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BEDOUIN PROJECT BY: ALLY WINTERMAN, MARA PACITTI, AND SHANNA FASANO
Where the Bedouins live today Saudi Arabia Algeria Bahrain Djibouti Egypt Iraq
Social Classes One class is known as the “true” Bedouin and they live as nomadic shepherds. The other group has embraced farming and is known as the fellahin. They live a more settled life on the edge of the desert.
Bedouins life style They have harsh existence. They live as nomads you have no permanent home. They live in portable black tents from goat hair. Dairy if the main food source and comes from camels and goats. Most meals consist of a bowl of milk, yogurt, or rice covered with ghee. Ghee is a type of butter made from the milk of the goats. Meat is only served on special occasions. Their clothes are close fitting and light weight and cover their entire body except their hands, feet, and face.
Religious Beliefs They are Malikite Muslims Islam is based on the teachings of the prophet, Mohammed. They aren’t allowed to marry inside their own group. Inheritances are passed down through the males.
How many Bedouins there are in the world today. There is a total of 4,200 Bedouins alive today. Egypt1,4002.0% Israel1702.3% Jordan % Kuwait2509.0% Palestine200.5% Qatar % Saudi Arabia1,0004.0% Syria800.4% U.A.E % TOTAL *)4,200
Bedouin Tent Bedouin Clothing Bedouin Food
This is an ancient recipe, dating back through the millennia. 1 ounce fresh yeast cake1 tablespoon honey1 1/4 cups tepid water3 1/2 cups flour1 teaspoon salt Dissolve yeast and honey in tepid water. Sift in the flour and salt. Mix well and knead lightly on a floured board. Cut dough into 8 pieces and shape into rounds. Roll or flatten with your hands until 5 inches across and 1/4 inch thick. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet, cover with a clean towel and let rise in a warm place for an hour or two.Preheat oven to 500°F. Let rise to thickness of 1/2 or 3/4 inch. Bake in pre-heated 500° F oven for 7 to 8 minutes. Bedouin Bread