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Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
Grimassi, Raven
Raven Grimassi is the author of several books on Wicca and Witchcraft, including The Wiccan Mysteries, which was awarded Book of the Year and First Place-Spirituality Book by the Coalition of Visionary Retailers in 1998. Raven Grimassi was born in 1951 to an...
Real Interviews >> Authors

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Foolproof: A Sampling of Mathematical Folk Humor - American
Jan 2, 2005 And, like all folk groups, mathematicians have their own folk speech ... and visiting associate in the Department of Mathematics at the California ...
A Course in Multicultural Mathematics - Saint Joseph's University
Keywords. Multicultural mathematics, ethnomathematics, liberal arts, number systems, ... and to examine mathematical structures inherent in folk arts and music.
UNDERSTANDING TEACHING FOR UNDERSTANDING - TSpace
UNDERSTANDING TEACHING FOR. UNDERSTANDING IN THE. MATHEMATICS CLASSROOM.
Interplay between School Mathematics and Work Place Mathematics
ing of the mathematics used in the workplace of bus con- ductors in Chennai ... mathematics, everyday mathematics, folk mathematics, and ethnomathematics.
Mathematics in folk culture - Vigyan Prasar
Mathematics in folk culture ... science/math classroom teaching meaningful in the district of. Dahod.

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Irish fiddler Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul blend folk tradition
Feel the whimsy and passion of traditional Irish folk music like never before as traditional Irish fiddler Eileen Ivers visits Toledo with her band, Immigrant Soul. Joined by the ... “I think math and music definitely go hand in hand,” said Ivers.
Conquer Monster
This weekend was hella busy, to say the least, show after show, plus a parade, and a number of other weekend events which made it difficult for anyone to decide what to do over the past 48 hours. For me, one of my stops on Friday was over at The Urban ...
Get Your Sham On! ShamrockFest Roundup
The Irish folk rock musicians have since released four more studio albums. Barleyjuice welcomes fans ... Book of World Records.

Suggested Web Resources

Folk mathematics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Folk mathematics can mean: The term Folk Mathematics means mathematical concepts of folk people. Some times it uses as : The mathematical folklore that ...
Mathematical folklore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As the term is understood by mathematicians, folk mathematics or mathematical folklore means theorems, definitions, proofs, or mathematical facts or techniques  ...
Folk Math - IAE-Pedia
Oct 13, 2013 This page contains a 1976 article on Folk Math written by Gene Maier. It also contains an email letter from Gene Maier written in April 2008.
soft question - Examples of "folk theorems" - MathOverflow
I gave a sort of weak example on page 1 of math.uga.edu/~pete/ coveringnumbersv2.
Foolproof: A Sampling of Mathematical Folk Humor - American
Jan 2, 2005 And, like all folk groups, mathematicians have their own folk speech ... and visiting associate in the Department of Mathematics at the California ...

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