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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-06542264
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03355143
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A Maasai woman weari...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366116
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Two Turkana girls se...
A young Turkana girl adorned with necklaces of a style the Southern Turkana prefer to wear. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366113
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A young Turkana girl...
Samuru Tribe Kenya    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-00093651
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366047
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Samburu girls are gi...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366117
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A Turkana girl in al...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366497
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A Turkana woman sitt...
Women sing and dance before the bull jumping, Hamer Jumping of the Bulls initiation ceremony, Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-02916981
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Women sing and dance...
An attractive young girl from the nomadic Gabbra tribe. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366294
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An attractive young ...
Portait of a Mursi girl with clay lip plate, and hairstyle that indicates she is going through puberty,The Mursi Hills, Mago National Park, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-03505106
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Portait of a Mursi g...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03888700
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A young married Poko...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03355173
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A Hadza woman digs f...
A Mursi woman wearing a large clay lip plate and ear ornaments to match.Shortly before marriage, a girls lower lip will be pierced and progressively stretched over a year or so while some of her teeth will be removed for the plate to fit snugly. The size of the lip plate often determines the quantum of the bride price.   The reason for this singular practice is not fully understood but Mursi women Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03820566
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A Mursi woman wearin...
Portrait of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa, Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-07067373
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Portrait of Himba wo...
Portrait of Two Masai Women Tanzania Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 873-06440384
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366112
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A young Turkana girl...
Tribal woman from the Bodi tribe carrying her baby. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 856-06110887
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Portrait of Masai Woman Wearing Beads around Neck, Tanzania Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 873-06440386
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Portrait of Masai Wo...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03437084
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A Dassanech girl bra...
Portrait or Rendille Tribeswoman Kenya, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 873-06440682
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366283
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A close-up of a Poko...
Portrait of a Mursi woman with clay lip plate, Mursi Hills, Mago National Park, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-03505105
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Mother and baby of the Hamer tribe, the woman's hair is treated with ochre, water and resin then twisted into tresses called goscha, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-02705912
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Mother and baby of t...
Portrait of Himba Woman in Traditional Dress Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 873-06440556
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Portrait of Himba Wo...
A Hamar woman blows a tin trumpet at a Jumping of the Bull ceremony.The Hamar are semi nomadic pastoralists of Southwest Ethiopia whose women wear striking traditional dress and style their red ochred hair mop fashion.The Jumping of the Bull ceremony is a rite of passage for young men. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03820511
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A Hamar woman blows ...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366590
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A Samburu woman sing...
Beautiful African indigenous tribal fashion female face with white dots and stripes and aggressive expression, isolated. Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-05889196
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Beautiful African in...
A pregnant Nyangatom woman in traditional attire outside her neatly thatched home.The Nyangatom are one of the largest tribes and arguably the most warlike people living along the Omo River in Southwest Ethiopia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03820548
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A pregnant Nyangatom...
Turkana girls return home from a Waterhole with water containers made of wood. Their cloaks are goatskin embellished with glass beads. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03437159
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Turkana girls return...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03355206
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An old Datoga woman....
Portrait of Himba Woman in Traditional Dress Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 873-06440555
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Portrait of Himba Wo...
Women sing and dance before the bull jumping, Hamer Jumping of the Bulls initiation ceremony, Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-02916984
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Women sing and dance...
Portrait of Himba Woman With Baby, Kaokoveld, Namibia    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-02694014
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Two Maasai women in traditional attire chat to each other. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366169
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Two Maasai women in ...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366109
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A Turkana woman wear...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03353975
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An Afar girl with br...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03354075
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A young Dassanech gi...
Himba Tribe Clapping Hands Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 873-06440559
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Himba Tribe Clapping...
Himba woman making butter in a dried pumpkin, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-06936148
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Himba woman making b...
Hairstyle of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-06342689
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Hairstyle of Himba w...
Maasai Tribe Kenya    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-00094231
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Masai Tribe Kenya    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-00094215
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Masai Tribe Kenya
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366114
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A pretty young Turka...
Person Mjemps Tribe, Kenya    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-00094176
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Portrait of Himba Woman, Opuwo, Namibia    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-02694007
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Portrait of Himba Wo...
Portrait of young African American woman, studio shot Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Freenull, Code: 643-02425342
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Portrait of young Af...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366108
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In the semi-arid ter...
Samburu Tribe Kenya    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-00093652
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Maasai Tribe Tanzania    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-00094230
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03355207
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The numerous decorat...
Masai Woman in Ceremonial Dress, Kenya, Africa    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-00162695
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03354095
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Two young Karo girls...
Portrait of Xhosa woman in traditional clothing during ceremony, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Freenull, Code: 682-03553350
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Portrait of Xhosa wo...
Group Of Masai People in Traditional Dress Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 873-06440975
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Group Of Masai Peopl...
Woman From Maasai Tribe, Tanzania    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-00094258
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Woman From Maasai Tr...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03355205
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Old Datoga women wea...
Bush People Sitting Outdoors Namibia Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 873-06440222
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03355138
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A Maasai woman in tr...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03353972
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An Afar girl has her...
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