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Village of Itag

Itag is near Gambela and almost next to the border between Sudan and Ethiopia, so it has become a refugee town like Gambela but with a difference. In Itag many refugees are Nuer and Anuak not as much as westernized Gambela and still consevan ancestral customs. In Itag there are several areas. On one side are the typical African huts they are circular and made from straw. If there is a large family, they have several houses in a circle. The medium sized house is the place where they live commonly because they do everything outdoors except sleep. The other area you could say it is more westernized, here the houses are low and rectangular, and are built with wood, so they look more like the houses that we typically see.

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