The Maasai Shuka, a striking and colourful red and varied cloth, is an iconic symbol of the Maa culture, known globally as the Maasai people of East Africa. This unique textile has captured the imagination of many with its vivid hues and intricate patterns, and has become synonymous with the Maasai community. 


This episode of KBC’s “My Culture”, filed by Jackie Wambiru, explores the world of the Maasai Shuka, its history, its cultural significance, and gets insights from members of the Maa Cultural Taskforce Kimaren Ole Riamit – Chair and Dr Naomi Kipuri – Co-chair 

Jackie Wambiru
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