celebrating the ethiopian new year
september 18, 1994


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MSU history graduate student and exhibition research assistant, Tibebe Eshete (left) and his wife Azeb (center),  demonstrating the coffee ceremony (performed in the central and northern highlands of Ethiopia).

Harari basketmaker, Fatuma Ibrahim (right), discussing the fabrication of baskets with visitors.

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Ethiopian singing and story-telling, led by and Temam Hussein and Heran Sereke-Brhan.

Ethiopian artist, Zerihun Yetmgeta, discussing one of his paintings during a gallery tour.

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Michigan State University Museum curators, Yvonne Lockwood and Marsha MacDowell (foreground), sampling some of the Ethiopian cuisine that was served at the celebration.
1994 exhibit overview

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