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Kenya, Samburu District.  Young Samburu girl in traditional beaded necklaces. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03807769
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A Maasai girl from the Kisongo clan wearing an attractive beaded headband. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03808716
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A Maasai girl from t...
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 Maasai girl in traditional attire. The predominant white colour of her beadwork and the circular scar on her cheek denote that she is from the Kisongo section of the Maasai,the largest clan group,which lives either side of the border in Kenya and Tanzania. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355141
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A Maasai girl in tra...
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...
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...
A Hamar girl in traditional attire.The Hamar are an attractive people with striking styles and clothes. Skins are widely used for clothing and cowrie shells are popular adornments yet the sea is 500 miles from their home. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820464
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A Hamar girl in trad...
Portrait of Himba woman, showing hairstyle of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Nico Tondini, Code: 700-07067376
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A young Daasanech girl beside the Omo River. Her hairstyle, necklaces and metal armbands are typical of her tribe.The Dassanech people live in the Omo Delta of southwest Ethiopia, one of the largest inland deltas in the world. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820347
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A young Daasanech gi...
A young Laikipiak Maasai girl. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03365986
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A young Laikipiak Ma...
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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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 Samburu woman wearing a mporro necklace, which denotes her married status. These necklaces were once made of hair from giraffe tails but nowadays, the fibres of doum palm fronds, Hyphaene coriacea, are used instead.The red beads after which the necklace is named are wound glass beads made in Venice c.1850. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820646
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A Samburu woman wear...
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...
Samburu National Park,Samburu,Kenya                                                                                                                                                                      Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Axiom Photographic, Code: 851-02961296
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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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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 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...
A young Maasai girl wears a headband decorated with chains and cowrie shells that signifies her recent circumcision. Clitodectomy was commonly practiced by the Maasai but it is now gradually dying out. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03437161
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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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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...
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...
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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366057
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The invited guests a...
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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Laikipiak Maasai Girl Dancing Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366383
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A young Afar girl at Filwoha in the Awash National Park. Filwoha in the Afar language means 'hot water'. The beautiful springs are surrounded by doum palms and rise from deep underground at about 96.8 degrees F. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03353976
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A young Afar girl at...
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 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 young Turkana girl...
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 Nyangatom mother and young daughter in typical dress. Rugged skin clothing is still widely used.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: 862-03820557
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A Nyangatom mother 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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366481
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Gabbra women dance a...
A proud Turkana father and his young daughter. Both their hairstyles are typical of tribal custom in the west of Turkanaland. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366120
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A proud Turkana fath...
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...
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...
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...
A girl from the Ogiek community of hunter-gathers living in the Mau Forest keeps warm in a cowhide. Following Maasai custom,she wears a decorated headband which marks her recent circumcision. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366258
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A girl from the Ogie...
A young Kwegu girl stands among dry wood poles at her family's home.Adopting the practice of Karo women and girls, many Kwegu girls pierce a hole below the lower lip in which they place a thin piece of metal or a nail for decoration.The Kwegu known to the Karo as Muguji, a degoratory name meaning Working Ant, are the smallest tribe living on the banks the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820507
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A young Kwegu girl s...
The Pokot have a small ceremony called Koyogho when a man pays his in-laws the balance of the agreed dowry for his wife. At the conclusion of the ritual, his wife is given a large gourd of milk which she carries home on her back with her youngest child. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03888711
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The Pokot have a sma...
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 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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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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A Datoga woman relaxes outside her thatched house.The traditional attire of Datoga women includes beautifully tanned and decorated leather dresses and coiled brass armbands and necklaces.Scarification of the face is not uncommon among women and girls. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03821031
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A Datoga woman relax...
An old Dassanech woman prepares her fields beside the Omo River with a digging stick in readiness to plant sorghum. This crude form of  agricultural implement is in common use in this remote part of Ethiopia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820348
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An old Dassanech wom...
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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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...
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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Ngongo (Megaphrynium macrostachyum) leaves used by Baka girl to make a Mongolu, a hut made from sticks and leaves, Cameroon Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Minden Pictures, Code: 848-03272994
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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...
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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Maasai girls in all ...
A Giriama girl from Kenya's Coast Province carrying a gourd full of water on her head. Her small skirt is made from strips of printed cotton material. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366188
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A Giriama girl from ...
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...
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...
Africa, Namibia, two Himba girls Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Cusp and Flirt, Code: 867-03594547
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A happy El Molo girl. The cowrie in her hair is a good luck charm. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03736855
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Two young Maasai girls help to herd their family's cattle near a waterhole in the foothills of Ol doinyo Orok (the Black Mountain). Childhood is very short in Maasailand; children begin to help their parents at a young age and may never attend school. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366161
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Two young Maasai gir...
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...
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...
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 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...
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