Traditional Living of the Kanak People

  • July 28, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Nouméa – A visit to New Caledonia becomes even more fruitful when one immerses in the vibrant local culture of the Kanak ethnic people. Witness the beauty of their communal life in the village and understand the history, lifestyle, and ...
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A Look into the Chuvash Ethnic History

  • July 21, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Moscow – There may be some conflicts within the Chuvash people’s ethnic origin. However, that does not give them less of the attention they need to fully live out their culture and tradition. Yet, how much do others know about this ...
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A Story of the Hutu Community

  • July 14, 2020     Joy Marie Salgado

Kigali – Do you know a hero who broke the rules, made fun of the rich and powerful, and insulted the wealthy cattle owners? The people of Rwanda and Burundi know exactly which hero is the answer to this question. Who is he? Find out as ...
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Knowing the Hazara Ethnic Group of Afghanistan

  • July 07, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Kabul – The Hazara people form the third largest ethnic group concentrated in the Hazarajat, a mountainous region in the central highlands of modern-day Afghanistan. They speak Hazaragi, a dialect of the Persian language and one of the ...
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Growth of the Tswana People of Botswana

  • June 30, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Gaborone – Indigenous people share a significant number of cultural practices, beliefs, and traditions. The Tswana, Botswana’s dominant indigenous group, is no different. The Tswana are a Bantu-speaking people who have become not ...
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Beyond the Red Ochre of the Himba People

  • June 23, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Windhoek – Under the heat of the African sun lies a community of people who have resisted change and preserved their distinct heritage. Their group lives in small, round wooden huts covered in cow dung, representing the long history of ...
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Bravanese People as One Community

  • June 16, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Mogadishu – How many names can an indigenous group be called? Some indigenous people can be called multiple names, while some are known by a single, distinct name. One factor is the use of language used by people outside of the community ...
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Greenlandic Inuit Life and Practice

  • June 09, 2020     Joy Marie Salgado

Nuuk – The Inuit culture has remained dynamic throughout the years. The term Inuit is a collective reference to the various distinct cultures of indigenous people in North America along the Arctic regions, as well as parts of Greenland. ...
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Knowing the Culture of the Kedayan

  • June 02, 2020     Friendly Borders Staff

Bandar Seri Begawan – Brunei, located on the northern coast of Borneo, flourishes with communities of indigenous peoples. One of these particular puak (“group” or “tribe”) is the Kedayan indigenous people. The country recognizes ...
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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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