Denan, Ethiopia: On the Border of Somalia

Denan is within the current borders of Ethiopia, in the southeast of the country, close to Somalia.  I spent a few days there working on a project, documenting the cooking practices of some households in the town.  The welcoming we received at each house we visited was warm, sometimes including an offering of food in a village where little existed. 

I’ll never forget that Ogaden moon shining high over Denan during those nights, and I still hold on to the hope that the future of the Ogaden will be brighter than it is today.

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