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Drinking Banned Again

About a year ago I wrote that Olbalbal had decided to ban all alcoholic drinks. Anyone caught drinking or selling alcohol would be fined the equivalent of some hundreds of dollars. Many local Maasai men were selling the family goats and sheep to feed their addiction. Worse yet, young men of warrior age were beginning […]

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Warriors at War

For some days now the two youngest Maasai age groups have been at war, not with a threat from the outside, but with each other. This happened periodically, whenever the newest youngest age group begins to be strong in numbers and begin to want to take over the prerogatives of the older “ruling” warriors. The […]

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