Harbinger Vol. 2 No. 1 — The Oromo and the Ethiopian Empire State; An interview with Amaan

Interviewed by Michael Caplan Amaan, a recent refugee to the United States, participated in the Institute For Social Ecology’s Ecology and Community program in the summer of 1999.  Amaan is of Oromo decent.   Like most Oromos, he lived in oppressive circumstances under the rule of the “Ethiopian Empire State.”  As a people the Oromo make …