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Maasai Warriors Coming of Age Ceremony

August 2018, Kimanjo, North of Mpala On a normal day, the Explore community might witness  hyenas unsettling an elephant herd on the live cameras at Mpala, the home of African wildlife. Behind the scenes, a ranger at Mpala is likely to be watching from a distance riding in the back of a cruiser during a security

So it’s Monday

Yeah, so it’s Monday. But we still got those African drums from yesterday calling us back across the Atlantic. This portrait above is a young Maasai warrior in East Africa. Eunoto is the Maasai warrior ceremony that involves, among other traditions, the mother shaving her son’s long “ochre-stained” hair as he transitions from a young to senior warrior and