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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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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EVE ELEMA SANTE, THE FINEST NOMADIC MODEL, MARSABIT KENYA.

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  (Tall, Black, and Beautiful Burji Tribe Model) Picture:Eve Elema Sante,During the recent Marsabit County Mrs. and Miss Tourism 2017.     is a Burji-Kenya’s top fashion model. She was born August 21 1993 and is currently 25 years of age. In the model photo above, Eve Sante is seen rocking a cotton chiffon long dress with a fox fur scarf, barefooted, brass necklace and bracelet.   Born in Dakabaricha,Marsabit Town, Burji to a Borana mother; Eve Sante luckily survived female genital mutilation at age 7. Her elder sisters were…

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