African tribal girls stock photos and images

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  • 700-07067371 Portrait of Himba children, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366114 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. Rights-Managed
  • 700-07067372 Close-up portrait of Himba children, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-08169189 Mother holding child in arms while nursing, black and yellow patterns, Gaoua, Poni Province, Burkina Faso Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 873-06440208 Bushmen Singing and Dancing Kalahari Desert, Botswana Rights-Managed
  • 873-06440237 Impala Herd and Bushman Mother And Child Rights-Managed
  • 700-07067374 Red Ochre (or ocher stone) pigment used by Himba to create a reddish tint, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-07067376 Portrait of Himba woman, showing hairstyle of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366294 An attractive young girl from the nomadic Gabbra tribe. Rights-Managed
  • 862-06677176 Herero tribal girl portrait, Damaraland, Namibia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366059 A Samburu woman resplendent in her beaded necklaces and numerous bracelets makes best use of a large rainwater pond to wash herself. Water is scarce in much of Samburuland. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03352642 A pretty tousle-haired girl of the nomadic Afar tribe wears bright colours in stark contrast to the drab,windswept surroundings of Lake Abbe. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366113 A young Turkana girl adorned with necklaces of a style the Southern Turkana prefer to wear. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03808716 A Maasai girl from the Kisongo clan wearing an attractive beaded headband. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366098 A Turkana woman makes the final ties to the dome-shaped framework of her home. In wet weather,hides will be laid on top and secured with leather thongs. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366121 Childhood is brief in nomadic communities. From an early age,Turkana girls help their mothers with the household chores and look after their younger brothers and sisters during the day. The baby has wooden charms round her neck to ward off evil spirits. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03353970 The fetching hairstyle of a young Afar girl. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366173 Young Maasai girls decorate their faces with ochre and clay in preparation for a dance. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03888699 A young Pokot girl wearing a traditional broad necklace made of hollow reed grass that denotes her uninitiated status. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03355142 Maasai girls gather to celebrate a wedding. Their broad beaded necklaces with predominantly white glass beads mark then as Kisongo Maasai,the largest clan group of the tribe which lives either side of the Kenya-Tanzania border. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366189 Two Giriama girls pound corn outside their home using a large wooden mortar and pestles. Their small skirts are made from strips of printed cotton material - a traditional dress of Giriama women and children. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03354095 Two young Karo girls stand in front of the massive trunk of a fig tree. 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. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366132 Song is an art form ingrained in Turkana culture. At the end of a dance session,the participants invariably enjoy the Song of the Bulls. Each young man will take centre-stage to extol the praises of his favourite ox. He will explain how it came into his possession,its distinguishing traits and with outstretched arms,imitate the shape of its horns. Rights-Managed
  • 848-03272987 Baka tribe members using fiber to make crowns and clothing for the spirit figure that will dance with them at a hunting ceremony, Cameroon Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 700-02693944 Himba Woman with Baby, Namibia Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366115 A jovial group of Turkana girls in traditional attire. Their aprons are made of goatskin,either beaded or cut into thin strips before braiding. The two girls in the middle have already had the flesh below their lower lips pierced in readiness for a brass ornament after marriage. Rights-Managed
  • 700-02693942 Himba Children Sitting on Floor of Hut, Namibia Rights-Managed
  • 862-03888695 Pokot women and girls dancing to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03888711 The Pokot have a small ceremony called Koyogho when a man pays his in-laws the balance of the agreed dowry for his wife. At the conclusion of the ritual, his wife is given a large gourd of milk which she carries home on her back with her youngest child. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03807769 Kenya, Samburu District. Young Samburu girl in traditional beaded necklaces. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03354065 A Nyangatom woman grinds sorghum using two stones. Typical of her tribe,she wears a heavily beaded calfskin skirt,multiple layers of bead necklaces and metal bracelets and amulets. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south-western Ethiopia. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366050 Young Samburu girls dance during a wedding celebration. By arching their backs and thrusting out their chests,they flick their beaded necklaces up and down while dancing silently to the songs of the warriors. Their bodies and necklaces have been smeared with red ochre. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366588 A pretty Samburu girl in traditional attire. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366283 A close-up of a Pokot woman's earrings,hairstyle and beaded ornaments. Only married women wear brass earrings and glass-beaded collars. The band over her head supports the weight of her heavy earrings. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03365986 A young Laikipiak Maasai girl. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03437080 A Nyangatom girl weaves a grass basket. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south-western Ethiopia. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03888697 Pokot women and girls dancing to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language. Rights-Managed
  • 700-02694001 Portrait of Himba Girl, Opuwo, Namibia Rights-Managed
  • 700-08169185 Portrait of girl carrying sandals on her head, near Gaoua, Poni Province, Burkina Faso Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366607 A Turkana girl with a large gourd-like container used as a receptacle for water or milk. In the absence of gourds,the Turkana carve their containers from soft wood,such as that from the common commiphora species,which thrives in semi-arid country. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366279 Two jovial Pokot girls set off with leather bags in search of edible berries. Pokot girls and women traditionally wore leather skirts and capes made from home-tanned goatskins. The necklaces of young girls are made from small segments of sedge grass. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 700-02694016 Himba Girl, Opuwo, Namibia Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366186 A Galla girl from Kenya's Coast Province. Rights-Managed
  • 700-02694003 Portrait of Himba Woman Breastfeeding Baby, Opuwo, Namibia Rights-Managed
  • 862-03354081 A young Dassanech girl holds her little brother. She wears a leather skirt with an elaborate fringe of wooden and metal tassles. 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. Rights-Managed
  • 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.. Rights-Managed
  • 862-03437159 Turkana girls return home from a Waterhole with water containers made of wood. Their cloaks are goatskin embellished with glass beads. Rights-Managed
  • 700-02694014 Portrait of Himba Woman With Baby, Kaokoveld, Namibia Rights-Managed