Maasai

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Maasai:

see MasaiMasai
or Maasai
, a largely nomadic pastoral people of E Africa, chiefly in Kenya and Tanzania. Cattle and sheep form the basis of the economy that they have maintained in resistance to cultural change. The Masai live off the milk, blood, and meat of their livestock.
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The exhibition, entitled 'Africa: A Journey Through the Masai Mara', focuses primarily on the animals in the reserve with a few photos of the Masai people, the inhabitants of the region.
A high-ranking Japanese politician is single-handedly improving the future of the Masai people in northern Tanzania by using education to promote change.
Measuring 42ft high, 196ft wide and 262ft long, this artwork showed the mosques of Mali, the elegant Masai people and a panoply of bush wildlife, affording a welcome diversion from early September's persistent drizzle.
In "Number System of the Masai," Appelt signs with his fingers in the language of the African Masai people, but the expressive power of the gesture itself quickly overwhelms its meaning.
Measuring 42 ft high, 196 ft wide and 262 ft long, this artwork showed the mosques of Mali, the elegant Masai people and a panoply of bush wildlife, affording a welcome diversion from early September's persistent drizzle.
Safely distanced from the seminary, I became the first Catholic missionary sent to evangelize the Masai people in Tanzania.
MBTs are named for the Masai people of East Africa who walk barefoot and rarely suffer from backache.
On the international side, Kenya had a colorfully-garbed ambassador from the Masai people.
Includes Lake Nakuru, trekking with the Masai people and a visit to the Masai Mara nature reserve.
Over the half-term break, Drusilla's Park, in Alfriston, East Sussex, is recreating the life of the Masai people from Kenya.
At Amboseli, a broad, flat expanse, we first met Masai peoples.