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

The ruined city of Djado

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