Collectively, they are known as Shelha in Moroccan Arabic, and as Barbaria in the Classical Arabic used in the Middle East.
The terms Barbar and Shelha are considered offensive by most Berber activists, who prefer the term Tamazigh.
is called djellaba; a long, loose, hooded garment with full sleeves.
The djellaba has a hood that comes to a point called a qob.
Hundreds of Amazigh (Berber) associations have been created to defend their culture and identity in the last few decades in Morocco and Algeria.