The complexities of a mother-daughter relationship in the Eritrean diaspora
An impromtu family photo shoot in the countryside fourteen years later.
Tigrinya is the principal language of Eritrea and is documented to have been found in text around 13th century. Growing up in the diaspora didn’t always present opportunities to practice my mother’s native language outside of the home. It doesn’t have to be that way for everyone else, and through this small grammar lesson I wish to encourage other Diaspora Eritreans to practice their pronunciation and grammar of our beautiful tongue.
An evening with a young Eritrean deacon takes place nowhere, in particular, but in the depths of my heart.
AIR-REE-TREE-UH is a common incorrect pronunciation of EH-REE-THRAH alternatively EH-REE-THREE-YAH a country in North East Africa. compare video and audio below to hear the difference How to Actually Pronounce Eritrea
Anecdotes of cultural clashes in Asmara and coming to my senses after a series of less pleasant encounters with Asmarinos.