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Tying grass

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posted on 2022-06-15, 14:22 authored by Sam Lunn-Rockliffe, Joseph Kimutai Cheptorus
Grass collected from the Elgeyo escarpment is tied around the beehive in order to keep the bees warm.

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Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

Arcadia Fund

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Rights owner

Campbell Martin

Cultural group

Sengwer; Marakwet

Participants

Richard Murkomen Komen, Jacob Changeony komen, Amos Ruto kibor

Country

Kenya

Place

Embobut forest

Materials

Plant-grass

Materials alt

Solion (Sengwer/Marakwet)

Cultural context/event

Production of beehive

Social group setting

Peers

Location

Kapsaniak, Koropkwen glade

Date of creation

2019-09-21

Unique ID

2019SG03-0117

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