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The incredible stories of the world's last surviving nomads

Love Exploring Logo By Jen Grimble of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 31: The continent of Africa is home to a vast number of remarkable indigenous tribes and Pokot is just one of them. Pokot people can be found in parts of Kenya and Uganda, and since the late 18th century this semi-nomadic group have maintained their unique traditions. Pokot families work with either crops or cattle, but cows play a huge role in society. In fact, wealth and status is determined by the number of cows one owns.

Pokot tribe, East Africa

The continent of Africa is home to a vast number of remarkable indigenous tribes and Pokot is just one of them. Pokot people can be found in parts of Kenya and Uganda, and since the late 18th century this semi-nomadic group have maintained their unique traditions. Pokot families work with either crops or cattle, but cows play a huge role in society. In fact, wealth and status is determined by the number of cows one owns.

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