Since the foundation of anthropology as an academic discipline, a major dimension of cultural anthropology has been to explore and compare the diversity of human groups. For this assignment, select a modern day linguistic and cultural group (other than the Dobe Ju/Hoansi) whose worldviews and cultural practices are substantially different from those in the United States (for example, the Tuareg, the Kalash, the Hmong, the Yoruba, the Quechua, the Inuit, etc.). Using at least two major themes developed in the course (economic systems, kinship and family, political organizations, etc.), explain predominant values and norms associated with this culture, contrast these with similar practices in the United States, and explain how both are increasingly affected by global processes.

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