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Olbalbal Connected

Some have asked how I can use the Internet in a totally isolated place like Olbalbal. The short answer is that my small solar system provides the needed electricity for the computer and there is a cell phone tower perched on the top of Ngorongoro Mountain. Here in Tanzania people access the Internet by means […]

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The New South Wales, Australia, Sheriff Papers (Part 1) is a collection of correspondence regarding prisoners. These records are handwritten but are generally written by the same individual and legible so easier to decipher. These are letters so a little reading is necessary to determine whether there is relevant data to key and whom to […]

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Musa is walking

Some time ago I wrote of Musa, the little boy whom we literally stumbled on a year and a half ago in a nearby Maasai village. It was the deep dry season and his mother had died six or sevenIMG_0337 weeks before leaving the year-old Musa to be cared for by others in the family. […]

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A Time for Feasting

Feasts are taking place all over these days as families celebrate the transition to warrior-hood of their sons. It is also the mid-year school break so those boys that attend primary or secondary school are home for a month providing time for them to be circumcised. Each family puts on the most sumptuous feast they […]

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Lenkangu off to Teacher Training College

Developing leaders takes on a special urgency in Maasai country where there is massive pressure from non-Maasai and more sophisticated people. These are after Maasai land and water for purposes of cultivation. The Maasai of Ngorongoro, where there is no cultivation, face other pressures, hunger among them. Only educated and articulate Maasai can reverse this […]

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A Local Plague

This afternoon I’m sitting on the front porch with Naponu, the lady of my blog of a couple of weeks ago. You may remember that her very special goat “died of snake bite.” A band of young warriors, who just “happened” to be passing by, took the opportunity to have a goat roast. Now another […]

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