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Hudeide: a monumental musician who uplifted Somali life

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Hudeide: a monumental musician who uplifted Somali life Al Eyad/Flickr Ahmed I Samatar, Macalester College There are many attributes that capture Somali identity, however none seem so deep and abiding as these two: constant hyper anxiety over scarce rainfall, and uncommon talent in poetic composition and artistic performance. The first underscores the ecological brittleness of the Sahel landscape; the latter …

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