they have returned to their land to continue living in the forest.
The documentary is the Ogiek’s story, in their own words, of their hopes before the 2013 Kenyan elections. It was filmed in Chepkitale, Mt. Elgon in 2012 during a mapping workshop. Through developing a map of their land, the Ogiek not only strengthen their cultural identity, but can show that the land said to belong to someone else, is rightfully theirs.
SPEAKING OF HOME is a story of the Mt.Elgon Ogiek (VIDEO COURTESY OF SHALIN FINLAND)