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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.

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    Portrait of young girl standing in front of wall holding her toy bunny, Sweden

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    Close-up of Hindu Woman Getting Ready for Wedding, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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    An attractive woman at Bati market.Situated on top of the western scarp of the Abyssinian Rift, Bati is the largest open air market in Ethiopia.Nomads and their camels trek long distances every week from the harsh low lying deserts to barter with Amhara and Oromo farmers living in the fertile highlands.

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    Hindu Woman getting ready for Wedding, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • 862-03355129

    Black clothing,Black ostrich feathers and the intricate white patterns on the face of this Maasai youth of the Kisongo section signify his recent circumcision.

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    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.

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    Black clothing and the intricate white patterns on the face of this Maasai youth of the Kisongo section signify his recent circumcision.

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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.

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    A Maasai woman in traditional attire. The preponderance of white glass beads in her ornaments denotes that she is from the Kisongo section of the Maasai,the largest clan group,which lives on both sides of the Kenya-Tanzania border.

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  • 862-03354065

    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.

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    An attractive girl from the Kediyo tribe carries a large,beautifully made umbrella. Its wooden frame is covered with the dried leaves of ensete,the false banana plant (seen growing in the background). Widely cultivated in southern Ethiopia,ensete roots and stems,which are rich in carbohydrates,are either cooked and eaten as a porridge or made into bread.

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    Close-Up of Jewelry in Souk, Marrakech, Morocco

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    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.

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    Masai Market, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa

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  • 862-03366495

    A Turkana woman,typically wearing many layers of bead necklaces and a series of hooped earrings with an pair of leaf-shaped earrrings at the front,sits in the entrance to her hut.

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    A Karo woman sits with child. 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. Typically for a Karo woman,the mother has ochred her hair in tight ringlets and has a ring through her bottom lip.

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  • 862-03353972

    An Afar girl has her attractive hairstyle embellished with buttons and beads,which is typical of the young girls of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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    Portrait of Tuta by the Omo River, Dassanech Tribe, Rate Village, Omorate, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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    A young Dassanech girl wears a beautiful array of beaded necklaces. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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    Craftswoman making beads, close-up, Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany

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  • 862-03437084

    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.

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    Studio shot of mature woman's hand making gesture

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    Woman Wearing Purple Lipstick and Turquoise Beads Necklace

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  • 862-03353975

    An Afar girl with braided hair has very noticeable 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.

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    A woman seated at a workbench holding a gold chain with a small floral pendant, making jewellery.

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  • 862-03354095

    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.

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  • 6115-06967070

    Beadmaking, Cutting tool, Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany

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  • 6114-06601749

    Young woman with diamonds on face, portrait

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  • 700-03586756

    Masai Market, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa

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  • 862-03354083

    Two young Dassanech boys sport elaborate clay hairdos at their settlement alongside the Omo River. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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    Hands Pinning Bride's Dress

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  • 862-03355177

    Two young Datoga boys. The youngest wears metal bells around his ankles to ensure that he does not wander far from home without his mother or another member of the family hearing him. 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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    A tabletop with jewellery making equipment. Hands twisting wire on a necklace.

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    A young mother and child of the Arsi-Oromo people west of Aje. Both have unusual hairstyles. The braids falling from the crown of the mother's head have been attractively woven with wool to make a colourful fringe.

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    A young Turkana girl adorned with necklaces of a style the Southern Turkana prefer to wear.

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    Woman Wearing Purple Lipstick and Turquoise Beads Necklace

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    Kazuri Jewelry, Kenya

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  • 862-03354079

    A young Dassanech girl wears a beautiful array of beaded necklaces,some secured at the back by metal rings,and a beaded headband. Her ears are pierced several times,the holes are kept open by small wooden plugs. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 862-03366379

    Laikipiak Maasai

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    Colourful traditional African souvenirs on beachfront, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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    An Oromo old woman wears a necklace and a pendant made from a Maria Theresa thaler, an old silver coin minted in Austria, which was widely used as currency in northern Ethiopia and Arabia until the end of World War II. She was on her way to Senbete, an important weekly market close to the western scarp of the Abyssinian Rift.Afar nomads from the low lying arid regions of Eastern Ethiopia trek long

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    Bride with Clasped Hands

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    Mexican beaded jewelry and yarn art.

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    Craftswoman making beads, Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany

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    Young woman with diamonds on face, portrait

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  • 862-03354076

    A young Dassanech girl wears a leather skirt,metal bracelets and amulets and layers of bead necklaces. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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    An elder of the Karo tribe,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. This man also has a clay hairdo typical of tribal elders. Like most adult males he carries a rifle.

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    Bearded Man with Long Braided Hair

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    Maasai beadwork at the Predator Compensation Fund Pay Day, Mbirikani Group Ranch, Amboseli-Tsavo eco-system, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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  • 700-06037891

    Close-Up of Woman Dressed in Formal Wear

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    Wedding Rings on Cushion

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    Masai Jewelry, Nairobi, Kenya

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    Wedding Rings on Cushion

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    Bride with Hands on Lap

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    Display of Kazuri Jewelry, Nairobi, Kenya

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    The finery worn by a married Maasai woman.

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    Beadmaking, Glass rod storage, Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany

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  • 862-03366497

    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.

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    Close-Up of Hindu Bride Wearing Traditional Gown

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    A Tsemay girl of southwest Ethiopia wears a leather skirt and bright beaded jewellery. She belongs to a small tribe living close to the Konso people.

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  • 862-03820429

    A Nyangatom woman wears multiple layers of beads in necklaces, an elaborately beaded calfskin skirt and metal bracelets, amulets and anklets. She is standing beside a temporary beehive construction of sticks, grass and leaves built to provide shade for her goats. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south western Ethio

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  • 841-06806105

    Maasai beadwork at the Predator Compensation Fund Pay Day, Mbirikani Group Ranch, Amboseli-Tsavo eco-system, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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  • 862-03820355

    Karo men excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Their braided hairstyles are typical of young men from the tribe.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

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    Portrait of Abua by the Omo River, Dassanech Tribe, Rate Village, Omorate, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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    Young woman with diamonds on face, portrait

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    Craft store in Puerta Maya, Cozumel Island, Quintana Roo, Mexico, North America

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    Letter Bracelats for Sale at Don Hoi Lot Market, Samut Songkhram Province, Thailand

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    Studio shot of mature woman's hand making peace gesture

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    A Samburu boy the day before his circumcision.He has daubed the right side of his face and body with white clay while drawing water from a source that never dries up. Each boy will carry for this purpose a new gourd shaped container made by his mother from hollowed out wood.

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    Close-up of Masai Jewelry at Magadi Lake Village, Kenya

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  • 862-03366111

    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.

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    Colourful traditional African souvenirs on beachfront, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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  • 841-06500532

    Crafts for sale at the souvenir shop of the Pataxo Indian people at the Reserva Indigena da Jaqueira near Porto Seguro, Bahia, Brazil, South America

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    Portrait of a smiling woman doing make-up

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  • 700-03556758

    Woman Working with Kazuri Beads, Nairobi, Kenya

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    Beads, Panjiayuan Flea Market, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

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  • 862-03354075

    A young Dassanech girl wears a leather skirt,metal bracelets and amulets and layers of bead necklaces. A long leather strap decorated with cowrie shells hangs down her back. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 700-03556757

    Woman Working with Kazuri Beads, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • 862-03366117

    A Turkana girl in all her finery. Among the Turkana,cicatrization is a common form of beautification. She wears a crucifix given to her by a missionary; they are popular ornaments despite not necessarily being associated with Christianity.

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    Kenya,Masai Mara National Reserve. Portrait of a Maasai woman in traditional costume.

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    Bonda tribeswoman wearing traditional bead costume with beaded cap, large earrings, nose ring and metal necklaces at weekly market, Rayagader, Orissa, India, Asia

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    Woman Working with Kazuri Beads, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • 862-03366116

    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.

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  • 862-03355121

    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..

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  • 862-06542264

    A young Pokot woman sings to celebrate the opening of a new pre primary school at Ngaini, a remote area of the Kerio Valley. Despite her youth, her jewellery denotes she is already married.

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    An elder of the Karo tribe sits with his wife and child. 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. This man also has a clay hairdo typical of tribal elders. Like most adult males he carries a rifle.

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    Woman Wearing Purple Lipstick and Turquoise Beads Necklace

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  • 862-03366042

    A Samburu warrior has his Ochred hair braided by a friend. A mixture of cow's urine and ashes is often rubbed into the hair first to help straighten it. The wooden headrest is used as a pillow at night. Long braids of Ochred hair distinguish warriors from other members of their society. The warriors are vain and proud,taking great trouble over their appearance.

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