488 images for aboriginal dancing

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    Bushmen Singing and Dancing Kalahari Desert, Botswana

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    Tribal Ceremony, Papua New Guinea

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    Aboriginal dance, Australia

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    Close-up of a male, indigenous tribal dancer wearing a colorful costume and peacock feathered headdress in the St Michael Archangel Festival parade in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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    Colourfully dressed and face painted local tribes celebrating the traditional Sing Sing in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, Pacific

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    Colourfully dressed and face painted local tribes celebrating the traditional Sing Sing in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, Pacific

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Indigenous dance troupe at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    St. Fatima Parade in Plaza Gertrudis Bocanegra, Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico

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    Native American woman in traditional headdress performing ceremony

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Lockhart River dancers at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    Native American woman in traditional headdress performing ceremony

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    South America, Brazil, Miranda, Terena indigenous people from the Brazilian Pantanal performing a ritual stick dance in grass skirts

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    Native American woman in traditional headdress performing ceremony

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    Indigenous Dancers at Day of the Dead Festival Parade, Oaxaca, Mexico

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    At the culmination of a Hamar bull-jumping ceremony,the rite of passage to manhood for every male,the bull-jumper or initiate runs naked across the backs of a line of bulls. He does this twice in each direction. Once he has completed his bull jump he is takes his place as a man of the tribe,he can take a wife and can vote on tribal issues.

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Young indigenous dancers at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    An Afar girl from the Sultanate of Tadjoura wears exotic gold jewellery for marriage and other important celebrations. Although some of this jewellery will be made locally,other pieces will have been bought in Arabia,Ethiopia and the Indian sub-continent.

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Young indigenous dancers at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    Traditional Dancers, Nihiwatu, Sumba, Indonesia

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Indigenous dancers at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    St. Fatima Parade in Plaza Gertrudis Bocanegra, Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico

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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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    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.

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    Native American woman in traditional headdress performing ceremony

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    Kenya,Kajiado,lpartimaro. Two Maasai warriors in full regalia. The headress of the man on the left is made from the mane of a lion while the one on the right is fringed with black ostrich feathers. Their traditional weaponry includes long-bladed spears and shields are made of buffalo hide.

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    Drummer at dance show by Embera indigenous people, Panama, Central America

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    During a Ngetunogh ceremony, the mother of a Pokot initiate sings and dances holding high the cowhorn container she used to smear fat over the masks of her son and other boys as a blessing.

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    Pokot women wearing traditional beaded ornaments and brass earrings denoting their married status. celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Indigenous dancer in tribal body paint at Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    Colourful dressed and face painted local tribes celebrating the traditional Sing Sing in Paya, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Pacific

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    Native American woman wearing traditional headdress

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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.

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    Locals celebrating at the Leh Festival, Leh, Ladakh, North West India

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    During an eunoto ceremony when Maasai warriors become junior elders,their heads are shaved and they daub themselves with white clay.

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    Karo men excel in body art. Before a dance, they will decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. While older men style their hair with clay, young men prefer to braid theirs.Every man carries a wooden stool, which doubles as a pillow at night.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the

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    Australia, Indigenous Australians in forest

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    Intore dancers perform at Butare. In the days of the monarchy in Rwanda,Intore dancers performed at the Royal Court. Today,several groups perform nationally and internationally. Their rhythm,movement and impressive drumming is widely acclaimed.

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Indigenous dancer from the Lockhart River community at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    St. Fatima Parade in Plaza Gertrudis Bocanegra, Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico

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    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.

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    Pokot women and girls dancing to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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    Pokot women and girls dancing to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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    Intore drummers perform at Butare.. In the days of the monarchy in Rwanda,Intore dancers were an integral part of the Royal Court. Today,several groups perform nationally and internationally. Their rhythm,movement and impressive drumming is widely acclaimed.

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    Men and women dance during a month long Dassanech ceremony. The men wear leopard, cheetah or serval cat skins draped on their backs and black ostrich feather headdresses. The women, dressed in skins, hang a single black and white colobus monkey skin down their backs.

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    Thai classic dancing, Bangkok, Thailand

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    During a dance,Muslim girls from the Sultanate of Tadjoura,dress up in all their finery and display the curved daggers of their men.

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Indigenous dancers performing at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Indigenous dancers at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Indigenous dancers with handprint decorations on back.

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    Kenya, Samburu District. Samburu warriors and young girls sing and dance in the dry river bed of the Ewaso Nyiro River.

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    Hamar women dance, sing and blow small tin trumpets during a Jumping of the Bull ceremony.The semi nomadic Hamar of Southwest Ethiopia embrace an age grade system that includes several rites of passage for young men.The most elaborate of them and the most important is the Jumping of the Bull ceremony when a youth attains full manhood and is permitted to marry.

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    A Dassanech man in full tribal regalia participates in a dance during a month long ceremony. He wears a cheetah skin draped on his backs and a black ostrich feather headdress. He dances holding a long stick and a simulated shield.His face is smeared with mud giving him a singular appearance.

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    Samburu warriors,spears in hand,jump into the air without bending their knees during one of their dance routines.

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Indigenous dancer from the Lockhart River community at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    Indigenous tribal dancers wearing feathered headdresses in the St Michael Archangel Festival parade in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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    Hamer (Hamar) people at Evangadi dancing (Hamer night dance), Dombo village, Turmi, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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    Young Datoga men jump high in the air during a dance. 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.

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    Australia, Queensland, Laura. Indigenous dancer from the Lockhart River community at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival.

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    Laikipiak Maasai

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    A lively Nyangatom dance is enjoyed by villagers in the late afternoon.The elevated houses in the background are both homes and granaries, which have been built to withstand flooding 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.

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    Laikipiak Maasai Girl Dancing

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    Kenya, Samburu District. A tourist attempting to jump as high as a Samburu warrior, in the dry river bed of the Ewaso Nyiro.

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    Pokot men, women, boys and girls dancing to celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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    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.

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    Close-up of an indigenous tribal dancer wearing costume with a skull mask and blond wig in the St Michael Archangel Festival parade in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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    Close-up of female, indigenous tribal dancers in colorful costumes in the St Michael Archangel Festival parade in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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    Women sing and dance before the bull jumping, Hamer Jumping of the Bulls initiation ceremony, Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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    Dancer in Aztec costume performing in Constitution Plaza in front of the National Palace,Mexico City

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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.

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    Maasai warriors resplendent with long ochred braids relax and wait for the start of a ceremony. Red has always been their preferred colour.

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    Native American woman in traditional headdress performing ceremony

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    Pokot women wearing traditional beaded ornaments and brass earrings denoting their married status. celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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    SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE KENYA AFRICA SAMBURU PEOPLE PERFORMING CEREMONIAL DANCE

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    Colourfully dressed and face painted local tribes celebrating the traditional Sing Sing in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, Pacific

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    Native American woman in traditional headdress performing ceremony

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    Karo people with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, dancing, Kolcho village, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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    Indigenous tribal dancer wearing a deer head on his headdress and a musician playing the flute in the background in the St Michael Archangel Festival parade in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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    Pony War Dance Frederic Remington (1861-1909 American)

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    Native American woman wearing traditional headdress

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    Gabbra women sing and dance to celebrate a wedding. The traditional metal ornamentation on their heads is called malmal.

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    Karo men excel in body art. Before a dance, they will decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. While older men style their hair with clay, young men prefer to braid theirs.Every man carries a wooden stool, which doubles as a pillow at night.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the

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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.

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    Naga man wearing tiger jaw necklace and headdress made of cane decorated with wild boar teeth and bear fur, dancing at grand finale, Naga New Year Festival, Lahe village, Sagaing Division, Myanmar (Burma), Asia

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    Dhurua tribal men and women performing rare traditional tribal dance to celebrate festival of Shivraatri, Gupteswar, Odisha, India, Asia

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    Native American woman in traditional headdress performing ceremony

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    In their dances, Samburu warriors take it in turns to leap high in the air from a standing position without bending their knees. This is achieved by flexing their ankles in a seemingly effortless way. Their long Ochred braids distinguish them from other members of their society.

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    Karo men excel in body art. Before a dance, they will decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. While older men style their hair with clay, young men prefer to braid theirs.Every man carries a wooden stool, which doubles as a pillow at night.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the

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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.

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    Native American woman in traditional headdress performing ceremony

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    The Chewa people, Malawis largest ethnic group, live on the west side of Lake Malawi. Despite years of missionary influence, they still cling to old beliefs and rituals. For them, death simply means a journey of rebirth into the spirit world.The terrestrial representatives of this other world are grotesquely masked dancers known as Gule Wamkulu.

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