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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 95–119.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Robert O. Collins This essay seeks to place the events in Turkan during the first decades of the twentieth century into a wider perspective. Despite their modest numbers and the wasteland they inhabited, the challenge to the Turkana did not come from their neighbors, whom they could raid with...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2004) 51 (2): 223–256.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Mustafa Kemal Mirzeler This article examines the implicit meaning of the well-known Jie and Turkana oral tradition of origin known as Nayeche, as a remembered memory and a repeated event. The images of the remembered messages of the past event contained in the Nayeche oral tradition are reproduced...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Lawrence H. Robbins Pioneering research in the Holocene archaeology of Lake Turkana contributed significantly to the development of broader issues in the prehistory of Africa, including the aquatic civilization model and the initial spread of domesticated livestock in East Africa. These topics are...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 121–141.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Michael N. I. Lokuruka; Pauline A. Lokuruka The original wave of Turkana immigrants from southwestern Sudan coalesced over time—through intermarriage with earlier inhabitants of Turkan (Turkana country) and with other nomadic pastoralists in Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Sudan—to grow into Ngturkana...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 35–69.
Published: 01 January 2006
...John M. Harris; Meave G. Leakey; Francis H. Brown Lake Turkana itself is a geologically recent phenomenon, but what is now the Lake Turkana basin has an archaeological record that stretches back 2.5 million years and a paleontological record that extends back to the Cretaceous Period. Vertebrate...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Pascal James Imperato Iconic geographic spaces come into being because they are unique and offer opportunities for self-challenge and accomplishment. Lake Rudolf (Lake Turkana) in East Africa has been such an iconic space during the precolonial, colonial, and postcolonial eras. While a number of...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 173–193.
Published: 01 January 2006
... five phratries are an aggregate of some of the communities that live in the Lake Turkana region and beyond it. It describes the precolonial relationship of the Gabra and Borana, which is expressed by the latter in the idiom of kinship as a territorial one. American Society for Ethnohistory 2006...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., Kenya Colony. Zeitschrift für Vulkanologie 17 : 163 -72. Collins, Robert O. 1961 The Turkana Patrol, 1918. Uganda Journal 25 : 16 -33. Dyson-Hudson, Rada, and Neville Dyson-Hudson 1980 Nomadic Pastoralism. Annual Review of Anthropology 9 : 15 -61. Fuchs, V. E. 1934 The...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2006
... A few years ago, several of us were sitting in the shade of the dining banda of Richard Leakey’s research station at Koobi Fora, on the eastern shore of Lake Turkana. We were listening to the oldest man there, Sir Vivian Fuchs. Sir Vivian, known as ‘‘Bunny had led an expedition to Lake Turkana in...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 143–172.
Published: 01 January 2006
... impact, for in future years several leaders approached officials carrying their flags and treaties. On the whole, relations with local peoples went reasonably well. Macdonald was impressed by the Karamojong, and Austin was also im- pressed by the fine physical appearance of the Turkana. However...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 221–241.
Published: 01 January 2006
... years. During the colonial period, Christian missionary activity was generally for- bidden in northern Kenya, both east and west of Lake Turkana.1 The only exceptions were three Protestant missions of the Bible Church Mission- ary Society built early in the 1930s at Sirata Oirobi and Wamba, in Sam...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 195–219.
Published: 01 January 2006
... villages on southeastern shores. 206 Mustafa Kemal Mirzeler dille, the Gabra, the Samburu, and the Turkana (Sobania1988). The Elmolo in fact share most of the cultural practices of these pastoralist communities, which include an elaborate age-set system, and...