Land of the Beautiful
Language, Folkways and Taboos:
Folkways of Jamaica include:
-If you have a guest in your house who has stayed too long, turn a broom up in a corner and the visitor will soon leave.
-It's good luck if a bird messes on you.
-If you want to get rid of a stiff neck, get a left handed person to give you a massage.
-Ladies should not place their handbags on the floor, as this will make them poor.
Taboos of Jamaica include:
-Men who wear tattoos or earings
Subcultures of Jamaica
A subculture of Rastafarian is the Nyahbinghi Order. This culture entails the admiration of Emperor Haile Selassie, as the prophet of God. They also highly value the land of Ethiopia.
Culture Change in Jamaica
- Website Title: Jamaica Weather, Climate and Geography
- Article Title: Jamaica Weather, climate and geography
- Date Accessed: April 24, 2015http://www.worldtravelguide.net/jamaica/weather-climate-geography
Website Title: Jamaica Climate - Flags, Maps, Economy, Section, Climate, Na[…]
- Article Title: Jamaica Climate - Flags, Maps, Economy, Section, Climate, Na[…]
- Date Accessed: April 24, 2015ghttp://www.photius.com/countries/jamaica/climate/
- Website Title: Jamaican Patwah
- Article Title: Jamaican Patwah - Patois/Creole and Slang Dictionary
- Date Accessed: April 24, 2015http://jamaicanpatwah.com/
- Website Title: jamaicans taboos- can you list some of them?
- Article Title: jamaicans taboos- can you list some of them?
- Date Accessed: April 24, 2015http://www.my-island-jamaica.com/jamaicans-taboos-can-you-list-some-of-them.html
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- Article Title: Rastafarianism— A Subculture of Jamaica
- Date Accessed: April 24, 2015http://rastafariansubcultureofjamaica.weebly.com/