The Trials and Tribulations of a Somali Desert Nomad

In this deep dialogue you’ll hear from a woman who is the last person in her direct lineage to have lived as a nomad and keeper of her family stories. Ancestors on both sides of her family were nomads.

On our December 14 show, our speaker will be Shugri Said Salh who was born in Somalia in 1974. In 1992, she immigrated to North America after civil war broke out in her home country. She attended nursing school at Pacific Union College and graduated with honors.

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