The Reawakening of the Rapa Nui People

  • May 26, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Santiago – The gigantic awe-inspiring stone heads left by the seafaring civilization called Rapa Nui attract thousands of travelers to a tiny island called Easter Island in the mid-Pacific. Although isolated, Easter Island was discovered ...
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Kongo Indigenous Life and Culture

  • May 19, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Brazzaville – Among the diverse communities of indigenous people in African history, there is the pre-colonial kingdom of Kongo. During the peak of the monarchy’s reign in the 15th to 16th centuries, it even had control over 240 ...
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The Remaining Sea Nomads of the Andaman Sea

  • May 12, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Bangkok – The Moken people is one of three groups of sea nomads who roamed the Andaman coast spanning southern Thailand and Myanmar for hundreds of years. From roaming the seas to settling permanently on dry land, they are slowly learning...
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The Valley People of Mexico

  • May 04, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Mexico – In the state of Mexico, five ethnic groups live and practice their own culture and tradition across various communities. One of them lives in territories across Mesoamerica. They are called the “valley people” as they...
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Irula People of India

  • April 20, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

New Delhi – India has a variety of colorful scenery and a wide range of cultures from the country’s indigenous groups. It is interesting that despite recent changes across the globe, the country continues to be known for its many ...
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Batik Culture: A Javanese Treasure

  • March 16, 2020     Joy Marie Salgado

Jakarta – The Javanese, also known as the Orang Jawa, is the largest ethnic group in Indonesia. Their people are native to the island of Java where their traditions, culture, beliefs, and practices flourished through time. One of their ...
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Few in Number but Rich in Culture: Murut Group of Borneo

  • February 22, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Sabah – Borneo, the largest island in Asia, is home to the world’s incredible equatorial rainforests as well as rich and diverse indigenous ethnic groups. The island’s geographical setup, as well as cultural backgrounds, ...
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Lives and Culture of the British Indians

  • December 23, 2019     Friendly Borders Staff

London – The United Kingdom, an island nation in the northwestern region of Europe, is home to a diverse set of ethnic communities. These various communities share similar experiences within the country’s different areas. Of this ...
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Turkish Ethnic Culture and Community

  • December 09, 2019     Friendly Borders Staff

Ankara – Aside from the modern and fast-developing city of Istanbul, the capital city of Ankara offers a majestic scenery of centuries-old architectural beauty. These pieces of architecture and craftsmanship show the colorful history and ...
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Sumbawa People Beyond the Island

  • November 11, 2019     Joy Marie Salgado

Jakarta – Are you planning on traveling to Indonesia? There are a lot of popular attractions to visit, but why not learn about their indigenous people as well and enjoy lots of new adventures? There sure is something memorable to ...
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