African Indigenous Education As Practiced By The Maasai Of Kenya
The Africans had their own system of Education before the coming of Europeans. This study aimed at investigating African indigenous education as practiced by the Maasai of Kenya. The Maasai are well known pastoralists from East Africa who have lived a long and proud past. They have been purely trans-humant pastoralists. The study investigated the aims, content, teachers and methods of instruction of the indigenous education as practiced by the Maasai people of Kenya. This study was carried out among the Maasai people of Kenya. The study was conducted through historical method of research. Primary and secondary sources of data were used. Primary sources included historical documents from the Kenya National Archives and oral testimonies. Secondary sources of data included books, magazines, journals and newspapers. Unpublished articles, academic dissertations and other published materials also formed part of secondary sources. The data collected was evaluated using internal and external criticism and was then analyzed qualitatively.
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