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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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Culture Samburu 

Samburu Tribe Age-Sets Rites of Passage

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In the life of a Samburu moran, the first seven years begin after his circumcision ceremony, which takes place around age 14. From 14 to about 21 he is a junior moran. Graduating to senior moran marks the time when he is recognized as a future leader and future family man, and is fully entrusted with the security of his community. There are five stages and three rites of passage common to all clans; 1. Initiation: Lads First Stage of Circumcision rite (Peari lmogo la layiok) The first group of…

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Culture Samburu 

Samburu Horoscope

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Samburu Horoscope: Samburu Names for the Months of the Year Samburu people are plain Nilotes, a super-linguistic branch of the “Maa” people These are: Masai, Lshamus, Sampur and Laikipiak. The origins of the Samburu are in the Sudan, and when they first arrived in Kenya, they split from the Masai who continued to migrate further south. Their normal diet is milk, some vegetables and meat. They dress simply with wrapped skirts of red fabric and an abundance of beaded jewellery. The Samburu people just like any other community in Kenya…

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