Citizen of Nowhere: My Shidas and I

Semhar Abraha

Summary:

Semhar Abraha was born as an Eritrean refugee in Khartoum, Sudan. Her father introduced her to their Eritrean heritage through shidas – Eritrean sandals. Through the shidas and NGO work in refugee camps, Semhar embraced her Eritrean identity, even though she had never been there. 

Will Semhar’s shidas continue to inspire her in Canada?

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