A Refutation to a Claimed Gabra Migo People’s “Somali Identity”
International Journal of Philosophy
Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 7-11
Received: May 25, 2016; Accepted: Mar. 10, 2017; Published: Mar. 25, 2017
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Aden Husien Hassen, Department of Civics and Ethical Studies, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Dilla University, Dilla, Ethiopia
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The issue of identity has been one of the most central in human society. The search for identity has always been a key issue facing mankind in its striving after significance and meaning. Over the course of time, the issue of Gabra Migo`s identity becomes a topic of debate. And the paper is a response to individuals and local politicians that depict Gabra Migo as Somali in their different appeals. It shows that this imposed identity is not their own. The study is entirely based on secondary sources of data that were interpreted using a mix of interpretivism and constructivism to guide the qualitative method of research. The findings of the study revealed that people of Gabra Migo are Oromo by nature purely. A clear look at origin of Gabra Migo People is important to know better about identity of these people as a whole.
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Gabra Migo, Identity, Identity Crisis, Gabra People
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Aden Husien Hassen, A Refutation to a Claimed Gabra Migo People’s “Somali Identity”, International Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2017, pp. 7-11. doi: 10.11648/j.ijp.20170502.11
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