adoon Derogatory word for slave
Bartire Subclan of the Darood clan family
clan Kinship unit of Somali society
cphv Center for the Prevention of Hate Violence, based in
Portland, now closed
Dadaab Refugee camp in Kenya
Dagahalley Part of Dadaab refugee camp
Darood One of Somalia’s five major clan- families
dhhs Department of Health and Human Services
ebco Ethnic-based community or ga ni za tion
ell En glish language learner (used instead of En glish as
a second language)
ga General Assistance
Hawiye One of Somalia’s five major clan- families
Ifo Part of Dadaab refugee camp
jareer Literally, hard hair; racialized term that preceded the
creation of the name Somali Bantu
jileec Soft; used to describe non- jareer Somalis
Kakuma Refugee camp in northern Kenya to which Somali Bantus
accepted for U.S. resettlement were moved when conditions
in Dadaab became too dangerous for them
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