Jews: Religion or Ethnicity?

  • October 09, 2017     Friendly Borders Staff

Jerusalem – Assimilation and intermarriage are factors in the changing features of a particular culture and tradition. These are modern practices affecting different ethnic communities around the globe, even a particular group that has ...
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Where Do the Komi of Russia Stand Now?

  • September 28, 2017     Joy Marie Salgado

Moscow – Minority groups in different countries experience different degrees of acceptance as well as stereotypes. These are two factors affecting a lot of members of indigenous communities. There are those living like the people of the ...
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Kristang – Creole in Malaysia

  • September 08, 2017     Friendly Borders Staff

Kuala Lumpur – Southeast Asia has that distinct beauty of a land that welcomes a colorful variety of ethnicities and cultural wonders. In Malaysia, for instance, the Kristang people reside together with the native Malays. They share the ...
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The San People of Southern Africa

  • August 21, 2017     Friendly Borders Staff

Cape Town – The San people of southern Africa are hunter-gatherers whose territory spans various nations. They are considered to be the oldest inhabitants of the region. According to researchers, they have lived in the area for at least ...
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The Gwich’in People

  • August 10, 2017     Joy Marie Salgado

Whitehorse – Reaching the vast areas of the northern Yukon and Northwest Territories in Canada and the northeast Alaska in the United States, the Gwich’in people have survived throughout the years. Based on conventional belief, ...
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Colombia with Its Ethnic Diversity and Culture

  • July 31, 2017     Friendly Borders Staff

Bogotá – The locals of the South American country of Colombia are either commonly identified with European or mixed European-American descent. These people are called the mestizos. However, Colombia’s rich ethnic diversity can also be ...
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A Mixture in Mexican American Culture and Ethnicity

  • July 17, 2017     Friendly Borders Staff

Phoenix, AZ – Immigration and cultural exchanges have long been part of the world’s continuous practice in bridging the borders that limit interactions between people from various regions. These have been going on throughout the ...
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Papua New Guinea’s Kwoma People

  • July 03, 2017     Joy Marie Salgado

Port Moresby – The East Sepik province is home to the Kwoma people, whose homes are located in the Waskuk Hills. Its warm and humid climate is one of the many distinct features of Papua New Guinea that closely affects the lives of the ...
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The Malay-Muslim Minority in Thailand

  • June 26, 2017     Friendly Borders Staff

Narathiwat – Thailand is home to numerous individuals who share a remarkable sense of community. As the country becomes a haven for various ethnic groups, there are the minority members who also give their own colorful take on building a ...
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Four Countries, One People: The Sami

  • June 17, 2017     Friendly Borders Staff

Helsinki – More than 370 million indigenous people live in just some of the 90 countries in the world. Among these indigenous groups are the Sami people, who live in the northern parts of Finland, Norway, Russia (specifically in the Kola...
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