Culture Samburu 

ALOIS LEADEKEI, CULTURE AND NATURE RESEARCHER

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PICTURE: Alois Leadekei, Culture, Nature and Writer/Researcher.   Alois Leadekei is an ambitious, young and passionate writer and researcher in culture and nature in northern Kenya  (home to some of the best known cultures, people and magical landscapes) Working at the heart of Samburuland Alois has explore a lot in Samburu culture as well documenting his work and writing of untold stories on most indigenous people and nature. Whether you are at the beginning of your career or your are an experienced professional researcher on northern Kenya cultures and natural…

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Culture Samburu 

SAMBURU HOME(MANYATTA) SITES Author: Leadekei Alois

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  Picture: Samburu homestead (Manyatta) site Samburu tribe predominatly are semi-nomadic means that the Samburu have a strong connection with a vast area of land. This allows them to successfully navigate the extreme conditions of Samburuland and not just survive, but flourish. Samburu will move their manyatta for one reason only; their livestock. They need to follow the rains and the pasture required to maintain their bank account, the cattle. Often it is because the grass in the area is finished and there is known to be better somewhere else….

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SPEAKING STONES “NAMORATUNGA” OF TURKANA, KENYA

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Picture: Speaking Stones of Namoratunga Pillar Site, Turkana, Kenya   Speaking Stones of Namoratunga are one of East Africa’s most intriguing archaeological sites. The site, consisting of a small cluster of cylindrical stones beside the road from Lodwar to Kalokol, near the western shore of Lake Turkana, is believed by some to have functioned as an ancient kind of stellar observatory. A barren, rolling landscape and a ring of stones. Evidence of mysterious ritual feasts and astrological signs. The true purpose of the site long forgotten. It’s an image that…

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