"Hawo's Dinner Party" (Shelbyville, Tennessee)

This documentary focuses on the experiences of several Somali residents in Shelbyville, including Hawo, a refugee and former nurse who now works at a local poultry processing plant, and Mohamed, the local imam.

We also have this DVD available at CSB Clemens Library


This guide will help you find information about the experiences of Somali refugees and Somali Americans, particularly those in Minnesota. It also includes basic resources on Somali history and culture.

Books: Somalis in Minnesota

Video (Documentaries & News Segments)

Associate Director for Learning and Research