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The Tuareg, also known as the "Blue People" of the Sahara Desert, have been nomadic herders and traders for centuries
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For Mali’s Tuareg, music speaks of suffering and the Sahara

For Mali’s Tuareg, music speaks of suffering and the Sahara | The Tuareg | Scoop.it
The music of Mali's Tuareg people is music of resistance. Master traders of the Sahara desert for millenia, they've never enjoyed significant political power, and their musical culture reflects that frustration and struggle. But times have been tough for these people in the aftermath of a 2012 fight for independence, which was hijacked by al-Qaida. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports.
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Tuareg Migration: A Critical Component of Crisis in the Sahel

Tuareg Migration: A Critical Component of Crisis in the Sahel | The Tuareg | Scoop.it
The Tuareg — a nomadic group of Berber origin located in several countries across North and West Africa — have been enmeshed in a complicated struggle against the Malian state since January 2012.
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As Extremists Invaded, Timbuktu Hid Artifacts of a Golden Age - New York Times

As Extremists Invaded, Timbuktu Hid Artifacts of a Golden Age - New York Times | The Tuareg | Scoop.it
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As Extremists Invaded, Timbuktu Hid Artifacts of a Golden Age
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The delicate, unbound parchment manuscripts in the 14th-century mosque he leads had already survived hundreds of years in the storied city of Timbuktu.
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The Tuareg the Nomadic inhabitants of North Africa

The Tuareg the Nomadic inhabitants of North Africa | The Tuareg | Scoop.it
The Tuareg are the nomadic inhabitants of north Africa, no one knows when the Tuareg arrived in Africa's Sahara.
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Tuareg Culture and News

Tuareg Culture and News | The Tuareg | Scoop.it

An excellent article and resource for analysis of the current situation, from an anthropologist. "Like all humans, the Tuareg people have a mixed genetic background. Geneticists have determined that the ancestors of Tuaregs over the past 10000 years came together as a group in the Sahara from 4 different regions: ..."

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‘Behind the Blue Veil’ Tracks the Tuareg of Mali

‘Behind the Blue Veil’ Tracks the Tuareg of Mali | The Tuareg | Scoop.it
“Behind the Blue Veil” chronicles the Tuareg people of Mali and the threats to their culture.
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Analysis: France, Africa face tough Sahara phase of Mali war - Reuters

Analysis: France, Africa face tough Sahara phase of Mali war - Reuters | The Tuareg | Scoop.it
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Analysis: France, Africa face tough Sahara phase of Mali war
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BURKINA FASO-MALI: “We cannot live under the law of strangers”

BURKINA FASO-MALI: “We cannot live under the law of strangers” | The Tuareg | Scoop.it
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) estimates some 107,000 Malians, most of them Arabs and Tuaregs, fled across the border to Burkina Faso, many leaving as early as February when the Tuareg National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) launched...
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Tuareg - People Of The Land (Sahara)

An important introduction to the Tuareg and current situations they face. Tuareg People Of The Land (Desert)...

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Tuareg Jeweler of the Desert

A documentary about Ehadji Koumama, a Tuareg jeweler of the desert, brief history and demonstration of making silver jewelry in the lost wax method.

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