The Amazigh Voice is the newsletter of the Amazigh Cultural Association in America, Inc. It is published twice a year: a Summer issue and a Winter issue. The editorial board is composed of Rachid Dahmani, Kamel Igoudjil, Marcella Landri, Sarra Seffal, Rabah Seffal, and Louiza Sellami. The Amazigh Voice welcomes articles related to the Amazigh language, culture, history, as well as poetry in both English and Tamazight. Submissions should be emailed to

Amazigh Voice Vol 25 Issue 1 Summer 2023

Amazigh Voice Vol 25 Issue 2 Winter 2023

Amazigh Voice Winter 2022, Vol. 24, No. 2

A New Year, a New Leadership

By Louiza Sellami

As the current leadership’s term nears its end, it is worth taking a step back to reflect on the course it has taken, its accomplishments, and to examine some of the challenges that lie ahead. Founded on the principles of democracy and transparency, … Read More

Amazigh Voice Summer 2022, Vol. 24, No. 1

The Renaissance of Tamazight

By Louiza Sellami

Since the recognition of Tamazight as an official language in Algeria and Morocco a couple of decades ago, the Amazigh people have witnessed a revival of their culture. This recognition inspired other Amazigh communities in Tunisia, Libya, and the Canary Islands to … Read More

Amazigh Voice Winter 2017, Vol. 21, No. 2


To introduce this issue, I would like to borrow Milan Kundera’s words, who said: “The first step in liquidating a people, said Hubl, is to erase its memory. Destroy its books, its culture, its history. Before long the nation will begin to forget what it is ... Read More

Amazigh Voice Summer 2017, Vol. 21, No. 1


In this year of 2017, Mouloud Mammeri would have been one hundred years old. He dedicated his life to shedding light on various aspects of the Amazigh language and cultural heritage in the whole North African region. What do you think he would tell us about … Read More

Amazigh Voice Fall 2016, Vol. 20, No. 2


It turned into a habit that our editorials digress to other fields instead of keeping focused on the traditional Amazigh issues, which is the primary dedication of this newsletter. Thus, from time to time, too often perhaps, we are forced, pushed away from what should … Read More

Amazigh Voice Spring 2016, Vol. 20, No. 1


Although everyone acknowledges today the intermingling of populations, which as a matter of fact is universally true, the Amazigh element in North Africa remains dominant and is seen as a genuine legacy even to those communities who have lost the Amazigh language and traditionsRead More