Culture Samburu 

SAMBURU HOME(MANYATTA) SITES Author: Leadekei Alois

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  Picture: Samburu homestead (Manyatta) site Samburu tribe predominatly are semi-nomadic means that the Samburu have a strong connection with a vast area of land. This allows them to successfully navigate the extreme conditions of Samburuland and not just survive, but flourish. Samburu will move their manyatta for one reason only; their livestock. They need to follow the rains and the pasture required to maintain their bank account, the cattle. Often it is because the grass in the area is finished and there is known to be better somewhere else….

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travel tips Turkana 

SPEAKING STONES “NAMORATUNGA” OF TURKANA, KENYA

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Picture: Speaking Stones of Namoratunga Pillar Site, Turkana, Kenya   Speaking Stones of Namoratunga are one of East Africa’s most intriguing archaeological sites. The site, consisting of a small cluster of cylindrical stones beside the road from Lodwar to Kalokol, near the western shore of Lake Turkana, is believed by some to have functioned as an ancient kind of stellar observatory. A barren, rolling landscape and a ring of stones. Evidence of mysterious ritual feasts and astrological signs. The true purpose of the site long forgotten. It’s an image that…

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Mythology Lmarteun Samburu 

SAMBURU LMARTEUN MYTHOLOGY BY LEADEKEI ALOIS

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PICTURE: Lmarteun Mythology remains in Samburu,Kenya   Lmarteun mythology ~  { The Frozen people, at samburu North sub County, south Horr in a location known as Lkumur }  > States that the samburu people firmly believed that these were people at a big gathering in celebration (Latim ) and were frozen as a punishment for their pride, having laughed at a god disguised as a poorly but humbly dressed elderly lady. It looks like what might have been a settlement from the past, the long past perhaps. Up to date…

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