Clothing can be divided into many kinds. In Kerala of southwest India lives an indigenous people, called the Nayar. They are known for having a highly complex and intriguing culture. The Nayar are a warrior caste who follow matrilineal dissention and are said to practice polygyny. (Nowak & Laird, 2010) Their villages are primarily sustained thru agriculture and display little significant difference between wealthy and poor families socially or economically. This society is unparalleled in many cultural aspects by any other culture even within India. Their traditions, beliefs and customs have been the subject of much debate and fascination among scholars and authorities for generations. As was the dress of the day in America of the time, so were my ancestors on the wall dressed in garb that made one pause: Who are these folks?-What were they and why did they have such fine clothes? I am not from a … Read the rest

These days, skin care experts and dermatologists alike promote the benefits of natural skin care. It is therefore bogus to claim that the Africans of South Africa arrived in South Africa at the time when the Dutch Settlers landed in the Cape, for a trading station and gathering of Fresh food for their trip around the bottom of South Africa, hugging the East coast all the way to India and China, for spices, cloth and other goods. “In East Africa, the pastoralist expansion was lined to the diffusion of breed of humped zebu cattle. These breeds were known to in Christian Nubia but on the White Niles region and the Horn of Africa they are to be found only after 1200 AD. The condition in which African South African find themselves in a state of both historical and cultural amnesia is because of the affects and effects of Settler wars, … Read the rest