Maasai people

Immerse yourself in the vibrant traditions and customs of the Maasai people. Learn about their fascinating history, unique way of life, and breathtaking artwork. Discover the beauty of Maasai culture and be inspired to support their sustainable development.
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According to traditions, like in most societies of animistic religion, the Maasai practice many ritual ceremonies, many of them, though, are being forgotten and left aside today, this has happened because of the contact with other very different cultures and partly because of progress. However, there is a Maasai belief bearing a warning for future generations; it goes like this: “It takes a day to destroy a house, and months, maybe years, to build a new one; if we abandon our lifestyle to…

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Alison Emmert
"We passed groups of Rendille heading to the market. These semi-nomadic tribal clansmen and women carried long spears, wearing brilliant red sashes decorated with silvery-coloured braids, ornaments and bangles. Tall and slender, they presented a picture-perfect image of a proud, self-assured independent people." Africa Overland; www.bradtguides.com Photography, Portrait, Portraits, Grafiti, Fotografia, Fotografie, Anthropology, Sanat, Photos

"We passed groups of Rendille heading to the market. These semi-nomadic tribal clansmen and women carried long spears, wearing brilliant red sashes decorated with silvery-coloured braids, ornaments and bangles. Tall and slender, they presented a picture-perfect image of a proud, self-assured independent people." Africa Overland; www.bradtguides.com

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Bradt Travel Guides
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The Maasai are a tribal group of Eastern Africa originating and currently living in Kenya and northern Tanzania. Primarily a cattle herding tribe, traditionally families lived in what is known as kraals (circular living quarters made of primarily acacia thorns to keep wild prey from attacking both members as well as prey). Each member of the family and larger tribe has a very distinct role to play with regards to daily life. In traditional / village settings, women concerned with the…

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Lyndal Lucas
SAKINA MAHAMA DABRE🇬🇭🇧🇫 on Instagram: "The Maasai are one of the most culturally distinctive tribes in Africa, easily recognisable for their brilliant red blankets and colourful bead jewellery. These semi-nomadic people are warrior pastoralists, famous for herding - and sometimes rustling - cattle, and for their fighting skills. 📸 @agyeman_duah_ 🔥 The main colours used in Maasai beadwork are Red - stands for bravery and unity Yellow /Orange - symbolises hospitality White-represents peace, Africa, People, Instagram, Masai Tribe, Maasai People, African Culture, African Women, African, Tribe

SAKINA MAHAMA DABRE🇬🇭🇧🇫 on Instagram: "The Maasai are one of the most culturally distinctive tribes in Africa, easily recognisable for their brilliant red blankets and colourful bead jewellery. These semi-nomadic people are warrior pastoralists, famous for herding - and sometimes rustling - cattle, and for their fighting skills. 📸 @agyeman_duah_ 🔥 The main colours used in Maasai beadwork are Red - stands for bravery and unity Yellow /Orange - symbolises hospitality White-represents…

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Benedict