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Turkana District

Turkana District

selected bibliography, 1985

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Published by OXFAM in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Turkana (Kenya)
    • Subjects:
    • Turkana (Kenya) -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Jonathan Gregory ... [et al.].
      ContributionsGregory, Jonathan., Oxfam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ3587 .T87 1985, DT434.T86 .T87 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 66 leaves ;
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1847799M
      LC Control Number89980509

      The Kenyatta family also heavily invested in the coastal hotel business, with Kenyatta personally owning the Leonard Beach Hotel. The most prominent monument to what happens when local communities are ignored in important decision-making processes is the empty fish-processing Turkana District book at Kalokol village on the shores of Lake Turkana. Wristknife worn by Turkana men. Kengen 's Turkwel Hydro Power Plantsituated on the southwest of Turkana County, produces hydroelectric power which is connected to the national power grid at Lessos. Most fish are dried in the sun before being sold to brokers who come to the lake shores from Kalokol and Lodwar. He has a lot of local knowledge and can take you all over the Turkana District in air conditioned comfort.

      The institutions mentioned above demonstrate the Turkana District book of the pastoral family to remain viable over time. Outside town, you can also choose to hike the highest hill, Mlima Lodwar as the locals call it, for some photo shoots of the town. Education As ofthere are primary schools and 19 high schools in Turkana County, servingpupils and 40, students respectively. Customs: Livestock are central to the Turkana culture and all aspects of their social, political, and economic life revolve around the livestock.

      The capture of Dedan Kimathi on 21 October in Nyeri signified the ultimate defeat of the Mau Mau and essentially ended the military offensive. The Turkana boya 1. The county has over heath centres serving the health needs of the residents. Clothing[ edit ] Traditionally, both men and women wear wraps made of rectangular woven materials and animal skins.


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Turkana was used as the launching pad for the war against invading Italian Turkana District book leading to the liberation of Abyssinia. The elections were held a year early, and were a direct result of a failed military coup on 2 August Language[ edit ] Turkana is known in the local language as ng'turkana.

CSQ Issue:. Accommodation Turkana County offers accommodation of various kinds; from lodges to camps and camp sites. Families with a dominance of one species of livestock may differ in their movements from families whose herds are dominated by another species.

Although the famine which resulted from the sharp drop in food production was dramatized by the international press, insecurity of food availability is characteristic of pastoral production systems. Basket weaving is also a major income generating activity in the county, especially among women in Lodwar and other urban centres.

Turkana people

Cattle raids Turkana District book common between Turkanas and their neighboring tribes, especially the Karamoja of Uganda, and the Pokot and Marakwet of Southern Kenya. The ability of the people to utilize fully the available resources Turkana District book far-reaching implications, especially where development is concerned.

The Turkana are nomadic pastoralists who live in the desert regions of northwestern Kenya. Not much is known about Akuj other than the fact that he alone created the world and is in control of the blessings of life. Among the Turkana, men are traditionally responsible Turkana District book looking after livestock and protecting the community in case of an attack.

There was strong response among Turkana driven south in the drought ofwhen feeding projects were started by the Baptist Mission in the Rumuruti area. The basket market can also be a good place to collect souvenirs of your trip. Language: The Turkana language is close to the Toposa language, Turkana District book somewhat more distantly related to the Karamojong and Maasai groups.

Although it appears to outsiders that they resist change, it may well be because their traditional system of nomadic pastoralism takes fullest advantage of the limited environment in which they live.

Many speak Swahili, and children with access to schools are now learning English. Related Information Learn about other Kenya ethnic tribes. Traditional Religion[ edit ] A clear boundary is not drawn between the sacred and the profane in Turkana society. The majority of the people and most of the milking animals live in the major homestead which remains in the plains throughout the year but moves frequently as forage and water resources are depleted.

The effect of the drought and the various livestock species' ability to recover was also reflected in the data for milk yields. Various churches have had work for some decades and church buildings have been built.

Essentially, Turkana believe in the reality of a Supreme Being named Akuj. The Turkana are nomadic pastoralists who mainly keep cattle, donkeys, camels and goats.

Browsers must include a large amount of leafy vegetation in their diet, while grazers favor grasses. It has been received in the sub- counties with much appreciation due to its direct benefits to the citizens. In the morning, people eat maize porridge with milk, while for lunch and dinner they eat plain maize porridge nang'aria with a stew.

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A Nilotic people of Kenya

The Turkana are a Nilotic people native to the Turkana District in northwest Kenya, a semi-arid climate region bordering Lake Turkana.

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Portrait of Turkana man in Loyangalani, Lake Turkana, Kenya. Welcome To Turkana County The Origin Of Mankind.

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