"A people denied history is a people deprived of dignity" Professor Professor Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
Pio Gama Pinto (1927-1965) was a Kenyan journalist of Indian and Goan descent and a true Kenya hero who has captured the imagination of Kenyans. He was actively involved in the fight for independence and for equality after Kenya gained its independence.
A saw mill owner of Pakistani descent who provided Mau Mau fighters with supplies.
Jaswant Singh Bahraj assisted Mau Mau movement in sourcing materials and building weaponry and providing safe haven for fighters.
Makhan Singh (1913-1973) was a trade unionist who formed Kenya’s first trade union in 1935, the Labour Trade Union of Kenya.
Kenyan Nationalist of Goan descent who wrote over 100 newspaper articles critical of colonial rule.
OTENYO NYAMATERERE was a Kisii warrior from Kitutu and of the Bogeka clan whose legend of valor against the colonial government is still recited in song and poem by his people.
CMG Argwings Kodhek (1923-1969) was the Kenya’s first African lawyer. Known for providing legal representation to freedom fighters he later became the Minister for Foreign Affairs in Independent Kenya.
Mekatilili wa Menza (born around 1860-1824) was a Giriama heroine who led her people between 1913-1914 in resisting British occupation and the disruption of their cultural heritage.
Field Marshal Mbaria Kaniu was a highly respected Mau Mau military commander who led a series of successful operations on behalf of the movement.