Irreechaa (Oromo Thanksgiving) 2011 in Minneapolis
By Teferi Fufa and Yeshi Tolosa (OPride.com)
Minneapolis, MN – On September 11, 2011, Irreechaa was colorfully celebrated at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Irreechaa is one of the ancient and premier holidays of the Oromo people. Oromo people, the largest ethno-national group in east Africa, inhabit most of the present day Ethiopia. Oromos are descendents of the ancient Cushitic people.
The following pictures were taken by Hegeree Media:
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