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· December, 2009

Stories about Indigenous from December, 2009

Bahamas: Culture Change

Bahamian Nicolette Bethel delves into the history of Stilton cheese to make a point about culture: “I’m going to argue…that culture does not just happen. Culture changes — like what...

Trinidad & Tobago, Caribbean: Sorrel

Learn about the one of the Caribbean's favourite Christmas drinks, here.

China: Grassroots wisdom website

Husunzi from China Study Group introduced a Chinese website on grassroots wisdom.

Guatemala: Stories and Artisan Crafts from The Ixil Triangle

Towns Santa María Nebaj, San Juan Cotzal and San Gaspar Chajul form the Ixil Triangle, located north of the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes. Because of its traditional hand-crafted clothing, the...

Colombia: Children Dying of Hunger

There have been 100 indigenous children who have died this year of hunger in Colombia, and Valentina Díaz Gómez of Realidades Colombianas [es] writes that the president must do more...

COP15 and the dreams of a Nation

Bangladeshi blogger Fakir Elias writes a moving poem about the indigenous needs of a Nation and how it is perhaps getting overshadowed in the COP15 buzz

Russia: Climate Change in the North

AskYakutia.com and Window on Eurasia write about climate change issues in the Russian North.

Bangladesh: Indigenous People

Photoblogger Monirul Alam comments on the indigenous people (adivasi) of Bangladesh: “Adivasis are among the poorest of the country. Participation of Adivasis in education is very low, and almost zero...

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