Culture Samburu 

MARRIAGE IN SAMBURU CULTURE! NKIEMA ESAMBUR !

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Butterfly people, the Samburu (or Sambur) is a unique and popular tribe due to their long preserved culture. Despite education, civilization and western cultural influences, the Samburu people have clung to their traditional way of life, making them a symbol of Northern Kenyan culture. Samburu Traditional Wedding (Note: Rendille and Samburu tribes practice the same marriage ceremony, Most marriage rituals, procedures and marriage songs are similar in both communities)   In Samburu culture and traditional to be an adult is above all to be married, to be a father or a…

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Culture Samburu 

Lmuget Lelaing’oni cerebration among Samburu

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Lmuget is a traditional ceremony for the Samburu tribe initiatives to upgrade from one age set to another after circumcision of boys to Morans. Morans will perform several celebrations before there are initiated into young elders and allowed to marry. Lmuget Lelaing’oni which is a traditional Lmuget severally celebrated by the morans after which they are intiated into eldership as young elders. The Laing’oni (uncastrated bulls) which is slaughter during the ceremony signifies actually not the animal but the warrior whose time is up to the task of leading the…

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REMORE IS A TRADITIONAL RITUAL FOR BOYS TO INVOKE BLESSINGS HELD AT NGILAI CENTRAL LOCATION OF WAMBA .

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Remore Elayiok is a Fertility blessings invoking ritual performed by uncircumcised boys in Samburu traditions for a barren woman ( Olipi ). Fertility is very high value for the samburu. A childless woman thought to be sterile is required by the customs that the lads may throw cow dung against the hut. A fertility ritual involves placing a mud figure… of a child in front of that woman’s house by boys to aggressively invoke blessings ( Asayi ) . One week or in later appropriate time , a feast will be…

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