Wednesday , June 28 2017

French village erects an Amazigh symbol

Amazigh symbol

Last Sunday, the mayor of Laprade, a village in southwestern France, inaugurated a sculpture located at the entrance of his village, titled “The free people” in reference to the meaning of the word “Amazigh”. The sculpture was formed as the Amazigh letter “Yaz” from the Tifinagh alphabet.

The sepulture was created by the Amazigh artist Rachid Khimoune. The cost of the works were sponsored by the municipality, aided by a local bank, several local NGO and private donations.

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