Pokot



ETHNONYM: Suk


See also Nandi and Other Kalenjin Peoples


Bibliography

Bianco, Barbara A. (1991). "Women and Things: Pokot Motherhood as Political Destiny." American Ethnologist 18: 770-785.


Bianco, Barbara A. (1992). The Historical Anthropobgy of a Mission Hospital in Northwestern Kenya. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International.


Conant, Francis P. (1965). "Korok: A Variable Unit of Physical and Social Space among the Pokot of East Africa." American Anthropohgist 67:429-434.


Crazzolara, J. P. (1973). A Study of the Suk ( Pokot ) Language. Bologna: Editrice Missionaria Italiana.


Dietz, Ton (1987). Pastoralists in Dire Straits: Survival Strategies and External Interventions in a Semi-Arid Region at the Kenya/Uganda Border: Western Pokot, 1900-1986. Netherlands Geographical Studies, 49. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam.


Edgerton, Robert B., and Francis P. Conant (1964). "Kilipat: The Shaming Party among the Pokot of East Africa." Southwest Journal of Anthropology 20:404-418.


Hasthrope, Elizabeth (1983). "A Study of Pokot Songs." Ph.D. dissertation, School of Oriental and African Studies (London).

Hendrix, Hubert, ed. (1985). District Atlas West Pokot. Nairobi: General Printers.


Huntingford, G. W. B. (1953). The Southern Nilo-Hamites. London: International African Institute.


Meyerhoff, Elizabeth (1981). "The Socio-Economic and Ritual Roles of Pokot Women." Ph.D. dissertation, Cambridge University.


Meyerhoff, Elizabeth (1982). "The Threatened Ways of Kenya's Pokot People." National Geographic 161:120-140.


Nyamwaya, David (1982). "The Management of Illness in an East African Society: A Study of Choice and Constraint in Health Care among the Pokot." Ph.D. dissertation, Cambridge University.


Nyamwaya, David (1983). "Coping with Illness among the Pokot of Kenya." Curare 6:181-196.


Peristiany, John G. (1951). "The Age-Set System of the Pastoral Pokot." Africa 21:188-206; 279-302.


Peristiany, John G. (1975). "The Ideal and the Actual: The Role of Prophets in the Pokot Political System." In Studies in Social Anthropobgy: Essays in Memory of E. E. Evans-Pritchard by his Former Oxford Colleagues, edited by J. H. M. Beattie and R. G. Lienhardt, 166-212. Oxford: Clarendon Press.


Reynolds, John Eric (1982). Community Underdevelopment, Ethnicity, and Stratification in a Rural Destination: Mnagei, Kenya. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International.


Schneider, Harold (1956). "The Interpretation of Pokot Visual Art." Man 56:103-106.


Schneider, Harold (1958). "Pokot Resistance to Change." In Continuity and Change in African Cultures, edited by William R. Bascom and Melville J. Herskovits, 144-167. Chicago: Phoenix Books.


Schneider, Harold (1967). "Pokot Folktales, Humor, and Values." Journal of the Folklore Institute 4:265-318.


Tully, Durene E. (1985). Human Ecology and Political Process: The Context of Market Incorporation in West Pokot District, Kenya. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International.

BARBARA A. BIANCO

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Aug 11, 2011 @ 9:09 am
This is a good stuff and it need to be produced and be in a circulation for reading and empowerment. Knowledge is power and we have few people in Pokot community that can access the internet services due to the nature and high rate of illiteracy and lack of Cyber s.
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Sep 11, 2016 @ 6:06 am
pokot community request that the historical information to be kept at their disposal so that they can access their history at ease
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This is good stuff being pokot Iam proud of it and I suggest to be published and circulate to be read not only by pokot people but the whole world.

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