Lesson 4 (ethnolinguistic groups in asia)


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Lesson 4 (ethnolinguistic groups in asia)

  1. 1. Ethnolinguistic Groups in Asia
  2. 2. •Ethnolinguistic group • A group of people with a distinct language and culture that gives them a unique identity • 2 bases for ethnolinguistic groupings: Ethnicity and Language •Ethnicity • Social identification based on the presumption of shared history and a common cultural inheritance
  3. 3. oomcnm analugge raotdintis Traditions Place fo rgnoii cleap of origin Historical cpeereixen itlohrasic experience Beliefs eselbif
  4. 4. - See links - Recognize that you’re a part of one country, region and the whole world
  5. 5. Language (Asia) • The primary identifying attribute of ethnolinguistic groups • Two categories: • Tonal • Non-tonal
  6. 6. Language (Asia) • Foremost basis in cultural formation of ethnolinguistic groups
  7. 7. Ethnolinguistic Groups in Asia
  8. 8. North Asia Paleosiberian Ural-Altaic Eskimo
  9. 9. West Asia Sumerians, Hurris, Elamites, Lycianes, Kassites, Lydians, Hattis, Caanites, Haldes, Arabs, Armenians, Jews, Assyrians, Hittites, Persians, Kurds, Afghans and Turks
  10. 10. South Asia Austro-Asiatics (Munda) Indo-Aryans Dravidians
  11. 11. East Asia Sino-Tibetans Chinese Koreans Japanese
  12. 12. Southeast Asia Austro-Asiatic (Mon Khmer and Munda) Austronesian (Languages of Filipinos and Indonesians)
  13. 13.  Live in the southern part of India  Escaped the influence of Aryan culture (because of Vindhya Range)  Boast of an untouched native Indian culture
  14. 14.  The Dravidians are located in the four regions in Southern India: Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh
  15. 15.  Developed what is today considered the classical culture of India  Produced impressive temples, female dancers known as Bharata Natyam, and male dancers called Kathakali.
  16. 16.  Better known as Malialis (comes from their language Malayalam)  Located in the southwest shore of India  Due to abundant rainfall  able to plant cardamon, turmeric ginger, pepper, coffee, rubber and rice  Considered one of the most educated ethnic groups in India.
  17. 17.  Dwell in Karnataka which is located in the western half of the Deccan plateau  Many of them also speak Hindi, Urdu and Telugu languages
  18. 18.  Chinese presence  The Javanese contributed a lot in arts and culture  Javanese prefer to elect male leaders  Respect › Bapak  for fathers or elderly men › Ibu  for mothers or elderly women › Anda or saudara  avoided except when you are familiar to the person you are speaking to, or if speaking to a younger person
  19. 19.  Balinese described as poised, graceful, and aesthetically inclined people  Famous for its beaches and temples
  20. 20. •Aids us in studying Asian history •By studying diversity  understanding of various culture and process, accord respect for differences •Recognize the bond between ethnolinguistic groups which may serve as a key in strengthening unity and camaraderie among its people
  21. 21. • The first and oldest inhabitants of Japan according to Ainu mythology • Continues to subsist by hunting, fishing, farmin g and selling local goods to tourists. • Religion based on animism
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