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Gabooye       LUcat Search catalogue MMS 9839596027802711

Scope note
Minority group in Somalia. The Gabooye are an occupational 'caste' defined by their traditional professions, which include hunting, leatherworking, shoemaking, poison-making, hairdressing; performing male and female circumcision; arts and crafts; knife-making; and iron-smelting (source: https://www.refworld.org/docid/51e4fce94.html).

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Gabooyo
Gaboye
Madhiban
Midgan

Broader terms
Somalian peoples

Subject category
04.04 ETHNIC GROUPS

Indexing history
Added 2020.



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