Somali Skyline Tower Oral History Project: Interview with Sumaya Yusuf and Bibi Abdalla

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Titles Somali Skyline Tower Oral History Project: Interview with Sumaya Yusuf and Bibi Abdalla
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Sumaya Yusuf and Bibi Abdalla have both worked with the Minnesota Historical Society by conducting interviews for the Somali Skyline Tower Oral History Project. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Respect for parents and elders; how Somalis in the United States are losing their culture; uniqueness in Somali culture; the importance of poetry and songs; trying to maintain Somali language and traditions; Somali culture relating to African-American culture; Somalis and Americanization.
Quantity .25 hour sound disc
6 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:13:06 running time
Creation Interviewer: Wilhide, Anduin
Interviewee: Abdalla, Bibi
Interviewee: Yusuf, Sumaya
Interviewer: Abdibudul, Hodan
Subjects Somali Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 06/2004
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 123 (Library Call Number)
AV2008.101.6 (Accession Number)
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Somali Skyline Tower Oral History Project'


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  • Suleiman Ahmed on July 20, 2022 07:18:18 PM
    very great and brave girls. Thanks for being an example to Somali peeiple.

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