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· February, 2006

Stories about Indigenous from February, 2006

Bolivia: The “Sound Mobile”

Eduardo Ávila has posted a video of his friend, Miguel campaigning in Quechua via a giant speaker attached to the roof of his car in the outskirts of Cochabamba. Ávila...

Malawi: Indigenous language and education

Tuesday 21st of February was National Mother Language Day. Malawi blog Afrika-Aphukira discusses his country's policy on education and language in primary school and concludes that bi-lingualism is the best...

Bahrain: another eventful week in review

an eventful week in Bahrain.. but we've ALMOST moved away from "the cartoons"...

Guyana: Amerindian Bill

Indigenous matters blog The Voice of the Taino People publishes a press release issued by the Amerindian Peoples Association of Guyana (APA) objecting to the passage of the Amerindian Bill...

Africa: regain indigenous knowledge

Timbuktu Chronicles points to an article in Science in AFrica for Africans to regain control of their indigenous knowledge and biological resources.

Costa Rica vibrates with the Central American Music Festival

Feet are fiddling and fingers are drumming as many Costa Ricans wait for the PapayaFest, Papaya Music's tribute to San José as the 2006 Latin American Culture Capital, to begin...

Myanmar: Interview with Shan King's Son

Burma Digest has an interview with Harn Yawnghwe, the youngest son of the last ruler of the Shan State kingdom of Yawnghwe, who now lives in exile and participates in...

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