Maasai of Loita Hills

The Olorte area of the Loita Hills of Maasai Land is one of the most beautiful parts of Kenya.  This is where we have served when helping Francis ole Yenko and Kashu ole Parit with the DTS.

 

 Emporr Narok Village:

Emporr Narok Village

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Herding Goats in Olorte:

Herding Goats in Olorte

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Eunuto ceremony:
Maasai warriors transition to the next stage of adulthood, becoming “junior elders.”  Those who have them will wear their lion-mane headdresses for the last time.

Eunoto Ceremony

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Maasai warriors are famous for their vertical leaps,
which play an important part of traditional dance:

the Leap of the Maasai Warrior

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The rains!
A Maasai warrior (“moran” or “olmurrani”) in the heavy rains:

A Maasai warrior ("moran" or "olmurrani") in the heavy rains

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Maasai girls of the Loita Hills:

Maasai girls of the Loita Hills

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Maasai children in Loita:

Maasai children in Loita

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Photo credits:  We thank our friend Kashu ole Parit for sharing these photos with us.

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