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Gurage Brochure

The languages spoken by the Gurage are known as the Gurage languages. The variations among these languages are used to group the Gurage people into three dialectically varied subgroups:Northern, Eastern and Western. However, the largest group within Eastern subgroup, known as the Silt’e, are identified foremost as Muslims . The Gurage live a sedentary life based on agriculture, involving a complex system of crop rotation and transplanting. Ensete is their main staple crop, but other cash crops are grown, which include coffee and Khat. Animal husbandry is practiced, but mainly for milk supply and dung. Other foods consumed include green cabbage, cheese, butter, and roasted grains with meat consumption being very limited
Author(s): NALRC
URL: http://nalrc.indiana.edu/brochures/new-broch/Gurage.pdf
Language(s): Gurage
Category: Teaching and Learning Materials, Research, LCTL Initiatives, K-12 Initiatives, Outreach and Dissemination
Level: N.A.
Audience: K-8, 9-12, Heritage, Self-Study, Special Purpose
General Format: Print
Specific Medium: Hard Copy
Skill: Reading
Price: Free
Year: 2015
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Publisher: National African Language Resource Center
 
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