Communication and Information

Culture and development

Maasais Without Boundaries - The Quest of Pastoralist People
Loading the player...
WARNING! Chrome users: if you get "Server not found", consult FAQ.5 for solutions
Share this content:

Language(s): English

Summary/Historical Context

Related material that you
may also like:
Natural resources preservation
Customs and traditions
Nomad cultures

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
Duration: 34 minutes
Credits: Giulio D'Ercole (director), Joseph Njalis Shuel (director), ICT4ID Cross-Cutting Theme Team (publisher),
Published in: 2006

Top of the page


Find multimedia content
ONLY IN (optional):
Audio recordings
Search by country name