Utamaduni Wetu: Meet the People of Kenya

From the cradle of mankind to the superheroes of today

In collaboration with

National Museums of Kenya
"The peoples of Kenya have an incredible richness of history and culture. Learning from what we already have, from all the communities, is the way into the world."- Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

See More Superheroes...

Meet 61 historic heroes of the Kenyan communities

Which Kenyan superhero are you?

Discover Your Super Alter-Ego

Find out who your super alter-ego would be

"We have been living through a cultural re-awakening in Nairobi. It’s beautiful to hear new genres such as Kenyan alt-R&B, gengetone, and debe take over the airwaves."- Muthoni Drummer Queen

The movers and shakers

Roots, rhythms, and records

A Musical Journey Through Kenya

Feel the heartbeat of a nation

"It’s important to know that our history has been full of light and joy and exploration and imagination."- Wanuri Kahiu

The Colors of Kenya

From the blues in beads to reds in robes

Contain Yourself!

28 Incredible Vessels Used by Kenyan Communities

"Our children may learn about the heroes of the past. Our task is to make ourselves the architects of the future."- Jomo Kenyatta

Are you a teacher or a parent?

A downloadable lesson plan that can be used by teachers in class or given to students to work through at their own pace