!READ DOWNLOAD ♭ Facing the Lion: Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna ⚖ PDF or E-pub free

!READ DOWNLOAD ♂ Facing the Lion: Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna ♷ Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a firsthand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centers on the raising and grazing of cattle Readers share Lekuton s first encounter with a lion, the epitome of bravery in the warrior tradition They follow his mischievous antics as a young Maasai cattle herder, coming of age initiation, boarding school escapades, soccer success, and journey to America for college Lekuton s riveting text combines exotic details of nomadic life with the universal experience and emotions of a growing boyJoseph Lamsolai Lekuton grew up in a nomadic Maasai village in northern Kenya and came to the United States in his late teens to pursue his education He taught at The Langley School in northern Virginia and is actively involved in community development projects in rural Kenya Through his work with several nonprofit organizations, Lekuton has providedthan a hundred nomadic children with education scholarships, established the Karare Boarding School, and constructed a water system delivering clean water to a dozen villages in northern Kenya He holds a BA and an MA from St Lawrence University and a masters in international education policy from Harvard He is the youngest recipient of Kenyas Order of the Grand warrior, a presidential award given for exemplary service to the country Lekuton divides his time between Kenya and the Washington DC area