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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355143
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A Maasai woman weari...
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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355173
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355207
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366111
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03437159
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Turkana girls return...
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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355205
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Old Datoga women wea...
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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366109
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A Turkana woman wear...
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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366117
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Two Maasai women deep in conversation. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366168
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Two Maasai women in traditional attire chat to each other. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366169
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355138
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A Maasai woman in tr...
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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366116
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366118
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A Turkana girl's necklaces are well-oiled with animal fat and glisten in the sun. The use of red ochre has been copied from their Samburu neighbours and is not widespread. 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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366110
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A young Turkana girl adorned with necklaces of a style the Southern Turkana prefer to wear. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366113
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366114
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366112
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355206
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366108
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366590
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A Samburu woman sing...
Samburu girls paint each others faces with abstract designs in readiness for a dance. Already,their necks and beaded necklaces have been coated with red ochre. Only girls and warriors decorate their faces; the orange powder they use is called blue. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366049
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A young Samburu girl dances during a wedding celebration. By arching her back and thrusting out her chest,she flicks her beaded necklaces up and down while dancing silently to the songs of the warriors. Her body and necklace have been smeared with red ochre,and her eyebrows blackened with charcoal dust mixed with animal fat. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03437157
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366050
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Portrait of Himba Woman in Traditional Dress Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440555
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-06542264
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Smiling Maasai woman wearing jewelry Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 649-06433217
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Hairstyle of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Robert Harding Images, Code: 841-06342689
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Group Of Masai People in Traditional Dress Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440975
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Himba Tribe Clapping Hands Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440559
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Tribal woman from the Bodi tribe carrying her baby. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Aurora Photos, Code: 856-06110887
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Impala Herd and Bushman Mother And Child Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440237
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Portrait of Two Masai Women Tanzania Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440384
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Himba Tribe Outdoors Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440552
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Maasai woman standing outdoors Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 649-06433216
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Bush People Sitting Outdoors Namibia Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440222
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Himba woman making butter in a dried pumpkin, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Nico Tondini, Code: 700-06936148
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Himba Woman and Child Sitting Near Fire Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440558
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Himba Woman and Chil...
Hairstyle of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Robert Harding Images, Code: 841-06342688
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Close-up of feet and legs of Himba woman, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Nico Tondini, Code: 700-07067368
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Merti, Northern Kenya. A nomadic Somali family migrates to find new grazing in drought conditions. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-06542284
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Herero tribal girl portrait, Damaraland, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-06677176
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Bushmen Singing and Dancing Kalahari Desert, Botswana Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440208
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Portrait of Himba Woman in Traditional Dress Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440556
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Portrait of Himba Wo...
Portrait or Rendille Tribeswoman Kenya, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440682
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Portrait of Bushman Woman Botswana, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440760
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Woman from the Bodi tribe wearing a traditional lip plug. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Aurora Photos, Code: 856-06110877
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Traditional metal anklets Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Aurora Photos, Code: 856-06110876
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A Nyangatom woman wears numerous strands of beads made from wood.The Nyangatom are one of the largest tribes and arguably the most warlike people living along the Omo River in Southwest Ethiopia. They form a part of the Ateger speaking people  a cluster of seven eastern Nilotic tribes to which the Turkana of Northern Kenya and the Karamajong of Eastern Uganda belong. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820553
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A Nyangatom woman we...
Rear-View of Himba Tribe Standing Outdoors Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440551
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Portrait of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa, Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Nico Tondini, Code: 700-07067373
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Pokot women and girls dancing to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03888697
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An elder of the Karo tribe sits with his wife and child. 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. This man also has a clay hairdo typical of tribal elders. Like most adult males he carries a rifle. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03354093
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A Karo woman with her face painted in preparation for a dance in the village of Duss. 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. She is wearing a goatskin apron and carries a leather belt decorated with cowrie shells Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820437
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Henna patterns on hands Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: IIC, Code: 832-03724977
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Portrait of Zulu woman in traditional clothing during cultural event, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: IIC, Code: 682-03553353
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820565
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820511
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Niger,Timia Oasis. Local Tuareg woman. Traditionally,Muslim Tuareg women do not wear veils but the men keep their faces covered. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03365497
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Pokot women and girls dancing to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03888695
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A group of NIIS hunter gatherers sit round their fire and smoke.They are a part of the San people, often referred to as Bushmen.They differ in appearance from the rest of black Africa having yellowish skin and being lightly boned, lean and muscular.They live in the harsh environment of a vast expanse of flat sand and bush scrub country straddling the Namibia Botswana border. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820229
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