Culture

kamankura meru

Legend has it that during a particularly long drought that came upon the land of the prophet Mugwe, the people prayed to the god of the mountain Mwene Nyaga for rains to no avail. Plants, animals and people began dying …

Learning

We kicked of learning Kimeru two weeks ago, we skipped a week without even an apology but we will do better going forth.  Today we have more words:

  1. Mûka – woman, female, wife. You will hear women in Kimeru referred 
Learning

Have you ever felt like you are always spelling Kimeru words wrongs? You are always doubting yourself whenever you are spelling something out. Sometimes you give up but when you need to write things you just go with it.Yes? We …

Culture

meru african child naming

Child Naming was traditionally a very serious affair among the Ameru. Why? One, the Ameru believed that the child’s name was a determinant of what the child really was. Secondly, it was sacrifice to God and the ancestors.

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When …

Culture

Riddles are part of our lives or at least they were. They are simple puzzles that have a involve two people one as the proposer and the other as a respondent. They are based on the local environment. I don’t …