Kenya's Tribal Clothing

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Kenya's Tribal Clothing

Kenya's Tribal Clothing

masai women tipically wear large colorful , plates -like bead necklaces that they make.

When males becom 'morans' (warriors) , around age 14,they traditionally dye their hair red with ochre and fat.

The Masai are probably the most well known tribe out of the 70 tribes in kenya .The men are famous for wearing a red-checked shuka (Masai blanket).They often carry a spear or a wood ball- ended club.

The kanga is a piece of clothing about 1.5 m by 1 m, screen printed with beautiful saying in swahili and is largely worn by women around the waist and torso.


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