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Celebrating Adornment in Kenya's Diverse Cultures
(Asian Academic Research Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2013-07)
Self adornment plays a significant role in ensuring the continuity of the political, socio-cultural and ethno-moral principles of communities in Kenya. Whether with permanent marks like tattoos or scars, or temporary ...
The Role of Samburu Body Adornment in Challenging Gender Identities in the Era of Cultural Globalisation
(International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 2015-02)
Samburu body adornment identifies a woman’s beauty, husband and social rank in the community through colour, pattern and mass. In the last sixty years, as a result of Kenya’s entrance into the global economy, Samburu ...
The Economic Utility of Beads Culture of the Samburu Tribe of Kenya
(African Journal of Social Sciences, 2013)
Beads have played an important role in the personal lives of Africans. They have been valued as currency, identification of status and as an artistic medium. Beads forms an integral part of the Samburu culture and have ...