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Maasai: The Great Hosts Of Serengeti And Ngorongoro

The Maasai people of Serengeti and Ngorongoro have been herding their cattle for thousands of years. The Maasai are struggling to integrate themselves in a dwindling world, a proud, nomadic warrior race who count their wealth in cattle and children.  In accordance with government policies: Not able to roam as freely as before with their herds, they must restrict their activities based on Tanzania governmental policies or disrupt the district's fragile ecology and tourism economy as counselled by its policymakers. Not known for killing wild animals: This is strange enough as the Maasai have not been known to kill wild animals or damage their environment since the beginning. They subsisted on the blood, meat and milk of their herds. They disapproved of agriculture because it ruined the land for grazing. But today, they are learning to farm and to trade their crafts, their skills and their produce, cooperating with the tourist industries, taking their place as guides, drivers, tracke