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Marriage customs and similar oral traditions in Bang smad Village, Bang smad Township, Nyag rong County, Dkar mdzes Tibetan self reliant Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China. Villagers converse the poorly documented Mi nyag language are documented, offering specific linguistic and ethnographic info, together with a Mi nyag-English glossary, maps exhibiting the distribution of Mi nyag-speaking groups, and various full-color photos of village lifestyles and marriage ceremony festivities. Of specified curiosity are the transcribed marriage ceremony speeches in the neighborhood given in Mi nyag and Tibetan.

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I got married but it took eighteen months before I could come. I have worked in a saw-mill, cannery and as a taxi driver. All these jobs are very hard but it's OK now I am settled here. Page 10 A Sikh relates his experience as follows. I came to Canada in 1957 as a young boy of thirteen. I went to school but did not learn very much. I left school at fifteen and went to work in the nearby saw-mill. I worked there for twenty-five years ending up as a foreman. I had an arranged marriage and two kids.

Printed and bound in Great Britain by Longdunn Press, Bristol Page iii Coping With Two Cultures Page iv Multilingual Matters Alsatian Acts of Identity LILIANE M. VASSBERG Attitudes and Language COLIN BAKER Breaking the Boundaries EUAN REID and HANS H. REICH (eds) Called unto Liberty COLIN H. WILLIAMS Citizens of This Country: The Asian British MARY STOPES-ROE and RAYMOND COCHRANE Continuing to Think: The British Asian Girl BARRIE WADE and PAMELA SOUTER Education of Chinese Children in Britain and the USA LORNITA YUEN-FAN WONG Equality Matters H.

He joined me in 1962. Then I managed to have four more relatives join me here in Birmingham. I also helped them to get jobs in foundries. They all have done well. Chain migration was the principal mode of entry to Canada until 1969. To Page 6 take an extreme example, chain migration has guaranteed that many of 9,000 Fijian Indians or the 30,000 Sikhs in the Vancouver area are related to each other (Buchignani et al, 1985: 173). Here we have an extract from Khan's research on the Mirpuris to illustrate the pull of England leading to chain migration (Khan, 1979: 89) which confirms our findings.

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