Writer, performer and griot Koulsy Lamko directed the Centre Universitaire des Arts in Rwanda from 1999 to 2002, in the aftermath of the genocide of the Tutsis. After handing the project over to students, he continued to support and visit […]
The speakers, however, made little reference to people from different cultures, ethnic origins or language groups, with the exception of Charles Bender, a First Nation’s speaker.
Unknown to perhaps many of us in this part of the world, there is a significant population of aboriginal people living mainly in the central swathe of India for centuries. Their plight has been recently been brought to the forefront […]
The Obama victory was jubilantly celebrated in Washington DC (sometimes referred to as Chocolate City). I was there for the Clinton victory over Bush1, but that was a quaint tea party compared to this wild bumping throw-down. I squeezed myself […]