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'Dobaiti has travelled across the seas with the Afghan people. The tradition lives on in the lives of refugee and migrant Afghans living in Australia. Mothers and grandmothers are now creating Dobaiti in contemporary settings around community centre tables in the mild winter nights of southwest and Western Sydney' (p. 24).


  • Epigraph:
    Kabul, such a grand and unique sunrise
    The Paghman's full moon is one of pleasure
    The colourful sunset of the Bakwa desert
    Gives the distressed Afghan a sense of splendour

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    y separately published work icon Afghan Women's Dobaiti Poetry : A Community Cultural Development Project Paula Abood , Rukhshana Sarwar , Loretta Vieceli , Latifa Aslami Shabnam (illustrator), Bankstown : Bankstown Area Multicultural Network , 2006 Z1371449 2006 multi chapter work criticism This book explores the complexities of community cultural development (CCD) in working with emerging communities and groups in a language other than English. It is intended as a resource for CCD workers, artists, artsworkers in the field and other key stakeholders, as well as the broader arts and community cultural development constituencies. We hope this book contributes to discussions which forground the possibilities for effective and respectful cross-cultural CCD work. -- Back cover. Bankstown : Bankstown Area Multicultural Network , 2006 pg. 21-24
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