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When do I declare my shipment for import?
You must file a Declaration for Importation or Exportation of Fish or Wildlife () with us at an authorized port of entry and receive clearance from us before U.S. Customs releases your shipment.

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The lines between race and culture have never been finely drawn in African-American studies

African Americans -- Social life and customs

It is rather difficult to give a very correct account of the geography of that part of Africa, described as the birth-place of Mahommah; but it must be somewhere between ten and twenty degrees north latitude, and near the meridian of Greenwich. It is situated in the peninsular formed by the great bend of the river Niger.

SAGE Reference - African Beliefs and Traditions

Are there other wildlife laws I need to know about?
Yes. Many that protect wildlife have import/export requirements. These laws include the Lacey Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Eagle Protection Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, African Elephant Conservation Act, Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act, and Wild Bird Conservation Act.


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What if my shipment is in transit through the United States?
Shipments that are in transit through the United States and remain under Customs bond do not have to be declared to us. Your in-transit shipment, however, must comply with foreign wildlife laws, and live wildlife must be transported humanely.

The Neo-African-Americans | black immigrant identities

had enough to do to mind ourselves; and in about eight minutes we saw no more of her. We refitted as well as we could the next day, and proceeded on our voyage, and in May arrived at Philadelphia. I was very glad to see this favourite old town once more; and my pleasure was much increased in seeing the worthy quakers freeing and easing the burthens of many of my oppressed African brethren. It rejoiced my heart when one of these friendly people took me to see a free-school they had erected for every denomination of black people, whose minds are cultivated here and forwarded to virtue; and thus they are made useful members of the community. Does not the success of this practice say loudly to the planters in the language of scripture--"Go ye and do likewise?"

Puerto Rican Culture - Welcome to Puerto Rico

In relation with their high frequency
and high perinatal mortality of twins, the Yoruba have
developed special beliefs and customs related to twins and
allowing, in particular, to ritualise the bereavement process
when one or both of the twins die.


Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua. Biography of Mahommah …

That your memorialist is desirous of returning to Africa as a missionary, if encouraged by your Lordship, in hopes of being able to prevail upon his countrymen to become Christians; and your memorialist is the more induced to undertake the same, from the success that has attended the like undertakings when encouraged by the Portuguese through their different settlements on the coast of Africa, and also by the Dutch: both governments encouraging the blacks, who, by their education are qualified to undertake the same, and are found more proper than European clergymen, unacquainted with the language and customs of the country.

Yoruba Customs and Beliefs Pertaining to Twins

Is my shipment an import or export if it is placed in a customs bonded warehouse or free trade zone?
Yes. Such shipments would be imports or exports, even though U.S. Customs and Border Protection does not regulate them as such. You and your shipment must meet wildlife requirements.