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A Maasai 'morani' who has recently undergone circumcision as a rite of passage, dons black garments and paints his face during a two week transition period before wearing the traditional clothes of a Maasai warrior. This boy has made a totem from a dead bird to wear during this time.

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Brendan Bullock 2012
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Maasai Culture in Tanzania - Color
A Maasai 'morani' who has recently undergone circumcision as a rite of passage, dons black garments and paints his face during a two week transition period before wearing the traditional clothes of a Maasai warrior.  This boy has made a totem from a dead bird to wear during this time.