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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Russian Diaspora: A Global Community

  • October 22, 2019     Friendly Borders Staff

Moscow – How often do you see Russian communities in another country? Nowadays, Russians living outside of their country are estimated to be more than 20 million. Throughout history, there have been various movements of ethnic Russians. ...
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Tzotzil Indigenous People of Mexico

  • September 23, 2019     Friendly Borders Staff

Mexico – The Tzotzil people live in the highlands of Chiapas State in Mexico. Their community appears to be just like the other communities in the region, with their modest houses and the usual streets filled with stores selling various ...
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The Distinct Zarma People of Niger

  • September 08, 2019     Friendly Borders Staff

Niger – The Songhai people are an ethnic group who live in Western Africa. Among the Songhai is a small yet strong indigenous group of people known as the Zarma (also spelled Zerma). The Zarma are considered a branch of the larger Songhai...
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The Ngunnawal People of Australia

  • August 25, 2019     Joy Marie Salgado

Canberra – Trying to discover the history of Aboriginal life in Australia? There are numerous Aboriginal heritage sites to visit. These sites have been discovered through different heritage surveys and archaeological expeditions ...
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The Moroccan People and their Tradition

  • August 04, 2019     Friendly Borders Staff

Rabat – The Moroccans are proud of their country and with a rich history, they surely share a distinct sense of independence throughout the centuries. They continue to build their own rich cultural and traditional heritage. In spite of ...
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