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12 Days of Christmas Traditions: Day 7

Today we will visit Africa.  Christmas is not an African festival but it was adopted into many cultures after colonialism by Portugal, the Netherlands and Britain who imposed the Christian religion. Below are 25 ways to say Merry Christmas in various African languages. Afrikaans (South Africa, Namibia) – Geseënde Kersfees Akan (Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin) [...]

By | December 18th, 2018|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas Traditions: Day 7

Michigan Girl Scouts “Tour Around the World”

On February 24th, the Girl Scouts celebrated World Thinking Day! Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Community Counselor Diane Meyers shares about this eye-opening event. "It was so wonderful to see how well our au pairs were able to present their home country for World Thinking Day on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The Girl Scouts toured "around the [...]

By | April 8th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Michigan Girl Scouts “Tour Around the World”
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