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· November, 2007

Stories about Indigenous from November, 2007

Anguilla: Invasive vs. Native

As a common beach plant threatens to take over the island of Sombrero and eliminate the remaining native species, Corruption-free Anguilla asks: “Why are they spending money sending people to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Fruits of the Caribbean

My Chutney Garden is reminded of “how lucky we are to have so many delicious things growing around us in the tropics.” Posted with some mouth-watering photos.

Madagascar: Building a wooden boat

Ruth explains how people build wooden boats in Madagascar: “Jean finished building his latest boat 2 weeks ago. It’s a traditional wooden boat built using methods passed down from older...

Jamaica: Colourful Chattel House

Montego Bay Day By Day continues her Wordless Wednesday series by posting a photo of a colourful chattel house in Negril.

Trinidad & Tobago: Come Into My Parlour

“The concept of the ‘parlour’ is a distinctly Caribbean one,” writes My Chutney Garden, as she makes a trip to one of her favourite roadside shops.

Kuwait: Trips, Travel and More

Kuwaiti blogger continue to blog about their activities, within and outside their country. Abdullatif AlOmar keeps us up-to-date with their adventures.

Peace Corps bloggers from Burkina Faso

My first post for Global Voices Online discussed the expatriate bloggers living and working and writing in Burkina Faso. Today, we’ll investigate another group of expatriates living in Burkina Faso...

Serbia: Kosovo Election, Before and After

Balkan Baby writes about the post-election Kosovo: “Will the parliament be truly representative though, including members not only of the Kosovar and Serbian communities but also the other minorities participating...

Serbia: A View on the Status of Kosovo

Balkan Anarchist writes about Kosovo and his own views on the situation: “In the interest of being respectful to both sides in this issue, how about, instead of claiming how...

Kazakhstan: One Glance at the Traditions

KZBlog shares his experience of facing one of the most widespread indications of hospitality in Kazakhstan – presenting a sheep head to the honored guest during the dinner.

Peru: Education Among the Shawi Indians

Nila Vigil of Instituto Linguístico de Invierno [es] writes about her experiences during a recent trip in the area of the River Paranapura in the Peruvian Amazon, where she found...

Estonia: The Swedes

Itching for Eestimaa writes about Estonian Swedes: “…I came to the conclusion that Estonian Swedes do have a certain unspoken minority status in Estonia: they are marginal. No one writes...

The other side of the coin: English blogs in Burkina Faso

As Burkinabé journalist Rasmata Some pointed out last month: “In Burkina Faso, blogging is more than a pastime. It is the eyes and ears of thousands of net users.” She...

Guatemala: Local Self-Determination on Mining Lands

The mining industry has increased in importance in Guatemala, where given the market prices of some metals and minerals, the lands that many communities are situated are in high demand....

Trinidad & Tobago: A Walk on the Wild Side

In honour of National Game Week, Can Cook, Must Cook fondly recalls her “first taste of wild meat” and posts a Trinidadian recipe for roast leg of deer.

Jamaica: Push Carts

Montego Bay Day By Day features a photograph of one of the Jamaican town's push cart vendors.

Ukraine: 1,000 Riot Police vs 50 Crimean Tatars

Ukrainiana critiques TV coverage of the recent clash between nearly a thousand of Ukrainian riot police and 50 Crimean Tatars at Mount Ay-Petri in Crimea – and asks some questions:...

China: Different views on the Dalai's medal

Despite the current Dalai Lama‘s officially illegitimate status within China, bloggers nonetheless took notice when American president George Bush awarded him with a Congressional Gold Medal last month. Blogspot user...

Russia: Bloggers’ Perspectives on Xenophobia

Wherever you click in the Russian blogosphere these days, you always seem to end up reading posts on nationalism, ethnicity, xenophobia, ethnic violence and other related subjects. In October, apart...

Belize: Land Victory for Mayans

Survival reports on a landmark court ruling that “recognises the rights of Mayan communities to the ownership of their land.”

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