Manhood Ceremony of Jumping Bulls

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Hamar and Karo tribes practice bull jumping as a manhood ceremony. Karos only have the ceremony once a generation. Many of these men have illegitimate children before the ceremony and without exception those children are all killed. Karos are the only tribe that practice Mingi killing by putting dirt in their newborn children's mouths and leaving them to die.
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Hamar and Karo tribes practice bull jumping as a manhood ceremony. Karos only have the ceremony once a generation. Many of these men have illegitimate children before the ceremony and without exception those children are all killed. Karos are the only tribe that practice Mingi killing by putting dirt in their newborn children's mouths and leaving them to die.
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