Tag Archives: culture

March 06

Understanding the Samburu People of Kenya

Recently I revisited the Samburu People living nearby Maralal, in Northern-Central Kenya.  They are known to have come from South Sudan and some even believe the Israelites. They are cousins to the better known Maasai People of Southern Kenya who separated from them around 500 years ago; they share the same language of Maa but […]

July 12

Himba People, Namibia

The Himba women and girls cover their hair with clay, creating clay dreadlocks and smear their bodies to protect themselves from the sun and mosquitos.  They wear goat and sheep skins around their waists and cover their bodies in jewellery.  Unfortunately it seems that the tradition is no longer standing for the men, who wear […]