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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
 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 GrecoRoman 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 PlaceSpirituality Book by the Coalition of Visionary Retailers in 1998. Raven Grimassi was born in 1951 to an...

Real Interviews >> Authors
Folk Mathematics is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Folk Mathematics books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
 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 ...
 www.ams.org
 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.
 www.sju.edu
 UNDERSTANDING TEACHING FOR UNDERSTANDING  TSpace
 UNDERSTANDING TEACHING FOR. UNDERSTANDING IN THE. MATHEMATICS CLASSROOM.
 tspace.library.utoronto.ca
 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.
 cvs.gnowledge.org
 Mathematics in folk culture  Vigyan Prasar
 Mathematics in folk culture ... science/math classroom teaching meaningful in the district of. Dahod.
 www.vigyanprasar.gov.in
Suggested News Resources
 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 ...
 en.wikipedia.org
 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 ...
 en.wikipedia.org
 Folk Math  IAEPedia
 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.
 iaepedia.org
 soft question  Examples of "folk theorems"  MathOverflow
 I gave a sort of weak example on page 1 of math.uga.edu/~pete/ coveringnumbersv2.
 mathoverflow.net
 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 ...
 www.ams.org
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