User Tag List

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 14

Thread: Classify these East Africans...Horner? Ethiopian? Or Not?130 days old

  1. #1
    Junior Member Karey's Avatar
    Last Online
    2018-12-10 @ 02:55
    Join Date
    2018-05-28
    Posts
    19
    Gender
    Ethnicity
    East African
    Commonwealth

    Default Classify these East Africans...Horner? Ethiopian? Or Not?

    Can you tell which of these individuals are Somali, Ethiopian, Maasai, Rendille, Samburu, Rwandan, Kikuyu, Kamba, Taita, none of the above, or all from one particular ethnicity? This might be a trick question meant to show that phenotypes can easily be mistaken.











    I'll reveal the real ethnicities after several responses.

  2. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Karey For This Useful Post:

    KING OF KUSH (2018-11-02), Mheshimiwa (2018-08-07), Targum (2018-08-06)

  3. # ADS
    Advertisement bot
    Join Date
    2013-03-24
    Posts
    All threads
       
     

  4. #2
    Established Member
    Junior Member But Cool
    Last Online
    Yesterday @ 19:22
    Join Date
    2012-05-31
    Posts
    2,752
    Location
    Bedford England
    Gender
    Age
    32
    Y-DNA
    E-U174
    mtDNA
    U6a3
    Race
    Sub-Saharan African
    Metaethnos
    Akan/Mande/Igbo
    Ethnicity
    Jamaican
    Phenotype
    Goldwindid Sudanid
    Politics
    Monarchy over Republic
    Religion
    Nunya
    England Jamaica Skull and crossbones

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Karey View Post
    Can you tell which of these individuals are Somali, Ethiopian, Maasai, Rendille, Samburu, Rwandan, Kikuyu, Kamba, Taita, none of the above, or all from one particular ethnicity? This might be a trick question meant to show that phenotypes can easily be mistaken.
    You sure made this one hard! I'll take a guess!

    Quote Originally Posted by Karey View Post
    Masai

    Quote Originally Posted by Karey View Post
    Kamba

    Quote Originally Posted by Karey View Post
    Kikuyu

    Quote Originally Posted by Karey View Post
    Somali

    Quote Originally Posted by Karey View Post
    Swahili

    Quote Originally Posted by Karey View Post
    Rwandan Tutsi

    Quote Originally Posted by Karey View Post
    She gives me a mixed vibe

    Quote Originally Posted by Karey View Post
    Ethiopian

    I'd be lucky to get one right! LOL

  5. #3
    Junior Member Karey's Avatar
    Last Online
    2018-12-10 @ 02:55
    Join Date
    2018-05-28
    Posts
    19
    Gender
    Ethnicity
    East African
    Commonwealth

    Default

    Not bad Iron Hand!

    Keep in mind that as far a I know, none of these women are mixed and that one or two of these photos is the same woman at different angles! Also....Don't trust the hair texture, or the outfits that might suggest a particular religious or cultural affiliation.

  6. #4
    Established Member
    Molecular Biologist Mheshimiwa's Avatar
    Last Online
    @
    Join Date
    2015-04-20
    Posts
    343
    Gender
    Ethnicity
    Msapere
    Religion
    Ethnic Conservatism

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Karey View Post
    Can you tell which of these individuals are Somali, Ethiopian, Maasai, Rendille, Samburu, Rwandan, Kikuyu, Kamba, Taita, none of the above, or all from one particular ethnicity? This might be a trick question meant to show that phenotypes can easily be mistaken.
    I'll reveal the real ethnicities after several responses.
    This is probably the hardest classify thread I've seen here. I wasn't even able to cheat by directly google searching the images. You have to be from this region to stand a chance.
    Okay here goes..
    Spoiler: 


    Maasai? Samburu? Taita?


    Judging by the background looks like a diaspora Ethiopian.


    Difficult one, maybe Kamba?


    Rendille?


    She seems to be dressed like a Muslim but she could be from any of the ethnicities in question. Too difficult..Pass..


    I know she's Rwandan


    Taita? Maybe Maasai/Samburu?? Too hard.


    Could be Swahili or maybe Eritrean so none of the above??
    Last edited by Mheshimiwa; 2018-08-07 at 11:05.
    Mheshimiwa is a Swahili word that denotes Respect.

  7. #5
    Junior Member
    Last Online
    2018-11-17 @ 19:58
    Join Date
    2010-06-10
    Posts
    26
    Gender

    Default

    Except the last two, all the 6 others can pass as ethnic somali!. Mheshimiwa , the one you call "Rendille" is definitely somali.
    The last two, one is bantu, the other is indian!.

  8. #6
    Established Member
    Molecular Biologist Mheshimiwa's Avatar
    Last Online
    @
    Join Date
    2015-04-20
    Posts
    343
    Gender
    Ethnicity
    Msapere
    Religion
    Ethnic Conservatism

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Omaar View Post
    Except the last two, all the 6 others can pass as ethnic somali!. Mheshimiwa , the one you call "Rendille" is definitely somali.
    The last two, one is bantu, the other is indian!.
    She could be Rendille, Samburu, Meru, Borana.
    Somalis don't own the copyrights to that look.
    Mheshimiwa is a Swahili word that denotes Respect.

  9. #7
    Established Member
    Junior Member But Cool
    Last Online
    Yesterday @ 19:22
    Join Date
    2012-05-31
    Posts
    2,752
    Location
    Bedford England
    Gender
    Age
    32
    Y-DNA
    E-U174
    mtDNA
    U6a3
    Race
    Sub-Saharan African
    Metaethnos
    Akan/Mande/Igbo
    Ethnicity
    Jamaican
    Phenotype
    Goldwindid Sudanid
    Politics
    Monarchy over Republic
    Religion
    Nunya
    England Jamaica Skull and crossbones

    Default

    @Karey :
    When are you going to reveal the ethnicities?

  10. #8
    Established Member
    Molecular Biologist
    Last Online
    Today @ 02:14
    Join Date
    2010-01-07
    Posts
    4,678
    Gender
    Y-DNA
    E1b1a8*
    mtDNA
    L0a1a2
    Ethnicity
    "Black"
    Politics
    Praise the Sun
    Religion
    Sun Worship
    African Union(OAS) United States

    Default

    My crack at it
    1 - kenyan - Kikuyu, Mijikenda
    2 - Rwandan - Tutsi
    3 - Horner - Somali, Ethiopian Ogandeni
    4 - Cushitic / Nilotic Hybrid
    5 - Horner - Djibouti, Eritrean,
    6 - Ethio-Semeitc influence Kenyan.
    7 - Anything
    8 - Tanzanian, - Zanzibarian.

  11. #9
    Regular Member
    [~]|Half Aruban, Half American|[~]
    Last Online
    Today @ 00:29
    Join Date
    2018-09-04
    Posts
    552
    Gender
    Y-DNA
    R1b1a, Europe
    mtDNA
    L1'2'3'4'5'6 or L3
    Race
    Biracial
    Metaethnos
    Ghanaian/Bantu/Europe
    Ethnicity
    African + NW European
    Phenotype
    Bantu-Sudanid + White
    Aruba Congo Democratic Republic Kenya Angola Ghana Nigeria

    Default

    1 Somalian
    2 Rwandan, Im at a tie with Ethiopian though. Ive seen alot of ethiopians who look like her.
    3 Somali, or Southern Horner
    4 Ethiopian i think?
    5 Definitely Ethiopian or Eritrean
    6 Kenyan
    7 Could either be Kenyan, or Swahili, im not sure
    8 Swahili Coast, probably Tanzania or somewhere in that area.
    MyGenomeBox results:



    Xcode Life 2.0 results:



    YourDNAPortal K7 test results:



    ^ (near eastern = ethiopian + european)

  12. #10
    Established Member
    Molecular Biologist
    Last Online
    2018-12-02 @ 17:50
    Join Date
    2012-07-09
    Posts
    998
    Location
    United State
    Gender
    Race
    Sub-Saharan African
    Phenotype
    Sudanid
    Ethnicity
    Ivorian(Akan/Mandingo)
    Cote d'Ivoire Sierra Leone Gambia

    Default

    1-Kikuyu
    2-Somali?
    3-Ethiopian
    4-Somali
    5-Rwanda/Tanzanie?
    6-Rwandan
    7-Rendille?
    8-Ethiopian
    Does each of them belong to a different ethnicity? If yes I ll change my guesses lol
    I ain't very familiar with East African phenos but I tried

  13. The Following User Says Thank You to Ivory Coast 225 For This Useful Post:

    KingKhalasi (2018-10-11)

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 84
    Last Post: 2018-01-15, 11:53
  2. Can you distinguish East Africans from West Africans?
    By rapunzels tower in forum Africa
    Replies: 55
    Last Post: 2012-06-09, 04:35
  3. East Africans VS West Africans - SPORTS
    By tweetness in forum Africa
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 2011-11-17, 19:11
  4. Who are East Africans more likely to marry?
    By Maroon King in forum Race & Ethnicity in Society
    Replies: 188
    Last Post: 2011-09-27, 22:07
  5. Do i look Ethiopian Horner?
    By iateyourheadphons in forum Guess Ethnicity
    Replies: 37
    Last Post: 2011-01-28, 03:20

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
<