Browse by author: Omme-Salma Rahemtullah

Refugees On Stolen Land

As her SAADA fellowship comes to a close, Omme-Salma Rahemtullah reflects on how the history of Ugandan Asians complicates our understanding of settler colonialism. Read as she poses important questions on centering Indigenous decolonization while collecting stories of our communities on this land.

Tongue Tied

In this essay on the complexity of claiming and losing language, Archival Creators Fellow Omme-Salma Rahemtullah discusses the historical origins of her family language, Kutchi, and its enduring legacy through years of migration and settlement across continents.

I Used To Feel American

ACFP 2020-21 Fellow Omme-Salma Rahemtullah's first reflection piece on migration from Uganda to South Carolina.