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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 173–193.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Aneesa Kassam The “ethnic” origins of the Gabra camel pastoralists who live on the Kenyan-Ethiopian border and their relationship to the territorially adjacent Borana cattle pastoralists are matters of ongoing academic debate. This article, which is based on Gabra clan traditions, suggests...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2006
... and pours its silt-laden waters into Lake Rudolf by the border with Kenya. To the east rises the waterless Chalbi Desert, an extinct lake strewn with reddish volcanic ash and boulders. This is the land of the nomadic Somali, Gabra, Rendille, and Borana peoples. On the southern tip of the lake rise...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 221–241.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., and Isiolo districts. Missionaries made remarkable efforts to learn the languages and cul- tures of the people, and they produced various books in the local lan- guages. Catholics joined Protestants in translating the Bible into Borana. The Bible Society of Kenya published it in two elegant volumes...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 January 2006
... site is based on the rising of seven stars and constellations: ‘‘Triangulum, Pleiades, Aldebaran, Bellatrix, Cen- tral Orion, Saiph (Kappa Orionis) and Sirius’’ (Lynch and Robbins 1978b: 767). The rising of these stars and constellations is used by peoples such as the Borana in combination...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 121–141.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of Ethiopia; the Ngtoposa of Sudan; the Ngjiye of Uganda; and the Nguupe and Ngkor of Kenya, some of these communities hosted large numbers of immigrants from Turkan after the British raids. The Sam- buru, Somali, Borana, Rendille, Ngkarimojong, and the Ngjiye welcomed the new immigrants or accepted them...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 35–69.
Published: 01 January 2006
... (formerly Lake Rudolf). Just north of a large sand spit projecting into the lake at the north end of Allia Bay are some small conical hills known as Koobi Fora (Borana for ‘‘small hill of a satellite camp The Koobi Fora sand spit has been used as the field headquarters of National Museums of Kenya field...