Maasai pastoralists present a Politician and a Player Maasais are not only traditional tribal herders but have proven to be great Politicians and world-class Players as well. Their aspiration to represent appropriately in the country’s governing classes is evident in Joseph Ole Lenku who is vying for a governorship position…

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HIGH-FAT DIET AND GOOD HEALTH OF MAASAIS

High-fat diet and good health of Maasais The Maasai is a nomadic and pastoralist tribe living in Northern Tanzania and Kenya. They live primarily from livestock activities and farming. Maasais are not blood-thirsty scavengers as some early explorers portrayed them. Indeed, they do drink cow’s blood and meat, but they are…

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Significance of Maasai beads, shields and dressing Maasai is the most known Kenyan tribe, having grown into a brand of Kenya tourism and global fashion. The tribe is an icon of the diversity and richness of Kenya. Traditional beliefs, pastoral traditions, exquisite artistry and history of fierce warriors constitute the Maasais. Louis…

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Challenges faced by Maasai cattle herders There are challenges faced by Maasai cattle herders in Kenya. For one, greedy investors have taken away a significant portion of their land from them for commercial purposes without any compensation. Secondly, circumstances compelled them to cultivate the ground that they once considered sacrilege…

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MAASAIS AND CATTLE

Maasais and cattle According to the legends, Maasais believe that God was once one of the earth until it split with the sky. Since then God entrusted all the cows in the world to them for safe-keeping through the aerial roots of the sacred fig tree. Therefore, livestock is considered…

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ERODING CULTURE OF MAASAIS

Eroding culture of Maasais Kenya is not only an iconic African safari destination but also home to the Maasai tribe. Maasais are unique, popular and the most famous African tribes. It is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Kenya due to their distinctive dress, unique customs, long preserved culture as…

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MAASAI

Maasai This is a sneak preview into the personal lives of Maasais. Houses Maasais have traditionally relied on indigenous technology and readily available materials to construct their unusual and interesting houses. They are very impermanent in nature because Maasais are always on the move. They walk for many miles and…

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HELL’S GATE NATIONAL PARK

Hell’s Gate National Park Why is Hell’s Gate National Park a highly recommended place for an occasional visit. It is because of the abundant natural beauty. Why is nature important? Here is why and science has proven it. Nature impacts our wellbeing. Regardless of age or culture, exposure to scenes…

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BOMAS OF KENYA

Bomas of Kenya Bomas of Kenya is Kenya in miniature representing the country on a small scale. For foreigners, Bomas of Kenya consist of traditional virtual villages and mud huts spread over many acres each representing the remote communities of the country. For residents, it is a spectacular afternoon out. Hence,…

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KITENGELA

Kitengela Kitengela is known for Kitengela Glass founded by Nani Croze in 1981 and Kitengela Hot Glass owned by Anselm Croze, her son. Kitengela Hot Glass and Kitengela Glass are separate ventures operated by Anselm and Nani Croze respectively. They have different galleries, furnaces, and workshops, but share the grounds….

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