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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