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Somali Nomadic Peoples and Their Challenges

Today we will be discussing mobile livelihoods, often characterized by nomadic people. Nomadic life is often considered traditional or simple life. It is the way...

Social Stratification

The Samaal believe that their clan-family is superior to the Saab. The Saab clan-family developed a caste system that awards status to different groups...

Food and Economy

Milk from camels, goats, and cows is a major food for Somali herdsmen and nomadic families. Young men tending camel herds during the rainy...

Federal Government of Somalia

Somalia was known to the ancient Egyptians as the Land of Punt. They valued its trees which produced the aromatic gum resins frankincense and...