The Leader of Change in Maasai Mara, Kenya

Visiting Maasai Mara National Reserve is on so many peoples bucket lists when they think of a trip to Kenya. It was definitely on mine. I saw not only incredible photos of wildlife, but also I was very intrigued to meet and learn about the Maasai people, their culture, and traditions. I wanted to compile some of the things I learned about these people and tribe, as well as share my experience visiting a really amazing woman who is helping pave the way for young women in this community. So let’s get into it… Who are the Maasai people? The Maasai are an ethnic group living in Northern, Central and Southern Kenya, and Northern Tanzania. They are widely known around the world based off the fact that they reside near many famous game parks, and most tourists that visit this area of Kenya or Tanzania will visit and/or see the Maasai people dressed in their red cloths. Many tribes throughout Tanzania and Kenya welcome visits to their villages to experience the culture, traditions, and lifestyle of the Maasai, in return for a fee. What are their traditions? I’m going to preface this next section by saying that the Maasai have … Continue reading The Leader of Change in Maasai Mara, Kenya