When the Flies Once Owned the Camels and Eighty Other - download pdf or read online

By Anders Grum

The Rendille camel nomads have for plenty of centuries lived and moved with their herds of camels, goats, sheep and whole homesteads within the semi-desert and open bush land of northern Kenya in an enormous sector, too dry for turning out to be plants or maybe for herding livestock just like the Maasai.
In the 1970’s Anders Grum, a Danish architect and his relations lived and moved for seven months with one nomadic Rendille cost of fifty two homes to check the habitation and migration of the camel nomads. As one resource of knowing the Rendille lifestyle he accrued conventional stories and myths. during this quantity they're awarded with greater than 2 hundred images of conventional Rendille nomadic lifestyles within the 1970’s.
The eighty one tales provide us an image of the grandiose, yet harsh setting; of tricksters and fools, cleverness and greed, of problem and bravado, love and intercourse, and never least of admire for the camel.

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