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60 Free Essays on Indian Festivals

  1. The Pearl of the Indian Ocean: Sri Lanka

    "AYUBOWAN" May you have the gift of long life! It is with this traditional greeting, that everyone is welcomed to Sri Lanka, the paradise island. For a small island Sri Lanka has many nicknames; Serendip, Ceylon, Tear drop of India, Resplendent Isle, Island of Dhamma, Pearl of the Indian Ocean. This

  2. Indian Dances

    Indian dances India shows a variety of dances which can be seen in various parts of the country. These dances are performed differently and are an important aspect in Indian dance because they bring the past in the present by telling us about ancient Indian history. Besides entertainment these dan

  3. The American Indian

    Introduction: It was from the time of the Stone Age and until the meeting with Europeans, the original settlers in North America lived mainly as hunters and gatherers. During the earliest times, i.e. the Stone Age, the North American settlers had the same culture as did other people living in the n

  4. Indian Religion

    Thailand: Land of Buddhism When searching a topic to write for this term paper, I was studying about Geography of Religions. Really interest with this subject, I tried to find a country, which has an attractive religion, to write about. And it is Thailand with its national religion, Buddhism. My h

  5. Indian Retail

    Tarannum M Sarwar October 11, 2006 1. An Overview of the Retail sector: The Indian retail sector is highly fragmented with 97% of its business being run by the unorganized retailers like the traditional family run stores and corner stores. The organized retail however is at a very nascent stage t

  6. Indian Railway-a Case Study

    Indian Railways Case Study: (Laloo's Role, Privatization and Other Issues) Profitability: IR has a HUGE cost structure that could be trimmed. IR, in addition to the infrastructure if provides the employees, actually has almost a parallel economy running! They even have a complete phone network

  7. The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War The French and Indian War was fought on July 9, 1755. This battle took place at Fort Duquesne, in western Pennsylvania, which was one of the many French forts in the Ohio Valley. The fight was between the English army, which was led by General Edward Braddock and the Fre

  8. Indian Suffrage

    Indian Suffrage Before the English arrived in the New world and began creating colonies, the American Indians lived in harmony and peace with natures. The American Indians were skilled hunters, farmers and used everything in their environment for survival or for essential necessities. They shar

  9. American Indian Wars

    American Indian Wars There is perhaps a tendency to view the record of the military in terms of conflict, that may be why the U.S. Army's operational experience in the quarter century following the Civil War became known as the Indian wars. Previous struggles with the Indian, dating

  10. Indian Persecutions

    By: What E-mail: What@what.com The text we have studied relates to the integration problem between the white and Indian population of United States : Indians are called Native-Americans because they have lived there for centuries. White Europeans arrived in the 17th century on their land duri

  11. Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal (Zinn Chapter 7) Once the white men decided that they wanted lands belonging to the Native Americans (Indians), the United States Government did everything in its power to help the white men acquire Indian land. The US Government did everything from turning a blind eye

  12. The Spanish Influence

    • The Spanish influence is seen in the names of many places and foods - pelau, sancoche, pastelle, sapodilla, parang. Trinidad and Tobago is a republican country located in West Indies sharing the border with the northeastern coastal region of Venezuela. Before, 1962, Trinidad and Tobago was unde

  13. Significance of Ritual in North American Indian Religion

    Significance of Ritual in North American Indian Religion Submitted by: Dan Xxxxxxxx, November 12, 1996 Submitted to: Dr. John X. Xxxxxxx RELST 110.6.01 When scholars study religion, the tendency exists to focus on the mythological aspects of the religion in an attempt to understand the major un

  14. American Indian Movement

    American Indian Movement The American Indian Movement has significantly improved over the past 30 years. American Indians have been on the move for almost 500 years. The movement has transformed policy making into programs and organizations that have served Indian people in many communities.

  15. Indian Freedom Fighter

    Vinayak Damodar Savarkar    Vinayak Damodar Savarkar Vināyak Dāmodar Sāvarkar (Marathi: विनायक दामोदर सावरकर) (May 28, 1883 – February 26, 1966) was an Indian politician and an Indian Independence Movement activist, who is credited with developing the

  16. An Indian Woman in Guatemala: Without a Trace of Bitterness in Her Voi

    An Indian Woman In Guatemala: Without A Trace Of Bitterness In Her Voice Stacye Rothbard Transcultural perspectives November 11, 1996 Guatemala is the land of Eternal Springs and the home of the richly cultured and historic Mayan people. It it also the country of Rigobert

  17. The Indian Awakening in Latin America

    The Indian Awakening in Latin America This book describes difficulties of the Indians who inhabit the following countries: Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Panama, and Brazil. This book is a compilation of the various struggles of indians living in these countries of Latin America.

  18. The Indian Market

    he Indian equities market for the third consecutive day continued its downslide tracking weak Asian markets. Banking, capital goods and metal stocks suffered losses. With weak cues emerging from global markets, the domestic market started the day on negative zone and by mid-afternoon extended its lo

  19. Indian Food

    Curry is basically vegetables and spices. Most curry dishes in India are vegetarian, although there are many meat dishes as well. The spice combination depends on the area it’s from in India. These curries I have described here are just Indian style, not specific to any region. Curry generally

  20. Festivals and Rituals

    Festivals and rituals with varying purposes took place in various times during the year of traditional European life from the 15th century to the late nineteenth century. Florentine, Lutheran, English, French, and Russian writers observed the diverse intentions concerning both rituals and festivals

  21. Indian Culture

    Dear friend, there is a huge difference between indian and western culture. if you are the one who is asking- which one is the best then, i would say indian culture. some may not agree with me, but if you give a thought- then you might find me right. Indian culture has given many things to manki

  22. Indus Valley Civilization

    INDIA India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: भारत गणराज्य Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in t

  23. Federal Indian Policy

    It was Edward S. Curtis’s monumental, The North American Indian, in which photographed the “vanishing race”. Produced in 1913 through expeditions sent by Rodman Wanamaker, to photograph the final gatherings of the tribes but he also applauded the assimilation of the passing race into American

  24. Indian Fmcg Industry

    INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT India's fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector is the fourth largest sector in the economy. Its principal constituents are foods, personal care, fabric care and household products. The total FMCG market is in excess of US$ 17.36 billion and is set to treble

  25. New Wave Indian Cinema

    1. Introduction New Wave cinema is defined as a way of grouping together a series of films and personnel that represent a change of direction or a break with the past. A New Wave is usually a historical moment within a national cinema. The most famous example is the French New Wave (Nouvelle Vagu

  26. The Interlinking of Indian Rivers in India and Its Implications on Environment

    The Interlinking of Indian Rivers in India and its implications on Environment M. Feroz Khan Scientist, Reservoir Division of CIFRI, Hessarghatta Lake Post, Bangalore – 560089, India ferosekhan23@gmail.com 1. Introduction The availability of freshwater at various spots on

  27. No Longer an Indian

    By: Tim S. No Longer an Indian by Freda McDonald In the short autobiography "No Longer an Indian", the author, Freda McDonald, was speaking of the strugles and conflicts she had to experience as Native Indian woman living in Canada. She married a non-Native man, which she describes as the beginn

  28. Indian Frontier

    The Indian Frontier of the American West tells a story of the different Indian tribes and whites from 1846 to 1890. This period of time is very famous in American history. It produced some of the most widely heard of names in the battles between Indians and whites. These names include Chief Josep

  29. Indian Camp

    Indian Camp Analysis of Nick's Father In Earnest Hemmingway's story Indian Camp, from his first book In Our Time, there is a character named Henry refereed to in this story as Nick's father. Nick's father is a doctor. A closer look at Nick's father reveals that he is quite a paradoxical

  30. American Indian Stories

    It was approaching dusk as the conspicuous line of dark vans entered the reservation. These vehicles served the purpose of furnishing transportation for about 30 members of a Cleveland area youth group, whose mission was “to bring good news to the badlands”. In short, the group was min