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From Somalia to snow : how central Minnesota became home to Somalis / Hudda Ibrahim.

Ibrahim, Hudda O., (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mahnomen Public Library 977.6004 IBR (Text) 33500013374137 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library 977.6004 IBR (Text) 33500013374111 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library 977.6004 IBR (Text) 33500013374129 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781592987788
  • ISBN: 1592987788
  • Physical Description: xxxvi, 283 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Edina, MN : Beaver's Pond Press, [2017]
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 2 / 5.0

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-280).
Formatted Contents Note:
Overview of Somali history -- Immigrants, refugees, and identities -- Culture and religion -- Integration and assimilation -- Business -- New immigrants' health challenges.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Author Notes

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

Subject: Somalis > Minnesota.
Somali Americans > Minnesota.
Refugees > Minnesota.
Immigrants > Minnesota.
Somali Americans.
Genre: Minnesota author.

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