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The 1986 Philippine Revolution
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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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Date Added:
11/30/2017
Along the Mekong
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Date Added:
11/16/2017
Born to Fly
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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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Date Added:
11/28/2017
Breakers of Empires
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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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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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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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Date Added:
11/30/2017
Chasing the Jakartan Dream
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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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Date Added:
12/05/2017