    Island in western Indonesia Forms an elongated landmass spanned diagonal northwest – southeast axis. Indian ocean borders the west, northwest and southwest sides of Sumatra Bukit Barisan mountains, which contain several active volcanoes which are on the western side of Sumatra covering nearly 1700km from north to south of the island, which are shrouded dense jungles Covered in Sumatran tropical pines forests which are found on higher slopes of Sumatra. Lake Toba is a lake and super volcano. Mount kerinci is the highest volcano in Indonesia and highest peak of Sumatra surrounded by the forest of Kerinci Seblat National Park which is home to the endangered species the Sumatran Tiger and Sumatran Rhinoceros Northeast of Sumatra are lowlands with swamps, mangrove and complex river systems. Settler colonies began arriving in Sumatra around 500bc Sumatrans are thought to be Muslim. Capital city is Medan 6th largest island in the world

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Architecture Interior/Exterior
        Village are always situated on banks of river to bathing and transporting goods Houses are usually quadrangle that have lanes between then buildings Made of wood Rest on top of pillars Flooring made of bamboo about 4-5 inches in diameter Bed is a mat with numbers of pillows Instead of tables they use large wooden salvers with feet called dulang Cooking iron vessel quallie

People of Sumatra
Acehnese (situated in special region of Aceh)   Young adult males leave their homelands for a time to seek their fortune, experience, and reputation through commerce. women and their kin are responsible for working the fields and keeping the gardens and rice fields productive

Batak (designated in the interior of Sumatera Utara Province south of Aceh)  lack the complex etiquette and social hierarchy of the Hinduized peoples of Indonesia

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Batak orient themselves traditionally to the marga, a patrilineal descent group. Don’t permit marriage in their land Batak have shown themselves to be creative in drawing on modern media to organize and express their traditional adat (adat refers to the customary laws)

Minangkabau (situated along the coasts of Sumatera Utara and Sumatera Barat, interior Riau, and northern Bengkulu provinces)   child is regarded as descended from his mother, not his father A young man will visit his wife in the evenings but spend the days with his sister and her children.

   Aceh is thought to have been the place where Islam was first established in Southeast Asia. In the early seventeenth century the Sultanate of Aceh was the most wealthy, powerful and cultivated state in the Malacca Straits region. Aceh has a history of political independence and fierce resistance to control by outsiders, including the former Dutch colonists and the Indonesian government.

Black Panther:          The title Black Panther is a rank of office Chief of the wakandan Panther clan When chief he was entitled to eat a heart shaped herb which gave him a spiritual link to the Wakandan Panther god. Has super human acute senses Increased strength, speed, stamina and agility to the peak of human development. Lost connection with the god but found another which gave him augmented physical attributes and a resistance to magic. Strong senses giving him the ability to pick up a prey’s scent and memorize tens of thousands of different ones. Mastered various African martial arts Created a new form of martial arts incorporating science and sorcery.

Batman:      Doesn’t have any superhuman abilities Powerful human being in the DC universe Trained at the age of fourteen with brilliant minds on the planet to learn science, biology and criminology to help him become the greatest detective. Master of stealth, disguise and escapology. Trained in every martial art known to man

Used gadgets to fight

Wolverine:       Regenerative healing powers most used power (regrows limbs, organs and entire skeleton) Superhuman acute senses surpasses most animals on earth Super strength ranges beyond eight hundred pounds Super agility, speed, reflexes, stamina Understands the emotion of animals and communicate with them on a basic level Had bone claws with three in each arm that are retractable until he then combined it with adamantium which can cut through anyone and anything.

Wolfsbane:      People thought she was possessed by the devil because of her power Lyncanthropy can transform into a wolf When in wolf form she still has most of her human intelligence, or into a transitional werewolf-like form which combines both human and lupine characteristics. Has three forms of transformation (wolf/ hybrid/ huge werewolf) Super speed, stamina and durability, regenerative healing, agility, reflexes, hyper keens senses, strength

Catwoman:   
The Batman became her omen and Selina decided to become a costume character as well Joined a martial arts academy to improve her agility and skill1

As she was attempting a robbery at a local store, she was stopped by a group of security guards and one of them called her "Catwoman." Selina loved the name and thus, the Catwoman persona was born. Taught stealth, athletics, hot-wiring, lock-picking, thieving, acrobatics and the martial arts

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