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· July, 2006

Stories about Indigenous from July, 2006

Old dating practice

Cigay of Bhutan Weblog writes about an age old tradition of Bhutan. Young men used to visit a girl's house discreetly at night, to let her know of his feelings...

Myanmar: Love and Relationship in Myanmar

Dawn in Myanmar takes a look at love and relationship in Myanmar and how people are holding on some traditions while some things are changing.

African Thatched Roofing

African Architecture showcases the possibilities inherent in traditional African thatched roofing in contemporary buildings.

Ukraine: Hutsul Wedding Video

Stefan of Dykun offers his readers a break from Ukrainian politics: an annotated video of a Hutsul wedding. “The wedding was that of a cousin of a friend, Anna. Much...

South Africa: Call for circumcision

Yebo Gogo calls on South Africa to catch up with international best practice in HIV/AIDS prevention and un-ban male circumcision,

French DOM-TOM Bloggers on Zidane's “Coup de Tete”

Bloggers from the French Overseas Departments and Territories of the Caribbean and Oceania had much to say about the French soccer team's performance at the World Cup Final. The French...

Trinidad & Tobago: Amerindian Soca Warriors

Referring to the seemingly Native American-style costumes worn by fans of the Soca Warriors, Trinidad and Tobago's football team, Maximilian C. Forte provides evidence to support his claim that the...

Brazil: Education Quotas

Melo Bichuetti describes the nexus of Brazil's indigenous population, legal system, and Ministry of Education.

New Caledonia: Collecting Clothing for Local Tribe

Sebastien from 5 Minutes en Nouvelle Caledonie is (fr) officially collecting clothing for the local Koulnoue tribe at the request of one of its members. Interested potential donors should email...

Afghanistan: Open Letter to Expatriates

Sanjar has an open letter to expatriates living in Afghanistan, coining the phrase “expatlordism” to describe what he calls a new type of oligarchy that marks the post-Taliban period in...

Suriname: Photos

Vanessa Decort publishes a series of recent photos from Suriname on Flickr.

Indonesia: Indonesian Proverbs

Jenny's Journies blog introduces couple of popular Indonesian proverbs and links to a page where the reader can get a longer list.

Fiji: National Flower

The pacific islander blog has a post on the local legend about the origin of Tagimoucia flower, the national flower of Fiji.

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