672 images for tribesmen

  • 700-08171540

    Close-up portrait of woman wearing beaded necklaces, Karo Tribe, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171547

    Close-up portrait of Tribeswoman smiling and looking at camera, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171568

    Portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman kneeling in field, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171566

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, wearing lip plate and headdress, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-06448205

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

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  • 700-08171545

    Close-up portrait of a Karo Tribeswoman wearing headddress and beaded necklaces, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 873-06440562

    Portrait of Bushman in Traditional Headdress Namibia, Africa

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  • 700-08171576

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribesmen, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03366147

    A Maasai warrior in full battle cry,his long-bladed spear at the ready.

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  • 700-07067376

    Portrait of Himba woman, showing hairstyle of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 700-08171570

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171564

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, wearing lip plate and beads in hair, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-06447670

    Young Saura tribeswoman winnowing village crop of newly harvested rice by hand, Orissa, India, Asia

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  • 873-06440560

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

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  • 700-08171569

    Close-up of hands and bracelets, Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 873-06440561

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

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  • 700-06936149

    Legs of Himba woman, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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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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  • 700-07067371

    Portrait of Himba children, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 862-03365967

    A Samburu warrior talks to children about the bush on a Cheli & Peacock family safari.

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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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  • 700-07067369

    Portrait of Himba boys, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 700-06936147

    Himba boy, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 862-03366177

    Ole Senteu Simel,grandson of the famous Maasai Laibon Mbatian (after which the highest peak of Mount Kenya is named),was the most respected laibon of the Maasai until his death in 1986. This photograph was taken three weeks before he died. Maasai Laibons are the soothsayers and clairvoyants of the tribe and control all ceremonial occasions.

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  • 862-03355139

    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.

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  • 862-03366143

    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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  • 862-03366018

    A Samburu warrior stands sentinel over a vast tract of unspoilt,semi-arid bush scrub country. The poor pasture here is an important resource for the pastoral Samburu people.

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  • 700-07067372

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

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  • 862-03711120

    An Afar girl has tribal 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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  • 841-06448192

    Colourfully dressed and face painted local ladies 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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  • 862-03365956

    Samburu moran (warrior) tries the feel of a shotgun at the end of a bird shooting safari.

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  • 700-07067373

    Portrait of Himba women, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa,

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  • 862-03366090

    A Turkana man strides purposefully across the treeless Lotagipi Plains as an Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) watches him atop a termite mound.

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  • 862-03366040

    Two Samburu warriors converse,their long braids of Ochred hair distinguishing them from other members of their society. Samburu warriors are vain and proud,taking great trouble over their appearance. An ostrich feather pompom decorates the top of a spear.

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  • 862-03366159

    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.

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  • 851-02961266

    Native inhabitants in open landscape,Kenya

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  • 862-03354073

    A Dassanech man shows off his distinctive hairdo and ornamentation. 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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  • 862-03355130

    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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  • 862-03366100

    Turkana elders wear decorative ivory lip ornaments,secured in position by a spigot which is inserted in a hole pierced below the man's lower lip after initiation. This singular form of decoration was once widespread but is rarely seen today. Likewise,the traditional clay hairdo is gradually dying out.

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  • 862-03366157

    A Maasai warrior blows a trumpet fashioned from the horn of a Greater Kudu. The strap is decorated with cowrie shells. Kudu-horn trumpets are only sounded to call men to arms or on ceremonial occasions.

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  • 700-01993259

    Mursi Tribesman Carving Wood, Omo Valley, Ethiopia

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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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  • 862-03437159

    Turkana girls return home from a Waterhole with water containers made of wood. Their cloaks are goatskin embellished with glass beads.

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  • 700-06936148

    Himba woman making butter in a dried pumpkin, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 862-03366537

    Up to a year before his circumcision,a Samburu boy will style his hair is 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..

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  • 862-03366114

    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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  • 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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  • 862-03366151

    A Maasai warrior has daubed himself with red ochre mixed with animal fat to participate in a dance. His long ochred braids have been drawn forward from the crown of the head and tied in three places. This singular hairstyle sets warriors apart from the rest of their society.

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  • 862-03355140

    A Wa-Arusha warrior carries home a yoke. His brown necklace is made from aromatic wood. The Wa-Arusha are closely related to the Maasai and speak the same maa language. Unlike the Maasai,however,they till the land. In the past,this has brought them into conflict with their pastoral neighbors who disdained cultivation.

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  • 700-08171574

    Close-up of portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman with wooden earplug in stretched ear, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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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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  • 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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  • 700-08171550

    Portrait of Tribeswoman standing in front of home, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03366158

    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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  • 700-08171554

    Close-up portrait of Tribeswoman, Hamer Tribe, Village, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03355118

    A Hadza hunter wearing a genet cat skin cape smokes cannabis from a crude stone pipe sheathed in leather.The Hadzabe are a thousand-strong community of hunter-gatherers who have lived in the Lake Eyasi basin for centuries. They are one of only four or five societies in the world that still earn a living primarily from wild resources. .

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  • 862-03366153

    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.

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  • 700-08171572

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-09088042

    The Danza de los Voladores (Dance of the Flyers) or Palo Volador (pole flying) by the Totonac tribe performing in front of the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel at the St Michael Archangel Festival in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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  • 862-03820350

    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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  • 862-03366109

    A Turkana woman wears all the finery of her tribe: brass lip plug,beaded collar decorated with bleached shells of the African land snail,leaf-like ear ornaments and metal earrings from which hang tiny rings of goat horn.

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  • 700-09088063

    Portrait of tribal dancer wearing a large mask at the St Michael Archangel Festival parade in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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  • 862-03366036

    A Samburu warrior resplendent with long,braided,Ochred hair. The round ear ornaments of the warriors are fashioned from ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud,taking great trouble over their appearance. Ochre is a natural earth containing ferric oxide which is mixed with animal fat to the consistency of greasepaint.

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  • 700-08171571

    Close-up of arm with bracelets, Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03820349

    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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  • 700-09088062

    Portrait of a male, indigenous tribal dancer playing traditional guitar in the St Michael Archangel Festival parade in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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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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  • 700-07067375

    Himba village, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa

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  • 862-03366156

    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.

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  • 700-09088073

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

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  • 700-09088089

    Close-up portrait of a male, indigenous tribal dancer wearing fur hat with horns in the St Michael Archangel Festival parade in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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  • 700-08171546

    Close-up portrait of Tribeswoman, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171575

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03366038

    A Samburu warrior resplendent with his 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.

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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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  • 700-08171565

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman wearing lip plate, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08416835

    Nomad tribesman on horse back riding on the salt desert, Dordo, Kutch, Gujarat, India.

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  • 862-03366277

    A Pokot youth has his hair styled with Ochred clay and decorated with beads and buttons to denote his recent circumcision.

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  • 873-06440563

    Portrait of Bushmen in Traditional Headdress Namibia, Africa

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  • 700-08171555

    Close-up of back of Tribeswoman's head, Hamer Tribe Village, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171619

    Traditional lifestyle of families on courtyards outside of homes, with modern little bike, Tiebele, Burkina Faso

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  • 700-08171544

    Close-up of Karo Tribeswoman with painted face and wearing beaded necklaces, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 838-02974159

    Stanley Borack, (b.1927/American)

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  • 700-08171551

    Portrait of Tribeswoman standing in front of home, Aito Dembo Hamer Village, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171609

    Close-up of woman's legs and feet, sitting on decorated round henhouse with eggs, Tiebele, Burkina Faso

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  • 700-01993264

    Benna Tribesman, Omo Valley, Ethiopia

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