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 Gabbra 

The Gabbra People and Their clans

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The Gabra tribe are predominantly pastoralists in nature,the tribe occupy of Marsabit County in Northern Kenya along the great Chalbi desert. The clans system is one of the important setup amongst the community since it symbolizes diversity and significance. Gabra society is organized according to patrilineal descent and its basic unit is clan (balbal). There are about forty clans in the Gabra society, composing of five phratries (gos); Algana, Sharbana, Gar, Galbo and Odola. Each of the clan has different origin, with Borana, Rendile, and Somali contributing people to make up the…

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Borana Culture 

Borana Greetings!!!

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Borana language is one of those cushitic language that can easily be learnt. Borana greeting are widely used across northern Kenya especially in Isiolo County and Marsabit County but some people really don’t know what to use when, and end up misusing the borana greetings…. Here medianorth have suggestion and outline Borana greetings and their response depending on gender and time of the day, : Babarot kae–> (plural form), morning greeting. (singular forms: baran katte (male) bartun katte (female) Olman badada —-> (past midday till evening) Galchumi wolgul galle —>evening…

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