Somali community connects through handmade house

A group of Somali neighbors built a handmade house, fostering Somali culture and creating a place to gather during the process.

Fatuma Halki holds different types of traditional Somali weaving, camel bells and a spoon from her bag in front of the Somali House on Thursday, Sept. 27 in Minneapolis.  Halki does much of the weaving herself.

Tony Saunders

Fatuma Halki holds different types of traditional Somali weaving, camel bells and a spoon from her bag in front of the Somali House on Thursday, Sept. 27 in Minneapolis.  Halki does much of the weaving herself.

Gram Peterson