The most demanding test that a Maasai warrior must face is the stalking and killing of a lion with only his wits and a spear to arm him. The lion’s-mane headdresses, orolawaru, worn to the ceremony by these warriors testify to their success.


  • Title: Maasai Warriors Arriving at Eunoto Ceremony
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Date: 1995
  • Location: Kenya
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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