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 KCSE History and Government Paper 1 Revision Questions and Answers Set 2

Describe the social organization of the Kalenjin community in Kenya.

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-The family was the basic unit and several families formed the clan.
-Boys and girls were circumcised at puberty and entered adulthood.
-Initiates learnt the secrets of their community.
-They worshipped one god called Asis.
-They believed in ancestral spirits to whom they poured libation.
-They had important leaders in the society like rainmakers.
-They had age-sets.
-The clan was the basic political unit.
-Several clans joined together to form pororiet.
-They had warriors who were chosen from Age-sets young men.