Gamo

Introduction

The Gamo are Indigenous Peoples in the Highlands of Ethiopia. The name “Gamo” means a lion, which refers to their legacy.

According to the 2007 Ethiopian national census, 1,107,163 people (or 1.5% of Ethiopia’s population) identified themselves as Gamos.

You can learn more about the Gamo at sacredland.org/gamo-highlands/

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