A memorial remembering Black Wall Street

Tulsa Race Massacre: The Cultural Significance of Black Wall Street

The Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was a place where African-Americans of the early 20th century were thriving due to the establishment of businesses in the district. As a result, the Greenwood District would be given the nickname ‘Black Wall … Continue reading Tulsa Race Massacre: The Cultural Significance of Black Wall Street

A depiction of the Heian period through art

Anthropology: The Heian Period of Japan and Its Rich Cultural Significance

The Heian period, spanning from 794 to 1185, is a period Japanese history praised for its influence on the arts. The catalyst for this period would occur when Emperor Kanmu declared Heian, now known as the city of Kyoto, as the … Continue reading Anthropology: The Heian Period of Japan and Its Rich Cultural Significance

Ancient Tamil scripture engraved in stone

Tamil Literature’s Rich History and Its Significance in Linguistic and Cultural Anthropology

With the discussion of topics relating to Tamil people’s political, social, and cultural aspects, the prolific history of Tamil literature spans more than 2000 years. As a Tamil woman myself, I feel the need to indulge in the vast and … Continue reading Tamil Literature’s Rich History and Its Significance in Linguistic and Cultural Anthropology

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women as a Damaging Sociocultural Effect of Colonialism

The colonialism of Indigenous people in Canada has already affected them drastically, as there were attempts to erase their culture and history. The increasing number of Indigenous women going missing in recent years has garnered attention as another attempt to … Continue reading Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women as a Damaging Sociocultural Effect of Colonialism