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During Samburu wedding celebrations,married women congregate apart from the warriors and young girls to sing in praise of the couple and to dance. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366056
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Song is an art form ingrained in Turkana culture. After months of separation,young men and girls gather together during the rains when grass is abundant and life is relatively easy for a while. The Turkana have a rich repertoire of at least twenty dances,most of which are quite energetic. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366133
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366132
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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...
Kenya,Kajiado,lpartimaro. Two Maasai warriors in full regalia. The headress of the man on the left is made from the mane of a lion while the one on the right is fringed with black ostrich feathers. Their traditional weaponry includes long-bladed spears and shields are made of buffalo hide. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366146
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Kenya,Laikipia Plateau. Laikipiak Maasai Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366378
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Kenya,Laikipia Plate...
During Samburu wedding celebrations,married women congregate apart from the warriors and young girls to sing in praise of the couple and to dance. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366055
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Laikipiak Maasai Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03437168
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Laikipiak Maasai
Gabbra women sing and dance to celebrate a wedding. The traditional metal ornamentation on their heads is called malmal. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366405
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Gabbra women sing an...
Samburu warriors,spears in hand,jump into the air without bending their knees during one of their dance routines. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366053
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Samburu warriors,spe...
Maasai warriors resplendent with long ochred braids relax and wait for the start of a ceremony. Red has always been their preferred colour. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366143
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Maasai warriors resp...
Kenya,Maralal,Lodokejek. Samburu warriors and young girls sing and dance during a wedding celebration. The long Ochred braids of the warriors distinguish them from other members of Samburu society. A black ostrich-feather pompom decorates the top of a spear. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366052
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Kenya,Maralal,Lodoke...
The invited guests at a Samburu wedding gather together to sing in praise of the couple and to dance. Celebrations will go on late into the night. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366057
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The invited guests a...
Gabbra women dance at a gathering in the village of Kalacha. The Gabbra are a Cushitic tribe of nomadic pastoralists living with their herds of camels and goats around the fringe of the Chalbi Desert. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366480
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Gabbra women dance a...
Gabbra women dance at a gathering in the village of Kalacha. The Gabbra are a Cushitic tribe of nomadic pastoralists living with their herds of camels and goats around the fringe of the Chalbi Desert. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366481
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Gabbra women dance a...
Young Datoga men jump high in the air during a dance. 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: 862-03355233
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Young Datoga men jum...
Samburu warriors sing in a circle during a wedding celebration. As they sing and dance,they twist their spears in unison. Soloists ad-lib words to traditional tunes,praising the bravery of certain individuals or the bulls of their families' herds. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366051
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Samburu warriors sin...
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Laikipiak Maasai
One of the most important Maasai ceremonies is the eunoto when warriors become junior elders. Early one morning before the cattle are taken to pasture,their mothers shave their long ochred locks,which makes their appearance very different. One initiate can be seen blowing a Kudu horn trumpet. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366145
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One of the most impo...
The men hold hands forming a circle within which the women dance in the Karo village of Duss. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,the Karo live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia. They are renowned for their elaborate body art using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03354043
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The men hold hands f...
Men dance by jumping up into the air while holding hands in the Karo village of Duss. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,the Karo live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia. They are renowned for their elaborate body art using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03354044
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Men dance by jumping...
Men and women dance together in the Karo village of Duss. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,the Karo live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia. They are renowned for their elaborate body art using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03354042
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Men and women dance ...
At a dance in the Karo village of Duss men stand waiting to dance. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,the Karo live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia. They are renowned for their elaborate body art using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03354041
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At a dance in the Ka...
A bushman,or San,collapses in a trance during a sing-song round their campfire. The men have rattles wound round their legs to help the rest of them keep rhythm during their dances.These NS hunter gatherers live in the Xai Xai Hills close to the Namibian border. Their traditional way of life is fast disappearing. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03289590
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A bushman,or San,col...
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...
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...
During a Ngetunogh ceremony, the mother of a Pokot initiate sings and dances holding high the cowhorn container she used to smear fat over the masks of her son and other boys as a blessing. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03888762
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During a Ngetunogh c...
A Pokot warrior wearing a cheetah skin jumps high in the air surrounded by  young women to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03888696
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A Pokot warrior wear...
Karo men dance in line by jumping high in the air, legs straight.Even while dancing, they each keep hold of their wooden stools, which double as pillows at night.The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate themselves elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03820493
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Karo men dance in li...
Beautiful exotic African female fashion with tribal yellow red and white makeup cosmetics and sticks in hai, in dance position. Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-04803753
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Beautiful exotic Afr...
Karo men and girls enjoy a dance.The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate themselves elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03820495
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Karo men and girls e...
Figures of african dancers . Vector  Illustration. Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-05914316
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Figures of african d...
Hamer (Hamar) people at Evangadi dancing (Hamer night dance), Dombo village, Turmi, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-02917051
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Hamer (Hamar) people...
Karo people with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, dancing, Kolcho village, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-02916974
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Karo people with bod...
Maasai Tribe Tanzania    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-00094264
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Karo people with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, dancing, Kolcho village, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-02917036
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Karo people with bod...
Maasai Tribe Tanzania    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-00094263
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Young Pokot men and women dancing to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03888689
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Young Pokot men and ...
Karo men and girls enjoy a dance.The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate themselves elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03820497
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Karo men and girls e...
Abstract ethnic style dance. Vector  Illustration Isolated Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-05924022
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Abstract ethnic styl...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03888692
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Pokot women wearing ...
Dancing musicians. African traditional patterns Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-04200458
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Dancing musicians. A...
Beautiful exotic African female fashion with tribal yellow red and white makeup cosmetics and sticks in hair, in cultural dance position. Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-04803750
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Beautiful exotic Afr...
Dancing musician. African traditional patterns Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-05746080
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Dancing musician. Af...
Pokot men, women, boys and girls dancing to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03888691
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Pokot men, women, bo...
Dancing musician. Grunge background with African traditional patterns Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-05362740
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Dancing musician. Gr...
Traditional wooden African tribal mask Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-05356746
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Traditional wooden A...
Traditional carved wooden African masks Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-04925694
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Traditional carved w...
Dancing musicians. African national patterns Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-04194848
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Dancing musicians. A...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03888693
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Pokot women wearing ...
Traditional carved wooden African masks Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-04925695
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Traditional carved w...
Masai warriors performing jumping dance, Serengeti Park, Tanzania, East Africa, Africa                                                                                                                   Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-02946128
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Masai warriors perfo...
At the start of a dance, Karo men sing and clap in line.The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate themselves elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03820494
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At the start of a da...
African souvenir drum  isolated over white (clipping path) Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-04891651
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African souvenir dru...
Dancing musician. African traditional patterns Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-04868156
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Dancing musician. Af...
Pokot warriors celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03888694
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Pokot warriors celeb...
Karo men and girls enjoy a dance.The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate themselves elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03820496
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Karo men and girls e...
Pokot women and girls dancing to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03888697
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Pokot women and girl...
A man and wife of a San community dance during a sing-song round their campfire. The men have rattles wound round their legs to help the rest of them keep rhythm during their dances.These NS hunter gatherers live in the Xai Xai Hills close to the Namibian border. Their traditional way of life is fast disappearing. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03289593
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A man and wife of a ...
Dancing musicians. African traditional patterns Stock Photo - Royalty-Freenull, Code: 400-04255883
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Dancing musicians. A...
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175 images of African tribal dance photos, pictures, African tribal dance stock photography