Maasai Warriors

Maasai women goat herding

Young goat herders of the Misigiyo Village

Misigiyo Village of the Ngorongoro Highlands

Aloe volkensii (L)

Walking with the Maasai in the Great Rift Valley

Sayanga

Walking with the Maasai in the Great Rift Valley

Mboyo holding a sodom apple

Solanum incanum (L)

Acacia xanthophloea (L)

"When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground" -African proverb

MAASAI TRADITIONAL MEDICINE

The Maasai are pastoralists, warriors, and keepers of vulnerable traditional East African medicinal knowledge

GALLERY

Tanzania and Mongolia
Everyday, in rural areas around the world, people use herbs to help heal the sick, keep the healthy strong, and feed their family and friends. But, they may have never written down this traditional knowledge. Herbal Anthropology Project was started to protect their knowledge, keeping it safe for generations to come.