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20-Sep-2019

The untold story of the Milalulu teasing songs.

The Pokomo is an ethnic group of Kenya, from the Bantu language group. They mostly live along the River Tana up to...

History of The Early Formal Education In Tanariver

Formal education in Tana-River District started way back with the coming of the White Missionaries. Immediately after the Missionaries settled down, it...

The Great Floods of 1961 In Tana River District

Floods are part of life of the Pokomo. They have never been worried about floods because they have studied the rain pattern...

The Mau Mau Hola Massacre

The history of Hola Irrigation Scheme started way back in the 1940s when a small portion of land on the River Tana...

Traditional Pokomo Dances and Their Purposes

The Pokomo were, and remain, very good dancers, singers and composers. In September, 1960, the then colonial District Commissioner, P.T.W. Powell, in...

The Marriage Process In Pokomo Settings

For several days, the women spent a lot of time pounding rice, fetching water, fetching firewood, preparing snail shells which were used...

The Pokomo 8 Journey Trips of Proposal Before Marrying a Girl

No sex was permitted before the actual marriage. The virginity of a girl was highly valued among the Pokomo. A betrothed couple,...

How The Pokomo Hunted Hippos

One of the most important occupations of the Pokomo man remained hunting. With their iron blades, they made weapons which made them...

The Untold History of Pokomo [Part 2]

From Kiamboni, the Pokomo split into two groups and fled further south following the coastal line. One group was led by Sango...

THE HISTORY OF KITERE VILLAGE

Kitere village is located in Baomo sub location, Nderani location, Garsen North ward, Garsen constituency, Tana Delta sub county, Tana River County. It has...