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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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The Dasnaach people of Northern Kenya

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The people of the far north, Dasnaach people When people think of northern Kenya they always thinking of poverty and tribal clashes that have dominated the area since time in memorial. This is just negative aspect of the north that people like sharing but under the scorching sun of northern Kenya and dry winds live beautiful people with mind-blowing cultural practices. The Dasnaach people also known as Shangila dominates the northern part of Lake Turkana around Illeret area. I wish to start by bringing into light the forgotten tribe of…

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A fish and A gun, Turkana Of Lake Turkana

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A Fish and gun..Dasnach and Turkana at shores of Lake Turkana-Marsabit County When Simon Choko goes out fishing on Kenya’s Lake Turkana, he brings a gun as well as a net. In the drought-stricken corner of northwestern Kenya, the native Turkana community to which Choko belongs is involved in deadly conflict with rivals from across the border in neighboring Ethiopia, as the poor populations compete for dwindling food. “I have been a fisherman since I was a boy and I have never experienced such a tense and dangerous period as…

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