|Elgeyo Marakwet County|
|Homa Bay County|
|Taita Taveta County|
|Tana River County|
|Tharaka Nithi County|
|Uasin Gishu County|
|West Pokot County|
|Summary and Quick Quiz|
Traditional way of life of the people
The Maasai cultures rites revolves around the initiation ceremony of both boys and girls. The initiation ceremony begins when boys and girls are at the age of 15-18 years of age. The initiation ceremony involves three main events in the life of an individual.
Each of the three stages involves a lot of traditional ceremony according to one’s clans.
To mark this important season, the maasai celebrated this occasion with their distinct song and dance. The ceremony was done at night young women and men involved in the different dances while the old men and women sat to be entertained. The old men were responsible for conducting rituals to bless the harvest. The ceremony was a nice of thanks giving to their God.
Maasai music traditionally consists of rhythms provided by a chorus of vocalists singing harmonies while a song leader, or olaranyani, sings the melody.
Major of forests