Warriors are given great importance to in Maasai culture. It is also said that a Maasai is born to become a warrior and the elders make the kids ready for it since childhood. They learn to take up responsibilities to become a man and also to become a warrior. The basic role is to build up homes and to secure their families. The boys are guided by the elders and families. It is not that they are bound with only responsibility. Even they lead a carefree life like game hunting and raising cattle. However, apart from this they also learn customary laws and cultural practices.