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Kisii or Gusi inhabit western highlands, east of Lake Victoria. The yare small group and therefore being always on the move. Kissi people finally settled in the hills where was easier to defend themselves from constant attackings of Maasai. Kisii men are respectfull warriors and were conscripted in large numbers into the British army. They traditionally live in large families, married sons together with their parents in a single compound, so that could exxiciently defend their vital interests.
Kisii are primarly cattle keepers but also practicing some crop cultivation. They practicing the same in the initiation ceremonies as their close relatives Kuria.

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  • Updated Apr 28, 2012
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