Essays about: "Indigenous"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 382 essays containing the word Indigenous.

  1. 1. Texts and Paratexts in a Colonial Context. Krupabai Satthianadhan's English Novels 'Saguna' and 'Kamala'

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Karin Edgardh; [2020-01-15]
    Keywords : India; Krupabai Satthianadhan; Saguna; Kamala; Gérard Genette; Autobiography; Conversion; Colonial literature;

    Abstract : The anglophone Indian author Krupabai Satthianadhan (1862-1894) was a second-generation Christian convert and a member of the Christian Tamil family in colonial Madras. Knowledge of English was still a high-caste male privilege when Satthianadhan published reformist articles on female education. Her two novels, the autobiographical Saguna. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Narrative Critique of The Saami Bear Myth

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Per-Gunnar Lidström; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : the Saami bear myth; narrative criticism; bear; bear myths; Saami indigenous religion; Perh Fjellström; Sigrid Drake; Johan Olafsson Turi; Harald Grundström; Jonas Andersson Nensén; Seymour Chatman; Mark Allan Powell;

    Abstract : The Saami bear myth has in the research been closely tied to the bear hunting ritual. When the ritual has been discussed the myth has been narrated and after that the researcher has continued with thebear hunt. There has not yet been a thorough analysis of these bear myths. In this thesis five Saami bear myths are analysed with narrative criticism. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Price of Protecting Forests : Assessing REDD+ Performance in Collaborative Governance in Vietnam

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Molly Grönlund Müller; [2019]
    Keywords : forests; collaborative governance; Vietnam; REDD ; Payment for Ecosystem Services; local communities; payment mechanisms; climate change;

    Abstract : The UNFCCC initiated mechanism Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is an important policy instrument for combating climate change, using payments to create economic incentives for developing countries to preserve their forests. However, there is a need for closer scrutiny of whether the mechanism is able to generate its intended outputs and outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Registered nurses' experiences of working with indigenous patients in remote areas in Amazonas, Peru : a qualitative interview study at health clinics in Loreto region

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola; Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Linnea Berglund; Siri Fjellman; [2019]
    Keywords : Registered nurses’ experiences; Indigenous patients; Intercultural health; Remote areas; Limited access;

    Abstract : Background In remote areas of the Peruvian Amazon there is a high burden of communicable diseases, limited access to health care and a low distribution of registered nurses. Registered nurses are working with indigenous patients in the area, where traditional medicine and practice is common. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Change of an Indigenous Community: A case study of the community-based cooperative "Millennial Women" in Oaxaca, Mexico

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Louise Gripenberg; [2019]
    Keywords : community-based cooperative; indigenous identity; subsistence; social relations; solidarity economy; pulque production; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Mexico has a large share of indigenous people that are living in disproportionally high poverty levels. As a result, rural communities are facing deprivation of indigenous peoples in search of work in urban areas. READ MORE