A long time ago, the common ancestors of the Turkana, the Jie and all the other ‘Karamajong’ tribes lived in a place called Apuli, in southern Sudan or Ethiopia. Some 300 to 500 years ago, they began to migrate southwards to their present homeland in the far northeast of Uganda. Their name suggests a cave-dwelling community. ‘Turkwen’, means ‘cave people’, or ‘aturkan’ which means ‘cave land’. Since there are no caves in present-day Turkana. Where then did their caves go? Visit them to find out.