The Mandalorians: People and Culture is an article in Star Wars Insider 86 about Mandalorian culture. It was written by Karen Traviss and illustrated by Tom Hodges.


  • Origins
  • Warrior Nomads
  • What Makes a Mandalorian
  • Mandalorian Society
  • The Mandalorian Family
  • Religion and Spirituality
  • The Concept of Dar-Manda
  • Daily Life—and Death
  • Food and Drink
  • Armor
  • Mixing with Mando'ade

No Word for Hero: The Mandalorian Language[]

  • Verbs
  • Other Ways to Use Verbs
  • Nouns and Other Parts of Speech
  • Pronouns
  • Adjectives and Adverbs: One and the Same
  • Vocabulary
  • Pronunciation
  • Basic Phrases
  • Mandalorian Language in its Culture Context

Behind the scenes[]

The Mandalorian inscriptions on page 25 and 26 of the article translate as "Jango Fett lost his head" and "akod oya akod oya akod oya" respectively.


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