Tag Archives: Ethnic Minority

Uyghur in Xinjiang

My project will focus on the Xinjiang province of China. The Xinjiang province is home to a number of cultures, but for the purpose of this paper, I will be looking at the Uyghur(or Uighurs), an ethnically Muslim people who are a minority in the province. The history of the Xinjiang province plays an important […]



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Flemish vs. Belgians

The main purpose of this paper is to determine how the lack of agency to perform an identity relates to the desire to be seen as a legitimate one and create or influence a structure that allows proper performance agency. In this paper, the contemporary Flemish movement will be compared to the historical Belgian movement. […]

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Ancient Religion of the Circassians (A.K.A. the Adyghe)

My group studied the Circassians, also known as the Adyghe. I studied their ancient religious practices and beliefs. The Circassians, or Adyghe, are the oldest indigenous people of Northern Caucaus. They speak Adyghe, which is a Northern Caucasian language with many dialects. They were given the name Circassian, meaning Mountain Dweller, due to their residing […]



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Tantamount: Sib Npaug Zos A Short Film

My research lead me to the realization that there are many different cultures within the “Miao” people of Southwest China. Upon realizing this, I decided that it would not be fair to try to group them all together in a film. With that realization I came up with the idea of focusing on one very […]



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