The Masai has a peculiar way of life, beliefs and sets of customs that developed for centuries. A culture that survived and evolved with minor external. Archeologists believe that what makes up humanity nowadays started in the regions where Kenya, Tanzania and in particular where the Masais live.
The Masai, described as a free and nomadic people started to lose their freedom, the ability to control their land and destiny as Western rules were forcibly imposed on the simple but proud people. Fact is, much of the world that the Masai explored and lived in as a nomadic tribe started to shrink and territories that once was theirs without any Western introduced concept of paper proof land ownership are all gone, absorbed by large land owners or has been placed as protected land.
The changes being brought about by external influences is slowly transforming the Masai. Time will come, the Masai would be just a name for a tribe that once traveled the plains of Northwestern Africa, a memory of a once living civilization.
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