Culture Rendille Tribe 

ANCIENT CULTURAL RITE POSE CLAN WAR AMONG RENDILLE TRIBE, MARSABIT COUNTY

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Photo: Rendille warriors posing for a picture in Korr village. Tension is building up within rendille tribe in Marsabit as the search for spiritual leader  of an age is set begins. The event known as “DABKABIR” is unique and is done during the last initiation of an age set after which the young initiated men are officially allowed to marry. The event marks the end of “moranism” and sets the stage for the initiation of a new age set. This is when the young men who are not married immediately…

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Lake Turkana Travel Destinations 

ISLANDS ON THE LAKE TURKANA (JADE SEA) MAGICAL KENYA

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  The North Island of Lake Turkana is deserted summit of dormant volcano. The island consists of several volcanic tuff cones, it is 2 km long, rises up to 220 m high above the lake level. This island is crossed by a fault line – Turkana Rift – in north-east – south-west direction. In the southern part of the island there are observed hot springs and steam vents, fumaroles and solfataras. Lake Turkana is slightly alkaline, but it supports a good population of aquatic life including fish and crocodiles. The…

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Culture Somali 

Somali people ancient hair styles culture

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Before the Arab and sub-Indian cultural invasion of Somalia, young bachelors were required to grow their hair. It was a symbol of that status. Likewise girls who were marriage-ready had to grow their hair too. Little kids were forbidden to grow longer than certain amount usually neck. Young boys had to shave their heads and some times only keep the front part. You see these styles a lot on the rest of the Cushitics some whom don’t even border each others. For instance you can find Agews that shave only…

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