maasai people wearing red shuka

Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing in Eastern Africa

Welcome back to another week of the anthropology in fashion series, where every week, we learn about the traditional dresses from one region in the world. This week we’ll be looking at clothes distinct to East Africa. For this post, countries considered … Continue reading Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing in Eastern Africa

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Why African Folklore, Myths, and Legends Are So Meaningful in Shaping Culture

Myths, legends and folklore are types of traditional stories that are verbally or physically passed on in the form of stories, songs, dance, superstitions, festivals, etc. The stories are based on the imaginary, the fantastical, reality and everything in between. … Continue reading Why African Folklore, Myths, and Legends Are So Meaningful in Shaping Culture

Maasai Culture and Tradition

Anthropology of Maasai Culture: Their Journey from Past to Future

Whenever you think of East Africa, you see prodigious wildlife in your mind’s eyes, but without knowing Maasai culture and tradition, your trip will not be fulfilled as it gives the place a distinctive essence of culture and customs. Before … Continue reading Anthropology of Maasai Culture: Their Journey from Past to Future