Sixth Issue

Special Feature on Roba Bulga


Movie: Jeans and Marto

Poetry: "Taligaa" and "Brother in Need"

Translations and Analysis

"Nuptial Songs? Or Nuptial Roasts?" by Zelealem Aberra


The Reciprocal Relationship between The Addoyyee Institution and Oromummaa” by Arfasse *Free-Free* Oromiyaa

Remembering Ethiopia's Red Terror: a museum, a novel, and a flimby Steven W. Thomas

Who are the Contributors?

Contributors to Ogina volume 4, issue 1 (Spring 2013)

Arfasse “Free Free” Oromiya is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and former president of the International Oromo Youth Association. She currently lives in New York City.

Roba Bulga was born in the Fantalle region of Oromia and currently works in Addis Ababa for Slow Food International.

Dr. Steven W. Thomas is a professor of English at Wagner College and lives in Brooklyn, New York. His essay “Taxing Tobacco and the Metonymies of Virtue” was published by AMS Press in 2012 in a collection of essays entitled Global Economies, Cultural Currencies of the Eighteenth Century.

Zelealem Aberra has published one book and four audio CDs of poetry. He was born in Naqamtee, Oromia, and currently lives in Helsinki, Finland with his wife and children.

Zakia Posey is a graduate student in anthropology at Michigan State University and is writing her dissertation on Oromo transnationalism.