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The 1986 Philippine Revolution
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This article reflects on the events of the 1986 revolution in the Philippines that ultimately led to the fall of President Ferdinand Marcos.

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11/30/2017
Along the Mekong
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This article studies the communities, landscapes, and ecosystem along the Mekong river, and the ways in which life there has been threatened by developmental projects.

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12/05/2017
Ancestral Waters
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This article explores the lives of the Calamian Tagbanua, descendants of some of the oldest people in the Philippines.

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12/01/2017
The Ancient Art of Kushti
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This article describes the ancient and traditional art of Indian wrestling known as "kushti".

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11/10/2017
Ancient Coptic Christmas
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This article explores the Coptic Christian community of Egypt and their ancient traditions.

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11/14/2017
Bathing in Immortality
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This article describes the Kumbh Mela, the oldest and largest religious festival in the world.

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11/10/2017
Bear Dance
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This article discusses the traditional "bear dance" in the Trotus Valley of Romania.

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11/20/2017
The Bearer of Light
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This article studies the life of Ahmad Shah Massoud, an Afghan resistance leader.

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11/29/2017
Bolivia's Chipaya and the Altiplano
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This article studies the Chipaya people, who are the only remnant of the Tiwanaku civilization which predates the Inca by 2,500 years.

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11/16/2017
Born to Fly
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This article studies the traditional sport of pigeon racing, an activity that is rapidly regaining popularity in Europe.

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11/28/2017
Breakers of Empires
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This article reflects on the Afghan people and their relationship with their ancient and contested country.

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11/29/2017
The Butterfly Tribe
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This article explores the Samburu people, a semi-nomadic tribe who live in the Rift Valley in Kenya.

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11/15/2017
Catching Monkeys
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This article describes the sport of Thai boxing and its rich cultural heritage founded on discipline and for the purposes of keeping youths away from lives of violence, crime, and drugs.

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11/30/2017
Chasing the Jakartan Dream
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This article examines the evolution of Jakarta as a perceived city of dreams, and the reality faced by those who live there.

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12/05/2017
City as Refuge
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This article explores the lives of people displaced by war in the Eastern Ukraine.

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11/27/2017
Close to Paradise
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This article studies the tiny islands of Vanuatu, an area voted one of the happiest places on Earth, and the unique culture and lifestyle that exists there.

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11/20/2017
Darga Hazrat Nizamuddin
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This article studies the Darga Hazrat Nizamuddin, a shrine in the Nizamuddin West neighborhood of Delhi.

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11/10/2017
Earth's Most Threatened Tribe
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This article describes the Awá Indians in the Brazilian Amazon and their efforts to maintain their nomadic lifestyle amidst encroachment of the modern world.

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11/16/2017
End of the Road
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This article describes life for the Brokpa tribe, who have herded yak in the remote far eastern corner of Bhutan for centuries.

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11/29/2017
Entering the Exclusion Zone
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This article explores the abandoned city of Pripyat and its decay since the nuclear reactor meltdown at Chernobyl.

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11/28/2017
Experiments in Social Urbanism
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This article discusses how the city of Medellín in Colombia has put significant monetary investments into its poorer communities in an attempt to transform itself from one of the most notoriously violent places in the world into an innovative city of the future.

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11/16/2017
Eye for an Eye
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This article studies the centuries-old tradition of blood vengeance in the North of Albania.

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11/21/2017
Finding Shelter
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This article describes life in an Ethiopian refugee camp housing Afaris who have fled Eritrean repression.

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11/15/2017
Fishing for a Future
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This article discusses the fishermen of Ancón, Peru and the changes in their livelihood over time.

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11/13/2017
Footprints
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This article discusses how different lifestyles and attitudes affect carbon emissions.

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11/21/2017
Free Spirits of Mongolia
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This article discusses the preservation of Kazakh culture in the mountainous region of Bayan-Olgii.

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12/01/2017
God's Light Show
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This article describes life in the Lofoten Islands off the northern coast of Norway.

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11/28/2017
The Golden Full Moon
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This article describes the religious festival of Nabadwip Mandala Parikrama in the small town of Nabadwip in West Bengal, India.

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Date Added:
11/10/2017