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Cultural Exchange: Happy New Year from Morocco to Portland


As we rang in the year 2015 in rural Morocco in traditional American style, rural-rooted Moroccans (Amazighen) recently rang in the year 2965 true to traditional form in Portland, Ore.

And PBS’s Morning Edition had it covered.

Yanayr (يناير) is the first month of the Amazighen year, which comes from the number one in Tamazight: yan (يان).

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