File:Maasai Youth.jpg

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At or around puberty, young maasai males experience a circumcision ceremony as a rite of passage in the process of becoming a maasai warrior. During the healing period, they don the black cloaks and traditional face painting , surviving on their own away from their village for 6 monthys. Yes, having tourists stop and pay them for the privilege of taking their photographs is part of the survival process.

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