Energy reserves and parity of nomadic and settled Turkana women.

  title={Energy reserves and parity of nomadic and settled Turkana women.},
  author={Michael A Little and Paul W Leslie and Kenneth L. Campbell},
  journal={American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council},
  volume={4 6},
Members of the Turkana tribe include settled and nomadic peoples who reside in the southern part of Turkana District in the semiarid region of northwest Kenya. Nomadic Ngisonyoka Turkana keep livestock (camels, cattle, sheep, goats, donkeys), subsist principally on livestock products, and move camps frequently in search of forage for the livestock; settled Turkana cultivate foods along the principal rivers. Both nomadic and settled Turkana are subject to limited food resources on seasonal and… CONTINUE READING