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Eritrean History, Culture and Identity

From the Land of Punt, Italian Colonization, Ethiopian “Federation,” British Administration – to the successful War of Independence, the land that this young nation represents has history. One thing has always been constant though: culture. A national self-rule has reinvigorated the shared identity of this prideful community.

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve said: no hablo Español in response to something said in Spanish – and have been hit with: ¿Por Que? then, this millionaire’s website would have been a dedication to my parents for making me “look Spanish.” Shout out to all the Eritrean girls that got offended by the “you look mixed; you don’t look African” people. Shout out to those who didn’t because when they say “say something African” then, why not just respond by saying “something African?”

Nowadays – in this information age – people know of Eritrea/ns. HOWEVER, knowing of and knowing about are two different things. That said, I will dedicate this page to providing elementary information on Eritrea – for the second generation Diaspora Eritreans and others who still “want to visit Africa one day.” is an online repository of Eritrean culture and heritage. is an online repository of Eritrean culture and heritage.

The website is a space which documents and showcase Eritrea’s softpower.


EriArchaeo – The Antiquity of Eritrea

“Our mission is to educate and enlighten the minds of our community…”

Eritrea (/ˌɛrɪˈtr.ə/ or /ˌɛrɪˈtrə/;[9] Tigrinya: ኤርትራ, About this sound listen ), officially the State of Eritrea,[10] is a country in the Horn of Africa, with its capital at Asmara. It is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast.