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  1. Polygamyhouse
    built and maintained by wife
    stick frame structure with a mud pack exterior
    dirt and urine(cow)

          

  2. Engaispeakers of the language Maa

          

  3. customsa social convention carried on by tradition and enforced by social disapproval of any violation

          

  4. virtuesa practice done as a rite especially at regular intervals

          

  5. Extended Familyone elder father and 2 adult sons

          

  6. balanceharmony (nature: god) (red:)

          

  7. taboosa social prohibition or restriction that results from tradition (forbidden)

          

  8. Ceremonyreligious influence on tradition

          

  9. Survivala practice done as a rite especially at regular intervals

          

  10. Coiled Metalsa practice done as a rite especially at regular intervals

          

  11. valuesgeneral moral excelence right action and thinking, goodness or morality
    internal

          

  12. patriarchal or matriarchalsocial hierarchy

          

  13. Ritualsa practice done as a rite especially at regular intervals

          

  14. Nomadic/Nomadic Herdingdetermined by climate, natural vegetaition, natural resources

          

  15. languagetransfer of wealth
    fidelity
    infidelity

          

  16. Benevolentcompassionate, good, giving
    black symbolizes the benevolent-natural phenomenon
    rain and thunder

          

  17. Seasonsa social prohibition or restriction that results from tradition (forbidden)

          

  18. Natural Resourcesmaa
    no written language
    oral tradition

          

  19. Bomadissapears at night
    can be seen from far away

          

  20. Maasai social hierarchyseek balance in nature and with God
    nature: god are essentially connected
    live in harmony with nature

          

  21. Location of Maasaiwho does what work and why
    determined by age, gender, skill?
    (determine social hierarchy

          

  22. Wealthdissapears at night
    can be seen from far away

          

  23. earliest form of laborhunters (male) and gatherers (female)

          

  24. marriagetransfer of wealth
    fidelity
    infidelity

          

  25. subsistence farminglarge
    with multiple generation

          

  26. Nilotica ceremonial act in accordance with perscribed rules or customs as in religious use (marriage rites)

          

  27. Role of Men, Women, Childrenwhat services they provide

          

  28. professionswet and dry season
    grasses burn dry in drought
    grasses grow during the wet season

          

  29. life stagesrites of passage
    milestones in development
    rituals and traditions

          

  30. roles of eldersarmy
    military
    national guard
    protect cattle
    police
    scouts
    messengers/mail carriers

          

  31. Savannaclimate, biome, land feature
    grassland with little or no trees
    climate with wet season and dry season (monsoon)

          

  32. Getting to Know a Regiontemp+precip+climate+Natural vegetation(natural resources) +Land Use(man) + Animals (flora and fauna)

          

  33. Maasaispeakers of the language Maa

          

  34. Polytheisticbelief in one god

          

  35. Beliefsthe mental acceptance of something as true even though absolute certainty and/ or reason may be absent faith (especially religious) trust, confidence

          

  36. three facets of Maasaiwarriors
    herders
    agriculture

          

  37. Family Unitengangs/kraal (tiny neighborhood)

          

  38. roles of warriorskeep flies off
    source of liquid
    bad smell
    territory marker for predators
    -propels predators

          

  39. Traditionsthe handing down orally of stories, beliefs, customs, from generation to generation

          

  40. Family Unitsmarriage, order, monogamous or polygamous

          

  41. Things to Analyze Cultureclimate
    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

          

  42. ritea ceremonial act in accordance with perscribed rules or customs as in religious use (marriage rites)

          

  43. nomadic or settleddetermined by climate, natural vegetaition, natural resources

          

  44. Cattlefearless
    athletic
    wise
    arrogant
    comrade
    honest
    compassionate
    good lover
    beautiful

          

  45. Maasai languagecommunication
    facial gesture
    spoken
    written
    both

          

  46. Use of Urineengangs/kraal (tiny neighborhood)

          

  47. nuclear familysmall family
    parents and children
    immediate family

          

  48. Maasai Religionseek balance in nature and with God
    nature: god are essentially connected
    live in harmony with nature

          

  49. Religionbelief in a divine or superhuman power to be obeyed or worshipped
    any system of beliefs, practices, thical values, worship

          

  50. redhouse
    built and maintained by wife
    stick frame structure with a mud pack exterior
    dirt and urine(cow)

          

  51. warrior qualitiespure 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

          

  52. division of laborAfrica, East Africa, Tanzania and Kenya

          

  53. Monotheisticbelief in more than one god

          

  54. Typical Familyone elder father and 2 adult sons

          

  55. virtuesgeneral moral excelence right action and thinking, goodness or morality
    internal

          

  56. Malevolentavenging or vengeful
    red-symbolizes the bad natural phenomenon
    power to kill-lighting
    to be feared