anthropology 121 field project

1. Introduction- Identify and describe the cultural performance: setting, participants, performance, etc. It should be no details/brief and from 1/2-1 page.

2. Analysis- How does this qualify as a ritual? What are the symbols? Is there a mythological basis? Who are the “specialists” There should be 3-5 symbols used. Some examples for the ritual are therapy or periodic. Specialists who perform the ritual can be formal or informal.

3. Conclusion- How would this be considered “religious” and superstitious? Why? Use key terms: ethnocentrism/ cultural relativism, emic/ etic, context. No more than two examples of emic and cultural relativism and how would it be superstitious- etic.

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