Month June 2018

Moroccan Berber Girl - Photo by Article Author

Berber of Morocco

Day 26 – The Berber of Southern Morocco When travelling through the south of Morocco it is hard to miss this symbol – the Berber fibula, an ancient brooch used in numerous ways in everyday Berber life.…

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Prisoners in Eritrea

Day 25 – Eritrea’s Prisoners There is a symbol that is universal to every language and geographic location: Coca-Cola!  Across the Middle East, bottles of this familiar symbol of refreshment are sometimes brought to prisoners as a…

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Chinese Muslims

Day 24 – Chinese Muslims; Yearning for a Mediator In the far Northwest corner of China lives a Muslim people with a colorful tradition. Chinese Sufi Muslims, a small minority of Islamic mystics, have left behind a…

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The Fulbe People

Day 23 – The Fulbe in Ghana The Muslim people who call themselves Fulbe in Ghana are more popularly known as the Fulani. They have a population estimated to be about 300,000, but it’s uncertain as they…

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The Domari Gypsies

Day 22 – The Domari People  “I met ‘Tara’ in the Dom tent when she was 12 years old. She asked me on our first meeting: “Do you pray?” and I regarded her as one who took…

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