Stories about Indigenous from June, 2007
Dino Chocoholic, a Palestinian blogger living in the UAE, thinks she has been cast with an evil eye. Click here to read more.
Mel, at Topics from 192 Countries, sees Dominica through the eyes of its indigenous people.
June 24 is a very special date in many parts of the world, because in addition to being the longest day of the year, it coincides with the summer solstice (which is why it is the longest day of the year). From the wikipedia entry on the solstice: A solstice...
“I picked up a piece and put it to my mouth, mildy surprised that the smell didn't put me off in the least. It was buttery, like the ripest, oiliest avocado mashed to the smoothest paste. I tasted a hint of butterscotch, a smidge of avocado, lots of sweetness, and...
Ever wondered how so much bread gets baked so quickly in Morocco? A recent New York Times article on the furan, or community oven, explains how - and bloggers are quick to comment!
This week's Kuwaiti blog posts swing from good to bad .. sometimes just plain ugly, writes Abdullatif AlOmar. In good news, read how Filipinos in the Emirate celebrated their country's national day; in the bad see how Kuwaiti women are now banned from working after 8pm and in the ugly news, check out the horrible destiny of a police dog.
Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad discusses Hadramut‘s social classes in this post.
The CAC Review can tell that it is election season in Trinidad and Tobago: “It is at times like these the indigenous people are often fondly called to mind…”
Libyan blogger Khadija Teri attended a wedding and gives us a sneak preview of what was on offer here. “I survived the wedding.. it was actually kind of nice because my friend asked that the music not be so loud and for the most part you could actually have a...
Captain's Log blogs about couple of bad habits of his fellow countrymen that he would like to change.
Lam Chun Chew remembers their kampong barber Mr. Low from his childhood days “He had another skill that enabled him to clear sand or small particles which got in his customer’s eyes by accidents. I saw him on one occasion lift a guy’s eye-lit, picking out a sand particle using...
Dykun returns to blogging with a post on the plight of Ukraine's Rusyns, who were recently recognized as an indigenous nationality of the Transcarpathian region.
With Bahrain sizzling at 44 degrees Celsius, bloggers are in action discussing everything from the weather, to who to blame for power cuts. In a post with a natural flow, Ayesha Saldanha brings us this week's review of Bahraini blogs which also discuss our "daily inanimate partners", Bedouin lifestyles, development, Bahrain's relationship with the sea and labour affairs.