CELEBRATING SAMBURU TRIBE,CULTURE AND TRADITIONS .

this was during my adventures during the 29th Edition of the 2018 camel derby at Yare Grounds, Maralal, in Samburu county. Camel Derby is an annual event, always held mid year on the outskirts of Maralal town. It is a local as well social platform for the Samburu community as well as all neighboring communities…

EMOTIONS

Most of you my fans and family asked me why am I biased.Where is the ladies side of the traditional Samburu wedding…? Well here is the women’s side,it was emotional because their own daughter was leaving their family to go join another. Women sang various emotional songs that really brought out what they felt in…

INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE

Part of the discussion among many during a training by African Learning Institute on Local and indigenous Knowledges for community Resilience. #africa #african #culture #traditions #indigenous #malihadventures

LAILELEK

After a cow(enkiteng’) is slaughtered in a traditional Samburu wedding,the cow’s part that contains its hooves (lailelek)is taken by an elder who breaks it so as to access the bone marrow(entolit) and gives it to a young boy. Who then uses a stick to eat the bone marrow which is known to be nutritious. #malihadventures…

KELVIN LEMANTAAN A HERO AMONG HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY

I have met and interacted with him on several occasions,at his own home while going through a junior elder initiation,during adventures and safaris and more so Samburu traditional ceremonies as well as traditions. His kindness and love for family as well as sense of community intrigued me. In his own home in Samburu county he…

LENAINO,PRESIDENT OF OVER 10,000 WARRIORS

This is Lenaino,the president of one of the ageset belonging to the Lorukushu clan.He is incharge for over 10,000 morans,right from Samburu to Laikipia all the way to Marsabit. He is a well respected man and very simple in nature.His dressed like this because it was his wedding day at Lekuru, Samburu county. One major…

LAUNONI LENAINO

On the left hand side is Lenaino,the president of one of the ageset belonging to the Lorukushu clan.He is incharge for over 10,000 morans,right from Samburu to Laikipia all the way to Marsabit. He is a well respected man and very simple in nature.His dressed like this because it was his wedding day at Lekuru,…

SAMBURU AND MAASAI WARRIORS/MORANS.

On this day I encountered hundreds of Samburu Morans who had come in order of their ageset President’s (launoni) wedding. Their was a lot of singing by the Morans. The Morans/warriors are of great importance to both the maasai and Samburu cultures. They protect their animals from predators both humans and wildlife,they provide security for…

OUR LOCAL ARTISTS

Celebrating our local Samburu and Maasai artists 📸 @laissamalih #malihadventures #traditions #ourculture #samburu #samburupeople #samburucounty This is Zizza Siampa Marleni one of our own Samburu musician. Lemarti is also one of the best known artists in both Laikipia and samburu counties.