6 Mar

World Cultures: Hausaland

By Thomas Jang The Hausa people are one of several ethnic groups that have lived around the Niger and Benue rivers in present-day Niger and Nigeria for thousands of years. Alongside them live the Tuareg, Fulbe, and Zabarma. The area...
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22 Feb

World Cultures: The Siddhi People

By Thomas jang The Siddi are an ethnic minority group in Pakistan and India, descended from Abyssinian (Ethiopian) and Bantu peoples enslaved and trafficked to the Indian subcontinent through the Eastern slave trade. From its start in the 7th century...
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