Culture Lkunono Rendille Samburu 

WONDER GUM OF AFRICA, ACACIA GUM

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Gum is a party and parcel  of African societies Especially in northern Kenya. Samburu and rendille have been using gum during ceremony and daily life occurrence as a blessing and also to keep away evil spirits Acacia gum has a naturally sticky texture. Materials with this property are often used to reduce irritation and inflammation. The gum has been shown to be especially effective in easing stomach or throat discomfort.   The gum is used for quicker wound healing than the standard treatment. The acacia exudate is used in adhesives, pharmaceuticals,…

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10 Interesting Facts About Rendille Culture Rendille 

10 Interesting Facts About Rendille

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Here are some of the facts about Rendille people. People described by Google as “holders of the stick of God” Rendille lead a nomad way of live. They occupy Laisamis Constituency, Marsabit county Visually Rendille resemble other Cushitic groups with their fine facial features Rendille speak Afro-asiatic language. The original Rendille language is related to Somali language Many Rendille now speak Samburu language. The Ariaal section of Rendille speak only Samburu Camel is very important for the Rendille. It’s their many source of food and mean of transport during migration….

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Naapo: Rendille and Samburu Traditional Court Culture Lkunono Rendille Samburu 

Naapo: Rendille and Samburu Traditional Court

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Internal and external conflicts are a part of every community.Among the Rendille, a Manyatta which comprises of around 50 households is under the jurisdiction of a senior elder and  a council of elders who are tasked to help the senior elder with leadership issues within and outside the commmunity. The Rendille people have courts (Naapo) in the center of the Manyatta. Every Manyatta has a Naapo. The Naapo is made of thorny bushes that are arranged in a circle with one entrance. At the centre of the Naapo is a fire-place, the fire is kept a blaze everyday and…

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