The Maasai came from the Nilotic group, and they are found in Kenya. They speak a dialect language, and they named it Maa. Maasai are also found in Tanzania, because some of them migrated their. The Maasai are international known, because they have a distinctive culture, so many tourist always come to Kenya.
The Luo are the Nilotic ethnic group living in Nyanza region of Kenya and some parts of Mara in Tanzania. This community is seen as a tribe which always appears to be so much sophisticated in any task. Leave alone their charming outlook of the luo girls, they have an extra stunning internal beauty.
Teso Community is one of the Nilotic ethnic groups that migrated from Uganda to Kenya. In Kenya, there are 13 Teso Community clans. Going down Kenya's history lane, the Teso community was once stereotyped as man-eaters also known as cannibals. This led to tales and fable stories which claimed that the Teso people of Kenya and the Bagisu people of Uganda were "human-flesh eaters."
Every community in Kenya has their unique way of knowing diverse things before they happen.Others even predict the coming of rainy season and dry seasons in the year and adequately prepaire for it.
Did you know that Music is a cure? If not,then try Kalenjin Music. Kalenjin land is blessed with many artists for both secular and gospel music. Being Nilotic speakers,the kalenjins have proven beyond doubt that adventure is actually their thing. They have ventures into music industry as one of their ways of life.Music has been their main way of expressing their feelings concerning many issues affecting the society in general. This ranges from love to politics and from education to development. Paying attention
Char (teta)…………archery Long time ago, most Hamitic ,Nilotic and Cushitic people used to draw blood from their livestock. The blood was then mixed with milk(mursik) and fed on lactating mothers and initiates(toorusiek). During our time in seclusion(Meenjo) we drank blood mixed with milk and we became very strong such that when it was cold/raining, we were sweating a clear sign of perfect health. The act of using small special arrows (Chebocheche and kirerto) is called Char(teta). Char is what survives
Every community has what they associate themselves with,Most of the things they love has been taken into consideration meaning generation after generation will catch up with it.TheKalenjin community is Nilotic group a majority of who live in the former Rift Valley Province.
Proud population who live in an environment among the most hostile of the planet, an explosion of colored necklaces, a society focused on livestock, these are the Turkana. In the Turkana area, the "cradle of mankind", incredible archaeological finds were made, while the lake, which takes its name from this people, is an emerald set in the rocks and in a dry land.
Our ancestors lived a wonderful lifestyle,they taught our fore father good behaviors and how to live with unity in the society.Below are some cultural activities that different tribes engaged in so as to increase experience from generation to generation.
Different tribes in Kenya have different cultures that have been practiced since time immemorial. The Nilotic group inhabits northern, central and southern Kenya with a population of 1,189,522 according to 2019 Census exercise. Just like other women from other tribes, Maasai women are now enrolling into learning institutions compared to several years ago where they were not allowed to join schools and were only considered to be 'house wives.' According to Maasai Girls Education Organization, the Maasai community
The Luo clan is Kenya's third biggest ethnic gathering. In Kenya, there are a little over 4 million speakers of the Luo language. The Luo public are generally found in Luoland, in western Kenya, neighboring the Luhya public. Dissimilar to the Luhya language which is essential for the Bantu gathering, Dholuo is important for the Nilotic dialects gathering. There is likewise a developing populace of Luo individuals in Nairobi. In Kenya, the Luo individuals are viewed as somewhat opulent. This is a direct result
Today, Google is commemorating renowned Kenyan linguistics Professor Okoth Okombo on his 71st birthday on its Doodle feature. Doodle, a special and temporary modification of the logo on the famous search engine’s homepage is intended to celebrate holidays, events, achievements, and notable historical figures of particular countries across the world.
Photo used for illustration purpose || courtesy Pinterest Maasai are a Nilotic group inhabiting northern, central and southern Kenya and northern Tanzania. According to the tribes' own history, they originated north of Lake Turukana. They began migrating in the 15th century and arrived in the long trunk of land stretching across central Tanzania and northern Kenya during the 17th and 18th century. Their main activity was raising cattle but they have also been known for sometime as hunters and warriors. They
Kenya is a multilingual country.The Bantu Swahili language and English, the latter being inherited from colonial rule (see British Kenya), are widely spoken as lingua franca.They serve as the two official working languages.
Inhabitants of Omo River’s eastern bank, the Karo tribe is a Nilotic ethnic group famous for their body painting. They are also one of the smallest tribes in the regionis a small tribe with an estimated population between 1.000 and 3.000. They are closely related to the Kwegu tribe. They live along the east banks of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia and practice flood retreat cultivation. Though largely isolated from modern society, the Karo tribe welcome foreign guests and are often keen to partake in photographs.
Communities have different cultural practices that they perform according to their cultural rites.They include circumcision,body piercing among others.All this represent the heritage of a certain community that differentiate it from the rest of the communities.
The Dinka people are a Nilotic ethnic group native to South Sudan with a sizeable diaspora population abroad.They mostly live along the Nile river.They rely on Agriculture and pastrolalism and their population is around 4.5 million which is about 18% of total population according to 2008 Sudan census.
Africa is one of the world's seven continents. It is rich in several minerals and crops varieties not found in other parts of the world. Its occupants have a rich culture and norms followed to the latter up to date by some tribes. One of these African tribes whose members still observe and believe in their culture despite how strange it might appear is Mundari ethnic group located in South Sudan. The group is composed of cattle herders and agriculturalists. The land occupied by members of this ethnic group,like
It's with alot of concern that Africans are slowly loosing their culture and way of doing things. For the past couple of years, Nilotes, Cushites and Hamitic communities use raw blood from their livestock to mix it with milk, ferment it then later give it to lactating mothers initiates and small babies. The mixture of blood and milk provided enough energy to the body thus making people strong among other benefits. Weldon Kirui: "Disappearing technology; long time ago, most Hamitic, Nilotic and Cushitic people
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MAASAI Did you know the Maasai are one of the communities that have safeguarded their culture to date? The Maasai are the only people with the most beautiful and distinct signature look. They wear shuka a cloth often found in green, red and checkered in some other colours.Incase you meet anyone in this ,it clicks in your mind that this is a masaai. However, a few of the Maasai have adopted or infused the modern way of dressing with their traditional wear. The Maasai is an interesting