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Gardhere or Gardere or Garder (Somali: Gardheere, Arabic: جرذير ) also more commonly known as Gardhere Samale (Somali: Gardheere Samaale) is a large Somali clan that inhabits vast territories in Kenya, Southern Ethiopia and Southern Somalia. Notable sub-clans who belong to the Gardhere Samale are the Gaalje'el (Somali: Gaaljecel) Degodia 'Owrmale, whom all trace descent from Gardhere Samaale.[1][2][3]

Clan tree

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology:Conflict analysis in Bakool and Bay, South-western Somalia in 2004 shows the following clan tree for the Gaalje'el[3][4]

-Samaale

  • Gardere
    • Garjente
      • Riyole
        • 'Owrmale
        • Mantan
          • Saransur
            • Gaalje'el
            • Degodia
            • Isa

Notable figures

Sheikh Hassan Barsane

References

  1. ^ Adam, Hussein Mohamed; Ford, Richard (1997-01-01). Mending rips in the sky: options for Somali communities in the 21st century. Red Sea Press. p. 127. ISBN 9781569020739. 
  2. ^ Ahmed, Ali Jimale (1995-01-01). The Invention of Somalia. The Red Sea Press. p. 121. ISBN 9780932415998. 
  3. ^ a b Ahmed, Ali Jimale (1995-01-01). The Invention of Somalia. The Red Sea Press. p. 123. ISBN 9780932415998. 
  4. ^ Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Germany, Conflict analysis in Bakool and Bay, South-western Somalia https://www.eth.mpg.de/3709496/consultancy_report_mar_2004.pdf page 32/31