The Serengeti may be one of the healthiest ecosystems on the planet. But while many work tirelessly to save the land and its wildlife, almost none are looking out for the rights of the local indigenous people, the Maasai in particular.
Conservation is a primary focus and a huge influx of tourism is turning Maasai warriors into Maasai beggars. The government is living in a fantasy world as if it is still 1959 and the Maasai are still nomadic. The government doesn’t want to provide any infrastructure for the historic inhabitants for fear it will create sedentary communities that will stop the annual animal migration.
The wildebeest migration is of supreme importance, much like in the Wild West when buffalo dominated the …[ … ] Read The Full Story