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  1. small family
    parents and children
    immediate family
  2. warriors
    herders
    agriculture
  3. judges
    advisors
    parents
    grandparents
    overseers
    educators
    trainers
  4. humans are nomadic
    humans who move with their herds to find grass and water
    very small scale
  5. temp+precip+climate+Natural vegetation(natural resources) +Land Use(man) + Animals (flora and fauna)
  6. belief in one god
  7. harmony (nature: god) (red:)
  8. transfer of wealth
    fidelity
    infidelity
  9. work, jobs, labor
    lead to economics, wealth, trade
  10. a social convention carried on by tradition and enforced by social disapproval of any violation
  11. general moral excelence right action and thinking, goodness or morality
    internal
  12. religious influence on tradition
  13. social hierarchy
  14. climate, biome, land feature
    grassland with little or no trees
    climate with wet season and dry season (monsoon)
  15. the handing down orally of stories, beliefs, customs, from generation to generation
  16. the mental acceptance of something as true even though absolute certainty and/ or reason may be absent faith (especially religious) trust, confidence
  17. Africa, East Africa, Tanzania and Kenya
  18. seek balance in nature and with God
    nature: god are essentially connected
    live in harmony with nature
  19. keep flies off
    source of liquid
    bad smell
    territory marker for predators
    -propels predators
  20. growing simply enough to survive
    typically people that live as one with the land
  21. marriage, order, monogamous or polygamous
  22. determined by climate, natural vegetaition, natural resources
  23. large
    with multiple generation
  24. army
    military
    national guard
    protect cattle
    police
    scouts
    messengers/mail carriers
  25. house
    built and maintained by wife
    stick frame structure with a mud pack exterior
    dirt and urine(cow)
  26. one elder father and 2 adult sons
  27. reserved for women ready for marriage
  28. what services they provide
  29. speakers of the language Maa
  30. a practice done as a rite especially at regular intervals
  31. wet and dry season
    grasses burn dry in drought
    grasses grow during the wet season
  32. the social principles, goals, or standards held or accepted by an individual, class, or sociel
    external
  33. a ceremonial act in accordance with perscribed rules or customs as in religious use (marriage rites)
  34. most abundant precious or scarce
  35. came from north to south down Nile River
    carry themselves influenced by Ancient greece and Rome
  36. communication
    facial gesture
    spoken
    written
    both
  37. compassionate, good, giving
    black symbolizes the benevolent-natural phenomenon
    rain and thunder
  38. avenging or vengeful
    red-symbolizes the bad natural phenomenon
    power to kill-lighting
    to be feared
  39. belief in a divine or superhuman power to be obeyed or worshipped
    any system of beliefs, practices, thical values, worship
  40. who does what work and why
    determined by age, gender, skill?
    (determine social hierarchy
  41. One man, many wives
  42. cattle and children
  43. pure Maasai origin
    physical beauty
    perfect health
    couldn't have killed anyone or been associated with any stain or curse
    parents must still be alive and of good repute
    large herd of cattle
    no physical defects
    approved by laibon
  44. resides in both heaven and earth
    supreme god
    two aspects
    everywhere
  45. engangs/kraal (tiny neighborhood)
  46. fearless
    athletic
    wise
    arrogant
    comrade
    honest
    compassionate
    good lover
    beautiful
  47. a social prohibition or restriction that results from tradition (forbidden)
  48. maa
    no written language
    oral tradition
  49. belief in more than one god
  50. engai
    laibon
    elders
    Sr. older, more experienced, wiser, trusted
    Jr. starting families
    Warriors
    Sr. older, more experience, leaders
    Jr. prove themselves
    women
    children
  51. climate
    natural vegetation
    natural resources
    food
    clothing
    shelter
    language
    nomadic or settled
    professions
    division of labor
    role of men
    role of women
    role of children
    family unit
    extended family
    nuclear family
    partriarchal or matriarchal
    marriage
    life stages
    common belief system
    religion
    government
    technology
    education
  52. rites of passage
    milestones in development
    rituals and traditions
  53. hunters (male) and gatherers (female)
  54. believe that all cattle on earth belong to Maasai
    ownership of cattle is a god -giver right
    most sacred to Maasai with children
  55. Food
    clothing
    shelter
  56. dissapears at night
    can be seen from far away