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Living in the African savannah

Author: Nicole Barber
Publisher: Oxford. : Raintree, ©2008.
Series: World cultures.; Raintree perspectives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Maasai people live in the grasslands in eastern Africa, where there are often long draughts. Learn how they survive such harsh conditions, and how the women make beautiful bead jewellery.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Barber
ISBN: 9781406208221 1406208221
OCLC Number: 271782971
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, map ; 28 cm.
Contents: Who are the Maasai --
Where do the Maasai live? --
Keeping cattle --
Maasai warriors --
At home --
Family life --
Food and eating --
Clothes and beadwork --
Make a Maasai bracelet --
School and language --
Music and dance --
Ceremonies --
A Maasai story.
Series Title: World cultures.; Raintree perspectives.
Responsibility: Nicole Barber.

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How do you count to ten in the Maasai language? Why are cattle so important to the Maasai? The Maasai people live in the grasslands in eastern Africa, where there are often long droughts. In this  Read more...

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