Diaspora beles defined

diaspora: the voluntary or enforced migration of peoples from their native homelands.  Diaspora literature is often concerned with questions of maintaining or altering identity, language, and culture while  in another culture or country.

Beles: cactus, cactus fruit; also slang for seasonal visitors from the Eritrean diaspora

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