Information on the Amazigh people. The Imazighen have lived in North Africa for at least 4000 years. They are commonly called "Berbers," but that term is derived from the Greek word barbaroi (barbarians). "Amazigh" means "free people" in the Tamazight language.
Discussion list for those interested in promoting and preserving the Amazigh culture and Tamazight language.
Information on the Amazigh people, their language, and culture.
Article distinguishes between ancestry and identity. In terms of race, Berbers are a clear majority in North Africa. In terms of identity, people who claim to be Berbers are a substantial minority.
Portal dedicated to the Kabyle mountains and Amazigh culture. News and opinions, history, French-Kabyle dictionary.
Jose Barrios Garca describes some of the findings of his doctoral dissertation on the mathematical and astronomical practices of 14th- and 15th-century Guanches and Canarians.
This chapter by Amar Almasude in the book "Revitalizing Indigenous Languages" describes how new technologies have not only enhanced communication but also strengthened cultural identity among the Amazigh people.
Fred Schoenahl and Andy Whittington describe the culture and history of these desert nomads of Mali and Niger, including the resistance of the Saharan Amazigh to different occupations [French/English].
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