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  • 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
  • 862-06542264 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. Rights-Managed
  • 700-07067373 Portrait of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa, Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366113 A young Turkana girl adorned with necklaces of a style the Southern Turkana prefer to wear. Rights-Managed
  • 873-06440198 Himba Woman Namibia 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
  • 841-06342689 Hairstyle of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa 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
  • 700-08171574 Close-up of portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman with wooden earplug in stretched ear, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 873-06440386 Portrait of Masai Woman Wearing Beads around Neck, Tanzania Rights-Managed
  • 873-06440384 Portrait of Two Masai Women Tanzania Rights-Managed
  • 873-06440383 Portrait of Himba Woman Namibia Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171544 Close-up of Karo Tribeswoman with painted face and wearing beaded necklaces, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171554 Close-up portrait of Tribeswoman, Hamer Tribe, Village, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa 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
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171570 Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa 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
  • 873-06440222 Bush People Sitting Outdoors Namibia Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171568 Portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman kneeling in field, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171549 Back view of Tribeswoman walking with goats, approaching home, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 862-08090834 Africa, Kenya, Narok County, Masai Mara. Maasai Women. Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171572 Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 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. 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
  • 700-08171566 Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, wearing lip plate and headdress, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171548 Back view of Tribeswoman walking through rangeland to village, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-06936149 Legs of Himba woman, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171571 Close-up of arm with bracelets, Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171563 Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, wearing lip plate and headdress, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 873-06440206 Masai with Donkeys Tanzania Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366169 Two Maasai women in traditional attire chat to each other. Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171564 Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, wearing lip plate and beads in hair, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366168 Two Maasai women deep in conversation. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 700-06936148 Himba woman making butter in a dried pumpkin, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171550 Portrait of Tribeswoman standing in front of home, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171540 Close-up portrait of woman wearing beaded necklaces, Karo Tribe, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 700-08200934 Portrait of Indigenous Woman, Lake Natron, Arusha Region, Tanzania, Africa 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
  • 700-08171546 Close-up portrait of Tribeswoman, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-08169189 Mother holding child in arms while nursing, black and yellow patterns, Gaoua, Poni Province, Burkina Faso Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 856-06110874 Tribal Bodi woman carrying her belongings. Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171552 Close-up of Tribeswoman's back, Dasenech Tribe, Village, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171565 Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman wearing lip plate, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 649-06433217 Smiling Maasai woman wearing jewelry Premium Royalty-Free
  • 873-06440208 Bushmen Singing and Dancing Kalahari Desert, Botswana Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 838-03879795 Senegal, Tribal Dancers Rights-Managed
  • 700-08171575 Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed
  • 700-07067377 Himba woman milking a cow, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa , Namibia, Africa Rights-Managed
  • 862-03366294 An attractive young girl from the nomadic Gabbra tribe. Rights-Managed
  • 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. Rights-Managed