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The Land and culture of Abagusii tribe

The Land and culture of Abagusii tribe

Duration:8 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm the pioneer of the movement to retain the history of the Kisii people and the Kuria sub-tribe that came out of them. I am fortunate to have had time with my Grandfather who lived for 145 years. i learnt a lot from him not only about the Kisii people but also many other cultural practices of the surrounding tribes during colonial and post colonial times of the Kenyan History. i became the first…
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What we’ll do

INTRODUCTION, RELEVANT CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT, THE LIFE OF MY FATHERS AND THE WAR AGAINST THE COLONIALISTS, THE CULTURE STORY IN ALL SOCIAL AREAS; MARRIAGE, AGRICULTURE, INITIATIONS ETC.... THE INTRODUCTION OF THE ENYAMUMBO RELIGION AND ITS POWER AND ALSO ITS END REPERCUSSIONS ON OUR PEOPLE. THE COMMUNITY WILL ASSEMBLE AND YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SEE AND LEARN A LOT FROM THEM AS THE SCENES ARE STAGED…

What else you should know

AM THEIR HELP IN ALL THEIR TOUR AND TRAVEL. I WILL BE AVAILABLE WITH THEM IN EVERY STEP TOGETHER WITH MY OTHER HELPS FOR A PERFECT STAY AND EXPERIENCE. THEY NEED NOT TO WORRY ALL IS WELL IN ALL SECURITY AND KNOWLEDGE OF EXPERIENCE. COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH AND PARTIALLY FRENCH. JE PARLE FRANCAIS.

What I’ll provide

Dinner
THIS IS A TRADITIONAL KISII PEOPLE FOOD. MILK, MILLET SORGHUM AND ROAST GOAT MEAT WITH BITTER SWEET TRADITIONAL GREEN IRON VEGETABLES. THESE FOO IS COOKED BY OLD WOMEN OF EXPERIENCE NOT THE YOUNG WOMEN. IT IS SERVED WITH GREAT RESPECT ACCORDING TO AGE/LEADERSHIP POSITIONS IN THE FAMILY /COMMUNITY.

What to bring

PIECES OF GARMENTS OF VARIOUS COLORS FOR TYING AROUND THEIR WAISTS DURING THE FEAST AND AT THE SAME TIME THEY ACT AS PRESENTS TO THE OLD WOMEN IN THE VILLAGE WHO WILL PREPARE THESE TRADITIONAL FOOD.
ANY GIFT OF THEIR CHOICE FOR THE LOCALS.

Where you'll be

WE WILL CONDUCT OUR VISITS IN THREE PLACES 1. VILLAGE HOMESTEAD 2. THE OPEN GROUND TENT 3. THE HISTORIC SITE AT A DISTANCE OF 10 KILOMETERS. 4. ON THE WAY AS WE TOUR/WALK ON FOOT. THESE IS ENTIRELY ON THE TRADITIONAL WAY OF LIFE. WE WILL NOT BE IN ANY WAY CIVILIZING ISSUES AND DOINGS.....AT LARGE...TRADITIONAL TASTE.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. GUESTS SHOULD BE COMFORTABLE WITH THE PRIMITIVE ENCOUNTERS. THEY SHOULD ENJOY THE LOVE OF THE PEOPLE.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

AM THEIR HELP IN ALL THEIR TOUR AND TRAVEL. I WILL BE AVAILABLE WITH THEM IN EVERY STEP TOGETHER WITH MY OTHER HELPS FOR A PERFECT STAY AND EXPERIENCE. THEY NEED NOT TO WORRY ALL IS WELL IN ALL SECURITY AND KNOWLEDGE OF EXPERIENCE. COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH AND PARTIALLY FRENCH. JE PARLE FRANCAIS.

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Mageto
The Land and culture of Abagusii tribe
New experience
$2,000/person
New experience
$2,000/person