The Maasai are undoubtedly the most iconic ethnic group of Eastern Africa; the Moran warriors, wrapped in red blankets and with long twisted hair, are one of the classic images that are associated with Kenya and Tanzania.
 
The Maasai are famous for being proud warriors and for their archaic traditions, that are still being respected and practiced today.
 
Passage rites are decisive in the Masai society, even though the old strength test, that consisted in killing a lion, is no longer practiced since some time, young warriors have to face other proofs to be considered adult men.

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