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· June, 2007

Stories about Indigenous from June, 2007

Palestine: Evil Eye

Dino Chocoholic, a Palestinian blogger living in the UAE, thinks she has been cast with an evil eye. Click here to read more.

Dominica: Through the eyes of the ancients…

Mel, at Topics from 192 Countries, sees Dominica through the eyes of its indigenous people.

Peru: Celebrating June 24 – San Juan and Inti Raymi

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...

Malaysia: Trying the Fruit

“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...

Morocco: How to bake bread in the medina

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...

Kuwait: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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...

Arabeyes: The Power of Fatwas

The stir caused by a fatwa or legal opinion by an Islamic scholar, which allows women to breast feed their male colleagues doesn't seem to want to die down. Two...

Yemen: Hadramut's Social Structure

Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad discusses Hadramut‘s social classes in this post.

Trinidad & Tobago: Indigenous People – Political Mileage?

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…”

Libya: Wedding Bells

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...

Philippines: Eliminating Bad Filipino Traits

Captain's Log blogs about couple of bad habits of his fellow countrymen that he would like to change.

Singapore: Kampong Barber Memories

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...

Ukraine: Rusyns

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.

Bahrain: An Expat Minister of Labour?

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,...

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