Being Oromo in Kenya by Mario I. Aguilar

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Published by Africa World Press in Trenton, NJ .

Written in English

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  • Boran (African people) -- Kenya -- Rites and ceremonies.,
  • Boran (African people) -- Kenya -- Ethnic identity.,
  • Boran (African people) -- Kenya -- Religion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-267) and index.

Book details

Statementby Mario I. Aguilar.
LC ClassificationsDT433.545.B67 A38 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL702867M
ISBN 100865435685, 0865435693
LC Control Number97051887

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Mario I. Aguilar is one of the best Antropologists who specialised on African Studies in general and on the Oromo People in particular."Being Oromo in Kenya" is a book on first hand experience. This is a work of a man who devoted his life to make the entire culture, tradition, and life's philosophy of the Oromo People known to the world at by: Mario I.

Aguilar is one of the best Antropologists who specialised on African Studies in general and on the Oromo People in particular."Being Oromo in Kenya" is a book on first hand experience. This is a work of a man who devoted his life to make the entire culture, tradition, and life's philosophy of the Oromo People known to the world at large.4/5(2).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aguilar, Mario I. Being Oromo in Kenya book Oromo in Kenya. Trenton, NJ.: Africa World Press, © (OCoLC) Online version. The Oromo people are one of the most numerous in Africa. Census data are not reliable but there are probably twenty million people whose first language is Oromo and who recognize themselves as Oromo.

In the older literature they are often called Galla. Except for a relatively small number of arid land pastoralists who live in Kenya, all homelands lie in Ethiopia, where they probably make up 5/5(4).

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Being And Becoming Oromo Essays by various scholars from different disciplines working on the Oromiffa speaking people of Ethiopia and Northern Kenya. Category: Social Science. The various Oromo people groups are the largest, most widely dispersed groups in Ethiopia.

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The book constitutes an exhaustive study of the Oromo religion in Kenya, and it develops the concept of a "religious diversification" rather than that of syncretism.

The study portrays the dynamics of pastoralism in Kenya as an important phenomenon for our understanding of the modern African nation-states, and the challenge it poses to the.

Oromo (/ ˈ ɒr əm oʊ / or / ɔː ˈ r oʊ m oʊ /; Oromo: Afaan Oromoo) is an Afroasiatic language belonging to the Cushitic branch. It is native to the Ethiopian state of Oromia and spoken predominantly by the Oromo people and neighbouring ethnic groups in the Horn of Africa.

With % Oromo speakers, followed by % of Amharic speakers, Oromo is the most widely spoken language in Ethnicity: Oromo. A comprehensive exploration and analysis of the Oromo who although mostly living in Ethiopia also form a significant part of the modern republic of Kenya.

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Oromos speak the Oromo language as their mother tongue (also called Afaan Oromoo and Oromiffa), which is part of the Cushitic Australia: 2, ().

The Oromo people are the native inhabitants of Eastern Africa. Their population s estimated to be 55 million, which makes it the largest ethnic group in Eastern Africa. There are thousands of Oromo people living in diaspora, largely residing in are United States of.

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