TRAD 101 Notes February 6th 2008

TRAD 101 Notes February 6th 2008 - TRAD 101 Notes February...

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TRAD 101 Notes February 6 th 2008 Ani Yunwiya Cherokee Systems of thought guipe people as they: Observe their surroundings Explain what ehy see, and who they are Organize knowledge of the past Predict the future Cope with circumstances- stay with status quo or change. Cosmos Complex universe characterized by order Theory and Cosmology Theory- objectivity and experimentation; the goal is to control nature. Cosmology- experiencing both the physical and metaphysical universe Both have sotries about how we think the world came to be. Cosmology A coherent theory of existence, organized around categories and principles, in a strictly ordered fashion. A system of values and beliefs about the world that require certain practices. Stories May only be told at certain times/ certain places sometimes as well. Should be told in the heritage language Are multi-layered, complex and never instantly understood. Must be “lived out” to become part of a person’s identity
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