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· May, 2006

Stories about Indigenous from May, 2006

What do Bloggers say about Rural India?

While reading different blogs, I have often read that in India blogging reflects a very middle class mindset. So, I thought even if it is true what do Indian blogs...

Bahamas: Consultation & Arawak names

“The old colonial idea advocated by one resident that the government can just hand things down from on high is no longer acceptable in the Bahamas,” says Sir Arthur Foulkes...

The Kannada Context: Exclusive Identity and Other Stories

A round up of the Kannada blog world.

Ukraine: 62nd Anniversary of Deportations of Crimean Tatars

J. Otto Pohl writes about the deportations of the Crimean Tatars, which took place 62 years ago: “In the early hours of 18 May 1944 some 32,000 members of the...

Mexico: Violence and Backlash in San Salvador Atenco

This much we know for sure. On May third and fourth, in the Mexican town of San Salvador Atenco, riots broke out which resulted in 200 arrests and 50 injured...

Peru: End of 2,000 Years of Tradition

Don Ball Carbaja is back blogging, this time with a photo of Peruvian fishermen from the coastal town of Huanchaco where an anthropology student from Utah spent time writing an...

Lao: Laotian Food

Lao ocean girl links to couple of blogs that host recipes and videos to help you prepare Laotian dishes.

Armenia: Yezidi Funeral

Onnik Krikorian attended a Yezidi funeral and has photos from it as well as an interview about Yezidi music's role in the culture and its relation to Muslim Kurdish music.

Brunei: Revolution and Bilingual Education

Maurina at Turquise and Roses has on post on 1962 Brunei revolution and how the subsequent suppression of the revolt helped Brunei continue with its policy of bilingual education.

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