Cults Southern States -- See Also the narrower term Vodou
Here are entered works on the major folk religion practiced primarily in Haiti and parts of the southern United States. Works on a form of cult magic practiced primarily in the southern United States are entered under Hoodoo (Cult).
Here, with appropriate local subdivision, are entered works on the discipline of ethnology, and works on the origin, distribution, and characteristics of the elements of the population of a particular region or country. Theoretical works on the concept of groups of people who are bound together by common ties of ancestry and culture are entered under Ethnic groups. Works on the subjective sense of belonging to an individual ethnic group are entered under Ethnicity. General works on racial, religious, ethnic, or other minority groups are entered under Minorities. --individual ethnic groups and peoples, e.g. Indo-Europeans; Caucasian race; Hopi Indians; Igbo (African people)
Here are entered works on the absorption of a minority group into the culture, values, and social behaviors of the dominant culture. Works on cultural change caused by prolonged contact between social groups, leading to a change in one or both cultures, are entered under Acculturation. Works on the often unacknowledged or inappropriate adoption of elements of a minority culture by members of a dominant culture are entered under Cultural appropriation. --subdivision Cultural assimilation under ethnic groups