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Women braiding hair in traditional village in Madagascar, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Ikon Images, Code: 852-07611055
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Girl with parsley Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: Ikon Images, Code: 6122-07693854
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Girl with parsley
Girl reading Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: Ikon Images, Code: 6122-07693853
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Girl reading
African girl wearing Santa Claus hat Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: Ikon Images, Code: 6100-06585443
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African girl wearing...
A woman's head with braided patterned hair and earrings. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Mint Images, Code: 878-07442662
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Portrait of woman with spear Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: Mint Images, Code: 6100-07637063
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Portrait of woman in traditional African dress Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: Mint Images, Code: 6100-05823281
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Woman in traditional African dress Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: Mint Images, Code: 6100-06586980
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African mother and daughters writing letter to Santa Claus Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: Mint Images, Code: 6100-06585444
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African mother and d...
Hamer Tribe woman Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: Mint Images, Code: 618-07401386
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Hamer Tribe woman
Hairstyle of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Robert Harding Images, Code: 841-06342688
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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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Girl looking into camera Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: Robert Harding Images, Code: 6122-07693851
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Girl looking into ca...
Girl with herbs Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: Robert Harding Images, Code: 6122-07693852
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Girl with herbs
Chad, Arada, Biltine, Sahel.  A happy young Waddayens girl riding on a donkey. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-06676538
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African sisters telling secret Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 6100-06585446
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Portrait of a young African woman wearing beads, Observatory, Cape Town Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 682-06374070
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Konso tribe  girl Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 618-07401384
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Konso tribe girl
Portrait of Himba Woman Namibia Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: GreatStock, Code: 873-06440383
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Portrait of Himba Wo...
Hamar women dance around cattle at a Jumping of the Bull ceremony as a rainbow gives colour to a threatening sky overhead.The Hamar are semi nomadic pastoralists of Southwest Ethiopia whose women wear striking traditional dress and style their red ochre hair mop fashion.The phallic protrusion of the women's chokers denote they are their husbands first wives.The Jumping of the Bull ceremony is a ri Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820517
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Hamar women dance ar...
With oiled and blackened bodies, a group of young men who have already completed their initiation ceremony participate in a Hamar Bull Jumping ceremony of a friend by circling the cattle before the climax to the ceremony takes place.After the ceremony, the initiate attains full manhood and is permitted to marry Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820523
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A Nyangatom woman dries sorghum and other corn in the vicinity of her elevated grain stores, which prevent loss when the Omo River bursts its banks.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: 862-03820549
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A Nyangatom woman dr...
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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820493
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Karo men dance in li...
Himba woman milking a cow, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa , Namibia, Africa Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: Nico Tondini, Code: 700-07067377
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Mali,Gao,Hombori. A young Songhay girl at Hombori village. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03364169
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A smart young Hamar youth at Turmi Market.The Hamar are semi-nomadic pastoralists who live in harsh country around the Hamar Mountains of Southwest Ethiopia. Their whole way of life is based on the needs of their livestock. Cattle are economically and culturally their most important asset. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03711117
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A young Turkana man with a braided hairstyle. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366107
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A Maasai warrior resplendent with his long ochred braids tied in a pigtail watches over his family's cattle,spear in hand. The singular hairstyle of warriors sets them apart from other members of their society. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366159
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A Maasai warrior res...
The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.  Young men like their hair braided in striking styles.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: 862-03820490
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The Karo excel in bo...
A Maasai warrior with his hair styled in a most unusual way. His long braids have been wrapped tightly in leather,decorated with beads and tied in an arch over his head. A colobus monkey tail sets this singular hairstyle apart from the more traditional warrior styles. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03355139
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A Maasai warrior wit...
Mali,Gao. A young Songhay girl at Gao market with a fetching modern hairstyle. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03364171
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Mali,Gao. A young So...
A Samburu warrior resplendent with long,braided,Ochred hair. The braids at the front have been fashioned in a protruding fringe rather like a sunshade. The cloth on top keeps the braids in place. The round ear ornaments of the warriors are made of ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud,taking great trouble over their appearance. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366037
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A Samburu warrior re...
A Nyangatom woman dries sorghum and other corn in the vicinity of her elevated grain stores, which prevent loss when the Omo River bursts its banks.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: 862-03820550
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A Nyangatom woman dr...
Laikipiak Maasai Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366379
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Laikipiak Maasai
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: 862-03820556
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A Nyangatom woman we...
Laikipiak Maasai Girl Dancing Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366383
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Kenya,Kajiado,Maparasha. A Maasai warrior resplendent with long,ochred braids. This singular form of hairstyle distinguishes warriors from the rest of their society. This man has looped his elongated and decorated earlobes over his ears - a common practice when walking through thorn scrub country to prevent the loops being snagged by thorns. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366149
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A warrior of the Kisongo section of the Maasai with his long Ochred braids decorated with beaded ornaments. His broad armulet is typical of the Kisongo living in northern Tanzania where white is the preferred colour of their beadwork. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03437401
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A warrior of the Kis...
A back view of a Maasai warrior resplendent with long ochred braids tied in a pigtail. This singular hairstyle sets him apart from other members of his society. His beaded belt is of a style only worn by warriors. The little copper bell-shaped ear ornament hanging from his elongated and decorated earlobe is also peculiar to the Maasai. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366153
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A back view of a Maa...
Kenya, Laikipia, Lewa Downs.  A Laikipiak Maasai warrior or moran in traditional dress. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03731609
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Kenya, Laikipia, Lew...
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: 862-03820539
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In the late afternoo...
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 Hamar woman 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: 862-03820509
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A Hamar woman at a J...
A group of Maasai warriors,resplendent with long Ochred braids,chat outside their traditional houses. These squat houses with rounded corners have roofs plastered with a mixture of soil and cow dung,so need regular repairs during rain. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366317
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A group of Maasai wa...
A Turkana woman sitting in the doorway of her hut. Her heavy mporro braided necklace identifies her as a married woman. Typical of her tribe,she wears many layers of bead necklaces and a beaded headband. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366496
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A Turkana woman sitt...
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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A Hamar woman blows ...
Girl reading Stock Photo - Premium Royalty-Free, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 649-03818180
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Girl reading
A Datoga young man in traditional attire.His braids are embellished with beads and aluminium can openers.Many of his white plastic bracelets are beautifully decorated with abstract and geometrical designs; long ago these bracelets would have been made of ivory. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03821021
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A Datoga young man i...
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 pretty young Turka...
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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A Turkana girl's nec...
An old Turkana woman,typically wearing many layers of bead necklaces and a series of hooped earrings with an pair of leaf-shaped earrings at the front. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366493
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An old Turkana woman...
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: 862-03820497
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Karo men and girls e...
Mali,Tupe,Niger Inland Delta. A Songhay girl with cowries attached to her attractively braided hair at Tupe,a small village on the banks of the Niger River between Mopti and Timbuktu. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03364286
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Mali,Tupe,Niger Inla...
A Maasai warrior resplendent with long ochred braids tied in a pigtail at the back,puts red ochre on his friend's plaits. Red ochre is anatural earth,which is mixed with animal fat to the consistency of greasepaint. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366156
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A Maasai warrior res...
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...
The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.  Young men like their hair braided in striking styles.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: 862-03820489
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The Karo excel in bo...
A Dassanech youth sits on his wooden stool on a bank of the Omo River.Every man has his own stool, which doubles as a pillow at night.The Omo Delta of southwest Ethiopia is one of the least accessible and least developed parts of East Africa.As such, the culture, social organization, customs and values of the people have changed less than elsewhere. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03820487
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A Dassanech youth si...
A Samburu moran teaches children the skills of being a warrior during a Cheli & Peacock family mobile safari. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03365963
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A Samburu moran teac...
A Samburu warrior resplendent with long braids of Ochred hair. His round ear ornaments are made of ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud,taking great trouble over their appearance. They use ochre extensively; it is a natural earth containing ferric oxide which is mixed with animal fat to the consistency of greasepaint. By tradition,warriors always used to carry two spears. Stock Photo - Premium Rights-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366039
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A Samburu warrior re...
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-Managed, Artist: AWL Images, Code: 862-03366121
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Childhood is brief i...
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