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See other photos of what seems to be the same camp here:
Undated postcard, but likely to be from the 1950s
For other views of the Garessa at different points in time, see these postings:
Location as seen on Google Maps
Possibly in Xamar Weyne, where weaving like this continued until the 1980s
Traditionally done by the slave section of the Xamar population, known as (h)abash or adoon
The text below is from “The Politics of Dress in Somali Culture” By Heather Marie Akou, 2011
Text on back says “Late Fascist Headquarters. Now Troop Headquarters, Mogadishu”
This became the home of the Parliament, post independence. What was its use before then?
Where is this?
Is this Mosque Sheik Sufi in the background? Your comments below please?
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Where is this exactly?