· August, 2006

Stories about Indigenous from August, 2006

Trinidad & Tobago: Santa Rosa Festival

  29 August 2006

Maximilian C. Forte offers a substanial analysis of the 220th anniversary celebrations of the Santa Rosa Carib community in Arima, Trinidad, complete with audio files from the live radio broadcast.

Belize: Hopkins Village

  14 August 2006

Lee considers the future of a Garifuna village in Belize, which “is disappearing little bit by little bit. Not to beach erosion but to an influx of million dollar concrete beachfront homes and resorts,” and links to an article with quotations from both residents of the area and visitors.

Brunei: The Healing Well

  9 August 2006

The blogger at Daily Brunei Resources relates the legend of a well called Telaga Raden Bisa. The water from this well is supposed to have healing properties

Indonesia: Hungry Ghost Festival

  9 August 2006

Blogger Christine Susanna Tjhin, an Indonesian student in China describes the Hungry Ghost Festival. “The Ghost Festival is said to be the time when ghosts roam the world every year. In some areas of China, visitors can see small roadside fires, where believers burn paper money and other offerings to...