swahili culture for kids

Swahili Attire/Clothing

Just like in every aspect of the Swahili people, religion guides their dressing code. The men wear long white robes or kaftans. Traditionally, these robes are known as kanzu. On their heads, they wear little round hats decorated with elegant stitch work. Religion is a bit relaxed on men and they can wear modern pants and shirts

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Swahili Culture for Children

The Swahili people live in Tanzania and Kenya along the coastal towns of Mombasa and Malindi. They can also be found in some Indian Ocean islands like Pemba, Lamu and Zanzibar. The Swahili are Islam and most of their cultures including food, clothing and marriage are guided by religion. They speak the Swahili language also

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