Water is Thicker Than Oil

Author(s): Doris Okenwa

Type: Photograph

Department: Department of Anthropology

Exhibit no: 61

My research follows the discovery of oil in Kenya's Turkana County. Grand development visions have not abated the region’s perennial water crises. Every other day, these women make the long trek from their homestead in the wild to urban centres in search of water for livestock and domestic purposes.