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  1. Oct 2016
    1. Puerto Ricans owned most of the bodegas in the city. Today Dominicans do.


    2. wenty years ago, her mother started cooking a Dominican stew called sancocho for neighborhood customers.

      bring domincan lifestyle into nyc. combine two worlds

    3. And back home, everyone has an image of easy money to be made in New York. You want to go back with money. Otherwise your community thinks you're a loser

      double lifestyle

    4. e defined as drug dealers in the popular imagination.


    5. The Dominicans, redefining the nature of "Hispanic" in a city where the word has long been synonymous with "Puerto Rican,"
    6. Everyone is depending on me

      money runs his life so stay stable

    7. $1,000 to $3,200 a month cleaning offices and factories

      $250-800 a week in new life

    8. $10 a week as a cook

      old life

    9. I'm going to save money, buy a house back home, and go back and start a business.'

      their plan

    10. bureaucracy

      a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives

    11. All immigrants live suspended between two worlds, the old country and the new. The Dominicans just do so more than most. They may complain incessantly about how bad things are at home -- the incompetent bureaucracy, the daily blackouts, the steep price of everything from plantains to sugar, but they talk just as much of returning. Home is a three-hour flight and a $489 round-trip ticket away.

      two worlds nyc life and d.r. life

    12. "They have two lives, one back home and one here. It adds up to almost no life.

      two lives

    13. dependent on money from New York


    14. remittances

      a sum of money sent, especially by mail, in payment for goods or services or as a gift

    15. Their lives are still defined by money: earning it, saving it, and sending it back to their families.


    16. the largest group of recent immigrants


    17. 400,000 strong


    18. As the commuters from New Jersey begin to flow across the bridge to their jobs in midtown Manhattan, Mr. Gomez and hundreds of other Dominican immigrants are heading the other way, in an alternative rush hour imported from the streets of Santo Domingo.

      american job v dominican

    1. are parents seeking a quality education for their children and the real-life costs of English-only education

      parents wanting better education because of the developing system of teaching

    2. We are trying to go forward

      improve learning

    3. Federal legislation now working its way through Congress would provide $5 million in grants annually for five years to tribes, tribal organizations, public schools, and other entities to establish Native-language immersion classes from preschool through college—a much-needed infusion of funds to educate Native learners. “

      working hard to improve from a higher level

    4. This means that teachers spend a lot of time adapting and creating their own materials

      they teach their 2nd lang

    5. Often the teachers in these programs are second-language learners themselves

      even adults teaching english isn't 1st lang. so they are learning as they teach

    6. bring languages into our schools—our Native languages and many more; it spreads our language around

      its true they need to preserve the languages so more ppl learn it and so it won't die

    7. evamping how they serve language learners

      trying to get better

    8. allowing it to offer dual-language instruction

      offering more instruction=more children to learn

    9. According to the state Department of Education, some 50,000 California children are receiving dual instruction in English and another language, including Armenian, German, Mandarin, French, and Korean.

      this shows the improvements being made

    10. higher math and reading score

      improvement in system. outcome of bilingual work

    11. dual-language programs

      making a change

    12. Now almost 17 years later, while the political tensions remain, a reversal is underway,

      Why after so long has nothing changed? Why don't people figure something out sooner

  2. Sep 2016
  3. online.salempress.com.lacademy.idm.oclc.org online.salempress.com.lacademy.idm.oclc.org
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    2. Colombian arts were heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church

      RC influenced art

    3. Colombians celebrate the quinceañera, which is typically a young woman's 15th birthday


    4. Lechona is also another Tolima specialty

      food in colombia

    5. urbanization
    6. music and dancing is a very popular part of Colombian custom, and it is common for men and women to dance salsa, meringue or vallenato as a way of socializing and friendship.

      people are welcoming and passionate. this is shown through the dance and music

    7. “¿Que tal?”

      first page of project

    8. “Ciao.”

      last page of project

    9. The secret to the country's impressive biodiversity is its wide range of habitats. Few countries can match Colombia's diversity with its mountains, lowlands, seas, lakes, deserts, and swamps.

      large range of habitats= diverse

    10. f birds, with 1,754

      many types of birds

    11. widespread logging activity


    12. Bogotá is in the middle of Colombia

      city location

    13. Cordillera Orienta

      high population

    14. June and July are the city's wettest months


    15. While most of the country is in the Northern Hemisphere, the southern region stretches into the Southern Hemisphere,

      both hemishires

    16. wet and tropical


    17. 90 percent of Colombians are Roman Catholic, while Protestants, Jews, and practitioners of native religions account for the remaining 10 percent.

      religion RC

    18. Spanish

      language spoken

    19. Mestizos

      middle class, american/european decent

    20. republic


    1. ethnic attrition occurs among the offspring of parents or grandparents married to non-Mexicans, usually non-Hispanic whites

      ethnicity at a higher level

    2. ” A study published last year in the Journal of Labor Economics found that the parents of more than a quarter of third-generation children with Mexican ancestry do not identify their children as Latino on census forms.

      ethnicity vs race

    3. “Race to me gets very confusing because we have so many people from so many races that make up our genealogical tree

      wide variety of race

    4. Erica Lubliner, who has fair skin and green eyes — legacies of her Jewish father and her Mexican mother — said she was so “conflicted” about the race question on the census form that she left it blank

      judged on looks and and ethnicity and RACE

    5. tend to identify themselves more by their ethnicity, meaning a shared set of cultural traits, like language or customs

      refer to background of their culture as a everyday thing

    1. We need a theory of meaning and a spe-cific methodology designed for the investigation of it
    2. The concept of culture as acquired knowledge has much in common with sym-bolic interactionism, a theory that seeks to explain human behavior in terms of mean-ings.

      human behavior theory aspect

    3. Without realizing that our tacit culture is operating, we be-gin to feel uneasy when someone from another culture stands too close, breathes on us when talking, touches us, or when we find furniture arranged in the center of the room rather than around the edges

      complicated communication and observing others

    4. Explicit culture makes up part of what we know, a level of knowledge people can communicate about with relative ease.

      easy communication

    5. The ethnographer sees artifacts and natu-ral objects but goes beyond them to discover what meanings people assign to these objects.

      the true work of ethnographer

    6. Members of two different groups ob-served the same event, but their interpretations were drastically different.

      many actions symbolize different meanings

    7. culture as the acquired knowledge people use to interpret experience and generate behavior

      culture isn't an observance. Culture is found by putting yourself in others shoes to understand their life

    8. cultural knowledge

      what people know ex knowing how to read

    9. cultural artifacts, the things people shape or make from natural resources

      what people make make and use

    10. common form of cultural behavior: reading

      what people do

    11. When ethnographers study other cultures, they must deal with three fundamental aspects of human experience: what people do, what people know, and the things peo-ple make and use

      three types of ways to study culture

    12. learn the meanings of all these things

      learn others culture from their stand point

    13. The naive realist assumes that love, snow, marriage, worship, animals, death, food, and hundreds of other things have essen-tially the same meaning to all human beings

      Set aside belief in native realism to understand essential meaning. Be in others shoes to understand perspective.

    14. Discovering the insider’s view is a different spe-cies of knowledge from one that rests mainly on the outsider’s view, even when the outsider is a trained social scientist

      have an inside view rather than watch from the outside

    15. discover how these mountain people identified relatives and friends

      tried to discover and learn from the people form the culture

    16. Rather than studying people, ethnography means learning from people

      involves making inferences and knowing back round knowledge

    17. understand another way of life from the native point of view.

      the work of ethnographic fieldwork is to understand and observe new cultures