Boran have a very rich culture defined by everything from their language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts. The Gadaa system is an indigenous egalitarian democratic system practiced among the Oromo nation of East Africa for the last six hundred years. Among other structural elements of Gadaa system is its legislative body commonly known as Gadaa General Assembly. The assembly takes place under a sycamore tree – a symbolic representation of dialogue and consensus.
Boran: Musical Culture Pride