Rendille Tribe of Northern Kenya

Holders of the stick of God Everyone has heard of rendille community but few people know about this people and the harsh arid and semi-arid region of Marsabit County they occupy.  The local fauna has adapted to this harsh dry...

Rendille Age-set, Period and Events

The Rendille people neighboring Gabbra, Turkana and Samburui tribe inhabite Marsabit County between Marsabit hills and Lake Turkana in Northern Kenya They (Rendile) consist of nine clans and seven sub clans. The Rendille people are culturally similar to the...

ANCIENT CULTURAL RITE POSE CLAN WAR AMONG RENDILLE TRIBE, MARSABIT COUNTY

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...

WONDER GUM OF AFRICA, ACACIA GUM

Gum is a party and parcel of African societies Especially in northern Kenya. Samburu and Rendille have been using gum during the ceremony and daily life occurrence as a blessing and also to keep away evil spirits Acacia gum have...

Rendille Historical Events and their time-line

Rendille Historical event can date many years ago. Medianorth is there to record and document those little unnoticed and never documented cultural aspects among communities living in Northern Kenya. After an extensive research, we have come up with a...

Naapo: Rendille and Samburu Traditional Court

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...

Cause of Tribal Conflicts In Northern Kenya

Tribal conflict is one of the major problems that are facing most Kenya community and mostly the nomadic communities. From the study on different languages spoken by different communities, most Kenya languages don't have appropriate words for conflict or...

10 Interesting Facts About Rendille

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...

Rendille traditional Calendar

Rendille is one of less exposed communities in Kenya as far as its culture and way of live is concerned. Rendille just like any other community has is own way of organizing and managing community activities depending on its...

Rendile Community, Ceremony Of Transition To Warrior

The Rendille community calendar functions according to a procession of seven-or fourteen-year cycles, which is based on both lunar and solar aspects. The calendar, which is passed down in oral tradition, is essential for...

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THE PETRIFIED FOREST, SIBILOI NATIONAL PARK

The Petrified Forest is approximately 5 km away from the Karsa Gate (the main entrance to the Sibiloi National Park). There are signs inside...

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