blacksmith Clan of Samburu Culture Lkunono 

Lkunono, A blacksmith Clan of Samburu

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Iron smelting industry is one of the world ancient industries. It started in Meroe in Southern Ethiopia and spread so rapidly to the rest of the world to an advance level where it has been acknowledged and embraced as one of the most important inventions ever made by civilization. The iron was extracted from the black riverbed sand soil. This black sand soil is mostly found in arid areas after floods. The iron making process was through melting. Sand soil was melted and chemically changed into strings of metals that…

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el-molo shrines Lake Turkana Northern Kenya Travel Destinations 

Exploring El-molo Shrines In Loiyangalani, Lake Turkana

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El-Molo is a Masai word meaning people who cannot walk. They arrived in Lake Turkana region in the year 1896 along the Samburu, Masai, Rendille and the Turkana community who inhabited before moving further east and south leaving the El-Molo community behind. Like any other African societies, the El-Molo people who are among the minority tribes in Kenya had their places of worship and where they could pray to God and offered sacrifices for rain, marriage, curse and barrenness. To carry on with their rituals the El-Molo people have four…

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Culture Samburu 

Samburu Horoscope

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Samburu Horoscope: Samburu Names for the Months of the Year Samburu people are plain Nilotes, a super-linguistic branch of the “Maa” people These are: Masai, Lshamus, Sampur and Laikipiak. The origins of the Samburu are in the Sudan, and when they first arrived in Kenya, they split from the Masai who continued to migrate further south. Their normal diet is milk, some vegetables and meat. They dress simply with wrapped skirts of red fabric and an abundance of beaded jewellery. The Samburu people just like any other community in Kenya…

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