Mosuo women.

Anthropology: An Analysis of Matriarchal Societies and Their Culture

Matriarchal societies The fascination for matriarchal societies stems from how few and far between they appear to be. Mythical matriarchies, such as the Amazon warriors from Greek literature, have long been an object of fantasy, and that because we live … Continue reading Anthropology: An Analysis of Matriarchal Societies and Their Culture

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Ancient History: The Ruins of the City of Djado, a Hidden Wonder of the Sahara

Rediscovering the Sahara Archeological discoveries often help dispel myths and misconceptions about different epochs and places. The city of Djado, an impressive abandoned fortress located in northern Niger, shatters the common perception of the Sahara desert. Most people usually depict … Continue reading Ancient History: The Ruins of the City of Djado, a Hidden Wonder of the Sahara

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How does National Sorry Day Reflect the Reality of Australian Aboriginal People’s Lives?

What is National Sorry Day? National Sorry Day brings Australians together to commemorate the survivors of a dark time in Australian History. Officially known as the National Day of Healing, this holiday allows everyone to discuss the experiences of members … Continue reading How does National Sorry Day Reflect the Reality of Australian Aboriginal People’s Lives?

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Pedro Sanchez Pardons the Independence Leaders of Catalonia, Spain

On June 23rd 2021, Catalonia reached a historical turning point in its pursuit of independence. Spanish President Pedro Sanchez decided, against the approval of most of Spain, to pardon nine Catalan independence leaders. Four years ago, these politicians were tried … Continue reading Pedro Sanchez Pardons the Independence Leaders of Catalonia, Spain