Swazi culture

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King Sobhuza of Swaziland being the longest precisely dated monarchical reign on record. African Tribes, African Diaspora, African Culture, African History, Tribal Warrior, African Royalty, Warrior King, We The Kings, Art Africain

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Africa | SOBHUZA II: (1899-1982) King of Swaziland 1899-1982, being the longest precisely dated monarchical reign on record. || Photograph taken 1970, and signed by the photographer.

Army Day and Pass Out Parade at Nokwane. Royalty: Her Majesty Indlovukazi and Princess Mantfombi who is wife to King Goodwill Zwelithini of South Africa (and sister to King Mswati of Swaziland) watching the parade.

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Ludzidzini, Swaziland, Africa - Annual Umhlanga, or reed dance ceremony, in which up to young Swazi women gather to celebrate their virginity and honor the queen mother during the 8 day long event. Maidens purchase snacks from across fence

remsberg_1508314012.JPG | Edwin Remsberg Photographs

Ludzidzini, Swaziland, Africa - Annual Umhlanga, or reed dance ceremony, in which up to 100,000 young Swazi women gather to celebrate their virginity and honor the queen mother during the 8 day long event. Maidens dance before King Mswati III on day 7 of the ceremony

Ludzidzini, Swaziland, Africa - Annual Umhlanga, or reed dance ceremony, in which up to young Swazi women gather to celebrate their virginity and honor the queen mother during the 8 day long event.

remsberg_1508315046.JPG | Edwin Remsberg Photographs

Ludzidzini, Swaziland, Africa - Annual Umhlanga, or reed dance ceremony, in which up to 100,000 young Swazi women gather to celebrate their virginity and honor the queen mother during the 8 day long event. Maidens dance before King Mswati III on day 7 of the ceremony

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Ludzidzini, Swaziland, Africa - Annual Umhlanga, or reed dance ceremony, in which up to 100,000 young Swazi women gather to celebrate their virginity and honor the queen mother during the 8 day long event. King Mswati III , Africa's last absolute monarch, reviews the dancing maidens . He often selects a new wife from among the girls at the event.