Moonlight.
She gives life to those creatures in her dances with her emotional and expressive body language, and communicates with them.
When she does speak, she mostly speaks to herself, and what she says is usually about dance.
english.cri.cn /636/2003-9-28/61@47051.htm   (376 words)

  
 Oasis of Sanity: us & them
In thinking about the ethnic slurs I heard today, it occurred to me that the world view of the woman who uttered them is the polar opposite of my own.
It's always the same kind of specious argument from her about why she could or could not do something, because of the customs of some other ethnic group.
She couldn't name her son Joseph, for example, because it always made her think of all the Italian (of course she didn't say Italian) Joeys she knew growing up.
www.farscapeweekly.com /weblog/2005/02/us-them   (512 words)

  
 SST in the C√ąte d'Ivoire
She enjoys teasing the children and has nicknames for them all.
Janine notes that her host "mother" is only two years older than she is but nonetheless seems to be more mature in her role as mother of the family.
The family will be moving soon to get back to people of their own ethnic group with whom they are more comfortable.
www.goshen.edu /sst/ci/ci16.html   (171 words)

  
 China Ethnic Minority: Salar People
With a population of 709,592, the She people live primarily in the mountainous areas of Fujian and Zhejiang Provinces, and to a lesser extent in Jiangxi, Guangdong, and Anhui.
The She language belongs to the Miao-Yao group of the Sino-Tibetan phylum and is similar to the Hakka language, one of the seven dialects in China.
Women of She ethnic minority are quite adept at embroidery and weaving.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/nationality/she/index.htm   (482 words)

  
 Adoption
Although she didn't know the names of her birth parents or the details of her adoption, she'd never really been concerned about them.
She realized that, although she knew a lot of things about her adoptive family, she knew nothing about the people whose genes she shared.
It's natural for any adopted person - whether he or she is a young child or a full-grown adult - to have complex feelings about being adopted.
kidshealth.org /PageManager.jsp?dn=KidsHealth&lic=1&ps=207&cat_id=20127&article_set=21032   (922 words)

  
 Conservatives Decry Terror Laws' Impact on Refugees - washingtonpost.com
She was jailed for two years after arriving in the United States in 2004, and her asylum request was rejected by an immigration judge.
A Colombian nurse living in California who declined to give her name said she was abducted by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) outside Bogota and forced to treat one of their soldiers.
She fled Colombia with her daughter in 2000 after her life was threatened in a note to her family.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/07/AR2007010701144_pf.html   (1204 words)

  
 Lisa Black: Helping all Students Reach Their Potential
Her initial charge is to work collaboratively with the other leadership and the District to ensure that race and equity is embedded in the decisions that are made with regard to children's lives and their education.
While Black works with community agencies to nurture positive community relationships and partnerships, a big part of what she does is make sure that there is professional development for the staff so they can build positive relationships with students, in particular, students of color.
She also spent a lot of time in Washington, D.C., because both of her parents are from there.
www.madtimes.com /lisa-black.htm   (872 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - ATHLETES
She did not realize that she was an unusually fast runner until she was 16 years old.
She waited for Meyer at the finish line, and then Tulu, the first fl African woman to earn an Olympic medal, and Meyer, a white South African, set off hand in hand for a victory lap that symbolized hope for a new Africa.
Regaining her form of eight years earlier, she took the lead at the bell signaling the final lap and sprinted ahead to a clear victory over teammate Gete Wami.
www.olympic.org /uk/athletes/heroes/bio_uk.asp?PAR_I_ID=66191   (242 words)

  
 UN: Burmese Refugees at Risk in Bangladesh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
She says these people are living on the tidal river flats of the Teknaf River, which forms the border with Burma, which is also known as Myanmar.
She says the refugees arrived after more than one-quarter million other Rohingyas fled across the border to Bangladesh in the early 1990s.
She says the international community opposes this and wants to move them to the two nearby camps where they could be safe and could receive humanitarian assistance.
www.voanews.com /english/2005-07-20-voa59.cfm   (457 words)

  
 Nationalities of China - Chinese ethnics - China
Although most of the nationalities can be seen as ethnic groups, the correspondence is not one to one.
Conversely, Hakka are often thought of as an ethnic group, but they generally considered a member of the Han nationality.
With some groups, such as the Tibetan peopleTibetans and the Uyghurs there is a great deal of resentment against the majority.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Nationalities_of_China   (550 words)

  
 Samford University SGA
An ethnic group must represent at least 10 percent of the minority population at Samford University to be considered separately from the "other" category.
In the event that the number of applicants for a specific ethnic group is smaller than the allotted members, the Ethnic and Cultural Enrichment Advocate may appoint persons from the said ethnic group to fill the vacancy.
The Director of the Office of Ethnic and Cultural Enrichment shall be referred to as the Ethnic and Cultural Enrichment Advocate.
www.samford.edu /groups/sga/code/II.html   (1524 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Living: Ethnic plastic surgery grows popular as attitudes change
From 2000 to 2005, there was a 65 percent increase in so-called ethnic plastic surgery, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
She worries that others would think she's vain and unable to accept herself.
She got rid of the tummy bulge that persisted despite dieting and exercise.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/living/2003143686_ethnicps24.html   (1128 words)

  
 Winter/Spring 2001- Shell-Duncan's research on female circumcision
She was studying vitamin deficiencies among the Rendille, an ethnic group in northern Kenya, when the subject of female circumcision first came up.
She and a research assistant spent a summer scouring all published studies on the topic.
Although she now had a better understanding of the cultural reasons for circumcision, Shell-Duncan was still puzzled by the lack of antibiotics for the procedure—particularly since the government provides antibiotics, anesthesia, and medical personnel to perform male circumcisions in the same community.
www.artsci.washington.edu /newsletter/WinterSpring01/ShellDuncan.htm   (748 words)

  
 Amherst College News Release:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
She also will receive a Five College certificate in international relations in May. In China next year at Xinjiang University, she plans to explore the cultural dynamic of the Uighur people, a mainly Islamic Turkic ethnic group.
She also has worked in the college archives, the library archives, the dining hall and as a tutor.
She sang with the Amherst Women’s Chorus and the Sabrinas, an a capella singing group.
www.amherst.edu /~pubaff/news/news_releases/05/2006_05laudone.html   (284 words)

  
 She - OneLook Dictionary Search
SHE : Three Letter Words with definitions [home, info]
She : Drug Related Street Terms/Slang Words [home, info]
Phrases that include She: lao she, she devils, she wolf, he said she said, murder she wrote, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=She   (303 words)

  
 Ruoma de shi qi sui (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
And she always amazes me with her way of thinking because we would never expect a person to be so sincere.
Ruoma on the other hand is longing for the experience she did not have before such as experience in the elevator in the skyscrapers.
She is still pure and uncontaminated, but what she has experience definitely is good to her.
us.imdb.com /title/tt0398388   (542 words)

  
 The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia Today
She said that none of the regimes succeeding Soeharto's, who resigned following widespread riots, had investigated the killings of thousands of people.
She said there had also been changes in the ways in which people vented their anger.
The forum she heads is not only active in reminding the people of the May tragedy; it also organizes community activities.
www.thejakartapost.com /yesterdaydetail.asp?fileid=20060523.D02   (425 words)

  
 88.02.04: Ethnic Humor
It is clear ethnic groups may also function as minority groupings, particularly in political struggles, but the key to the curriculum’s objective is the ethnic expression as it is found in humor.
By emphasizing the variety of ethnic feelings, as it is found in humor, I can demonstrate the necessity and advantages of developing an openness to others, for I totally agree that “the notion of a wholly closed form of ethnic belonging—entirely inward-turning and wholly resistant to others—...
Ethnic groups were thus presented with the problems of accepting the stereotypes, which found its way in self-deprecatory humor; and in combating it by printing its own material.
www.yale.edu /ynhti/curriculum/units/1988/2/88.02.04.x.html   (5811 words)

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