What were the results of the settlement of the Luo in Kenya during the pre-colonial period?
Assimilation of some communities they found in the areas e.g. Abasuba
Intermarriage with the neighbours e.g. Abaluyia
Neighboring communities lost some of their land to the incoming Luo.
Displacement of some communities e.g. Abagusii.
Increased conflicts over control of resources between the Luo and their neighbours.
Expansion of trade with the neighboring iron/iron tools
Occupation of fertile land influenced the Luo to adopt farming on a large scale.
Cultural exchange between the Luo and their neighboring e.g. language, naming