Based on symbols

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Culture is… “that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society.” Sir Edward Tylor, 1871
Characteristics of culture:
Shared
Learned
Based on symbols
Integrated/Patterned
Dynamic
From the video clip, “500 Nations VIII, Attack on a Culture”, identify and label at least five examples of Indian culture that the “white man” tried to remove and connect these examples to a characteristic of culture. Discuss how these examples relate to EACH characteristic of culture listed above and identify the characteristic for each example. Then discuss how these tactics would effectively destroy the culture.
Video: 500 Nations VIII: Attack on Culture
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