Author Archives: Allison Dame

Santeria and Palo Mayombe in the US Correctional System

The United Stated Correctional System is blind to the practices and nature of the Santeria and Palo Mayombe religions. There are approximately 5,000 Cubans incarcerated in the United States that practice this Caribbean religion. The purpose of my project is to shed light on how the Unites States Correctional System views this religion and its […]

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Jordan’s Cultural Mosaic

This picture manifests an interrelationship between Jordan, a Jordanian identity, and its relationship with larger global phenomena. It describes cultural traditions and world views, as well as significant historical experiences, amongst the Jordanian people and in Jordan. While analyzing this photo, two elements came to mind. The first was the concept of being a woman […]

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