A Move to Revival: The Muisca Practice

  • March 30, 2021     Friendly Borders Staff

Bogotá – Have you ever heard of the famous legend of El Dorado? It is a mythical city of gold that many people know from stories, TV shows, movies, and many other ways. As it turns out, El Dorado may have indeed existed, but not as we ...
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Kosovo Serbs: Living in Diversity

  • March 23, 2021     Friendly Borders Staff

Pristina – Prizren, Kosovo is a multiethnic, multilingual city, with its long history and several residents from distinct cultural and linguistic backgrounds. One of the minority ethnic groups in this country is the Kosovo Serbs, formally...
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Native Americans of Washington State

  • March 02, 2021     Friendly Borders Staff

Washington – In the people’s oral history, the Yakama dwelled in the area of the Columbia Plateau, which lies across the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Archeologists and other researchers found pieces of evidence that ...
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Tolai People of Rabaul

  • February 23, 2021     Joy Marie Salgado

Port Moresby – Among the various destinations in Papua New Guinea, Rabaul has a unique charm, with its pristine natural beauty amidst multiple active and extinct volcanoes. It’s no wonder this region is a famous tourist attraction. More...
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Mossi Language and Culture

  • February 02, 2021     Friendly Borders Staff

Ouagadougou – The Mossi (also known as the Mosi or Moore people) live within the massive plateau of Burkina Faso. They are the major ethnolinguistic group that has flourished in the land for centuries. Nowadays, there are also significant...
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Drummers: Historians of the Dagomba People

  • January 26, 2021     Friendly Borders Staff

Accra – In modern-day Ghana, ten regions are home to various ethnic communities. One of them, the Dagomba, or Dagbamba, as they are sometimes called, live in the northern area. Their people once lived under the Dagbon kingdom, which is ...
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The Revival of the Language and Culture of the Ethnic Sa’idi People

  • January 19, 2021     Friendly Borders Staff

Cairo – The Sa’idi people are from Upper Egypt and are known to be culturally conservative. The people’s practices, traditions, and beliefs are different from the ones observed in the Northern region and the Egyptian capital, ...
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Rarámuri of Northern Mexico

  • January 05, 2021     Joy Marie Salgado

Mexico – Who exactly are the Rarámuri of Northern Mexico? They are an ethnic community that have kept their tradition and native language intact by moving from Chihuahua to the Sierra Madre Occidental. In many references, Tarahumara is ...
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Manchu Ethnic Community of China

  • December 22, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Beijing – The Manchu people of China have a long and colorful history spanning over 1,400 years. Their people have significant contributions to the country’s history, culture, and tradition. Their communities live across various ...
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More Than Just a Christmas Tradition

  • December 08, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Harrisburg, Pa. – In the 17th to 18th centuries, German and Swiss immigrants arrived in the United States. Here, they began building their communities. Most of the people and their families settled in the southeastern and south-central ...
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