To develop an understanding of the impact of rites of passages on specific cultures as they relate to the norms, values, traditions and group bonding of a culture.
This Discussion will require you:
- Examine a specific tradition, cultural practice or rite of passage in a culture other than your own.
- Develop a two paragraph posting that examines one of the following cultural practices:
- Practices on dating, marriage, raising children,
- Gender roles within the culture
- Age recognition ceremonies
- Rite of passage in becoming a man or woman
- Death ceremonies
- Another relevant ceremony central to understanding the culture.
In your posting, provide a history of the practice, key activities and individuals associated with the practice and the significance of this practice or tradition.