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 (mä-sī′, mä′sī)
Variant of Masai..


or Maa•sai

(məˈsaɪ, ˈmɑ saɪ)

n., pl. -sais, (esp. collectively) -sai.
1. a member of a traditionally pastoral African people of the upland steppes of S Kenya and NE Tanzania.
2. the Nilotic language of the Masai.
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When she returned to Kenya, she worked at the Kenyatta National Hospital for several years before leaving the public sector to set up her private practice in Athi River- the Athi River Clinic- being the only doctor with a staff of four, attending to hundreds of thousands of Maasais from Kajiado.
Tal es el caso de los Maasais (Kenia, Tanzania), Ogiek, Samburu, Turkana, (Kenia), Cushite, Nio-Hamite, San (Tanzania), Himba (Namibia) o Khoekhoe (Sudafrica).
Cultural performers are taking centre stage in the participating shopping malls with international troupes such as the Mexican Aztecs, Mongolian Khalkhas, Papua New Guinea Hulis, Kenyan Maasais, New Zealand Maoris and Botswanian Khoisans entertaining with their unique ritual dances.