Festival of the Virgin of Candelaria - Puno, Peru Festival of the Virgin of Urkupiña - Quillacollo, Bolivia This is an excerpt from the book Celebrating Women by Paola Gianturco, reproduced from her website, http://www.celebratingwomen.com "The Quechua tribal people in... Continue Reading →
This is an excerpt from the book Celebrating Women by Paola Gianturco Umhlanga, The Reed Dance - Lobamba, Swaziland "Ndileka Mabusa attended college in Pretoria. Because she has been out of the country, she has never participated in a Reed Dance. As... Continue Reading →
"Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them—in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul—they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation."
Learn about the amazing landscape of Rajasthan, India and what makes the culture of its people so colorful!
We drape ourselves in Tuareg jewelry, romanticize their nomadic notions, dance to their desert blues music - hell, there's even a car named after them! But how much do you really know about the Tuareg people and their culture? Here's a three minute ethnography to broaden your cultural connections, whether it's to be a more-informed global citizen or simply for a better appreciation of your costume trinkets!