Dancing

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Cierume: The Dancing Warrior (Mbeere community) (2019) by Shujaa StoriesNational Museums of Kenya

You’d be Cierume – The Dancing Embu Warrior

Cierume’s name is said to have originated from the term urume, which means “fierceness” or “courage” – and she definitely lived up to that name. The warrior is known for having killed men in battle with her dancing stick, which would have normally been used by women for traditional dances.

Lenana: The Wise One (Maasai community) (2019) by Shujaa StoriesNational Museums of Kenya

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