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· January, 2008

Stories about Indigenous from January, 2008

Morocco: Use of Gestures

Evelyn in Morocco briefs us on the use of gestures in Morocco.

Voces Bolivianas: Leaping forward to the next round

The pilot program of the Voces Bolivianas project organized in El Alto city ended last November. It helped teach the use of citizen media tools to members of underrepresented groups...

Chile: The Killing of a Mapuche Activist

The Latin Americanist discusses the anger expressed by Mapuche indigenous groups over the death of a local activist by Chilean police.

Trinidad & Tobago: Architectural Vernacular

“Where does the nostalgia for these houses come from? Perhaps it is that these remarkable houses are so representative of our diversity”: My Chutney Garden examines Trinidad and Tobago's architectural...

Morocco: Chinese Zodiac Profile

Margot the Marrakesh Mystic shares Morocco's Chinese zodiac profile here.

China 2007: Online

In 2007, the internet performed as a platform on which people fulfilled what they might not be able to fully enjoy in the reality --- the freedom of speech, the...

Nagorno Karabakh: Ultimatum

Blogian reacts harshly to news that the Azerbaijani president, Ilham Aliyev, has issued an ultimatum to ethnic Armenians living in the breakaway and self-declared Republic of Nagorno Karabakh — submit...

Bahamas, Haiti: Cultural Traditions

Dan Schweissing mixes traditional New Year's festivities with Caribbean cultural traditions, “making for a truly cross-cultural celebration.”

Bahamas: Annus Horriblis

Craig Butler, blogging at Bahama Pundit, recalls the highs and lows of 2007 – both in his personal life and in the life of the world around him.

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