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Carly Loyd

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Susan Baker

on 9 May 2018

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Carly Loyd
The Nuer tribe
Location of the Nuer tribe
The Nuer tribe lives mostly in Southern Sudan, East upper Nile province. The center of the Nuer is around lake no
Cultural factors
Their Cultural is focused around cattle. They build temporary houses, Marriage takes place on a stage but isn't real in till the bride has had two Children.


They receive scars (gaar) to show adulthood. Before the boys get the gaar some oxen or bulls are slaughter for god.


In recent years, there has been a lot of military conflict in South Sudan, the Nuer have become more into Politics. They have made a decision to cease fire do to conflict with the Dinka tribe. Based on what I have read about Africa and Sudan they might go to war about water,land and oil.
After having established their basic cuisine, they tend to the development of complementary foods e.g. appetizers, desert and other foods, which allows for the emergence of a distinct cuisine. They also eat red peppers etc.

Neur build temporary houses. During the wet season the house are circular mud walls over stick In dry-season camps, men sleep with the cattle in shelters made from local grasses. Women may remain in or near the wet season areas when the men follow the receding waters toward the lower areas.
Three equal horizontal bands of black (top), red, and green; the red band is edged in white; a blue isosceles triangle based on the hoist side contains a gold, five-pointed star; black represents the people of South Sudan, red the blood shed in the struggle for freedom, green the verdant land, and blue the waters of the Nile; the gold star represents the unity of the states making up South Sudan".

As climate conditions are hot and mild. Sudanese people tend wear loose-fitting long attires which cover most of the body. These dresses and robes are made of light natural fabrics. Sudanese people also cover their heads: women with scarves and men with turbans

Work cited:

Jenkins, Orville Boyd. Profile of the Nuer People of South Sudan, strategyleader.org/profiles/nuer.html.

Sudanembassy.org, www.sudanembassy.org/index.php/sudanese-food.

South Sudan

“Home.” Nationalclothing.org, nationalclothing.org/africa/35-sudan/49-national-dress-of-sudan-men-prefer-lo.

Cultural Facts
1. The Nuer have always been focused around cattle
2. They have and probably will for a long time receive "gaars"

Strange But True News
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