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FA-11572-76

Judith V. Olmstead
University of Massachusetts, Boston (Boston, MA 02125-3300)

Life History of an Ethiopian Woman, Local Political Leader

To write a combined biography/autobiography of a woman in her mid-sixties who is a leader of her ethnic group in the Gamu Highlands of Southern Ethiopia. In the book, grantee will describe experiences while living and working with the subject, Oratsa Ololo, her society, and her place in it will be gained. In the second half of the book Oratsa Ololo speaks.

Project fields:
Anthropology

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,417 (approved)
$15,417 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1976 – 8/31/1977