Friday, Jun. 22, 2018

Archive for Our Roots/Le nostre radici

Indigenous Tribes of Italy

Indigenous Tribes of Italy

Posted On: November 26, 2014

Apache, Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois, Blackfoot. As Americans we have been exposed to the names of the indigenous peoples [...]

What’s In a Name?

What’s In a Name?

Posted On: October 25, 2014

“What’s in a name?” asked Juliet in Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet. She had just learned that her [...]

Your Italian Roots May Go Places You’ve Never Dreamed Of

Your Italian Roots May Go Places You’ve Never Dreamed Of

Posted On: October 14, 2014

If asked, the average Italian American’s knowledge of their roots is sketchy at best.  “I know my relatives [...]

Outside the Strongbox: a discovery of my roots.

Outside the Strongbox: a discovery of my roots.

Posted On: October 01, 2014

Going through my mother’s things after she died was an often painful process.  Evidence of my immediate family’s [...]

The Molfettese Dialect

The Molfettese Dialect

Posted On: August 30, 2014

As Italians are aware, the dialects of Italy reflect the rich and diverse historical landscape of the country [...]