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    A pretty young Turkana girl has already had the flesh below her lower lip pierced in readiness for a brass ornament after her marriage. The rims of her ears have also been pierced and the holes kept open with small wooden sticks.

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    A young Pokot woman sings to celebrate the opening of a new pre primary school at Ngaini, a remote area of the Kerio Valley. Despite her youth, her jewellery denotes she is already married.

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  • 862-03366113

    A young Turkana girl adorned with necklaces of a style the Southern Turkana prefer to wear.

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  • 873-06440198

    Himba Woman Namibia

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  • 862-03366117

    A Turkana girl in all her finery. Among the Turkana,cicatrization is a common form of beautification. She wears a crucifix given to her by a missionary; they are popular ornaments despite not necessarily being associated with Christianity.

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  • 700-08171572

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03366116

    Two Turkana girls set off to fetch water from a nearby Waterhole. Their water containers are made of wood by the women of the tribe. Their 'V' shaped aprons are made of goatskin and have been edged with hundreds and hundreds of round discs fashioned out of ostrich eggshells.

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  • 700-07067373

    Portrait of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa,

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  • 700-08171554

    Close-up portrait of Tribeswoman, Hamer Tribe, Village, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-06342689

    Hairstyle of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 873-06440384

    Portrait of Two Masai Women Tanzania

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  • 873-06440383

    Portrait of Himba Woman Namibia

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  • 700-08171570

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 873-06440386

    Portrait of Masai Woman Wearing Beads around Neck, Tanzania

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  • 700-08171568

    Portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman kneeling in field, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03437159

    Turkana girls return home from a Waterhole with water containers made of wood. Their cloaks are goatskin embellished with glass beads.

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  • 700-08171546

    Close-up portrait of Tribeswoman, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03366590

    A Samburu woman singing. The strings of black and white beads hanging from her ears signify that she has two grown-up sons who are warriors of the tribe. Note: the traditional horn snuff container hanging from her neck.

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  • 873-06440222

    Bush People Sitting Outdoors Namibia

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  • 862-03355173

    A Hadza woman digs for edible tubers with a digging stick.The Hadzabe are a thousand-strong community of hunter-gatherers who have lived in the Lake Eyasi basin for centuries. They are one of only four or five societies in the world that still earn a living primarily from wild resources.

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  • 700-06936148

    Himba woman making butter in a dried pumpkin, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 862-03366109

    A Turkana woman wears all the finery of her tribe: brass lip plug,beaded collar decorated with bleached shells of the African land snail,leaf-like ear ornaments and metal earrings from which hang tiny rings of goat horn.

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  • 862-03355143

    A Maasai woman wearing a very fine beaded necklace. The predominant white colour of her glass beadwork marks her as a Kisingo Maasai,the largest clan group of her tribe living either side of the Kenya-Tanzania border.

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  • 862-03366108

    In the semi-arid terrain of Turkanaland,women have to travel great distances to collect firewood. Like other Nilotic people,Turkana women balance heavy loads on their heads with graceful carriage and poise. The attire of this woman is typical of married women in the tribe.

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  • 700-08171551

    Portrait of Tribeswoman standing in front of home, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171565

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman wearing lip plate, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171549

    Back view of Tribeswoman walking with goats, approaching home, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-08090834

    Africa, Kenya, Narok County, Masai Mara. Maasai Women.

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  • 862-03355207

    The numerous decorated iron bracelets worn by a Datoga woman. During song and dance,she will rub them together to keep rhythm. Her traditional attire includes a beautifully tanned leather dress embellished with beads. The Datoga (known to their Maasai neighbours as the Mang'ati and to the Iraqw as Babaraig) live in northern Tanzania and are primarily pastoralists.

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  • 700-08171571

    Close-up of arm with bracelets, Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171566

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, wearing lip plate and headdress, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03711120

    An Afar girl has tribal scarification on her cheeks. Scarification is practiced in only a few sections of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 700-08171574

    Close-up of portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman with wooden earplug in stretched ear, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171547

    Close-up portrait of Tribeswoman smiling and looking at camera, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-06936149

    Legs of Himba woman, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 873-06440206

    Masai with Donkeys Tanzania

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  • 862-03355206

    An old Datoga woman. Her traditional attire includes a beautifully tanned and decorated leather dress . The Datoga (known to their Maasai neighbours as the Mang'ati and to the Iraqw as Babaraig) live in northern Tanzania and are primarily pastoralists.

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  • 862-03366169

    Two Maasai women in traditional attire chat to each other.

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  • 862-03366168

    Two Maasai women deep in conversation.

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  • 700-08171552

    Close-up of Tribeswoman's back, Dasenech Tribe, Village, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03355205

    Old Datoga women wearing beautifully tanned and decorated leather dresses sing a short distance from their homes. They keep rhythm by rubbing their numerous iron bracelets together.The Datoga (known to their Maasai neighbours as the Mang'ati and to the Iraqw as Babaraig) live in northern Tanzania and are primarily pastoralists.

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  • 862-03366112

    A young Turkana girl has had the rims of her ears pierced in seven places and keeps the holes open with small wooden sticks. After marriage,she will hang leaf-shaped metal pendants from each hole.

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  • 700-08200934

    Portrait of Indigenous Woman, Lake Natron, Arusha Region, Tanzania, Africa

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  • 700-08171575

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03366118

    When a Turkana woman gives birth,four goats will be slaughtered in a twenty-four-hour period to celebrate the occasion. The skin of the first goat will be made into a pouch for carrying the baby on its mother's back. The small wooden balls on the back of this pouch are charms to ward off evil spirits. The baby is wearing a bracelet of ostrich eggshell beads.

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  • 700-08171569

    Close-up of hands and bracelets, Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 856-06110874

    Tribal Bodi woman carrying her belongings.

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  • 700-08171564

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, wearing lip plate and beads in hair, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171573

    Close-up of wrists with braceleets, Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171567

    Portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman wearing fruit headdress, Jinka, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 649-06433217

    Smiling Maasai woman wearing jewelry

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  • 700-08171544

    Close-up of Karo Tribeswoman with painted face and wearing beaded necklaces, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03355138

    A Maasai woman in traditional attire. The preponderance of white glass beads in her ornaments denotes that she is from the Kisongo section of the Maasai,the largest clan group,which lives on both sides of the Kenya-Tanzania border.

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  • 873-06440208

    Bushmen Singing and Dancing Kalahari Desert, Botswana

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  • 700-08171540

    Close-up portrait of woman wearing beaded necklaces, Karo Tribe, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03353991

    A pretty Borana girl at Mega in southern Ethiopia wears brightly coloured cotton cloth and numerous strings of beads. The pastoral Borana live either side of the southern Ethiopian/northern Kenya border and form a large and important group of the Oromo-speaking cluster of tribes.

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  • 862-03366111

    A Turkana girl's necklaces are well-oiled with animal fat and glisten in the sun. Occasionally,a girl will put on so many necklaces that her vertebrae stretch and her neck muscles gradually weaken. The partially shaven head is typical of Turkana women and girls.

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  • 838-03879795

    Senegal, Tribal Dancers

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  • 700-07067376

    Portrait of Himba woman, showing hairstyle of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 700-08171555

    Close-up of back of Tribeswoman's head, Hamer Tribe Village, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03366497

    A Turkana woman sitting in the doorway of her hut. Her heavy mporro braided necklace identifies her as a married woman. Typical of her tribe,she wears many layers of bead necklaces and a beaded headband.

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  • 700-07067377

    Himba woman milking a cow, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa , Namibia, Africa

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    Maasai woman standing outdoors

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  • 862-03888700

    A young married Pokot woman wearing the traditional beaded ornaments of her tribe which denote her married status. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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  • 862-03366294

    An attractive young girl from the nomadic Gabbra tribe.

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  • 862-03888708

    A striking old Pokot woman wearing the traditional beaded ornaments of her tribe which denote her married status. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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  • 856-06110887

    Tribal woman from the Bodi tribe carrying her baby.

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  • 873-06440237

    Impala Herd and Bushman Mother And Child

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  • 862-03353975

    An Afar girl with braided hair has very noticeable scarification on her cheeks. Scarification is practiced in only a few sections of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03437084

    A Dassanech girl braids her sister's hair at her village in the Omo Delta. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) and Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 862-03366188

    A Giriama girl from Kenya's Coast Province carrying a gourd full of water on her head. Her small skirt is made from strips of printed cotton material.

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  • 862-03366588

    A pretty Samburu girl in traditional attire.

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  • 848-03272989

    Ngongo (Megaphrynium macrostachyum) fibers used by Baka woman to make a basket, Cameroon

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  • 862-06677176

    Herero tribal girl portrait, Damaraland, Namibia, Africa

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  • 700-08171550

    Portrait of Tribeswoman standing in front of home, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-02694015

    Portrait of Himba Girl, Opuwo, Namibia

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  • 700-08171563

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, wearing lip plate and headdress, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-02694004

    Portrait of Himba Woman, Opuwo, Namibia

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  • 862-03354096

    A Karo woman wears an elaborate headdress made from the wing-cases of beetles and a cape of calf skin fringed with cowrie shells. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,who live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia,the Karo are renowned for their elaborate body painting using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments.

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  • 862-03353972

    An Afar girl has her attractive hairstyle embellished with buttons and beads,which is typical of the young girls of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03354075

    A young Dassanech girl wears a leather skirt,metal bracelets and amulets and layers of bead necklaces. A long leather strap decorated with cowrie shells hangs down her back. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 862-03353976

    A young Afar girl at Filwoha in the Awash National Park. Filwoha in the Afar language means 'hot water'. The beautiful springs are surrounded by doum palms and rise from deep underground at about 96.8 degrees F.

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  • 700-08171543

    Portrait of Karo Tribeswoman standing in front of home, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03355121

    A young Datoga man tends his family's livestock on the plains east of Lake Manyara in Northern Tanzania.The Datoga (known to their Maasai neighbours as the Mang'ati and to the Iraqw as Babaraig) live in northern Tanzania and are primarily pastoralists..

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  • 700-02693944

    Himba Woman with Baby, Namibia

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  • 862-03820650

    Samburu girls are given strings of beads by their fathers when they are still young. As soon as they are old enough to have lovers from the warrior age set, they regularly receive gifts from them.Over a period of years, their necklaces can smother them up to their necks.

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  • 862-03366047

    Samburu girls are given strings of beads by their fathers when they are still young. As soon as they are old enough to have lovers from the warrior age-set,they regularly receive gifts from them. Over a period of years,their necklaces can smother them up to their necks. The metal cross-like ornament hanging from the girl's headband has no religious significance.

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  • 862-03888692

    Pokot women wearing traditional beaded ornaments and brass earrings denoting their married status. celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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  • 848-03272972

    Baka tribe member in farm camp with bananas, Cameroon

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  • 700-02694014

    Portrait of Himba Woman With Baby, Kaokoveld, Namibia

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