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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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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Burji Culture 

Ancient Textile Making among Burji of Kenya and Southern Ethiopia

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A video of Burji ancient textile making Anything that human beig puts on as an attire is possibly coming from textile product. From the bare lands of northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia Burji community have been growing cotton grows for their local textile industry. The burji community has history of growing of cotton in small scale since time in memorial. Burji textiles are a part of the cultural heritage of its people. The Burji are known to use looms as early as 4000 BC, and wore linen clothing made with…

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