Honors class partners with Syracuse’s Somali Bantu community

Five hundred Somali Bantu call Syracuse their home, and thanks in part to an initiative spearheaded by anthropology research associate and public sector folklorist Felicia McMahon, they are reviving their traditional folk arts here in Central New York.  

 

Follow the link below to read the full article about Professor McMahon’s Folk Arts, Festivals, and Public Display course and it’s interaction with the Bantu community.

http://sumagazine.syr.edu/2012spring/features/culturalexchange.html


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