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World Affairs Council Spanish Conversation Group- Seattle

April 21 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Free and open to all If you can hold a conversation in Spanish or are interested in improving your Spanish-speaking skills, then check out this group!  They always have a diverse group of globally-minded people, all working on their Spanish. This is a very fun and inclusive group, so go […]

Kayapo Warriors: How Indigenous Tribes Protect the Amazon Rainforest

The lands of the Kayapo are in a lawless part of southeastern Brazil known as the Xingu region.  Their lands are undergoing a transformation into a huge island of rainforest within a sea of deforestation. To fight of further threats to their land and culture, some native tribes have staged protests, pressured the government, and […]

Breathtaking Beijing Acrobats!

The amazing history of  the acrobatic show has been existent for more than two thousand years. Since the middle of this century, great efforts to foster and develop national arts and acrobatics have gained a new life. In the long course of development, the Chinese acrobatic art has formed its own style. The ancient acrobatics stemmed […]

Beijing Street Food

Explore the vast range of street food found in Beijing! From lamb kabobs- yángròu chuànr (羊肉串儿) and beer, the Beijing sandwich -Chinese name, Ròujiāmó (肉加莫), Pancakes- Jiān Bĭng (煎饼), to steamed stuffed buns- Bāozi (包子) you can’t go wrong !

Manal al-Sharif…

A Saudi woman who dared to drive There’s no actual law against women driving in Saudi Arabia. But it’s forbidden. Two years ago, Manal al-Sharif decided to encourage women to drive by doing so — and filming herself for YouTube. Hear her story of what happened next.

Tsaatan people – The Reindeer Herders

The Dukha (Mongolian: Цаатан, Tsaatan) are a small culture of reindeer herders living in northern Khövsgöl Aimag of Mongolia. The North Taiga band was organized under the Qing Dynasty from 1755-1912 as part of Toja or Uriyankhai banner. With Mongolian independence, the banner became part of independent Tuva, which was soon annexed by the Russians […]