The Rotuman Community: A Colorful Culture and History

  • September 13, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Suva – A view of the colorful Western Polynesian cultures can lead to an appreciation of great influences from various communities. In one of the beautiful islands in the Pacific Ocean lies the community of the Rotumans, which has become ...
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A Glimpse of Egyptian Culture

  • August 27, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Cairo – The Egyptians are both an ethnic group and a nationality that has a rich history known around the world. Living in the desert does not stop communities from fully experiencing the abundance of life around them through their ...
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The Netherlands, the Country of the Dutch

  • August 03, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Amsterdam – Europe is home to various ethnicities and in one of its countries, the Netherlands, the majority of the people are Dutch. As a place known for its flat landscape of canals and windmills, what else is there to know about the ...
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Native Americans in Canada: Chipewyan

  • June 16, 2018     Joy Marie Salgado

Edmonton – In northern Canada, different tribes regularly interact with each other. The diverse yet similar lifestyles of the various communities bring life to the region. One of these communities is the Native American Chipewyan. They ...
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Getting to Know the Karbi People of India

  • May 29, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Dispur – Asia is the largest continent with numerous and diverse ethnic groups living in various communities all across the different countries. India is home to various races and ethnic groups. Within this diverse society lives the Karbi...
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Trilingual Community of the Raizal People

  • May 14, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Bogotá – In the Caribbean, various ethnic communities have been living through centuries-old practices. Along these practices are the use of distinct languages for communication, education, and ethnic rituals. However, the Raizal ...
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Culture of a Majority — The Yamato People

  • April 29, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Tokyo – When you think of Japan, what group do you have in mind? An Ideology Projected From Outside Outsiders may think that Japan is a highly homogenous society. This is not the case. There are distinct identities among the indigenous ...
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Chokwe Culture in View

  • April 15, 2018     Joy Marie Salgado

Luanda – The Chokwe ethnic group can mostly be found on the borders of central Africa in Angola, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. With their numbers growing through the years, they are considered the largest ethnic group on ...
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Increase in Language Awareness

  • March 28, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Paramaribo – Words connect people, and the evolution of a people’s culture can greatly be seen in the development of its language. However, different indigenous communities face the challenge of preserving and continuing the use of ...
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Afrikaners of South Africa

  • March 12, 2018     Friendly Borders Staff

Cape Town – When Dutch colonists from the Netherlands moved to South Africa in the 17th and 18th centuries, many of them settled in the region and have lived there since. As the years passed, many other people from other countries joined ...
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