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  • 873-06440562

    Portrait of Bushman in Traditional Headdress Namibia, Africa

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    Portrait of Bushman Hunters with Bows, Arrows and Quivers Outdoors Namibia, Africa

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  • 873-06440560

    Portrait of Bushman Hunters with Bows, Arrows and Quivers Outdoors Namibia, Africa

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  • 700-07067371

    Portrait of Himba children, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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    Portrait of Himba boys, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 700-06936147

    Himba boy, Kaokoveld, Namibia, 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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  • 841-06448195

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

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  • 700-07067372

    Close-up portrait of Himba children, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 700-07067373

    Portrait of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa,

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  • 862-03820358

    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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  • 841-06031745

    Bonda tribesmen walking to market carrying pots intended for village alcohol production, rural Orissa, India, Asia

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  • 700-07067374

    Red Ochre (or ocher stone) pigment used by Himba to create a reddish tint, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 841-09077280

    Naga man, Longsha Wangnao, head hunter, with tattooed face and Naga necklace, sitting in communal Naga tribal house, Longwa, Nagaland, India, Asia

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  • 841-06448191

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

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  • 700-07067375

    Himba village, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 841-06448208

    Colourfully dressed and face painted woman celebrating the traditional Sing Sing in the Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Pacific

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  • 873-06440563

    Portrait of Bushmen in Traditional Headdress Namibia, Africa

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  • 862-03820648

    A month after a Samburu youth has been circumcised, he becomes a warrior.He will go to the nearest stream or Waterhole to wash off a months grime.He then decorates himself with a mixture of ochre and animal fat, and adorns himself with beads. The sudden change in his appearance is remarkable.

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  • 841-08821544

    Traditionally dressed man from a Bamboo band in Buka, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, Pacific

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  • 862-03820351

    An old Dassanech man wearing a traditional metal lip ornament and metal earrings. His broad ivory armbands and his ivory tobacco container hanging round his neck, are uncommon because elephants no longer frequent the Omo Delta.The Dassanech people live in the Omo Delta of southwest Ethiopia, one of the largest inland deltas in the world.

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  • 700-02694005

    Himba Boys Playing, Opuwo, Namibia

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  • 862-03821042

    Long horned Ankole cattle are prized among the people of southwest Uganda and Rwanda.The Bayarwanda speaking people living close to the Rwanda border use an unusual bell-shaped wooden pot, called ekyanzi, for storing fresh milk.

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  • 862-03820647

    A Samburu boy in reflective mood after his circumcision.A day after the ordeal, he will hang in his pierced earlobes copper earrings normally worn by married women and put on a new headdress of ostrich feathers fastened to a narrow band of plaited fibre, which fits tightly round his forehead.

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  • 841-08568941

    Maasai, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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  • 862-03821000

    A Hadza hunter wearing a baboon skin returns to camp with a haunch of impala over his shoulder. He killed the antelope with a metal tipped arrow that had been dipped in a fast acting vegetable poison extracted from the desert rose.

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  • 841-08645435

    The Two Josephs, Maasai warriors, Zanzibar Island, Tanzania, East Africa, Africa

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  • 862-03821021

    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.

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  • 700-07067370

    Portrait of Himba boy, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 841-06448196

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

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  • 841-06448197

    Mudman tribe celebrates the traditional Sing Sing in the Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Pacific

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  • 841-09077278

    Wangchah Wangsa, Naga headhunter, with tattooed face and tribal necklace, and chest tattoo marking him as having taken heads, Nagaland, India, Asia

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  • 841-09077277

    Wangchah Wangsa, Naga headhunter, with tattooed face and Naga tribal necklace, holding hunting spear, Longwa village, Nagaland, India, Asia

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  • 841-09055223

    Naga tribesmen participating at the Stone pulling ceremony during Kisima Nagaland Hornbill festival, Kohima, Nagaland, India, Asia

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  • 862-03820404

    Warriors of the nomadic Afar tribe wear their hair long and carry large curved daggers, known as jile, strapped to their waists.Proud and fiercely independent, they live in the low lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.Modern rifles have now replaced daggers as weapons although most young men still wear ornate daggers by tradition.

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  • 841-09055221

    Naga tribesmen participating at the Stone pulling ceremony during Kisima Nagaland Hornbill festival, Kohima, Nagaland, India, Asia

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  • 862-03820359

    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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  • 862-03820346

    A Dassanech man stands on one leg in typical pose while looking after his familys cattle in the Omo Delta, one of the largest inland deltas in the world. The extensive scarification on his chest and shoulders denotes that he has killed an enemy.They practice animal husbandry and fishing as well as agriculture.

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  • 841-06448207

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

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  • 841-06448198

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

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  • 841-06448194

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

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  • 862-03820573

    An Ethiopian man wears a headdress made from the skin of a gelada, a unique baboon like primate that lives at high altitudes in northern Ethiopia, and a cloak embroidered with Ethiopias imperial lion.

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    Himba Boy Eating, Opuwo, Namibia

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  • 862-03821011

    Maasai warriors stride across the golden grass plains at the foot of Ol doinyo Lengai, the Maasais Mountain of God. Ol doinyo Lengai is the only active volcano in the Gregory Rift, an important section of the eastern branch of Africas Great Rift Valley system that stretches from northern Kenya into Northern Tanzania.

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  • 862-03820405

    Warriors of the nomadic Afar tribe wear their hair long and carry large curved daggers, known as jile, strapped to their waists.Proud and fiercely independent, they live in the low lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.Modern rifles have now replaced daggers as weapons although most young men still wear ornate daggers by tradition.

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  • 862-03820658

    As the sun rises over Lake Turkana, a group of fishermen fish for tilapia with their traditional fishing baskets in the lakes shallow waters. These traditional methods of fishing are now rare because the introduction of small mesh gillnets has resulted in a marked decline of fish stocks close to the shore.

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  • 862-03821012

    Deep Maasai wells at Loibor Serrit where cattle paths are cut deep into the soil to allow livestock nearer to the source of water. Despite this immense amount of manual labour.Four fit, young men are necessary to bring water to the stock troughs about 30 feet above the water level at the bottom of the hand dug wells.

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  • 841-06448188

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

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  • 862-03820434

    A Dassanech man shows off his distinctive painted clay hairdo. The central panel consists of tightly packed coils of sisal thread extracted from grain sacks that allow the scalp to breathe underneath the clay. The scarification on his chest indicates that he has killed a man in combat. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000, the Dassanech, also known as the Galeb,

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  • 700-02694013

    Himba Boy Waving, Opuwo, Namibia

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  • 862-03820354

    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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  • 841-06448222

    Tribesmen puting colour on their faces to celebrate the traditional Sing Sing in Paya in the Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Pacific

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  • 862-03820699

    Samburu initiates sing during the month after their circumcision. As their wounds heal, their dances become more energetic. Before long, they imitate the dances of the warriors which, hitherto, they have been forbidden to perform.They spend much of their time wandering in the countryside attempting to kill as many birds as they can with a club and four blunt arrows. When a bird is killed, it is sk

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  • 862-03820360

    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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  • 862-03820701

    Kenya, Samburu District, Wamba.Immediately an initiate completes his lmuget loolbaa ceremony a month after his circumcision, he becomes a junior warrior of the Samburu tribe. From wearing a drab black cloak and carrying a bow and arrows, he proudly dons the ochred finery of a warrior, spear in hand. Overnight, he is transformed from a boy into a man, confident of his new role in tribal affairs.

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  • 862-03820433

    The distinctive hair style of this Dassanech man, achieved using a combination of clay, animal fat and ochre, signifies that he has killed a man recently. 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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  • 841-06448217

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

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  • 862-03820419

    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.

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  • 841-06448189

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

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  • 862-03820659

    A Turkana man sports a fine array of ostrich feathers from his clay hairdo.Having discarded the discomfort of an ivory lip ornament, he has to insert a small wooden plug in the hole beneath his lower lip to prevent dribbling. He wears the traditional Turkana wrist knife on his right wrist.

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  • 841-06448215

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

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  • 862-03820353

    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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  • 862-03820366

    Two Mursi men with singular hairstyles play a game of bau as a young boy watches them. Most men possess rifles to protect their families from hostile neighbours.Body art is an important aspect of Mursi culture.They live in a remote area of southwest Ethiopia along the Omo River.

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  • 862-03820696

    Kenya, South Horr, Kurungu.A Samburu youth after his circumcision. The day after he has been circumcised, the initiate must hang in his pierced earlobes copper ear ornaments that are normally worn by married women. His sponsors make him a new headdress of ostrich feathers fastened to a narrow band of plaited fibre, which fits tightly round his forehead like a sweatband.

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  • 862-03820345

    A Dassanech man stands on one leg in typical pose while looking after his familys cattle in the Omo Delta, one of the largest inland deltas in the world. The extensive scarification on his chest and shoulders denotes that he has killed an enemy.They practice animal husbandry and fishing as well as agriculture.

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  • 862-03820352

    A Dassanech elder wearing a traditional clay hairdo, topped with ostrich feathers. His broad beaded necklace is unusual for its size but his five brass earrings are a common decoration of both men and women.The Dassanech people live in the Omo Delta of southwest Ethiopia, one of the largest inland deltas in the world.

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  • 862-03820406

    Warriors of the nomadic Afar tribe carry large curved daggers, known as jile, strapped to their waists.Proud and fiercely independent, they live in the low lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03820356

    Karo men excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.While young men prefer to braid their hair, older men style their hair with clay, which they colour and decorate with ostrich feathers.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopi

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  • 841-06448223

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

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  • 841-06448212

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

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  • 862-03820698

    Samburu initiates skin a bird without the use of a knife.While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiates spend their time wandering in the countryside attempting to kill as many birds as they can with a club and four blunt arrows. When a bird is killed, it is skinned, stuffed with dry grass and attached to the boy's headband by means of its beak.

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  • 862-03821001

    A Hadza hunter sits on a rock close to Lake Eyasi with Mount Oldeani rising in the distance.The Hadzabe are a thousand strong community of hunter gatherers who have lived in the Lake Eyasi basin for centuries.

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  • 862-03820694

    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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  • 841-06448190

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

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  • 862-03820697

    A Samburu initiate takes aim at a bird with a blunt arrow.While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiates spend their time wandering in the countryside attempting to kill as many birds as they can with a club and four blunt arrows. When a bird is killed, it is skinned without a knife, stuffed with dry grass and attached to the boys headband by means of its beak.

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  • 862-03820571

    A Mursi man with scarification in the shape of a crown.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.

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  • 862-03820412

    The extinct volcano at Chew Bet in southern Ethiopia has a dark, seasonal lake at the bottom of its deep, steep sided crater.Borana tribesmen harvest salt there for their livestock.They use long poles to pry clods of salt enriched inky ooze from the lakebed, occasionally submerging themselves to gather it in their arms. The salt is then transported to the crater rim in donkey panniers.

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  • 862-03820570

    An armed Mursi man wearing a heavy ivory bracelet round his left wrist.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.

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  • 862-03820522

    Hamar men line up steers at 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.After the ceremony, the initiate attains full manhood and is permitted to marry

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  • 862-03820655

    A young Turkana man looks out over Lake Turkana, often referred to as the Jade Sea due to the colour of its alkaline water. The barren, windswept country at this southeast corner of the lake is strewn with basalt lava boulders.

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  • 862-03820535

    A group of Nyangatom men draw blood from a steer early in the morning. A leather tourniquet is tied round the animals neck before the jugular pierced with a short, sharp arrow.Two or three pints will be drawn from a healthy steer, which will not be bled again for a month.The Nyangatom are one of the largest tribes and arguably the most warlike people living along the Omo River in Southwest Ethiopi

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  • 700-00768542

    Masai Guard, Tanzania

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  • 700-00552320

    Portrait of Masai Tribes People, Masai Mara

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  • 862-03820518

    With whipping sticks in their hands, men crouch as they bless an initiate who is about to perform his Jumping of the Bull ceremony.The Hamar are semi nomadic pastoralists of Southwest Ethiopia who embrace an age grade system that includes several rites of passage for young men.

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    Masai Men at Dawn Kenya, Africa

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  • 862-03820523

    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

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  • 700-00768544

    Masai Man On Road, Tanzania

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  • 700-00162698

    Masai Man at Dawn Kenya, Africa

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  • 862-03820533

    Silhouette of an armed Nyangatom herdsman on the banks of the Omo River. Almost every male member of the tribe owns a rifle, the majority of which are AK47 assault rifles.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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  • 862-03820536

    A group of Nyangatom men draw blood from a steer early in the morning. A leather tourniquet is tied round the animals neck before the jugular pierced with a short, sharp arrow.Two or three pints will be drawn from a healthy steer, which will not be bled again for a month.The Nyangatom are one of the largest tribes and arguably the most warlike people living along the Omo River in Southwest Ethiopi

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