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					Peoples and Cultures
      Project:
Dorobo and Pokomo
  By Samee Gharagozloo
       April 6, 2007
   Modern Africa-Okoth
Pokomo
 -Location
 -Language
 -Art
 -Religion
 -Politics
 -Economy
                 Location

 Kenya
 Tana River
 3 main groups
   upper Pokomo
   lower Pokomo
   related rivering
    groups
 Clans

                       Picture 1
     Language and Art

 Bantu language of
  Pokomo
 Swahili

 Pottery              Picture #2

 Wooden tools




                      Picture #3
               Religion

 Upper and Lower
  Pokomo different
  religions
 Before late1800’s
 After late 1800’s       Picture 4




                           Picture 5
            Politics

                  Complex social
                   hierarchy
                  Strong community
                  Harvesting
                  Sindikia system




Picture 6
              Economy

   Agriculture
   Fishing
   Ivory
   Conflict with Orma


                         Picture 7
Dorobo
 -History
 -Location
 -Cultures
 -Language
 -Religion
 -Politics
 -Economy
 -Art
              History

 Ethnic category
 Small hunter-gatherer groups
 relationships with pastoral groups
   Mutual symbiosis
 Origins
 “Dorobo”
   Massai Maa term
                     Location
   Botswana
   Namibia
   South Africa
   Zambia
   Zimbabwe
   Angola
   Tanzania
     Loosely related
 Lesotho and
  Mozambique
     Lives there previously but
      not anymore

                                   Picture 8
       Dorobo Cultures

                  About 67,660 people
                  Okiek
                  Mukogodo
                  Mosiro
                  Aramanick
                  Kisankasa
                  Mediak
                  El Molo
Picture 9
              Language

 All tribes do not
  speak the same
  language
 Adopt the language
  of the larger pastoral
  groups around them



                           Picture 10
                Religion

   Traditional animistic religion
   One God
   Healing dances
   Explain things by religion
   After life
   Christianity
              Politics

 No all-powerful leader
 Family structure
   kinship
 Group decisions
 Opinions recognized
                   Economy
 Hunter-Gatherers
    Traditional gender roles
 Mutual symbiosis
 Receive many items
  from pastoral tribes
 Main exports
 Other tasks
 Live very primitive lives


                                Picture 11
             Art

                  Woven baskets
                  Beaded ornaments
                  Verbal art
                  Pottery
                  Leather products




Picture 12
                    Bibliography
   "Cultural Safari." Magical Kenya. 3 Apr. 2007 <http://www.magicalkenya.com>.
   Kipkorir, B. E. and F. B. Welbourn. The Marakwet of Kenya: A Preliminary
    Study. Nairobi, Kenya: East African Literature Bureau, 1973.
   Krazt, Corinne A. "Okiek." World Culture Encyclopedia. 3 Apr. 2007
    <http://www.everyculture.com>.
   "Maasai Dorobo of Kenya." Joshua Project (2007). 5 Apr. 2007
    <http://www.joshuaproject.net>.
   Marguerite Ylvisaker.The International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol.
    15, No. 4. (1982), pp. 707-709.
   Martin Hall. Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Oct., 1987), pp. 1-
    17
   Mwanzi, Henry A. A History of the Kipsigis. Nairobi, Kenya: East African
    Literature Bureau, 1977.
   Ochieng', William Robert. An Outline History of the Rift Valley of Kenya. Nairobi,
    Kenya: East African Literature Bureau, 1975.
   Weiss, Taya. Guns in the Borderlands. 4 Apr. 2007 <http://www.ecelle.com>.
      Picture Bibliography
   Picture 1: "Kenya." Map. 6 Apr. 2007 <http://us.i1.yimg.com>.
   Picture 2: Traditional Art. 5 Apr. 2007 <http://www.magicalkenya.com>.
   Picture 3: Adze. 4 Apr. 2007 <http://www.magicalkenya.com>.
   Picture 4: Cross. 5 Apr. 2007 <http://www.hasselfreeclipart.com>.
   Picture 5: Icon of Islam. 5 Apr. 2007 <http://www.mrdowling.com>.
   Picture 6: "Flag of Kenya." Chart. 5 Apr. 2007 <http://unimaps.com>.
   Picture 7: "Cultural Safari." Magical Kenya. 3 Apr. 2007
    <http://www.magicalkenya.com>.
   Picture 8: South African Power Pool. 03 Apr. 2007 <http://geni.org>.
   Picture 9: Marshall, Fiona. Okiek Hunters. Mau Escarpment of Kenya. Washington
    University in St.Louis. 5 Apr. 2007 <http://artsci.wustl.edu>.
   Picture 10: Resch, Helmut. Village Dorobo. Namibia. 5 Apr. 2007
    <http://www.confluence.org>.
   Picture 11:Reed, A.W. Bees and Honey. 5 Apr. 2007 <http://www.artistwd.com>.
   Picture 12: African Beads. 5 Apr. 2007 <http://www.flickr.mud.yahoo.com>.