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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...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03366188
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A Giriama girl from ...
A young Laikipiak Maasai girl. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03365986
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A young Laikipiak Ma...
Young Hamer girl carries her baby sister on her back in a goat skin baby carrier, Dombo village, Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-02707359
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Young Hamer girl car...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03437080
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A Nyangatom girl wea...
Portrait of Himba Woman With Baby, Kaokoveld, Namibia    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-02694014
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Portrait of Himba Wo...
A pretty Borana girl at Mega in southern Ethiopia wears brightly coloured cotton cloth and numerous strings of beads. The pastoral Borana live either side of the southern Ethiopian/northern Kenya border and form a large and important group of the Oromo-speaking cluster of tribes. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03353991
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A pretty Borana girl...
Girl of hima tribe, Namibia (near Epupa Falls) Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 867-03594612
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Girl of hima tribe, ...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03366111
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A Turkana girl's nec...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03366279
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Two jovial Pokot gir...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03820348
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An old Dassanech wom...
Traditional berber wedding, Tataouine Oasis, Tunisia, North Africa    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-02715184
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Traditional berber w...
Namibia, Bushmanland. A young San (Bushman) woman at Nhoqma village (pronounced //Nhoq'ma) near Tsumkwe in northeast Namibia. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03736996
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Himba Girl, Opuwo, Namibia    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-02694016
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Himba Girl, Opuwo, N...
Baka girl with crab caught by drilling the bank around the burrow, Cameroon Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 848-03272957
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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-Managednull, Code: 862-03355121
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A young Datoga man t...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03820646
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A Samburu woman wear...
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...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03355141
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A Maasai girl in tra...
Childhood is brief in nomadic communities. From an early age,Turkana girls help their mothers with the household chores and look after their younger brothers and sisters during the day. The baby has wooden charms round her neck to ward off evil spirits. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366121
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Childhood is brief i...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03366607
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A Turkana girl with ...
A Samburu girl waters her family s goats at a waterhole dug in a seasonal river bed. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03736834
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A Samburu girl water...
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...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03366050
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Young Samburu girls ...
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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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...
Himba Children Sitting on Floor of Hut, Namibia    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-02693942
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Himba Children Sitti...
Africa, Namibia, Himba girl Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 867-03594919
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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-Managednull, Code: 862-03888711
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The Pokot have a sma...
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: 862-03888695
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Pokot women and girl...
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...
Herero tribal girls portrait, Damaraland, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-06677174
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Herero tribal girls ...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03355134
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In the early morning...
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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Song is an art form ...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03821020
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A Datoga woman in tr...
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...
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 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-Managednull, Code: 862-03366172
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A young Maasai girl ...
Laikipiak Maasai Girl Dancing Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366383
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Laikipiak Maasai Gir...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03353970
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The fetching hairsty...
Two Himba Children, Namibia    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-02693943
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Two Himba Children, ...
A young Maasai girl wearing a wooden plug in her pierced ear to elongate the earlobe. It has been a tradition of the Maasai for both men and women to pierce their ears and elongate their lobes for decorative purposes. Her two lower incisors have been removed - a common practice that may have resulted from an outbreak of lockjaw a long time ago. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366174
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A young Maasai girl ...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03820568
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The typical hairstyl...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03366058
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During Samburu weddi...
Herero tribal girls portrait, Damaraland, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-06677175
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Herero tribal girls ...
Turkana women and girls are responsible for watering livestock,which is unusual among pastoral societies. Here,a young girl waters goats from a waterhole dug in the sand of a seasonal watercourse. Her young brother will control the flow of stock to the water trough. In the background,a man digs out another waterhole; they have to been deepened regularly towards the end of the dry season. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366138
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Turkana women and gi...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03820507
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A young Kwegu girl s...
A young Maasai girl keeps the holes in her pierced ears from closing with grass and rolled leaves. She will gradually stretch her earlobes by inserting progressively larger wooden plugs. By tradition,both Maasai men and women pierce and elongate their earlobes for decorative purposes. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366175
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A young Maasai girl ...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03820645
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A Samburu woman wear...
A Samburu girl herds her family s goats near a waterhole dug in a seasonal river bed. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03736835
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A Samburu girl herds...
Portrait of Himba Girl, Opuwo, Namibia    Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 700-02694015
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Portrait of Himba Gi...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03355175
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A Hadza girl wearing...
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...
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...
Merti, Northern Kenya. A nomadic Somali family migrates to find new grazing in drought conditions. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-06542284
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Merti, Northern Keny...
A young Turkana girl with her head shaved except for a tuft,which is braided. This is the usual hairstyle for women and girls. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 862-03366122
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A young Turkana girl...
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-Managednull, Code: 862-03821002
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A Datoga woman relax...
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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During Samburu weddi...
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...
Ari girl, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managednull, Code: 841-02917052
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226 images of African tribal girls photos, pictures, African tribal girls stock photography