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Mindar

Mindar

Mindar 「マインダー」 - The first android priest robot conceived in cooperation between the Koudaiji, a Buddhist temple in...

Achuars

Achuars

Achuar “the people of the aguaje palm” – An Amazonian community belonging to Jivaroan groups, living along either...

Ibn Sina

Ibn Sina

Ibn Sina ابن سینا‎ or Avicenna (c. 980 – June 1037) - a Persian Muslim polymath, physician and astronomer...

Jack Ma

Jack Ma

Jack Ma 马云 (1964-) - A Chinese billionaire, co-founder of Alibaba Group, 阿里巴巴集团, a multinational technology conglomerate.

Ubuntu

Ubuntu

Ubuntu – A Southern African concept (Nguni Bantu term) involving "humanity" and “fraternity” and often translated as "I...

Marabout

Marabout

Marabout مُرابِط‎ - A Muslim religious leader and teacher in North and West Africa – The term may...

Momotarô

Momotarô

Momotarô 桃太郎, "Peach Boy" - A popular Japanese hero born from a giant peach. After befriended a talking...

Popol Vuh

Popol Vuh

Popol Vuh – “Book of the Community” or “Book of Counsel” – A mythological text of Kʼicheʼ Maya...

Daruma

Daruma

Daruma だるま (doll) – A Japanese traditional doll (generally painted red but not only) modeled after Bodhidharma, the...

Aran Jumper

Aran Jumper

Aran traditional Jumper (Geansaí Árann) – A water-resistant Jumper, made from a yarn of sheep's wool named báinín...

Khoisan

Khoisan

Khoisan people or Khoe-Sān - A term designating the "non-Bantu" indigenous peoples of Southern Africa, including the Khoekhoen...

Cocoa

Cocoa

Cocoa - An evergreen tropical Mesoamerican tree having yellowish flowers and reddish-brown seed pods from which chocolate is...

Haidas

Haidas

Haida People - From North America, on the Pacific coast, and more particularly in the Haida Gwaii archipelago...

Alcuin

Alcuin

Alcuin of York (735 – 804 CE) or Ealhwine —An English scholar and clergyman who, at the invitation...

Abatwas

Abatwas

Abatwas - A legendary people in Southern Africa (esp. among the Zulus), who rides ants and hides in...

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) - An inventor and electrical engineer (Serbian-American) – Contributions to the design of the modern...

Mapuche

Mapuche

Mapuche ("People of the Land") - A group of indigenous inhabitants (living in Chile & Argentina), refering to...

Thonmi Sambhota

Thonmi Sambhota

Thonmi Sambhota (7th century CE) ཐོན་མི་སམྦྷོ་ཊ་ - Minister of the emperor Songtsen Gampo and inventor of the Tibetan...

Dangun

Dangun

Dangun 단군 (or Tan’gun) - The legendary founder and god-king of Gojoseon (the first Korean kingdom) in 2333...

Fa’afafine

Fa’afafine

Fa'afafine - Samoan biological males who behave in a range of feminine/masculine-gendered ways - Integrated part of Samoan...

Ulu

Ulu

Ulu ᐅᓗ… an all-purpose knife traditionally used by Inuit, Yupik, and Aleut women.

Suiti

Suiti

Suiti cultural space in Latvia - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2009 “…a Catholic community in the Protestant...

Potlatch

Potlatch

Potlatch - A gift-giving feast practiced by peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast of Canada and the United...

Geisha

Geisha

Geisha 芸者 - A Japanese woman who can perform the ancient traditions of art, dance and singing.

Sutartinės

Sutartinės

Sutartinės, Lithuanian multipart songs - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2010 "...a form of polyphonic music performed by...

Garifuna

Garifuna

Language, dance and music of the Garifuna - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2008 “… rich in tales...

Hen

Hen

Hen - A gender-neutral personal pronoun in Swedish - an alternative to hon "she" and han "he".

Fado

Fado

Fado, urban popular song of Portugal - Intangible Cultural Heritage 2011 "... a Portuguese multicultural synthesis of Afro-Brazilian...

Ainu people

Ainu people

Ainu people アイヌ アイヌ民族 - An indigenous people of Japan located in the north of the country (Hokkaido)...

theater

How do we represent "theater" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do languages...

love

How do we represent "love" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do languages...

child

How do we represent "a child" and what place does he/she take in cultures and societies? How do...

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