WHO SPEAKS NEPALI
Nepali is the official language of Nepal and one of 22 languages in India. It is spoken mainly in Nepal and by one-third of the people living in Bhutan. In India Nepali has official status in the state of Sikkim and in the Darjeeling District and Kalimpong district of West Bengal. It has a significant number of speakers in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram and Uttarakhand. It is also spoken in Myammar and by the Nepali diaspora worldwide.
THE PEOPLE WHO SPEAK NEPALI:
HISTORY AND CULTURE
Data from countries throughout the world is provided on individual countries and regions of the world on the topics of: Child health, Child Protection, Child Survival, Early Childhood Development, Education and Home Environments, HIV/AIDS, Maternal and newborn health, Nutrition, Sanitation and Water.
Early Childhood Development, Early Childhood Education and Home Environments.
Go to Cultures at the top of the website page.
These pages have information about: Interpersonal relationships (Naming, Status Role Prestige); Greetings (Phrases of Courtesy);Displays of Respect; General Etiquette; Marriage Family & Kinship Structure (Member, Gender/Status,Age Relationships, Family Kinship Structure); Reproduction (Pregnancy, Child Birth Post Partum Practices, Infancy Childhood and Socialization (Infant Feeding and Care, Child Rearing Practices); Nutrition and Food; Drinks, Drugs and Indulgences, Religious Life, Death, Traditional Medical Practices, Experiences with Western Medicines, Mental Health, Community Structure, Common Acculturation Issues
This website provides information by country on the topics of: History, The beginning of Immigration, the Modern Era, Significant Immigration waves, Settlement Patterns (Acculturation/Assimilation), Traditions, Customs & Beliefs, Proverbs, Cuisine, Traditional Costumes, Dances & Songs, Holidays, Health Issues (Language, Family Community Dynamics), Education, Birth, Role of Women, Courtship & Weddings, Funerals (Religion, Employment and Economic Traditions, Politics and Government), Relationship with country of origin (Individual Group Contributions), Academia, Government, Media, Organizations and Associations, Museums and Research Centers.
PARENTING IN NEPAL
https://www.unicef.org/nepal/education (look at the top of the page – if you click on the red box with Nepali writing everything on the page changes to Nepali)
PATIENT CARE GUIDE FROM THE CLEVELAND CLINIC:
These pages contain information about: Considerations before providing care, Meals, Hospital Attire, Communication, Rituals, End of Life Care
CIRRIE: CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL REHABILITATION RESEARCH INFORMATION AND EXCHANGE
Rehabilitation Provider’s Guide to Cultures of the Foreign-Born:
Information provided: Introduction, Immigration History, Concept of Disability, Disability and Rehabilitation Systems, Communication between Consumers and Service Providers, Role of Family, Role of Community, Role of Religion, Gender, Holidays, Food Practices, Recommendations to Rehabilitation Service Providers,
CULTURAL ORIENTATION RESOURCE CENTER:
These monographs, Background Material, contain information about: Modern history, government and economy, Health Care and Education, The Land (Geography, Urban/Rural), The People (Educational and Occupational Backgrounds, Ethnic, Religions and Religious Groups, Beliefs and Customs:(Religious Beliefs, Customs-Family and Family Relations, Gender Roles and Relations (Marriage, Parenting, Leadership), Healthcare beliefs and practices (Physical Health Care, Mental Health Care), Food, Drink, Smoking, Clothing)), Conditions in First Asylum Countries, Implications for Resettlement.
BRIDGING REFUGEE YOUTH AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES:
Indigenous Immigrants in America: Mixtec, Zapotec, Triqui from Mexico
Early Childhood Cultural Backgrounds: Ways to Use Cultural Backgrounders
Information included is: Background, Culture and Religion, Family and Community, Child Rearing and Child Development, Guidance and Discipline, School and Education, Health and Mental health, Community Leadership
Parents as Teachers Foundational Curriculum: Prenatal to 3
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION: IMMIGRANT/REFUGEE HEALTH PROFILES:
Refugee Health Profiles are provided: Each profile covers some of these topics:
- Priority Health Conditions
- Population Movements
- Healthcare and Conditions Before Arrival
- Medical Screening of U.S.-bound Refugees
- Post-arrival Medical Screening
- Health Information
Health information in Nepali language:
CULTURAL ATLAS AUSTRALIA:
Information for each culture are: Core Concepts, Greetings, Religion, Family, Naming, Dates of Significance, Etiquette, Do’s and Don’ts, Communication, Other Considerations, Business Culture
INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEPALI LANGUAGE
Information about Nepali language”
WEEBLY LANGUAGE MANUALS:
Writing Systems: Constructed scripts, Languages (profiles, how to learn languages, language lessons, language names, language families), Multilingual pages (Useful phrases, silly phrases, phrase finder, numbers, time, colours, family words, terms of endearment, idioms, proverbs, tongue twisters, songs, stories),
MUSTGO WORLD LANGUAGES
Status, Dialects, Structure (Sound, system, Syllable structure, Vowels, Consonants, Tones, Grammar (Nouns, Verbs, Sentence Markers, Word Order), Vocabulary, Writing
Ms. Pacifico’s site:
Find the Languages on the Left hand side of the website
Grade Level Expectations: Nepali