Turkana Tribe

Turkana houses are constructed over a wooden framework of domed saplings on which fronds of the Doum Palm tree,  hides or skins, are thatched and lashed on. The house is large enough to house a family of six. Usually during the wet season they are elongated and covered with cow dung. Animals are kept in a brush wood pen. Due to changes in the climatic conditions most Turkana have started changing from the traditional method of herding cattle to agro-pastoralism.

Village near Lokwakangole, Kenya 0764 - Kenia - Lake Turkana - El Molo Turkana-GoatRoast Turkana-PalmNuts Turkana01TurkanaPeople

Images above include typical home construction, cooking, ceremonial gatherings and typical clothing warn.


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