Portraits of Masai’s heart
In the last two hundred years, the world of the Masai started to adopt to the intro- duction of foreign cultures such as the great influences of the years under British colonial rule. For the white people who came and saw the land of the Masai, what they saw were not the people but the potential of the land, a new horizon to explo- re and exploit.
The Masai of today remains intact with much of its tradition existing and has ably resisted the influences of the Western world but in the process of adopting some changes is slowly and surely taking roots. The changes being brought about by external influences is slowly transforming the Masai into something of life lived by the rest of the world albeit in a dire situation.