IBERIA. (Pre-Roman Spain) - Verraco Celtíbero. The Celtiberians were Celtic-speaking people of the Iberian Peninsula in the final centuries BC. These tribes spoke the Celtiberian language. Archaeologically, the Celtiberians participated in the Hallstatt culture in what is now north-central Spain. The term Celtiberi appears in accounts by Diodorus Siculus, who recognized intermarriage between Celts and Iberians after a period of continuous warfare.
The Griot is the storyteller of their tribe who passes on the history of their people orally. It is said when a Griot dies, a library has burned to the ground. A Griot is a human library. A Griot is a storyteller. A Griot is a historian. In many African tribes, a Griot is all of these things and more, a tangible link to the past. Someone who could touch you with stories and facts about what kind of person you are.
This week, thousands of Native Americans, from more than a hundred tribes, have camped out on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, which straddles the border between the Dakotas, along the Missouri River. What began as a slow trickle of people a month ago is now an increasingly angry flood. They’re there to protest plans for a proposed oil pipeline that they say would contaminate the reservation’s water; in fact, they’re calling themselves protectors, not protesters.
Caddo man, Bar-Zin-Debar (Tall Man) Photo: March 1898. -- The Caddo Nation is a confederacy of several South-eastern Native American tribes, who traditionally inhabited much of what is now East Texas, northern Louisiana and portions of southern Arkansas and Oklahoma. Today the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma is a single federally recognized tribe with its capital at Binger, Oklahoma. The different Caddo languages have converged into a single language.
A Tribe Called Quest, hip-hop group composed of MC/producer Q-Tip, MC Phife Dawg, and DJ/producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad. A member of the Native Tongues Posse, the group is regarded as an iconic pioneer of alternative hip hop music. Their hits Bonita Applebum, Can I Kick It?, Scenario, Check the Rhime, Award Tour & Electric Relaxation are regarded as classics. They received a Billboard Special Achievement Award, a VH1 Hip-Hop Honor, & were ranked #4 on About.com's 25 Best Rap Groups of All…
Cats (stylized as CATS) is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice" and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life. Cats also introduced the song standard "Memory".