Berbers

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Noun1.Berbers - an ethnic minority descended from Berbers and Arabs and living in northern AfricaBerbers - an ethnic minority descended from Berbers and Arabs and living in northern Africa
ethnic minority - a group that has different national or cultural traditions from the majority of the population
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With extraordinary places like Ksar Hadada, a village ex of clay honeycombs used as a filming location for Star Wars, and of course Matmata, where the local Berber people still live in holes in the ground.
Rather than being reduced to functional acts of language, Tamazight expresses and grows from an ongoing dialogue between Berber people and Berber lands.
Their origins are unclear, but possibly lie in the Berber people of the Targa region of Tunisia.
Considered a Berber people, their history is marked by considerable conflict and struggle for autonomy.
e students interviewed local entrepreneurs made up mainly of the Berber people who have traditionally farmed and traded but, as is the case in rural Northumberland, have diversied into tourism.
The unique beauty of the land is the lifeblood of the indigenous Berber people who have farmed here since at least the sixth century.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Touareg are a semi-nomadic Berber people who live throughout the southwestern reaches of the Sahara Desert regions of Africa, crosscutting Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Libya and Algeria.
And even the Julian calendar, long since discarded by most, retains its force among the Berber people of North Africa, while the 20 monasteries on the peninsula of Mount Athos in northeastern Greece use the Revised Julian calendar.
In Mali, the Tuareg, another Berber people, have armed themselves and are declaring a homeland in large swatches of the north.
Even then his control was a tenuous one, the Berber people of Siwa looking to their own history and traditions rather than to what they saw as foreigners in Egypt.
In the Atlas Mountains, October is saffron harvest month for the Berber people.
Populated by the indigenous Berber people, the desert is accessible by car from Djerba.