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· November, 2006

Stories about Indigenous from November, 2006

Russia: “DPNI-Light”

Sean's Russia Blog writes that in Russia, “The race struggle has replaced the class struggle, and the ‘illegal’ stands in for the ‘kulak’.”

Belize: Garifuna Settlement Day

Lee Vanderwalker offers some historical background to Garifuna Settlement Day, which is observed in Belize on November 19, and commemorates the 174th anniversary of the Garifuna people's arrival in Belize....

Estonia, Latvia: Soviet Nostalgia and Citizenship

Itching for Eestimaa writes about nostalgia for the Soviet Union and citizenship issues in Latvia and Estonia.

Estonia, Russia: “The Bronze Soldier Disease”

Itching for Eestimaa writes about “the Bronze Soldier disease” that “has spread from Tallinn to Moscow, where officials and analysts are now weighing in on the issue like it would...

Belize: Interview with Garifuna broadcaster

Nyasha Laing posts a video interview with Belizean Garifuna activist Emeni Cayetano of community broadcasters Dangriga Cablevision and Hamalali Radio.

Images from Guatemala: Doña Maria

Doña Maria by James Rodriguez Doña Maria, the family matriarch as noted by her white huipil (embroidered blouse) sits proudly in her kitchen. Doña Maria is just one of the...

Bolivia: Indigenous Political Participation

Bolivia Rising has translated an article by former Bolivian Minister for Hydrocarbons Andres Soliz Rada in which he articulates a “an indomestiza vision, which, ‘as opposed to traditional nationalism, rescues...

Belize: La Ruta Maya River Challenge

The Belize Jungle Dome Adventure Travel and Vacations blog highlights the 10th annual La Ruta Maya River Challenge, “Belize's most competitive sporting event. . . also one of the country's...

Cambodia: Celebrating Water Festival

Julayne describes the water festival celebration in Cambodia. “I love how much the people of Cambodia celebrate things that actually matter….I mean, to celebrate, in such a huge way, the...

Mexico: Multimedia Oaxaca

IndyMedia Mexico has a wealth of multimedia resources related to the ongoing conflict in Oaxaca including video, audio, photography, and text.

Vietnam: Country Weddings

Vietnamese God describes a typical country wedding and urges readers not to miss one if they get a chance to attend one.

Indonesia: Indonesia Expert Cultural Anthropologist Dead

Indcoup has the news on the passing of Clifford Geertz, an expert on Java island in Indonesia. “Geertz is most well-known for his study of, in particular, Javanese religion, economic...

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