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Maasai Shuka Blankets and other traditional Maasai clothing

By | October 27th, 2016|Maasai Shukas|

Shuka, in the language of Maa spoken by the Maasai people, means sheets. Shuka sheets or Shuka blankets, are wrapped around the body. Shukas are normally red with colours such as blue introduced. Occasionally plain colours are worn but more often patterns are plaid and sometimes shukas are striped. Surprisingly Maasai warriors, tough as they [...]

The Maasai

By | June 4th, 2015|Featured, Maasai Shukas|

Maasai or Masai society is patriarchal, meaning men rule! Major matters concerning the group are decided on by elder men who are sometimes joined by retired elders. Most aspects of behaviour are covered by a full body of oral law. More often than not, a payment of cattle will settle matters. For the Maasai people [...]

Maasai Shukas can keep you warm too

By | June 4th, 2015|Featured, Maasai Shukas|

In South Africa, we are in the depth of winter. With our infamous electricity supplier, Eskom, shocking us with power blackouts at the flick of a switch, I have taken to wrapping up snugly in a Maasai Shuka (Masai Shuka) or two while watching tele... oops, watching the flickering candle. There are compensations to blackouts, [...]