Month: May 2022

THE KALENJIN COMMUNITY

Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest THE KALENJIN – HISTORY AND CULTURE The Kalenjin are mostly found in Kenya. The Kipsigis, Nandi, Tugen, Keiyo, Marakwet, Pokot (also called the Suk), Sabaot (who dwell in the Mount Elgon region, straddling the Kenya/Uganda boundary), and Terik are an ethnic grouping of eight culturally and linguistically related clans or “tribes.” …

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THE LUO COMMUNITY

Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest THE LUO COMMUNITY – HISTORY AND CULTURE The Luo are Kenya’s fourth largest ethnic group. They speak a Nilotic language called ‘Dholuo.’ The Luo community, often known as ‘Ramogi’s descendants,’ is recognized for its musical abilities and instruments. Raila Odinga, Kenya’s former Prime Minister; Barack Obama, the former President of the …

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THE TURKANA COMMUNITY –

Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest THE TURKANA COMMUNITY – HISTORY AND CULTURE The Turkana are a Nilotic ethnic group who live in Turkana County, specifically around Lake Turkana. They are one of Kenya’s largest nomadic communities, famous for their basket making and yearly Turkana Festival. The Turkana are predominantly found in the counties of Turkana and …

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THE MAASAI COMMUNITY – HISTORY AND CULTURE

Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest The Maasai community -History and Culture The Maasai are an indigenous African ethnic group of semi-nomadic people that live in Kenya and northern Tanzania. The Maasai are one of the most well-known African ethnic groups, thanks to their distinct traditions, rituals, and apparel, as well as their proximity to many of …

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