The Somali of Kenya are descendants of Somali immigrants and refugees who settled there over many centuries. They are older than you think.
Did you know the Swahili people have a Bantu origin? They later intermingled with Arab traders to form the Swahili culture we know today.
The Pokot live in West Pokot and Baringo counties of Kenya. Their nomadic life means they have interacted with different peoples throughout their history.
The origin of the Maasai is as intriguing as their culture and lifestyle. Some even say they may be one of the lost tribes of Israel!
The Kipsigis are a pastoralist ethnic group in Kenya famous for growing Kenya’s ‘green gold’ – tea. They are a sub-group of the Kalenjin.
The origin of the Kamba people remains a mystery yet their fame as long-distance traders who are deeply spiritual and immensely artistic is undisputed.
The Luo trace their origin to Bahr al Gazzal in Sudan where it is thought they probably were the first inhabitants of Sudan, founding the Shilluk kingdom.
The history of the Meru people of Kenya is shrouded in great mystery. Several theories have been advanced yet none is very conclusive to-date.
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