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The cover a book called “The Iteso”, by J.C.D. Lawrance for Eria Paulo Engulu

Who are the Iteso? What are they Known for?

The Iteso (or people of Teso) are a Nilotic ethnic group native to the Teso sub-region of eastern Uganda and western Kenya. Teso refers to the traditional homeland of the Iteso, and Ateso is their language. They are also known as the Teso people, and they have a rich cultural heritage and a strong sense of…

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