SBCC ANTH 103 - getting there (2 pages)

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Santa Barbara City College
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Anth 103 - Intro To Cultural Anthropology
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Amopan Getting There 1 I will be in Amopan for 12months I would like to study about the Apoman people s culture and different aspects of lifestyle First of all I would be there observe their daily life and participate their events 2 The total budget is 11 270 This amount consists of supplies equipment transportation and in field expenses 3 I had to wait six months to get my proposal approved One of the reasons that it took such long times is long distance between a country to another In addition obtaining money for research and considering and examination by reference form high status in administration took times 4 The exchange rate between U S dollars and Mexican pesos is one US dollar equals to ten Mexican pesos Extra credit 1 US dollar 13 31 Mexican pesos 5 The direction from Mexico City to Amopan is North East 6 Having a contact such as Profesora Elsa Sabia at the Regional University of Mexico is a good idea because I might acquire essential and important information from her It can be very useful for my journey Also she had a significant film by Dr Radcliffe Pritchard If I did not have such a contact I would easily face with problems that I could be able to handle it with contact 7 Without a letter of introduction from the President of the Municipio getting into Amopan would be much more difficult Because of this letter Amopan people would trust me more and letting me into their daily lives more easily 8 There were much kind of preparations such as money budgeting letter of introduction and meeting with Profesora Elsa Sabia These preparations are important to make a planned out journey with a firm substance that I can research on 9 I included a regional map and a 1965 census in my knapsack The regional map could help me to understand Amopan geographical features and I could have directions to my location The 1965 census could show about the people who live at Amopan so I would be able to have more information about Amopan 10 The elevation of Amopan is 1 000 meters or 3 280 84 feet This information was given to me through the sign on the Ethno Quest game right before I go into the town 11 The population of Amopan is 532 This information was also found on the same sign in Ethno Qust Extra Credit 12 Bronisalw Radcliffe Pritchard is an anthropologist who was studying the people of Amopan in 1965 13 The major problems Radcliffe Pritchard encountered in Amopan was when it rained for most of the year so all his notes and books were getting wet and damaged He also had any electricity and had to go to the school to use their generator when given permission


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