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· June, 2006

Stories about Indigenous from June, 2006

Aruba: Dia di San Juan

Roosters are no longer harmed when Aruba observes Dia di San Juan, notes ArubaGirl, who appreciates the fact that the festival “celebrates how two cultures merged and produced something new.”

“Pirates of the Caribbean” protest

Amerindian issues blog The CAC Review publishes a press release announcing that the Garifuna American Heritage Foundation United will be holding a protest against the World Premiere of Disney film...

Bolivia: Andean New Year

Jim Shultz wishes his readers a descriptive, “happy Andean New Year.”

Peru: Microsoft Office in Quechua

Peruvian blogger Pierina, who blogs at Markefilm (ES) has published her first article in the newspaper El Comercio, which describes Microsoft's upcoming support of Quechua (ES) in the next edition...

Caribbean: New Amerinidian articles

At the Amerinidian issues blog The CAC Review, Maximilian C. Forte announces the publication of six new articles in KACIKE: The Journal of Caribbean Amerindian History and Anthropology.

Panama: Photos from San Blas

Melissa de Leon has posted photos of the Kuna people from the autonomous Panamanian region of Kuna Yala (wikipedia), more commonly referred to as San Blas.

Caribbean: Boycott Pirates of the Caribbean

Indigenous issues blog The CAC Review calls for a boycott of the Disney film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, in a post which also recounts some of the...

Armenia: Interview with Christine Allison

Onnik Krikorian interviews Christine Allison, a researcher curently in Armenia studying the oral history traditions of Kurds.

Afghanistan, Central Asia: Musical Change

Registan.net writes about pressures on Turkmen musical traditions in Afghanistan and the influence of Western pop and hip-hop on music throughout Central Asia.

The Kannada Context: Hear the nature of voices

The amplification of small sound bytes effects a joyful reverberation in a large room. I got a few mails/comments for my last post, The Kannada Context: Exclusive Identity and Other...

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