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tribes of kenia | Young Gabbra mother and child at Kalacha (… | Flickr

tribes of kenia | Young Gabbra mother and child at Kalacha (… | Flickr

The remaining six clans that are excluded from the moiety consist of mixed individuals. Five of those clans are of Rendille (Cushitic) and Samburu (Nilotic) descent. Collectively, the latter hybrid groups are referred to as the Ariaal or Southern Rendille.

The remaining six clans that are excluded from the moiety consist of mixed individuals. Five of those clans are of Rendille (Cushitic) and Samburu (Nilotic) descent. Collectively, the latter hybrid groups are referred to as the Ariaal or Southern Rendille.

Africa | Rendille girl with decorative chain on her face. Kaisut Desert (between Lake Turkana and the Chalbi Desert), Kenya | ©Eric Lafforgue.

Africa | Rendille girl with decorative chain on her face. Kaisut Desert (between Lake Turkana and the Chalbi Desert), Kenya | ©Eric Lafforgue.

Faces of Kenya | The Gabbra live in the Chalbi desert, between Lake Turkana and Moyale and Marsabit in southern Ethiopia.    The Gabbra are an Eastern Cushite people related to the Somali-Rendille in their historical origins in the southern Ethiopian highlands about AD 1000.

Faces of Kenya | The Gabbra live in the Chalbi desert, between Lake Turkana and Moyale and Marsabit in southern Ethiopia. The Gabbra are an Eastern Cushite people related to the Somali-Rendille in their historical origins in the southern Ethiopian highlands about AD 1000.

Africa | Gabera tribeswomen with camels, Kalacha, Chalbi desert, Kenya |  © Paul and Paveena McKenzie

Africa | Gabera tribeswomen with camels, Kalacha, Chalbi desert, Kenya | © Paul and Paveena McKenzie

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