He spends his days dreaming of being the Somali Kwame Nkrumah and hanging out with his sisters, the social justice warriors and together they bash everything Arab and White. The tortured artist: He’s always been on the straight and narrow, studied business in college with a minor in political science in a bid to join the ranks of the Nkrumahs but they proved to be too intense for him.
Somali art is the artistic culture of the Somali people, both historic and contemporary.
These include artistic traditions in pottery, music, architecture, wood carving and other genres.
In spite of national boundaries, all Somalis consider themselves one people.
This unity makes them one of Africa's largest ethnic groups. Somalia is on the outer edge of the Somali Peninsula, also called the Horn of Africa, on the East African coast.
Somali art is characterized by its aniconism, partly as a result of the vestigial influence of the pre-Islamic mythology of the Somalis coupled with their ubiquitous Muslim beliefs.
The Somali language is the official language of Somalia.It is a member of the Cushitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family, and its nearest relatives are the Afar and Oromo languages.Somali is the best documented of the Cushitic languages, Somali dialects are divided into three main groups: Northern, Benaadir and Maay. Somalia was known to the ancient Egyptians as the Land of Punt.They valued its trees which produced the aromatic gum resins frankincense and myrrh.It is bordered on the north by the Gulf of Aden, on the east by the Indian Ocean, on the southwest by Kenya, and on the west and northwest by Ethiopia and Djibouti.