Resource August 8, 2018

Meet the Journalist: Thomas Dworzak

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 Orendeke village. Maasai women activists meeting and discussing further proceedings. They were tricked by an official out of a deed they had on land, loosing 2/3 of the surface. A NGO built milk center is now in the middle of a developping area and can not be used. They are planning on taking the case to court. Image by Thomas Dworzak. Tanzania, 2018.
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The Maasai, a semi-nomadic pastoralist people, have become accustomed to others laying claim to...

Maasai women prepare the slaughter of a sheep to ask for rain. A recent drought and the dislocation of their traditional grazing land have created difficulties—making it harder to feed a smaller number of cattle. Image by Thomas Dworzak. Tanzania, 2018.
Maasai women prepare the slaughter of a sheep to ask for rain. A recent drought and the dislocation of their traditional grazing land have created difficulties—making it harder to feed a smaller number of cattle. Image by Thomas Dworzak. Tanzania, 2018.

 In northern Tanzania, not far from the Kenyan border, the Maasai people are seeing their ancestral lands claimed by miners and the government—all amid a serious drought.

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