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Somali food love
Arawelo was a semi mythical Somali Queen, who fought for female liberation and defied gender roles.
After becoming destitute following the death of her husband, Arawelo formed an army of misfit women.
They lived in wilderness in independence until their matriarchal community was threatened by male bandits.
She led a series of successful raids and eventually bought peace by becoming the first Queen to rule Somalia over 2000 years ago.
This is one version of the tale, there are many others.
May all misfit women continue to forge their own paths.
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