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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Borana Culture 

Borana Proverbs with English Translation Part 1

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1. Obsan qaloman English: Patience leads to an honorable position. 2. Chubbun tok daqabi, tok ordofi. English: You can be punished as you do sin on the spot. But for others it can come later. Meaning: As for the punishment of sin, some are immediate; and others come later. 3. Waan garan qabu arrabi namhata. English: What was withheld as secret thought will come out through a slip of tongue. 4. Ilti allatin nyatu wahi ingartu ; gurri allatin nyatu wahi ind’agau. English: An eye that the vultures peck at,…

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Cultural Events Culture Samburu 

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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