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Maasai Tribe

The Affirmation of the Serengeti

Steve Zack | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Steve Zack

The culture of the Maasai is also fundamental to the Serengeti. They tend livestock for sustenance and so for centuries have coexisted with the big mammals of East Africa without greatly exploiting them.

Maasai Speak Out, But Mindy Budgor Doesn't Seem to be Listening

Heather Switzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Heather Switzer

Budgor missed an opportunity to write a thoughtful, useful memoir. Kenyan Maasailand is a place with which one can easily "fall in love." But real love is not about objectification.

Seeking Longevity? Eat Real Food

Andy Bellatti | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

While these healthful groups of people may appear to have widely different diets, there is one common thread: Their intake of processed foods, added sugars, trans fats, and artificial ingredients is minimal, if at all existent.

A Visit to Ol Donyo Lodge

Elizabeth_Gordon | Posted 05.22.2013 | Travel
Elizabeth_Gordon

What you really go to Ol Donyo for are the activities; horseback riding, mountain biking, walking. I did lots of walking and my guide Jonathan was absolutely amazing. He was funny, smart and brought a lot to the table.

Water and Light for Love, the Loita Hills Maasai Project

Clarissa Burt | Posted 10.27.2012 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

And this difference can be made for what seems such a small price. Seven dollars and 50 cents is all it takes, but a Maasai family cannot afford that.

Kenya To Arrest Lion Slayers

AP | BY TOM ODULA | Posted 06.22.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Maasai warriors who speared to death six lions in the outskirts of Nairobi will be arrested for killing wildlife, which is a crime i...

Maasai Have Always Cared For Wildlife

Farah Mawani | Posted 06.19.2012 | World
Farah Mawani

Despite their centuries of experience doing so, the voices of pastoralists are often excluded from decision-making affecting their lives.

Being Teacher Jane: A Lesson In Kenyan Education

Naomie Harris | Posted 07.19.2011 | Impact
Naomie Harris

Two weeks before cameras started rolling for The First Grader, I traveled to Kenya and was introduced to students as "Teacher Jane." That is how I began the hardest job of my life -- teaching.

WATCH: A Kenyan Girl Puts Off Marriage To Become A Teacher

Aaron Kisner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Aaron Kisner

Kakenya did not want to grow up to be trapped like her mother. But Maasai girls don't have choices. Their culture doesn't ask a girl what she wants to be.