Robert K Thomas Peoplehood Analysis

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Peoplehood "The Peoplehood Matrix", is an essay that depicts the four characteristics that are used to define culture. "Peoplehood", was a term coined by Robert K. Thomas to describe a new take on cultural, or group, identity. Thomas, along with co author Tom Holm, depicted the idea of the four factors of peoplehood. Interestingly, the catch was that each factor was equally important as the others. All intertwined to form the concept of cultural identity. These factors were language, sacred history, religion, and land. I think it would serve me well to improve upon my museum by adding more importance on the land the Cherokees inhabited. Place territory, as it is described in the matrix, is something I did not include in my museum. It is

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