From Somalia to snow : how central Minnesota became home to Somalis / by Hudda Ibrahim.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Crookston Public Library||BOOK CLUB KIT 977.6004 IBR (Text)||33500013340955||Main||Checked out||11/09/2021|
- ISBN: 9781592987788
- Physical Description: 1 kit + 10 books (283 pages ; 22 cm), 1 discussion guide, 1 contents sheet, 1 getting started guide, 1 evaluation form
- Publisher: Edina, MN : Beaver's Pond Press, 2017
Contains: 10 copies of the book, 1 discussion guide, 1 contents sheet, 1 getting started guide, 1 evaluation form
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At a time when United States citizens are being told to fear their Muslim neighbors, where does the truth lie? In this book, Hudda Ibrahim unpacks the immigration narrative of Somali Americans and explains why nearly 20 percent have chosen to settle in Minnesota. From Somalia to Snow gives readers an invaluable insider's look into the lives and culture of our Somali neighbors and the important challenges they face. Designed with a diverse audience in mind, this book is a must-read for students, health-care professionals, business owners, social service agencies, and anyone who wants to better understand Somali people in Minnesota.
Hudda Ibrahim is a faculty member at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, where she teaches diversity and social justice. Hudda specializes in international peace studies, conflict resolution, policy analysis, and political change. She has published numerous articles on reconciliation, mediation, the role of Somali traditional elders, and the use of customary law in Somalia. She has contributed articles to the Huffington Post and other news sources, both local and international.Hudda holds a master's degree in peace studies from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor's degree in peace and conflict studies and English literature from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University in Minnesota.AUTHOR HOME: Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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