Meet the Lion Guardians

Nchaama-our newest Lion Guardian

In line with the on-going Maasai traditional transition process, within the institution of Moranism, we have recruited Nchaama as our newest Lion Guardian. He has received all the necessary training and is slowly being molded by our senior Guardians and is proving to be a valuable addition to the Lion Guardian team. Upon our recruitment…

Moranism will always be there

Since the beginning of this year, a new age-group is being prepared for eventual installment as the official Moran age-group. Circumcision ceremonies have been going on throughout Maasailand for boys who have reached maturity age. This is the stage where a boy proves to all and sundry that he is ready and willing to face…

Another warrior to protect lions

The forthcoming age-set transition and the entry of the new moran age-group has been in our minds for some time now. While wanting to combine both experience and youth together we have been trying to identify hard working youthful morans who will gel very quickly with the new moran age-set. One of the new youthful Lion…

Meet brave Ngida, another new Lion Guardian

Of all the new Lion Guardians in Southern Olgulului, the most likeable character is Ngida. Being a past lion killer, his bravery is reported far and wide beyond his immediate zone. He is a leader in his own right, largely due to his ability to read and write in a zone that is situated in…

Lion Guardian Games video!

You might remember that we held the Lion Guardian Games back in July. The Games took place on the expansive Mbirikani plains and were held in order to bring all the Guardians from the 3 Group Ranches together, to meet and get to know one another, and share their stories of the lions that roam…

Meet another lion saver – Metito!

In Maasai moran Metito’s community a lion jumped into a boma at night and killed a cow and a donkey. The lion was speared by angry morans, but escaped with a serious injury and could not go far from the boma. The following morning the morans from the boma wanted to finish off from where…

Meet our 2nd new Guardian Jackson

Jackson represents the conflict prone Imarba zone which has experienced several lion killing incidents in the past. This zone lies on the Southern border with Tanzania and apart from lion killing, poaching activities have also been reported, where different wildlife species have been snared and slaughtered on a large scale. In fact just last week…

Introducing our new Lion Guardians!

Now that the expansion to Southern Olgulului is complete, we thought we should introduce you to the fine young men who will be protecting the lions of this area and reducing conflict between people and predators. One of the most useful additions to the Lion Guardians team is Maen Koole. He represents the Ngararampuni zone…

Finally! The Lion Guardian Games!

The long awaited Lion Guardian Games has eventually taken place! It was a fantastic event, and the Lion Guardians had a brilliant time competing and getting to know each other. We would like to thank everyone who made a donation towards this event – it was a wonderful occasion, and really brought the Lion Guardians…

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