• Data Set Title: Somalia, Middle Jubba Valley, Ethnographic Photographs
  • Primary Data Collector: Jorge Acero and Catherine Besteman
  • Description: Somali Bantu are ethnic minorities forced to flee the civil war in Somalia. Some have resettled in Lewiston, Maine. Despite challenges, these refugees are finding ways to preserve their culture while adapting to life in America. Through 678 photographs and audio interviews from both Somalia and Lewiston, come explore the stories of this extraordinary community.
  • Data and Document Types: digital photographs, digital recordings
  • Topics: emigration, immigration, Bantu
  • Discipline: cultural/social
  • Region: North America, Africa
  • Country: United States, Somalia
  • Language: English
  • Nature of Collection: website on project:

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