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Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton

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Riley Calouette

on 4 March 2014

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Transcript of Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton

Maasai Clothing
Maasai Food
Cow Blood
Joseph's Family
Responsibilities of Boys
Boys herd the cows and take them to different valleys
They fight the lions when the enter the cattle camps or villages
Where in the World?
Facing the Lion
Joseph's Family
Joseph's Family
Responsibilities of Girls
Girls clean and cook
Girls fetch water and do other errands

*Joseph's brothers ran the errands and fetched water because there were no girls in the family*
1. Prep School (young child)
2. Kabarak High School (Kenya)
3. St. Lawrence University (USA)
4. Harvard University (USA) (masters degree)
By: Riley Calouette

He died when Joseph was 8 years old
Mom (Nkasiko)-

She made sure that he stayed in school even when his father said "no"
He is Joeseph's older brother and was considered the father after their real father died
Maasai Land

The main character who lived in Kenya and then went to America to study at universities
Joseph's younger brother who went to school and ran away giving Joe the chance to go to school
Responsibilities of Boys and Girls

Joseph's step brother
Maasai Culture & Traditions
Given to a woman who has given birth
Given to a circumcised man
Given to the sick
If you are intoxicated you can use cow blood to alleviate your intoxication
People in the Maasai culture believe that if you cultivate any kind of crop you are committing a crime against nature and the land is no longer suitable for grazing
The symbolism of beading is to represent beauty, strength, tradition, warrior hood, marriage, age sect, marital status, social status and their deep love and devotion for their cattle
Why Red?
The Maasai wear red because in the past they rubbed themselves with red ocher(iron oxide powder)
Joseph's School Years
Harvard Masters Degree
He got a degree in International Education Policy
The International Education Policy degree is a degree for students who intend to build an academic or professional career working on issues related to the study of education and its effect on social and economic development both here in the United States and around the world.
Joseph Today
Joseph is a Kenyan Politician
He is a part of the
Kenyan African National Union
He was elected to represent the
Laisamis Constituency
in the
National Assembly of Kenya
in 2007
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