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Northern Tanzania Maasai Land Loss Threatens Indigenous Knowledge

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NAIROBI, Kenya – After a five year gruelling court battle, the indigenous Maasai community in Northern Tanzania has lost the right to its traditional land after the High Court handed it to a US-based tourism company in a court ruling on 27 October. The company, Thomson Safari, is developing a tourism site and a wildlife conservation area on the 10,000 acre land, but now this has put at stake the main source of livelihood and indigenous knowledge for the indigenous and semi-nomadic people Continue Reading

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