Burji 

BURJI PEOPLE AND THEIR HISTORY

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  PICTURE: Burji dancer’s during Lake Turkana Cultural Festival 2016 Ancient Burji were agricultural people who lived around the Gara Burji in Ethiopia. Their territory was to the east of river Galana Amara and south-east of Lake Abaya. To the west, across the Galana Amara was the Konso country, to the north the Darasa and to the south and south-east the Boran. Also called Amara-burji, the ultimate origin of the Burji is traced near a place called Liban in northern Ethiopia,It is widely believed that at one time the Burji…

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Dasnach 

DAASANACH TRIBE: THE INDIGENOUS ETHNIC GROUP OF EAST AFRICA

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They’re hidden in the deepest, darkest corners of the East Africa– In the vast, remote villages along Lake Turkana basin, Untamed, Independent tribe whose customs, dress and traditions have remained decidely anachronistic. The rare Dassanch are a people with a proud heritage and close community. The Daasanach are a semi-nomadic tribe numbering approximately 50,000 whose clans stretch across Sudan, Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. Politically, the Daasanach don’t feel they belong to either country and prefer to self-govern by their own customs and interpretation of land borders. The Dassanech has been divided into…

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Culture Samburu 

ALOIS LEADEKEI, CULTURE AND NATURE RESEARCHER

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PICTURE: Alois Leadekei, Culture, Nature and Writer/Researcher.   Alois Leadekei is an ambitious, young and passionate writer and researcher in culture and nature in northern Kenya  (home to some of the best known cultures, people and magical landscapes) Working at the heart of Samburuland Alois has explore a lot in Samburu culture as well documenting his work and writing of untold stories on most indigenous people and nature. Whether you are at the beginning of your career or your are an experienced professional researcher on northern Kenya cultures and natural…

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