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Berber Amazigh Queen: Who Was the Legendary Dihya? (Part 2)

Who Was Dihya? (Part 2)After the assassination of her husband she led the resistance against Arab invaders. who later invaded the Maghreb back in the 7th and 8th centuries. The military commander Hassan ben Naaman of the Khalif Abd Al Malech, prepared for every...

Who Was Dihya? (Part 1)

Who Was Dihya? (Part 1)Dihya or “al khahina” while Dihya was her given name at birth, al kahina was the name given to her by the Arabs it means “seer” or “witch” the name came from the fact that she used to have the power of foreseeing the future. A brave and ruthless...

Berber Language (or Languages)

Berber Language (Or Languages)Moroccan society is socially and linguistically diverse; it is one of the richest cultural mixtures in North Africa. That is due to the numerous civilizations that colonized Morocco in the past like Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greek,...

The Berber Culture

The Berber CultureUp until this day, the tradition is that it’s the man who chooses the wife from his tribe, or even it’s their families who choose for them.  Arranged marriages are still very common in the Berber tribes. The Festival of Fantasia In the early days,...

History of Moroccan Berbers

History of Moroccan BerbersMaybe it’s a little bit hard to believe, but the Berber history goes way back to the prehistoric times. They lived in northern Africa for more than 4000 years. They call themselves Berber, and were proud raiders who fought against many...
Who Was Dihya? (Part 1)

Who Was Dihya? (Part 1)

Who Was Dihya? (Part 1)Dihya or “al khahina” while Dihya was her given name at birth, al kahina was the name given to her by the Arabs it means “seer” or “witch” the name came from the fact that she used to have the power of foreseeing the future. A brave and ruthless...

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Berber Language (or Languages)

Berber Language (or Languages)

Berber Language (Or Languages)Moroccan society is socially and linguistically diverse; it is one of the richest cultural mixtures in North Africa. That is due to the numerous civilizations that colonized Morocco in the past like Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greek,...

read more
The Berber Culture

The Berber Culture

The Berber CultureUp until this day, the tradition is that it’s the man who chooses the wife from his tribe, or even it’s their families who choose for them.  Arranged marriages are still very common in the Berber tribes. The Festival of Fantasia In the early days,...

read more
History of Moroccan Berbers

History of Moroccan Berbers

History of Moroccan BerbersMaybe it’s a little bit hard to believe, but the Berber history goes way back to the prehistoric times. They lived in northern Africa for more than 4000 years. They call themselves Berber, and were proud raiders who fought against many...

read more