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Ariaal pastoralists of Kenya

Elliot M. Fratkin

Ariaal pastoralists of Kenya

studying pastoralism, drought, and development in Africa"s arid lands

by Elliot M. Fratkin

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Published by Allyn & Bacon in Boston, MA .
Written in English


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StatementElliot M. Fratkin.
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LC ClassificationsDT
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22548617M
ISBN 100205391427
OCLC/WorldCa53046865

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This paper examines the effects of the drought upon household wealth differences in a community of Ariaal pastoralists of northern Kenya. The database consists of post-drought livestock counts and informants' statements of. nomadic pastoralist populations and settled agricultural and agro-pastoral populations. This paper reviews some of the findings about health and nutrition among nomadic and settled pastoralists, and reports on our long term study of nutritional and health changes among nomadic and settled Ariaal and Rendille communities in Marsabit District, Kenya.

  Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\) - Dogon pastoralists. The Ariaal are one example of pastoralists. They live on the plains and slopes of modern Kenya. The Ariaal are successful because they practice a highly diversified system of animal husbandry with the key being herd diversity (camel, cattle, sheep and goats) and mobility. "This book is a compendium of studies on the pastoralists of Northern Kenya . This book combines state of the art review with primary research . is a milestone in our knowledge and understanding of contemporary pastoralism in sub-Saharan Africa in general, and of the biosocial correlates of sedentarization for women and children in.


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Description: Based on over twenty-five years of research and fieldwork, the Second Edition of Ariaal Pastoralists of Kenya: Studying Pastoralism, Drought, and Development in Africa's Arid Lands, offers a highly readable and often humorous ethnographic description of the Maasai-speaking society of East Africa.

This unique text details the story of how one society of livestock herders in northern Kenya has. The Ariaal are one example of pastoralists. They live on the plains and slopes of modern Kenya. The Ariaal are successful because they practice a highly diversified system of animal husbandry with the key being herd diversity (camel, cattle, sheep and goats) and mobility.

Book: Ariaal pastoralists of Kenya: surviving drought and development in Africa's arid lands. + pp. ref pp. of Abstract: An examination is presented of the social life, cultural ecology, and current situation of Ariaal pastoralists of northern Kenya kenya Cited by: This book documents how the Ariaal, livestock pastoralists of Northern Kenya, have adapted to and survived both natural- and human-induced disasters.

The Ariaal have experienced drought and famine repeatedly in the past, and in fact forged their identity during a period of famine and warfare in the late 19th century. The succession of droughts in the s and s, however, brought intense Cited by: This book examines from an interdisciplinary perspective pastoral sedentarization in one region of Africa - Marsabit District in northern Kenya - an isolated and arid region bordering Ethiopia and which contains multiple pastoral groups including Rendille, Samburu, Ariaal, Borana and Gabra peoples.

Quality of life was investigated among Ariaal pastoral nomads of Northern Kenya using the World Health Organization quality of life assessment (WHOQOL) to determine the impact of social support and physical status on subjective well-being in a population with a subsistence hypothesized that the increasing herd size, number of marriages, and social prestige with age among men might.

Summary: "In its Second Edition, Ariaal Pastoralists of Kenya, gives readers a humorous and readable ethnographic representation of the Maasai-speaking society of East Africa. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. Contents: Ariaal --An East African Pastoralist.The Ariaal are northern Kenyan pastoralists.

They claim descent from cattle-owning Samburu who captured significant herds of camels and learned how to manage them from their eastern neighbours, the Rendille. This led them to adopt the Rendille culture, language.

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