Maasai by Tepilit Ole Saitoti

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The author recounts ancient Maasai legends and songs, and powerfully describes the vivid ceremonies that mark the passages in Maasai life....Everyday tribal life and the ceremonial high points are photographed with a clarity and eye for drama that make Maasai a breathtaking experience.

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Beckwith has been photographing in Africa for 30 years. She grew up in Boston.
Published September 1, 1980 by Harry N Abrams. 276 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, Education & Reference, Travel, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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The more he saw, the more he realized that ""an unbridgeable gap had been introduced between my life's and my father's."" But Saitoti was still a Maasai, and after a Harvard education, he undertook his familial responsibilities upon his brother's death.

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