Siwi people

Siwa Oasis, home to the Siwi people

The Siwi people, also known as the Oasis Berbers, are a Berber ethnic group based in Egypt's Siwa Oasis. They speak the Siwa language. The Siwi community is the most distant concentration of Berbers from their historical national homeland in Algeria that is still in existence today.[1]


  1. Margaret M. Vale (2015). Siwa: Jewelry, Costume, and Life in an Egyptian Oasis. American University in Cairo Press.
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