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Guriga Reer Guuraaga / The Nomadic Home

Somali-Americans come to Minnesota with roots from an ancient nomadic society. In this installation, Twin Cities master-artists tell the stories of nomadic life in Somalia, while families and neighbors gather together after a day’s fasting for Ramadan. Together, we will visit a nomadic Somali homestead, share snacks and tea around the fire, and take a minute to imagine our neighbors’ journey as nomads across the sea.

Stories will be in Somali, with English translation.


The artists working within the Somali Museum of Minnesota are:

Hawa Aden
Ardho Ismail
Halwo Duale
Amina Shire
Ahmed Ismail Yusuf
Abdi Janan
Awil Ali Warabe
Somali Museum Dance Troupe


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Cedar-Riverside - West Bank Tower Park behind the Cedar Cultural Center: 416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis

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8:59pm - 5:26am



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Somali Museum of Minnesota
(b.) Minneapolis, MN