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Maasais Without Boundaries - The Quest of Pastoralist People. ©UNESCO 2006
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Maasais Without Boundaries - The Quest of Pastoralist People

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Language(s): English

Summary/Historical Context

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Historically, the Maasai are a pastoralist nomadic people from Kenya. The Maasai, like other pastoralists all over Africa, have lived for centuries earning their livelihood from herding livestock, cows, goat and sheep, roaming over hundreds of kilometers in search of water and grazing land for their cattle.
This documentary illustrates the Maasai's fight to preserve their culture from the pressures of modern society, as well as recurrent droughts.

Place/country: Kenya
Type: Documentary
Credits: Giulio D'Ercole, director ; Joseph Njalis Shuel, director. ICT4ID Cross-Cutting Theme Team, producer.
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