On the occasion of the International Mother Tongue Language Day, which falls every year on February 21, and in light of the categorizing of the Nubian
language in Egypt as one of the endangered indigenous language in Africa, according to the Google-powered Endangered Languages project, Egypt Today spoke to Momen Talosh, the co-founder of the Nubi App which is considered a complete repository of the Nubian
language and its related history.
believe that their original lands are located in Khor Qindi and Toshka villages, as they were displaced from those villages several times and have long sought for the state to return their land.
Although estimates of the numbers of Nubians
living in Egypt vary widely, independent studies suggest that there are between 3 and 4 million Egyptian Nubians
settled primarily around Kom Ombo, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Cairo, and Alexandria who make up 4-5% of the total population of Egypt (Begg n.
are year-around grazers, so I breed for an active goat with strong, sturdy legs; a well rounded rib cage to provide lots of room for hay and browse to fuel milk production; and a strong jaw for efficient grazing.
Nuba Noir, a traditional Nubian
music group from Cairo, entertaining in Cardiff around the indoor arcades and at Spillers Records
The Dammed Nations project emerged from a conversation between Graham Breakwell, from Shrewsburybased world music agency Access All Areas, and Michael Whitewood, from 30ips, both of whom had been working together with Nubian
frame drummers Nuba Nour for some time.
4 (Corrigenda and Indices, Bergen, 2000:1307- 08) they list Noba/N(o)uba(i), Nobatai, Noubades / Noubadians, Nuba, Nubai and Nubians
(Nhsyw), thereby referring Nobatai to Noubades/Noubadians, Nuba and Nubai to Noba and considering Nubians
(Nhsyw) as an entry apart, thus reducing all the forms to 3 basic ones: Noba/N(o)uba(i), Noubades / Noubadians and Nubians
The Swiss archaeologist Professor Charles Bonnet, head of Karma excavations team, told SUNA that the town is built at Doki-gail in north Sudan one kilometer from "Al-Duafoofah" antiquities site (huge buildings made of unbaked bricks dates back to Karma Nubian
Kingdom 2500-1450 B.
When I tell them that I'm Egyptian like them, they raise their eyebrows as if they've forgotten that there are Nubians
or Aswani people in Upper Egypt," she told this newspaper.
Nubia Development Authority will be responsible for distribution of these lands on Nubian
Campbell Hibbs, study first author, and colleagues examined hundreds of naturally mummified Nubian
mummies at Emory.
12) This continuing relationship is significant for our understanding of the relationship between Nubians
and Egypt generally.