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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Maasai People in Portraits

The Maasai people are a Nilothic race in East Africa who primarily occupy the area around the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, which they call it their home. The Maasai are cattle-herders who are also known as fearsome warriors.

Traditional Maasai Attire
I got to meet the Maasai people in person at their manyattas (villages) on the fringes of the Maasai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya. Below are some portraits that I took during this meet-up.

Maasai woman carrying firewood from the forest to the village

Decked up Maasai warriors

Maasai women

Traditional Maasai dance called Adumu



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