Content: Ethiopia

End of Year Dinner at Ethiopian/African Restaurant

  End of Year Dinner at Ethiopian/African Restaurant This is a good way to meet and socialise with other adoptees and expand your network in a casual welcoming setting. Come along to connect to the community and enjoy time with friends new and old. Who: Adoptees born overseas aged 18 or over (welcome to bring […]

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Anthology By Ethiopian Adoptees: Call For Submissions

Announcing a new and much-needed book for the adoption community. Tentative Title: LIONS ROARING, FAR FROM HOME: AN ANTHOLOGY BY ETHIOPIAN ADOPTEES  Editors: Aselefech Evans, Annette-Kassaye Berhanu, and Maureen McCauley Evans   We are delighted to invite Ethiopian adoptees from around the world to submit essays about what Ethiopia means to you, and how being […]

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Ethiopian Adoptees: Our Voices in Black History

February 21, 2015 Black History Month is a month set aside to learn, honor, and celebrate the achievements of black men and women through history who have paved the way for many people like myself. To honor Black History Month, I have collaborated with 3 transracial Ethiopian adoptees on a video project which aims to […]

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Returning To Ethiopia, Searching For Our First Families And Seeking Justice

Lost Daughters  –  Thursday, February 19, 2015 Annette-Kassaye is a transracial adoptee from Ethiopia living in Montréal, Québec (Canada). She also writes for Gazillion Voices and co-founded Ethiopian Adoptees of the Diaspora with Aselefech Evans. You can follow her on Twitter at AKassaye.  Every week, I’m surprised at the amount of Ethiopian adoptees seeking advice and […]

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Back Home to Ethiopia, and a Movie in the Future

EthioAmerican Daughter Thoughts on living between two worlds January 5, 2015 For many years, I’ve openly discussed my adoption journey. It has been both therapeutic and liberating. In August of 2014, I returned to Ethiopia for my second reunion since my adoption in 1994. With the permission of my (Ethiopian) first family, I captured some […]

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