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Only The Mountains Do Not Move: A Maasai Story Of Culture And Conservation

Only The Mountains Do Not Move A Maasai

Lee & Low Books


ISBN: 1600608442
Author: Jan Reynolds

Synopsis:

"A photographic essay about the Maasai people in Kenya, traditionally nomadic herders, exploring the contemporary challenges they face--focusing on environmental changes such as the overgrazing of land and the threat of wildlife extinction--and how the Maasai are adapting their agricultural practices and lifestyle while preserving their culture"--Provided by publisher.
Written by Jan Reynolds and it was published sometime in 2011 by Lee & Low Books. This is the 1st ed. of Only The Mountains Do Not Move: A Maasai Story Of Culture And Conservation : a Maasai story of culture and conservation has 40 pages and it has delightfully colored illustrations. It emphasizes Agriculture. If you prefer a copy of this book, visit the shopping cart link on this site.

Today the Maasai face new challenges. Their traditional way of life is threatened, lands are overgrazed, and wildlife is in danger. Maasai tribes are meeting these obstacles head-on adapting their lives and agricultural practices while keeping their vibrant, close-knit culture alive.



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