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KAKUMA - TURKANA
DUELING STRUGGLES: Africa's Forgotten Peoples

DANIEL CHENG YANG

With Foreword by
HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA

and Introduction by
SABER AZAM, United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

One of the oldest civilizations on Earth, the indigenous peoples of Turkana have lived isolated in Kenya’s remote northwest for thousands of years. Existing in the tormented, civil war-torn heart of the continent, their way of life is now threatened by the added pressure of Kakuma Refugee Camp. Families from Sudan and East Africa, fleeing violence in their homelands, have sought sanctuary here since 1992.

The dueling struggles for the sparse resources of this unforgiving region touched author and photographer Daniel Cheng Yang. With passion, dedication and compassion, he conveys the harsh reality of refugee life in his imagery—the plight of the over 40 million refugees in the world today—and the conflict between ancient traditional and contemporary civilizations.

A powerful, moving documentary of forgotten peoples, Daniel’s work has gained international attention for its depth of human expression and been shown in Paris at the Louvre, as well as in New York and Yokohama.

ISBN 10: 1-929165-50-1
ISBN 13: 978-1-929165-50-6
Hardcover $ 32.95 PUBLISHER DIRECT DISCOUNT PRICE $25.00

92 pp, 9" x 12"
75 black and white photographs
English text

FOREWORD His Holiness the Dalai Lama

PREFACE Daniel Cheng Yang

INTRODUCTION Dr. Saber Azam

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