How You Can Revive Samoan Culture In Your Art Class

The Samoan people have long created beautiful and colorful tapestries, called Siapo, on material made from the bark of the paper mulberry tree for many years, but today, the process of this amazing art form is dying. If you are teaching your art class ancient forms of art, delving deep into the amazing culture of the Samoan people is a good idea. Your art students will wonder at the long, pain-staking process the Samoan Indians used to create the tapestries that are symbolic of their rich culture. [Read More]

Frequent Questions Concerning Professional Translation Services

The internet has greatly increased the ability of your company to reach foreign markets. However, there are many challenges that can accompany trying to reach customers in these markets. For example, language barriers can be a major impediment to companies, and while there are translation services that can help enterprises meet these needs, it is common for business leaders to be inexperienced with working with these professionals. Therefore, they may need to have some questions about translation services answered in order to decide if this is a good option for their business' needs. [Read More]

Working With Deaf Persons Within The Counseling Context

Deaf persons come from numerous identities ranging from gender, sexuality and ethnicity. The majority of these people are born in hearing families that have not mastered American Sign Language (ASL). Deaf persons in such families may not only learn to accept their disability, but also grow up feeling inferior. For instance, they may experience the 'dinner table syndrome' whereby the family members narrate their daily occurrences during a meal using speech, thereby alienating the deaf person from the group. [Read More]