Dolgan People of Russia and Ukraine

  • March 13, 2019     Friendly Borders Staff

Krasnoyarsk – The Dolgan people live in the territory of the Taimyr Autonomous Okrug (“district”) under the region of Krasnoyarsk in the Russian Federation. Their communities are located in the Taimyr Peninsula and just across...
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Bocas del Toro: Home of the Naso

  • February 22, 2019     Friendly Borders Staff

Panama City – Panama is home to various indigenous groups, including the Naso or Teribe people alongside the Bokata, Bri Bri, Emberá-Wounaan, Guna (Kuna), and Ngöbe-Buglé. These communities hold strongly onto their culture and ...
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The Group that Fills Half a Nation: The Bosniak

  • February 11, 2019     Friendly Borders Staff

Sarajevo – Traveling to the Balkan Peninsula offers a distinct cultural and historical experience intensified by direct interaction with the locals. Numerous wonders await international travelers as well as researchers seeking colorful ...
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Polish Haitian History and Culture

  • January 28, 2019     Joy Marie Salgado

Port-au-Prince – Plenty of people view the present state of the world with an idea of multiculturalism through the continuous global connections people are able to do now. There are more opportunities for traveling and even settling down ...
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Ivory Coast’s Original Settlers and Their Art

  • January 12, 2019     Friendly Borders Staff

Yamoussoukro – Can you imagine a complex yet flourishing community with numerous ethnic groups? That description fits the people of Ivory Coast. Travelling here can provide such an interesting piece of history and culture to one’s ...
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Layap People of Bhutan

  • December 31, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Thimphu – What exactly is the state of the ethnic community in Bhutan? Even with little anthropological research known to have been conducted in the country, Bhutan continues to receive curious and enthusiastic looks from a number of ...
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Charrúa: Alive and Living

  • December 20, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Montevideo – Uruguay has an interesting history. The country is known to have no indigenous population, and it is thought that the people living in the region are descendants of foreign settlers, such as Italians and Spanish. However, the...
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The Culture of the Seychellois Creole

  • November 30, 2018     Joy Marie Salgado

Victoria, Seychelles – In a small yet beautiful archipelago just south of the equator, Seychelles delights guests coming to the Indian Ocean with its beautiful destinations as well as diverse demography. With less than 100,000 residents, ...
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Hawaii and Japan: A Rich Cultural and Historical Connection

  • November 19, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Honolulu – Hawaii shines with a rainbow of various cultures brought by different ethnicities who have found their way to the islands throughout generations. What started as a journey for some people to work on sugar plantations ended up ...
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Chefchaouen City: Home of the Jebala People of Morocco

  • October 30, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Rabat – What story and culture lie in the old Chefchaouen City of Morocco? History buffs will most likely go into the details of how the mountain people of the city fought against invasion during their time. It was home to fearless ...
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