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Tug at Heart, Shape My Identity

Dear reader, I really like my mornings.

When the outside is blanketed in snow, when I am still groggy from sleep, when the world seems to be at peace. 311 more words

The Namesake: Cultural Identity

What makes up one’s cultural identity? Google says it’s “the identity or feeling of belonging to, as part of the self-conception and self-perception to nationality, ethnicity, religion, social class, generation, locality and any kind of social group that have its own distinct culture.” In  429 more words

American Culture


Thanksgiving is “trending” right now among American Indian people. (Remember, I personally don’t like to use Native American. That just means that anyone A.N.Y.one born in the United States, in America, can be called a Native American.) 781 more words

Te Reinga...the leaping place of spirits


In Austria, where I live, nature prepares for its winterly rest, a short death before spring renews life.

It’s the season when in many cultures people remember their ancestors, contemplate the finiteness of life. 315 more words


The expat mystery of Pakjesavond.

Once upon a time two little girls arrived in the Netherlands. They were from England and had moved to the Netherlands with their parents. The oldest girl had blond hair and blue eyes and was called Freya. 1,300 more words


Through the Looking Glass

When I was 16, I was selected to go to South Korea as one of ten student ambassadors for my city. Though I am Vietnamese, I was more than eager to learn about other cultures. 1,325 more words



Friday, Nov. 14th, 2014, at 7:30 a.m.,
as this forum features a discussion on cultural identity and complexion conflict in African American culture. 251 more words