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The braided and ochred hairstyle of a Dassanech girl, which has been embellished with beads and cowries.The Dassanech speak a language of Eastern Cushitic origin.They live in the Omo Delta and they practice animal husbandry and fishing as well as agriculture. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820484
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The braided and ochr...
Maasai girls in all their finery and with bells tied round their legs wait at the entrance to a house before dancing with warriors. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366171
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Traditional berber wedding, Tataouine Oasis, Tunisia, North Africa    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Robert Harding Images, Code: 841-02715185
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03888696
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A Pokot warrior wear...
Young Maasai girls decorate their faces with ochre and clay in preparation for a dance. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366173
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Young Maasai girls d...
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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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820496
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355142
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In the late afternoon, Nyangatom villagers enjoy singing and dancing. As groups of men take centre stage to jump high in the air, women and girls sing, clap to a rhythm, and move slowly towards the men. Children enjoy the excitement in the background.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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820538
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In the late afternoo...
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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A Turkana girl in al...
In the early morning,a Maasai herdsboy and his sister drive their family's flock of sheep across the friable,dusty plains near Malambo in northern Tanzania. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355134
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In the early morning...
A Samburu bride waits pensively outside her new home until she is enticed in with promises of cattle.Her wedding gown is made of three goatskins, which are well oiled and covered in red ochre.She carries on her back a gourd full of milk and a small wooden jar containing butter.She now wears the mporro necklace of married women. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820649
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A Samburu bride wait...
A Datoga woman relaxes outside her thatched house.The traditional attire of Datoga women includes beautifully tanned and decorated leather dresses and coiled brass armulets and necklaces.The Datoga live in northern Tanzania and are primarily pastoralists. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03821002
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A Datoga woman relax...
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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A Hadza woman digs f...
Baka tribe members using fiber to make crowns and clothing for the spirit figure that will dance with them at a hunting ceremony, Cameroon Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Minden Pictures, Code: 848-03272987
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Baka tribe members u...
Samburu women are responsible for collecting firewood and carrying it to their homes. Supported by leather straps over their foreheads,the loads they carry would make most strong men groan under the weight Fire is a potent symbol of life; the fire in the hearth of a Samburu house must never be allowed to die out. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366029
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Samburu women are re...
Young Peul tribe woman, Djenne, Mali, Africa    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Robert Harding Images, Code: 841-02714167
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The Karo of the Lower Omo River excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Even young children daub their faces before a dance.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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820357
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The Karo of the Lowe...
A young Pokot girl wears large necklaces made from the stems of sedge grass,which are then plastered with a mixture of animal fat and red ochre before being decorated with buttons and beads. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366603
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A young Pokot girl w...
Young woman from the Peul tribe, Djenne, Mali, Africa    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Robert Harding Images, Code: 841-02714173
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Young woman from the...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366279
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Two jovial Pokot gir...
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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03354095
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Two young Karo girls...
Almost everything a Turkana family owns is kept in a wife's day hut. Wooden containers,gourds,utensils and personal clothing or ornaments hang from the ceiling or walls. Watering troughs,donkeys panniers and a grinding stone lean against the walls. The wife's eldest daughter will look after the home during the day while being nanny to her younger brothers and sisters. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366099
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Almost everything a ...
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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Two Turkana girls se...
The typical hairstyle of a young Mursi girl.The Mursi speak a Nilotic language and have affinities with the Shilluk and Anuak of eastern Sudan.They live in a remote area of southwest Ethiopia along the Omo River, the countrys largest river. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820567
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The typical hairstyl...
Childhood is brief in nomadic communities. From an early age,Turkana girls help their mothers with the household chores,while boys learn to look after the small stock. There are only short periods in a day when children can relax and play. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366119
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Childhood is brief i...
In the early morning,a young Samburu girl takes a kid to its mother. She will then milk the nanny goat leaving half the milk for the kid. Only women and children milk goats although every member of the family will drink the milk. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366027
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In the early morning...
The leather skirt of a Nyangatom girl richly decorated with metal beads.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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820545
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The leather skirt of...
In the early morning,young Samburu girls take kids to their mothers. They will then milk the nanny goats leaving half the milk for the kids. Only women and children milk goats although every member of the family will drink the milk. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366028
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In the early morning...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366059
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A Samburu woman resp...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03354066
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A Nyangatom woman gr...
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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A young Samburu girl...
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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03437084
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A Dassanech girl bra...
A group of Nyangatom girls and women with beautifully decorated leather skirts gather to dance.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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820544
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A group of Nyangatom...
Nhoqma village, Bushmanland, Namibia. Ecotourism project, a young girl learns how to make ostrich-shell jewellery Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03736998
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Nhoqma village, Bush...
Girl of hima tribe, Namibia (near Epupa Falls) Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Cusp and Flirt, Code: 867-03594612
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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366115
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A jovial group of Tu...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03711120
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An Afar girl has tri...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03437080
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A Nyangatom girl wea...
A Hadza girl wearing a beaded headband and necklaces.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: 862-03355175
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A Hadza girl wearing...
A young Maasai girl in all her finery pauses at the entrance to her mother's home. The wall and roof of the house are plastered with a mixture of cow dung and soil. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366172
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A young Maasai girl ...
Baka girl with crab caught by drilling the bank around the burrow, Cameroon Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Minden Pictures, Code: 848-03272957
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Turkana women and girls are responsible for watering livestock,which is unusual among pastoral societies. Here,a girl waters cattle from a Waterhole dug in the sand of a seasonal watercourse. The Turkana manipulate the horns of their ox's into perfect symmetry or any whimsical shape that takes the owner's fancy. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366137
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Turkana women and gi...
A Hamar girl in traditional attire. Her leather skirt is made from the twisted strands of goatskin. Cowries are always popular to embellish a woman's or girl's appearance.The Hamar are semi-nomadic pastoralists who live in harsh country around the Hamar Mountains of Southwest Ethiopia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03711115
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A Hamar girl in trad...
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.. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355121
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A young Datoga man t...
Two Hamar girl in fashionable dress at Turmi market. The Hamar are semi-nomadic pastoralists of Southwest Ethiopia whose women and girls wear striking traditional dress. Skins are widely used for clothing and heavy metal necklaces,bracelets and anklets form part of their adornments. Cowries are also popular yet the sea is 500 miles from Hamar country. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03711116
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Two Hamar girl in fa...
Woman painting her daughter's face, Mago National Park, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Robert Harding Images, Code: 841-02917048
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366135
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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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366480
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Gabbra women dance a...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03888699
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A young Pokot girl w...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366607
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A Turkana girl with ...
A Nyangatom girl churns butter in a gourd suspended in the entrance to her hut. Typical of her tribe,she is wearing multiple layers of beads in necklaces,and an elaborately beaded calfskin skirt. 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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03354062
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A Nyangatom girl chu...
A Turkana girl herds goats through inhospitable country where the only vegetation is found along seasonal water courses. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03736856
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A Turkana girl herds...
A Datoga woman in traditional attire, which includes beautifully tanned and decorated leather dresses and coiled brass necklaces and ear ornaments.Extensive scarification of the face with raised circular patterns is not uncommon among women and girls. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03821020
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A Datoga woman in tr...
Niger,Timia Oasis. Two Tuareg Children in the Oasis village of Timia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03365496
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Namibia, Bushmanland. A young San (Bushman) woman at Nhoqma village (pronounced //Nhoq'ma) near Tsumkwe in northeast Namibia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03736996
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During Samburu wedding celebrations,warriors resplendent with long Ochred braids dance with young girls who have put on all their finery for the occasion. Both warriors and girls smear their faces,necks and shoulders with red ochre mixed with animal fat to enhance their appearance. Two spears are tipped with ostrich-feather pompoms. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366058
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During Samburu weddi...
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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03353970
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The fetching hairsty...
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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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. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366098
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A Turkana woman make...
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