explain all this was a very weird and twisted way of doing so. By doing explaining it this way though Miner got his point across. Miner made America look as if it were a tribe and the ways it went about doing things as a culture. Work Cited Page BodyRitual among the Nacirema by HoraceMiner...
BodyRitual Among Nacirema
Who are the Nacirema?
The Nacirema are a North American group living in the territory between the Canadian Cree, the Yaqui and Tarahumare of Mexico, and the Carib and Arawark of the Antilles. Little is known about their origin but people believe that they came from...
Ritual Among the Nacirema” and “Voodoo in Haiti”, they hold quite different attitudes and views to these exotic cultures.
Broadly speaking, HoraceMiner, the author of “BodyRitual Among the Nacirema”, criticizes Nacirema’s uncivilized culture. In the article, Miner describes how the tribes perform the...
BodyRitual among the NaciremaHoraceMiner
In this piece HoraceMiner writes about an exotic group of people called the Nacirema. These people live in North America between Canadian Cree, the Yaqui, the Tarahumare of Mexico and the Carib and the Arawak of the Antilles. The Nacirema are...
Student: Zhakypbek Yerkinbek
ARM Tutor: William McMutrie
Bodyritual among the Nacirema
A well-known anthropologist HoraceMiner has conducted a research on the community called the Nacirema, which was originated in North America. The main focus of the research was made on...
BodyRitual of the Nacirema:
A Glimpse of American Culture
Regina L. Shands
Prof. Melanie Johnson
September 1, 2012
In Horace Miner’s journal article “BodyRitual of the Nacirema”, he writes of a highly developed culture fascinated with the human body and steeped in rituals...
“BodyRitual Among The Nacirema”
As I started to read “BodyRitual Among The Nacirema” by HoraceMiner I was really confused. You told us that the homework was to write what was the real true meaning of this reading but I had to reread the pages over and over to find the true meaning to the...
Anthropology 100: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Professor: Jeff Tobin
Outline: Week Four
Anthropology as Cultural Critique
What’s covered in this outline:
* HoraceMiner, "BodyRitual Among the Nacirema"
* Emily Martin, "The Egg and the Sperm"
* Margaret Mead...
common everyday things in their life will always be seen as magic ridden, no matter how time passes or how cultures see it.
Works Cited Page
Miner, Horace. “BodyRitual Among the Nacirema.” Annual Editions: Anthropology
2001. 23rd ed. Ed Elvio Angeloni. Sluice Dock. CT: Dushkin/McGraw-Hil,
2000. 171-173. Print.
Learning Activity Culture
1. List two or three components of material culture related to the BodyRitual of the Nacirema.
Beliefs, values, attitudes
2. What are some Nacirema beliefs?
Beliefs are that the human body is ugly and that it is weak and disease ridden...
BODYRITUAL AMONG THE NACIREMAHoraceMiner
From HoraceMiner, "BodyRitual among the Nacirema." Reproduced by permission of the American Anthropological Association from The American Anthropologist, vol. 58 (1956), pp. 503-507...
-Please follow guidelines in syllabus regarding formatting. (2 page minimum)
1.) Who were Miner’s Nacirema? What information does the article give to identify them? What is the purpose of describing them in such a way?
According to Miner’s article, BodyRitual Among the Nacirema...
that is to rid the body of its ugliness and natural tendencies towards debility and disease. (p. 503). The Nacirema people have devoted their lives to deterring these features of themselves through ritual and ceremony. (p. 503). HoraceMiner gives an explicit description of these people’s diverse...
Summary of BodyRitual among the Nacirema
Introduction to Sociology
The NaciremaHoraceMiner depicted this cultural group located in Northwest America "living in the territory between the Canadian Cree, the Yaqui and Tarahumare of Mexico, and the Carib and Arawak of...
In the article, “BodyRitual among the Nacirema,” HoraceMiner details several rituals of titled tribe
that are rooted in a fundamental belief that the human body has a natural tendency is to ineffectiveness
and disease. Some rituals that are described in the article include...
Over 50 years ago, HoraceMiner published a study on the Nacirema Tribe. In the study he talked about their bodyrituals, and revealed to the world every strange ritual these people had. After reading this study, I decided to do one for myself. So I visited the Nacirema tribe. The things I observed...
BodyRitual Among the Nacirema
In this world every human being have some responsibility to follow. Being a mother, a father, a brother ,a teacher ,a student or an employee; everyone have some charactersitic responsibilities. At the same time we are all living in a society, and every society...
BodyRitual among the Nacirema
In the Article, “BodyRitual among the Nacirema” anthropologist HoraceMiner talks about a group of people known as Nacirema, or better yet, Americans. This article was to show how American’s are very ethnocentric. This is when we think our...
are some norms and mores related to the bodyritual?
* Norms- Would be that everyone has a chest/box shine or the mouth-rite that is preformed daily.
*Mores- could be the holy-mouth-men or any of the magic they practice for healing.
Was HoraceMiner ethnocentric or did he practice cultural...
reading the article I began to understand that I have daily mouth rituals and visit a holy mouth man twice a year. Instead of judging a culture you should hone in one what you have in common. Taking a second look at the big picture allows a person to grow and expand.
Works Cited Miner, H. (Jun., 1956). BodyRitual among the Nacirema. American Anthropologist, New Series,Vol. 58, No. 3., pp. 503-507....