Shukri Abasheikh, owner of Mogadishu Store, helps customer Gracia Mbula with a purchase in her store in Lewiston, Maine, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2023.

Lewiston mass shooting rattles local Somalis who came to Maine looking for safety 


Lewiston, Maine, the site of the latest large mass shooting in the US, is a city that has been transformed by immigrants, particularly a large community of refugees from Somalia. Ari Snider reports on how Somalis in Lewiston, who fled violence in their homeland, are reacting to the violence in their new home.

Sahro Hassan (center) surrounded by friends and family modeling her designs.

This Somali teen fashion designer goes big with animal print hijabs

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Le Rencontre, a French-speaking meetup at the Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston, Maine.

In Maine, a little French goes a long way

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Somali refugees build a future as farmers — in Maine

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Point of No Return, Part 1 Continued

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Lewis & Clark Trail

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Lewis & Clark expedition. Thousands of Americans are expected to visit historic points along the trail of discovery. Producer Barrett Golding cycled the entire trail and brings us this audio postcard of a tribal elder and spiritual leader in Lewiston, Idaho.

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Point of No Return: A River Tamed, Continued

Sandy Tolan’s journey through the Columbia River system and its dams picks up in Lewiston, Idaho, an inland port for cargo ships that may have to make way for salmon.