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In several ways, there are parallels with tricksters from traditional folktales and theatrical performances.
The Tricksters then established the first Danube Lacrosse Conference (DLC), together with Austria, allowing lacrosse to progress in Slovakia.Rocky beginningsUnsurprisingly, introducing lacrosse to Slovakia was difficult and the Tricksters and other Slovak clubs are still struggling to gain support and legitimacy.
This paper, then, follows the (de-)evolution of tricksters in Western culture and the ultimate exclusion of female tricksters from the "canon" of renowned tricksters.
The tricksters have been active in Netherton, from Bourn View Road to the Bird Estate.
Mr Olley said: "They are confidence tricksters. They pretend to be homeless, they sit there with their dogs holding their hand out or a cup.
Teacher-led discussions about tricksters in our own culture would help foreground future action to promote multicultural understanding of tricksters in other cultures.
The play weaves together autobiographical storytelling and oral tradition, drawing on elements such as the Coyote trickster in order to tell what is ultimately a coming-of-age lesbian narrative.
A past master of the trickster's trade - and arguably the greatest conman of the past century - was "Count" VICTOR LUSTIG, known as the Bouncing Czech.
"Tricksters Helmets allow kids to take their favorite, beloved Pillow Pets characters out to play with them as well." Tricksters Helmets feature an adjustable dial on the back and are compliant with CPSC and ASTMf1492 safety standards.
The "charming" tricksters have conned pensioners into handing over bank cards and PINs, stealing thousands from their accounts.
What do conjurers, shapeshifters, alchemists, transformers and tricksters all have in common besides the magical grip they hold on our collective imagination?
Black-hat tricksters are the bane of today's marketplace.
Well-known in all folk cultures and manifesting in American Indian mythology as Coyote in the West and Hare in the Southeast (Bright 341), tricksters outwit more powerful adversaries through trickery and intelligence, often laughing or eliciting laughter in the audience as they "challenge the status quo and disrupt perceived boundaries." Inhabiting borders, tricksters "are both folk heroes and wanderers on the edges of the community, at once marginal and central to the culture" (J.