The billboard in central Warsaw with Charles Bronson, né Karol Buczynski of ’Once Upon a Time in the West’ fame, whose cheekbones and eyes were often mistaken for Mexican or Native American but were in fact Lipka Tatar.
The full day excursion consisted of:
– Eugenia Radkiewicz on the history and customs of Polish Tatars in the oldest mosque in Poland, at Bohoniki
– A Tatar lunch at Tatarska Jurta with Dżenneta Bogdanowicz
– A walk at dusk in the Tatar Cemetery of Kruszyniany
– Dżamil Gembickim on contemporary Polish Tatar culture and Muslim identity at the Kruszyniany mosque