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by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Cave Paintings
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Week 1 – Cave Paintings

Thank you all for participating in this puzzle task! :) The solution to the puzzle, if you are curious, is this one: https://s26.postimg.cc/3vrol6dp5/History_of_the_Word_-_week_1_-_Jigsaw_solution_6.8.2018.jpg Have a wonderful week everyone!! And don't forget to particpate in Tasks for Week 2! :D
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

Re: Week 1 – Early Storytelling

Submission by Zach Jameson: Storytelling through oral, or spoken, tradition dates to different points in history. The when part depends on the culture. These traditions use song, chants, and epic poetry to tell stories that been handed down for generations. Some of the oral stories eventually would ...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

Re: Week 1 – Early Storytelling

Submission by Will Lestrange: There are many different moments that can be seen as the "birth" of cave painting. Surprisingly, the first cave painting that actually depicted a human being does not date to Europe at all but rather to an island south of the equator in an archipelago which is...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

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Submission by Vanessa Tilley: Storytelling has always played a valuable part in societies from ancient times to modern times. The society I chose to focus on is the Sumerian people. In Sumer, one role storytelling played was to provide entertainment after dinner. Every evening, the family would gath...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

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Submission by Silas Hipolito Crist: Cave paintings were used for decorative purposes, for different forms of comunication and for religious and ritual purpose. People used them to store memories (for example happy hunt), to keep attention of something dangerous or special (paintings of interesting a...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

Re: Week 1 – Early Storytelling

Submission by Prof. Gustavo Flores: For my research task I decided to share a very important story for us, Mexicans, because it is part of our identity as a culture. It is the story of the eagle and the cactus. It is an Aztec legend that dates back to the 12th and 13th century. Little is known about...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

Re: Week 1 – Early Storytelling

Submission by Polaris Black: The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. They were excellent navigators and thought to have journeyed in waves by canoe to New Zealand some time between 1250 and 1300 CE. Once on New Zealand, the Māori were very isolated for several centuries and de...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

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Submission by Kendra Givens: When considering ancient cultures, the Maya are the only people to have a complete writing system and were able to communicate exactly what was spoken with their writing. The oldest discovery of Maya writing was discovered in Guatemala around 300 B.C. Maya writing can be...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

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Submission by Janie Peterson: The American Indians of Arkansas I decided to begin by researching the Paleolithic Period to find a bit of backstory. According to Khan Academy, humans in the Paleolithic Period painted cave paintings in order to communicate with other humans who practiced different cul...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

Re: Week 1 – Early Storytelling

Submission by Ingvild Ogden: Norwegian folktales Norwegian culture, predictably, always fascinates me as I am Norwegian. I love hearing stories and reading about my country’s history. One of these fascinations come from a pair of men who lived in the 1800s. Their names were Asbjørnsen and Moe. In 18...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

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Submission by Gail Allen: Finland In Finland there exists an epic poem consisting of 22795 verses which are divided into 50 songs, called the Kalevala. The Kalevala was compiled in the 19th century by a man called Elias Lönnrot. In Finland there had long been an oral tradition and up until the 18th ...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Early Storytelling
Replies: 12
Views: 172

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Submission by Arianna Stonewater: I am originally from Colorado. In elementary school, we learned a lot about the tribes who settles across the state, especially the Utes and the Algonquians (Cheyenne and Arapahos). We learned that as Europeans invaded and introduced things like horses their arts ch...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture
Replies: 12
Views: 198

Re: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture

Submission by Zach Jameson: Mother looked down onto the Earth. It was bare, dark, and cold. There was nothing but emptiness. Mother shed a single tear with how sad the Earth looked. The tear dropped and splashed upon the Earth. Soon, the oceans formed, and creatures began to swim around. Mother watc...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture
Replies: 12
Views: 198

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Submission by Will Lestrange: Ogg was completely oblivious to the way that people in the future would view him and his tribe. And even if he knew that they would group his tribe among the others around the time under the label "Neanderthal", it would mean absolutely nothing to him. Sure, t...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture
Replies: 12
Views: 198

Re: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture

Submission by Vanessa Tilley: The ancient wizarding civilization that my family line can be traced back to are the Cheshirians They were a proud though a little bit odd people. There are so many wonderful stories about my people but one that is taught at wizards and witches at a very young age is ab...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture
Replies: 12
Views: 198

Re: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture

Submission by Silas Hipolito Crist: "Wizarding history is not much more different than history of ordinary human (muggles). In most cases wizards and muggles were living together in society, magic was not so good established and usually very weak. Rare wizards were able to do something magical,...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture
Replies: 12
Views: 198

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Submission by Shiloh Adlar: A long time ago in the ancient days of the wizarding world, wands still existed. Wands have been an important tool for wizards and witches for as long as one can remember. In the old caves where our kind once resided, there are paintings on the walls inscribed with magic,...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture
Replies: 12
Views: 198

Re: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture

Submission by Prof. Gustavo Flores: My ancient wizarding culture is located in Africa, where the Streeler is native from. This wizarding culture was known as the “colorful” ones by the other cultures because whenever they entered war with another tribe, they wore ancient robes on different colors. F...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture
Replies: 12
Views: 198

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Submission by Polaris Black: The Caipora is a creature with origins in Brazilian mythology, legend and folklore, created by Indians who spoke Tupi. Caipora’s job is to control the sun and guard the forests and animals. He is very powerful and very strong and his feet are turned backwards so that whe...
by Prof. Gustavo Flores
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture
Replies: 12
Views: 198

Re: Week 1 – Wizarding Culture

Submission by Kendra Givens: In one particular wizarding culture, people were fairly spread out, but also mobile. They traveled many of the same paths and used the same locations for resources they might need. Being that some people rarely got to see or communicate with each other directly, they wou...

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