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The Amazigh Cultural Association in America, Inc. (ACAA) is a non-profit organization registered in the state of New Jersey. It is organized and operated exclusively for cultural, educational, and scientific purposes to contribute to preserving, promoting, and enriching the Amazigh (Berber) language and culture.
Global Revival of Amazigh Culture
The Amazigh (Berber) people are the original inhabitants of North Africa, also known as Tamazgha, and they have been living in this part of the world for Millenia. Tamazgha extends from the Atlantic Ocean, on the west, to the Suez Canal, on the east, and includes the Canary Islands, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and parts of Egypt. Amazigh communities are also found in other African countries such as Tchad, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauretania, Senegal, and Western Sahara.
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The Tamazight (Berber) Language Profile by Karim Achab; University of Ottawa
Abstract: Profile written at the request of the Ministry of Education of the Province of Ontario, Canada, in November 2001, following the request to include Tamazight among the languages taught within its Program of International Languages. Click Here to read full article