Indian Culture

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Gae Sorrentino
Teacher, Westchester ARC
Participant, Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad

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Indian Culture

  1. 1. Indian CultureGaeSorrentinoTeacher, Westchester ARCParticipant, Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad<br />Fulbright trip abroad to India<br />
  2. 2. Population = 1.17 billion <br />
  3. 3. Schools: Girls on one side & boys on another<br />
  4. 4. 1 Teacher to every 50 Students<br />
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  8. 8. es<br />Recess in India<br />
  9. 9. Indian Clothing/Accessories for Women <br />Saris<br />Churidar/salwar<br />Bright Colors<br />Dots on foreheads<br />Henna<br />Bangles<br />Jewelry<br />
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  13. 13. Henna<br /><ul><li> flowering plant, Lawsoniainermis, used to dye skin, hair, fingernails, leather, and wool.</li></li></ul><li>Bangles<br />Jewelry<br />
  14. 14. Men<br />Children<br />long wide shirts <br />trousers<br />different materials, beginning with simple cotton up to fine pure silk, according to the occasion.<br />Same as men and women but smaller sizes<br />Indian Clothing<br />
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  18. 18. Indian Cuisine <br />no single cuisine in India <br />Just like the culture of India, the Indian cuisine is also very diverse.<br />liberal usage of spices<br />wide usage of a variety of vegetables<br />rice, atta (whole wheat flour), bread (roti)<br />desserts<br />regarding drinks, the most popular is tea<br />
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  20. 20. Indian Bread<br />aka - naan<br />
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  24. 24. Indian Tea – Masala Chi<br />

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