Please note that they haven't had the concept of “date of the birth” until recent days and live a life as an “ Age Group” base which consists of approximately the same year old people. After the circumcision, every men in the age group become worrier and people who play significant role in their worrier’s period will be classified as leaders described below. These leaders lead whole tribe after their graduation / admission as elders.
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I would like to tell you more about the Traditional Government of the Maasai People
(1)Chief of the age group ......( Olaiguenani lolporror) (Highest office) His Work; To lead the age groups in all the traditional ceremonies of the age group before curcumscission ceremony of the boys.
Under him we have two people.
(2)The smotherer of the OX and The Gurdian of the Cloak.
Under this two people we have one responsible
(3)The Guardian of the Sacrificial fire
Under The Guardian of the Sacrificial fire we have other two leaders.
(4)The Established one and The Cutter of the Strap.
Under this two leaders we have
(5)Other chiefs to represent the age group chief in Sub zones