Somalia Culture and Traditions

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Culture The fact that Somali did not receive an alphabet until 1972 does not prevent poetry and oral narration from being the very basis of culture. There is a rich tradition of fables, legends, myths and hymns. Several of today’s foremost cultural practitioners, such as the author Nurrudin Farah and Nadifa Mohamed, are in exile. Somalis have cherished their language. Different clan groups could gather around an acacia tree for…

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