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Celebrate the Amazigh New Year in Boston

By Zouhir Az, Nov 29, 2016  Following a successful event last year, The Amazigh Cultural Network in America in collaboration with Boston Amazigh Community are organizing another annual  celebration for the Amazigh new year ‘Yennayer’, — marks the first day of the agrarian calendar year used since ancient times by Amazigh people throughout North Africa — on Saturday, January 14, in ... Read More »

Japanese Couple Gets Married in Amazigh Tradition

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Anyone struggling to decide on a venue for their upcoming wedding, take note. A young Japanese couple have come up with the ultimate way to celebrate their love by deciding to get married according to an Amazigh traditon of Ait Khebbach tribe – part of Ait Atta federation- the largest Amazigh tribal confederation of South eastern Morocco along the border with Algeria. Read More »

Protests Grow Tense Following Tragic Death of a Fish-Seller in Al Hoceima

Mouhcine fikri

Al Hoceima (AWN) | The accident happened around 11 p.m. Friday night near Al Hoceima primary courthouse, when a 31 years old Mouhcine Fikri, was killed after compacted several times inside a garbage truck. According to witnesses, the deceased was protesting against the authorities’ decision to seize his merchandise. Meanwhile, The photo that captured Mouhcine Fikri dead inside the garbage truck has sparked yet ... Read More »

Tinariwen Announced Their New Album, ‘ELWAN’

Tinariwen

Tinariwen have announced their new album ‘ELWAN (The Elephants)’. Due out early next year, The album was recorded partially in the desert of California’s Joshua Tree National Park and M’Hamid El Ghizlane oasis in southern Morocco. The follow-up to their 2014 album ‘Emmaar’ comes out on February 10th 2017 via Anti-. and it features guest appearances by Kurt Vile, Matt Sweeny, Mark Lanegan, ... Read More »

Khenifra to Host the First Edition of Izourane Festival

Izourane

Organized by Ajdir Izourane association for Amazigh Culture in collaboration with The Royal Institute of the Amazigh Culture The event is free and open to the public and will include a rich variety of activities such as Live music, art shows, conferences and many other surprises. When: October 15 . 16 2016 Where: Ajdir – Khenifra Event Website: Festivalizourane   Read More »

Tamazgha Builders: A New NGO Fights to Restore Old Amazigh Buildings and Sites

Tamazgha Builders

Tamazgha Builders is a non-profit membership organization founded to provide education, networking and outreach for old Amazigh heritage buildings and monuments in Algeria. Tamazgha Builders was established on the principle that conservation of the built environment is fundamentally dependent on the work of skilled people in all of the traditional building trades who preserve, maintain and restore historic buildings, sites, and build ... Read More »

Morocco: 10-Year-old Commits Suicide Over School Supplies

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A 10-year-old student, studying in the 5th grade committed suicide by hanging after his parents refused to buy him school supplies. Ahmed Aarab was found hanging at his home in a small village near the city of Ifrane, Morocco. Mother said he had demanded  to immediately buy him school supplies required to go back to school.. But they refused because they could not afford ... Read More »

Fatima’s Journey to School: a Video by UNESCO

Fatima

UNESCO’s Morocco office decided to shadow a Fourteen-year-old student Fatima, on her daily commute from her home to the nearest school – door to door. Fatima hails from an Amazigh village, called Iznaguen in the Atlas Mountains fit the profile perfectly. It takes at least three hours by road from this steep village sitting at an altitude of 4000 meters to reach a phone ... Read More »