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Hinchinbrook Island National Park

Hinchinbrook Island National Park is situated along the Cassowary Coast Queensland, Australia. The nearest capital city is Brisbane 1240 Lucinda is 135km or 1.5 hours drive north of Townsville being the closest North Queensland provincial city. Cairns a Far North Queensland provincial city is two and a half to 3 hours drive north from Cardwell; the main geographical features in the park are the rugged Hinchinbrook Island, including Mount Bowen, The Thumb, Mount Diamantina and Mount Straloch.. The Hinchinbrook Island National Park includes 393 km² area of Hinchinbrook Island, being Australia's largest island National Park; the continental island has a mountainous interior providing diverse refuges for endemic and Endangered Species. These continental islands which are part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park are Goold Island National Park, Brook Islands National Park and Family Islands National Park. Protected areas of Queensland Hema maps.. Discover Australia's National Parks. Pp 178 – 179 Random House.

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Boyoz is a Turkish pastry of Sephardi Jewish origin, associated with İzmir, the only city where it is prepared for commercial purposes and follows the original recipe. As such, in the eyes of Smyrniots boyoz acquired the dimension of a symbol of their hometown or of their longing for it when away; the most preferred boyoz is plain, without addition of meat or cheese or spinach stuffings, as cooked by a handful of master boyoz bakers in İzmir. Boyoz paste is a mixture of sunflower oil and a small addition of tahini, it is kneaded by hand and the ball of paste is left to repose for 2- hours. The paste is flattened to the width of a dish and left to repose again, it is kneaded and opened once more, before being formed into a roll and left to repose as such for a further period of several hours. When the tissue of the paste is still soft but about to detach into pieces, it is cut into small balls and put in rows of small pans and marinated in vegetable oil between half an hour and one hour; the paste takes an oval form and acquires the consistency of a millefeuille.

The small balls can be put on a tray into a high-temperature oven either in plain form or with fillings of cheese or spinach added inside. The usual accompaniments for boyoz are dark tea and hard-boiled eggs generously sprinkled with black pepper. Boyoz is consumed outdoors, purchased from street vendors. All sources agree on the Judeo-Spanish roots of boyoz, it is a contribution to İzmir's urban culture by Sephardic Jews evicted from Spain after 1492 and who settled in large numbers in a number of prominent Ottoman cities of the period, among which İzmir stood out as one of the primary destinations. These explanations on the roots of boyoz are confirmed by the presence of a pastry similar to boyoz in the culinary traditions of such other offshoots of Spanish culture as Argentina, Chile and Mexico, where they are common in the diet of Sephardic Jews with cheese and spinach fillings. In Spanish and Ladino languages, spelled as bollos, means "a bundle, a pack"; until all master bakers who prepared boyoz in İzmir were Jewish, the present masters have all been trained by Avram Usta, whose name is echoed to this day in the commercial arguments adopted by some of these bakers, who market the "Boyoz of Avram Usta".

Bollos List of pastries Trademark Tastes of Izmir


Oburoni is the Akan word for foreigner meaning "those who come from over the horizon." It is colloquially translated into "white person."West Africa does not have an equivalent of the ubiquitous "mzungu", used throughout Eastern and Southern Africa, within Ghana, "oburoni" predominates because it is common to the predominant local languages, those of Akan family Ashanti Twi, Akuapem Twi and Fante. Other Akan languages employ variants on "oburoni": For example, Western Ghana, uses the term "Brofo" or "Brofwe". "Oburoni" is not a direct translation of "white." For most Ghanaians, an oburoni refers to any person with lighter skin or straighter hair than a dark skinned Ghanaian. Asian, Middle Eastern, African American people are all classified as oburoni. Americans of Ghanaian descent are still considered oburoni. Oburoni are considered an amusing sight in rural areas, where children might follow around a foreigner, chanting the word; the term is not derogatory, but a way to identify someone, not a native-born Ghanaian, or an "obibini."

Oburoni has a few uncommon modifiers in colloquial Akan. "Oburoni pete," meaning "vulture foreigner" refers to foreigners from Asian, North African, or Middle Eastern countries. "Oburoni fitaa," meaning "pure foreigner" refers to white foreigners those from Britain or America. "Obibini-oburoni," meaning "black - foreigner" refers to an African. Though these modifiers are infrequently used, they point to how views of different races are written into the Akan language; the word "oburoni" derives from the word "buro" which means "from beyond the horizon," and "ni" which means "person". The plural form of "oburoni" is "aburofoɔ", used to refer to the English language or English people. There is another common theory that "Oburoni" is derived from the sounding phrase "Aburo foɔ", which means trickster, "one who frustrates" or "one who cannot be trusted." In Central and West Africa the name for a person of European descent is Toubab. Among the Yoruba, subsequently in casual speech in a number of other languages in Nigeria, the word used for a "white" person is Oyibo.

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Bangladeshis in India

Bangladeshis in India are members of the Bangladesh diaspora who reside in India. The mass migration into India since Bangladesh independence has led to the creation of anti-foreigner movements, instances of mass violence and political tension between Bangladesh and India, but it has created measurable economic benefits for both nations. Estimates of the number of Bangladeshis in India vary widely. A census carried out in 2001 by the Indian government estimated there were 3.1 million Bangladeshis residing in India, based on place of birth and place of last residence. A different 2009 estimate claimed that there were 15 million Bangladeshis who had taken residence in the country. In 2012 Mullappally Ramachandran, the minister of state for home claimed that nearly 1.4 Million Bangladeshi migrants entered India in the last decade alone. In 2007 the Indian government stated that there were up to 30,000 Bangladeshis living in India illegally, though Samir Guha Roy of the Indian Statistical Institute called these estimates "motivatedly exaggerated".

After examining the population growth and demographic statistics, Roy instead states that many of the presumed illegal Bangladeshis are Indian citizens migrating from neighbouring states. Before the Partition of India internal migration was commonplace between the region, now Bangladesh and the regions of Assam and West Bengal. While under colonial rule Assam was sparsely populated and the British, who wanted to exploit the resources from the region wished to see it settled. Through internal migration labour was brought from the northern regions of India, West Bengal and the region which now comprises Bangladesh. During the Bangladesh liberation war it is estimated that up to 10 million people fled from East Pakistan to India so as to escape the genocidal actions being carried out by the West Pakistan armed forces. There were outbreaks of cholera throughout the refugee camps, the World Health Organization estimated 51,000 cases and it is estimated that 3000 people died from the disease. According to a commentator, the trip to India from Bangladesh is one of the cheapest in the world, costing around Rs.

2000, which includes the fee for the "Tour Operator". As Bangladeshis are culturally similar to the Bengali people in India, they are able to pass off as Indian citizens and settle down in any part of India to establish a future, for a small price; this false identity, bolstered with false documentation available for as little as Rs. 200. In 1978, observers noticed the names of an estimated 45,000 Bengali illegal immigrants on the electoral rolls in Assam; this led to a popular movement against undocumented immigrants known as the Assam Movement, which insisted on striking the names of illegal immigrants from the electoral register and advocated for their deportation from the state. The movement demanded that anyone who had entered the state illegally since 1951 be deported, though the central government insisted on a cutoff date of 1971. There was widespread support for the movement, though it tapered off between 1981 and 1982. Toward the end of 1982 the central government called elections, the Assam Movement called for people to boycott them.

This resulted in the 1983 Nellie massacre, described by Antara Datta, as one of the largest and most severe pogroms since the Second World War. The All Assam Students Union had emphasised economic reasons for the protests and had employed only nonviolent methods; the Nellie massacre, a result of a buildup of resentment over immigration, claimed the lives of at least 2,191 people, though unofficial figures run to more than 5,000. No investigation of the incident has been launched; the AASU denied any involvement in the massacre, since there have been no instances of communal violence in Upper Assam. Samir Guha Roy of the Indian Statistical Institute called the government estimates of illegal Bangladeshis "motivatedly exaggerated". After examining the population growth and demographic statistics, Roy instead states that a significant numbers of internal migration is sometimes falsely thought to be illegal immigrants. An analysis of the numbers by Roy revealed that on average around 91000 Bangladeshi nationals might have crossed over to India every year during the years 1981–1991 but how many of them where identified and pushed back is not known.

It is possible that a large portion of these immigrants returned on their own to their place of origin. Most of the Bengali speaking people deported from Maharashtra as illegal immigrants are Indian citizens from West Bengal. In Assam, Muslims are targeted by the protesters, being branded as illegal immigrants, "though many have lived in the region for generations". There were reports of harassment of Muslims in the char areas by policemen despite submitting proof of citizenship. In 2004, Sriprakash Jaiswal, India's minister of state for home affairs, stated in the Indian parliament that, there were 12 million illegal Bangladeshis in the country, of whom 5 million were in Assam, as of 31 December 2001. However, according to Prateek Hajela, the NRC's coordinator in Assam, the number of identified illegal immigrants in the state were "in thousands" after covering a third of the total population in 2016. Illegal Migrants Act, 1983 Indians in Bangladesh East Bengali refugees Migrant labourers in Kerala

Blade (character)

Blade is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer Marv Wolfman and penciller Gene Colan, his first appearance was in the comic book The Tomb of Dracula #10 as a supporting character; the character was portrayed by Wesley Snipes in the films Blade, Blade II and Blade: Trinity, by Sticky Fingaz in the television series Blade. He will be portrayed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by Mahershala Ali. Blade was introduced as a supporting character in Marvel Comics' The Tomb of Dracula #10, written by Marv Wolfman and penciled by Gene Colan; the artist recalled in 2003, "Marv told me Blade was a black man, we talked about how he should dress, how he should look – heroic looking. That was my input; the bandolier of blades –, Marv's idea. But, I dressed him up. I put the leather jacket on him and so on". Colan based the character's features on "a composite of black actors" including NFL football star-turned-actor Jim Brown, he sported 1970s style afro hair and wielded teak bladed knives.

Blade appeared in most issues #10–21, with additional appearances in #24 and 28. Wolfman recalled in 2009, I knew if I let him, Blade would eclipse the other characters so I pulled him back and let original supporting characters Rachel and Quincy shine. I wasn't happy with my Blade dialogue, so I pulled him out of the book for a while — I think a year — and when I brought him back I played him a bit straighter; the early Blade dialogue was cliche'Marvel Black' dialogue. On, I tried to make him more real, but it took growing up as a writer. Outside Tomb of Dracula, he fought the scientifically created vampire Morbius in the latter's series in Adventure into Fear #24, in a story written by Steve Gerber and penciled by P. Craig Russell. Blade's first solo story came in Marvel's black-and-white horror-comics magazine Vampire Tales #8, in an 11-page story by Wolfman and penciller-inker Tony DeZuniga; this feature continued with Wolfman and Chris Claremont co-scripting. Blade appeared in a 56-page solo story in the black-and-white showcase magazine Marvel Preview #3, written by Claremont, with two chapters each drawn by DeZuniga and by Rico Rival.

A six-page backup story by Wolfman and Colan followed in Marvel Preview #8. Blade next came into prominence in the 1990s, beginning with Ghost Rider #28, in the Midnight Sons imprint that included issues of Darkhold: Pages from the Book of Sins, Ghost Rider, Ghost Rider / Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance, Midnight Sons Unlimited and Nightstalkers. Blade co-starred in the 18-issue Nightstalkers, appeared with that team in a story in the anthology Midnight Sons Unlimited #1, he appeared in two solo stories, in Midnight Sons Unlimited #2 and 7. Following the cancellation of Nightstalkers, Blade debuted in his first color-comics series, Blade: The Vampire Hunter #1–10, written by Ian Edginton and penciled by Doug Wheatley. Blade next appeared in a 12-page inventory story in issue #1 of the short-lived black-and-white anthology series Marvel: Shadows and Light, he starred again in two solo one-shots: Blade: Crescent City Blues, by writer Christopher Golden and penciller and co-creator Colan. Marvel next announced a six-issue miniseries, Blade by the writer Don McGregor and penciller Brian Hagen, but only #1–3 were published.

Marvel published a different six-issue miniseries that year, Blade: Vampire Hunter, written and, except the last two issues, penciled by Bart Sears. The next ongoing series, Blade vol. 2, by writer Christopher Hinz and artist Steve Pugh, ran six issues, published by Marvel MAX in 2002. Blade vol. 3, by the writer Marc Guggenheim and penciller-inker Howard Chaykin, ran 12 issues. The final two pages of the last issue were drawn by co-creator Colan. Blade starred in two promotional comic books: Blade ½ by writer-artist Sears and inker Bill Sienkiewicz, bundled with issues of Wizard: The Comic Magazine #2000. Additionally, the second Blade movie was adapted as the Marvel comic Blade 2: Bloodhunt — The Official Comic Adaptation by writers Steve Gerber and David S. Goyer and penciller-inker Alberto Ponticelli. Blade joined the cast of Captain Britain and MI: 13 beginning with issue #5. In 2015, it was announced that Tim Seeley and Logan Faerber would be launching a new Blade series, starting in October 2015, as part of Marvel's post-Secret Wars relaunch.

However this book has since been delayed for an unspecified time. Eric Stokes Brooks was born in a whorehouse in the Soho neighborhood of London, England in 1929, his mother Tara Brooks was a prostitute at Madame Vanity's Brothel. When Tara experienced severe labor complications, a doctor, summoned, in actuality vampire Deacon Frost who feasted during Eric's birth which killed Tara. However, this inadvertently passed along certain vampire enzymes to the infant; this resulted in Eric's quasi-vampiric abilities, including a prolonged lifespan and the ability to sense supernatural creatures, as well as an immunity to complete vampirism. Tara's fellow prostitu

Lethbridge Sugar Kings

The Lethbridge Sugar Kings were a founding junior "A" ice hockey team in the Alberta Junior Hockey League based in Lethbridge, Canada. The Lethbridge Sugar Kings were one of the five original member hockey teams of the AJHL, which began play in 1963-64; the team folded following the 1972–73 season with the forthcoming arrival of major junior hockey to Lethbridge. The team was saved by a different ownership group and renamed the Lethbridge Longhorns for the 1973–74 season, but lasted only two seasons due to competition with major junior hockey; the Lethbridge Broncos of the Western Hockey League arrived from Swift Current in 1974. Note: GP = games played, W = wins, L = losses, OTL = overtime losses, Pts = points, GF = goals for, GA = goals against, PIM = penalties in minutes List of ice hockey teams in Alberta Alberta Junior Hockey League