Afar Brochure
Afar Brochure

The Afar people are believed to be the descendants of Arabs, potentially from Yemen. They settled on farm land in the Ethiopian highlands some time before 1000AD and have since been nomadic pastoralists, raising goats, sheep and cattle. The area that the Afar people inhabit, known as the Danakilia Desert, is one of the hottest and driest spots on earth, yet it also has some of the lowest temperatures on earth.
Author(s): NALRC
Language(s): Afar
Category: Research, Outreach and Dissemination
Level: N.A.
Audience: K-8, 9-12, University, Heritage, Self-Study, Special Purpose
General Format: Web
Specific Medium: Downloadable File
Skill: N.A.
Price: Free
Year: 2014
Keywords: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Addis Ababa, Djibouti
Publisher: National African Language Resource Center
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