A Galla girl from Kenya's Coast Province in all her finery. Her bracelets are made of aluminium. Originating from southeast Ethiopia,many Galla are Muslims.
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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.
- Gabbra women sing and dance to celebrate a wedding. The traditional metal ornamentation on their heads is called malmal.
- Laikipiak Maasai Girl Dancing
- Laikipiak Maasai
- Up to a year before his circumcision,a Samburu boy will style his hair in a distinctive 'pudding bowl' shape and often rub charcoal and fat into it.Uncircumcised boys are considered children whatever their age. They have no standing in the tribe and do not belong to an age-set.
- Kenya,Laikipia Plateau. Laikipiak Maasai
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- During their dances,Maasai warriors take turns to leap high in the air from a standing position without bending their knees. They achieve this by flexing their ankles in a seemingly effortless way .
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