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· February, 2008

Stories about Indigenous from February, 2008

Jamaica: This and That

Taiwan: No City for Old Aborigines

The first Presidential debate powered by citizen media platform Peopo was held on Feb 24. Two candidates running for President answers 20 questions raised by citizens who use Youtube-like video...

Kuwait: A Dusty but Profitable Week

Dust storms are wreaking havoc in Kuwait. But amid the dust, there is a silver lining, with a Cabinet decision to grant an extra KD120 (US $435) monthly bonus for...

Jamaica, Haiti: Haitian Creole

Trinidad & Tobago: Cultural Preservation

Japan: Reactions to alleged Okinawa rape

The news last week that a U.S. Marine had allegedly raped a 14-year-old schoolgirl in Okinawa sparked various degrees of condemnation from local citizens, politicians, the government and bloggers, reigniting...

Trinidad & Tobago: Saving “Gingerbread House”

Trinidad & Tobago: Canboulay

Ecuador: Indigenous Justice in the New Constitution

Guyana: Carifesta Comes Home

Trinidad & Tobago: That Was Carnival

Guatemala: Reducing Poverty in Indigenous Communities

Trinidad & Tobago: Making ‘Mas

Spreading the word about indigenous rights in Republic of Congo

El Salvador: Funes Seeking Support of Indigenous Communities

Bolivia: The Festival of Alasitas

The festival of Alasitas features a diminuative and jolly character called Ekeko, who is said to bring abundance and prosperity. This event is based in the city of La Paz,...

Paraguay: Herb Market

Morocco: Couscous of the Dead

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