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Sculpture to honour Quinn Dihya in final stages

Dihya

Sculptor putting final touches on her holy majesty, Amazigh queen and military leader Dihya, who battled the 7th century against Arab invasion of North Africa. The official unveiling is planned for upcoming months at capital of Kabylie, Tizi Wezzu.  

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Dihya biography and life story

Dihya was an Amazigh warrior queen who lived in the 7th century in the Aures region,which is in eastern Algeria and western Tunisia, North Africa. She fought against the Arab invasion across North Africa. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kahina

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The Kahina: The Female Face of Berber History

By Cynthia Becker, November 2, 2015,  In the seventh century CE, an Arab army swept across North Africa with the goal of conquest, only to be defeated by a female warrior who led the resistance against their military advances. Commonly referred to as the “Kahina,” meaning “seer” in Arabic, this brave and defiant woman belonged to a Judaized Berber tribe …

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