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· September, 2006

Stories about Indigenous from September, 2006

Vietnam: Caring for Parents

Virtual Doug in a post titled Filial Piety talks about the differences in parent child relationship in Vietnam and the US. “The American and Asian cultures are very, very different...

Myanmar: Local Sunscreen

Don Gilliland blogs about the white powder that the Burmese apply on their face to protect themselves from the sun.

Botswana: removal of the Basarwa from ancestral land

Sotho opposes the removal of the Basarwa from their ancestral land in Botswana: “The Basarwa (Baroa in Sesotho) deserve to live on their land, as did the native American, in...

Bolivia: Patrimony and Common Good

Nick Buxton reflects on the meaning of “patrimony” and “common good” in his introduction to Bolivian anti-globalization social movement leader Oscar Olivera.

Fiji: Fijian Ceramics

Mayvelous, a Burmese blogger in Fiji has posted pictures of Fijian Ceramics. The blogger describes the design and the constituents of the ceramics.

Translating Claroline into Quechua, Aymara, and Guaraní

Editor's Note: It has already been mentioned several times on Global Voices that the world's first Quechua, Guaraní, or Aymara native speaker to blog has yet to arrive. There are...

Peruvian Posts Between August and September

Este artículo también está disponible en español. In the time that has passed since my previous compilation of posts, the people of Perú Político have published three summaries of the...

Guatemala: Palo Ensebado

Chapinadas explains the fascinating traditional dance of the Palo Ensebado in San Luis, Peten: “A week before this dance starts, five men go into the forrest to choose a suitable...

The Kannada Context: Post-modernist. Post-9/11. Concerns.

Firstly, let us remember the victims of 9/11. Let us wish that the world leaders gather enough sense and courage to fight the root cause of terrorism, and not just...

Trinidad & Tobago: First Nation People

“It is my belief that our people should be included in all discussions pertaining to the environment and the well being of our country,” writes Cristo Adonis, shaman of the...

Russia: Kondopoga Riots

Alex(ei) of The Russian Dilettante's Weblog analyzes the situation in the Karelian town of Kondopoga.

Peru: Coca Cultivation

Steven Taylor describes his visit to the Amazon where he observed the cultivation of coca: “Some coca cultivation is legal in Peru and other Andean nations. Indeed, everywhere I stayedd...

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