Category Archives: Nawroz

Nawroz and Jli Kurdi (3 months ago)

Yep, another after-the-fact posting.  Life was busy…trying to catch up on recording some of my activities now:). Nawroz is the Kurdish New Year and is held on the 1st day of spring; for anyone interested in learning a bit more … Continue reading

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  Or, BUHZ-ah, as my students pronounce it and, really, they oughta know.  The bazaar here is the real McCoy; it’s where the local people go to buy absolutely anything they need.  From clothes to produce to electronics to live … Continue reading

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