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Tag Archives: Amazigh Culture

International Mother Language Day And Its Relevance to Tamazight

Tamazight

International Mother Language Day is an annual celebration that was proclaimed by UNESCO’s General Conference in November 1999. The International Day has been observed every year since February 2000 promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. “Languages Matter!” Tamazight language matters! Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. All moves to promote …

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Statement By ASC: The War Against Amazigh of Libya

Amazigh of Libya

Libya | Amazigh Supreme Council ASC continues to monitor closely the grave violations committed against Amazigh of Libya among them, the recent kidnapping in Benghazi of Mr. Rabi Al-Jaiash of the city of Qala, by the Arab Army Militias lead by Haftar, on the bases of Mr. Al-Jaiash‘s speaking and writing in Tamazight language. Furthermore, the recent kidnapping, torture, and …

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ASC-Libya Releases Statement on Racial Remarks Made by Libyan Officials

Amazigh Supreme Council

In reference of the observations of the Amazigh Supreme Council (ASC) of recent racist statements of individuals considering themselves in position of authority in Libya, and the reiteration of those statements by several officials representing institutions auto-proclaiming legitimacy in the state; to a level where some of them are warning that Libya is “under a threat of becoming an African …

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Indigenous North Africans: Imazighen

Imazighen

By Amina Elmansouri North Africa, including Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Sudan; are often referred to as part of the Arab world, or as Arabic countries. Although many of these countries have been, “Arabised,” since the Arab/islamic conquests in 632AD, the native people of North Africa are not at all Arabic. The indigenous people of North Africa are called the …

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Call For Submissions | New York Forum of Amazigh Film (NYFAF)

NYFAF

New York Forum of Amazigh Film (NYFAF) will return for its fourth edition on April 26-27, 2018 at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center in Queens, New York. NYFAF offers a unique platform to discover North African culture and knowledge and to showcase the cinematic works of its people with particular focus on films created about Imazighen, the indigenous people of …

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The Amazigh Film Festival Wraps Up Another Successful Edition in Boston

Amazigh

By Aksel Allouch September 23, 2017 Another great success in Boston for hosting—on September 23rd at Tufts University—the ninth annual of the Amazigh Film Festival for the second year in a row, film festival dedicated to Amazigh films and documentaries made by Amazigh and international filmmakers. The festival was hosted by the Amazigh Cultural Network in America (A.C.N.A.) in collaboration with the Tazzla …

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Amazigh People Around the World Celebrate Amazigh Flag Day

Amazigh

Each year on August 30th The Amazigh people around the world  celebrates the Amazigh Flag Day, the symbol of Amazigh identity, and the common sight at Amazigh rallies, demonstrations, and celebrations. Naturally, the colors represent different things: blue for water, green for mountains & forests, and yellow for joy, gold, and the Sahara: the Tuareg realm. In the center is the Tifinagh17 …

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Remembering the Battle of Annual

Annual

This Month marks the 94th anniversary of the Battle of Annual, or in what became known in Spain as the disaster of Annual settlement . where the forces of Muhammad ‘Abd al-Karim al-Khattabi destroyed the 20,000 strong Spanish army of General. Silvestre, on July 22, 1921 at Annual in northeastern of Rif, (about 50km west of Nador) While it would …

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