Archive for March, 2006

The Notes of the Rif Revolt

The Notes of the Rif Revolt
The Notes of the Rif Revolt The Rif Revolt is one of the more astonishing bids for self-determination by a people bearing the yoke of colonialism. That it failed to achieve its primary aim, is a matter of history that passes over numerous achievements of the leaders of the revolt. However, despite the importance of the Revolt in its own time, this slice of history probably appears in few modern history texts. The Rif Revolt occurred between 1921 and... 

Interview with Imattawan

Interview with Imattawan
Interview with Imattawan Azul Farid, we would like you to tell us about Imettawan band. First tell us who are Imattawan? Azul brothers, thanks a lot for this interview, we appreciate it. We are very proud of Agraw.com as it cares a lot about Tamazight. We visit this website a lot because we find ourselves projected in it. The Imetawen group was founded in the 90s by some young people from Imzouren. It started with the creation of Nekkor, an association... 

Idir, the Pioneer of Amazigh Music

Idir, the Pioneer of Amazigh Music
Idir Idir was born in 1949 at Ait Lahcene a Berber village in Haute-Kabylia. IDIR’s real name is Hamid Cheriet. This farmer’s son started studying Geology and was destined for a career in the petroleum industry before his rise to stardom. Idir has been the ambassador of the Kabyle culture, especially the Kabyle music, with only his vocals and acoustic guitar. Idir has always used his status to claim his Berber (Amazigh) identity. His first... 

The Future of Kabylia

The Future of Kabylia
Kabylia - Algeria There are countries which after interior tearings (political, linguistic, cultural and social) quickly understood that the solution to live in peace and harmony, was regional autonomy. And so its application posed any problem, neither with the authorities, nor with the areas concerned, which besides go only better and live their statute peacefully. If, at home in Kabylia and Algeria, this concept of regional autonomy is badly perceived... 

Thaziri, a special Amazigh band

Thaziri, a special Amazigh band
Thaziri November, the 19th 2005 was a special day in the history of Wahid Thaziri. The band presented her first album called “Thajit” (Dream). This cd presentation was the closing off of a successful year 2005. The band played the finale of The “Amsterdamse Popprijs” and won the “Rasa Mondiaal Tour” and played on more than 40 famous stages in Holland like Paradiso and Melkweg and also on the largest festivals like... 

Connections to the Arthurian legend

Connections to the Arthurian legend
the Arthurian legend Although the newest Movie on King Arthur is fiction, research and documentation of my family history, prove it is based on fact. I now have a personal in the existence of King Arthur and his Knights. Not only do my family lines connect with the tribe Arthur would have come from, but to the current Royal Family (Guess Whose Coming to Dinner?). After many years of piecing together my family history, one drop of DNA put it all together. The... 

The Clash of Civilizations

The Clash of Civilizations
THE NEXT PATTERN OF CONFLICT World politics is entering a new phase, and intellectuals have not hesitated to proliferate visions of what it World map will be—the end of history, the return of traditional rivalries between nation states, and the decline of the nation state from the conflicting pulls of tribalism and globalism, among others. Each of these visions catches aspects of the emerging reality. Yet they all miss a crucial,... 
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