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· July, 2007

Stories about Indigenous from July, 2007

Kuwait: Pictures, Sights and Events

Kuwaiti bloggers are leaping into action, discovering their surroundings, attending events and covering them, keeping tabs on the latest developments on the arrest of the Monster of Hawali and looking...

Caribbean: Seven Wonders of the Caribbean

Why hasn't the Caribbean appeared on the Seven Wonders of the World list? Bajegirl at the Cheese on Bread blog lists the “Seven Wonders of the Caribbean”.

Uzbekistan: Social capital

Rowan Wagner sheds some light on the Uzbek “gap” – a (usually) gender-based group of people that meets up regularly to share experience, practical tips, and gossip.

Georgia: Art-Gene Festival

Bringing together folklore from all Georgian regions, this year's Art-Gene festival proved to be very successful. Nutsa has posted plenty of pictures of the event.

Kuwait: Despite the Summer, it's Never Quiet in Here!

Despite the heat, Kuwaitis are braving the weather and making the most of outdoor activities. While some are enjoying boating and Flugtag games, one Kuwaiti blogger got more than she...

Nigeria: New Yam Festival

Ugo Daniels informs us about the New Yam Festival: “It’s getting nearer to that time of the year when every Igbo person gathers to celebrate the Iwa ji afo (New...

Peru: Bloggers Celebrate Machu Picchu's Selection as a Wonder of the World

The much delayed selection of the “new seven wonders of the world” has finally ended; Machu Picchu, also known as the lost city of the Incas, came in fourth place...

Jordan: Family Life

Naseem Tarawnah from Jordan opens a small window into his family life and living with parents in a light-hearted post.

Arabeyes: The Wonders of Jordan

The ancient rosy coloured city Petra has been named among the seven wonders of the world. Our Jordan author Naseem Tarawnah covered what English language blogs are saying about the...

Egypt: Bedouins of Sinai Crisis, 11-year-old Mother and Blogger Say the Unsayable

This week’s round-up from Egypt highlights bloggers’ involvement in domestic issues like the rape of an 11-year-old girl and the Egyptian Bedouins of Sinai’s dilemma in Egypt and covers bloggers’...

Guatemala: Politically Incorrect Jokes at Expense of Rigoberta Menchú

Carlos Mendoza felt offended hearing “politically incorrect” jokes at the expense of Rigoberta Menchú, he writes at Democracia Multicultural [ES].

Armenia: Construction frenzy

Blogrel complains about the construction of new elite apartments in Armenia's capital Yerevan, something that surely will drive the established tenants out of the centre. Meanwhile, Onnik Krikorian posts photos...

Georgia: Art-Gene Festival

Along with pictures, Nutsa reports on the Georgian Art-Gene Festival, which brings many customs from the regions to the capital Tblisi.

Palestine: Palestinians Celebrate Alan Johnston's Release

From the sad news of a death of a 31-year-old mother waiting to cross into Palestine from the Rafah Crossing to celebrations over the release of kidnapped BBC journalist Alan...

Cuba: Areito

Cuba Daily News explores Areito, the Cuban music of the aboriginal people.

Taiwan: keep rowing–i-panga na 1001

海浪不斷翻開我的記憶,當我失去海洋給我的回憶時,就是我逐漸結束生命的日子。──夏曼‧藍波安《海浪的記憶》 My memory has been churned by the sea. The day my memory of the sea is lost is the day I am gradually dying. –My memory of the sea...

Bibliography of the Brazilian Ayahuasca Religions

Beatriz Labate announces the publishing by MAPS of an extensive bibliography about the Brazilian Ayahuasca Religions, and says that the expansion of these religious movements within Brazil and into other...

Arabeyes: Hamas and Fatah Dig Up Some Dirt

The war between Fatah and Hamas has just got dirtier, 33 Muslim Brotherhood students are arrested in Egypt, a video sheds light on how all the different hues of Egyptians...

Dominica: Treatment of Kalinagos

“There is nothing for the average young person to do, the assimilation in mainstream Dominica is still difficult because of an inbuilt bias towards them, especially ironic given the chain...

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