Maasai Community of East Africa

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  • The Maasai are  nomadic people located in Tanzania and Kenya.Maasai tribe or (Masai) is a unique and popular tribe due to their long preserved culture.They have clung to their traditional way of life, making them a symbol of African culture.Speaks Maa,a Nilotic ethnic language from their origin in the Nile region of North Africa. It is thought that the Maasai's migrating south along the Nile Valley and arriving in Northern Kenya in the middle of the 15th century. They continued southward, conquering all of the tribes in their path, extending through the Rift Valley and arriving in Tanzania at the end of 19th century. As they migrated, they attacked their neighbours and raided cattle.By the end of their journey,Most of Maasai settled in Ngorongoro conservation area and other parts of north and central Tanzania and Kenya