Owing to the arid environment in which they entered, they are held to have then abandoned agricultural activities in favor of lakeside fishing. A archaeological survey in the Northern Frontier District led by S.
Next to their sandy playing ground hangs some plastic water containers, with one assigned to each child.
His two brothers do the same. Within seconds, all the children soak their clothes in water. Shortly after, their mother Mary Etelej emerges from the hut and sits next to them to monitor their activities.
The children seem to be overpowered by intense heat. At some point, their mother helps the youngest sibling to pour water on his himself. The boys look alike and their body temperatures keep rising.
They have to pour water on themselves to cool the body, otherwise they will faint. Know if news is factual and true. An estimated 6, fishermen live on the sandy island, which is also home to the El Molo family.
Residents here occupy themselves with fishing and one can easily spot a group of fishermen casting their gear across the gulf, with their boats dotting every corner of the crocodile-manifested lake that stretches about km wide. Lopii Erot, their father, says he did not know he had married a woman with El Molo genes.
Erot says he lost his first two children because he had not known their condition. They just collapsed and died. He says they were not like any other children he had seen. We had our two children but both died of dehydration.
I later learnt that the children had succumbed to a very rare condition. He says it is difficult to notice if these children are sick until you see them faint.
This almost extinct El Molo tribe relies on the lake for their survival. They mainly eat fish and occasionally crocodile, turtle and squirrel meat. But Erot says his children feed mainly on fish and occasionally eat ugali and rice that is rich in starch, which he can hardly afford daily. The county government has recognised this group.
Empty promises Erot says some people have been taking their photos and giving them empty promises. They suspect the people are exploiting their condition for their personal gain.
Some are brokers who want to take advantage of us for their own benefits. Other than the condition, the tiny community also suffers the effects of fluoride that causes discolouration of teeth. They also have curved legs because of the saline lake water they drink.
History has it that originally the population of the pure El Molo community living in two villages on Lake Turkana island was only However, the trend changed when the community started to intermarry with other tribes like Rendile, Turkana and Samburu.
They also abandoned the nomadic lifestyle. Today, they are estimated to be in number. Past studies by anthropologists from the National Museums of Kenya in Loyangalani say the tribe has always married among themselves, and may have contributed to their recessive gene that has rendered them vulnerable to diseases and early aging.“The El Molo community suffers from water-borne diseases, bone and teeth deformation and general ill health caused by the consumption of the highly saline water of Lake Turkana,” explains Oloo.
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El Molo is a possibly extinct language belonging to the Cushitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family. It was spoken by the El Molo people on the southeastern shore of Lake Turkana, in northern Kenya.
Alternate names to El Molo are Dehes, Elmolo, Fura-Pawa, and Ldes. “The El Molo community suffers from water-borne diseases, bone and teeth deformation and general ill health caused by the consumption of the highly saline water of Lake Turkana,” explains Oloo.
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