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رسالة للسياسيين السودانيي/الآليات الحقيقية للحوار الوطنين/عمر يحي الفضلي د.ابراهيم صديق مخير

رسالة للسياسيين السودانيي/الآليات الحقيقية للحوار الوطنين/عمر يحي الفضلي د.ابراهيم صديق مخير

Africa | Dinka girls who are eligible for marriage where these loose bead bodices.  Photo credit Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher.

Dinka girls who are eligible for marriage wear these loose bead bodices. Republic of South Sudan. Photograph by ©Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher.

The Nile Delta....Nile River using blue tarp in my classroom. Added facts along the river, city names, and bulletin board cutouts.

Pinner says "The Nile Delta.Nile River using blue tarp in my classroom. Added facts along the river, city names, and bulletin board cutouts.

Yet far from the catwalks of New York, London or Paris, these looks are the sole creation of the Surma and Mursi tribes of East Africa's Omo Valley.    Inspired by the wild trees, exotic flowers and lush vegetation of the area bordering Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan, these tribal people have created looks that put the most outlandish creations of Western catwalk couturiers to shame.

Out of Africa: The incredible tribal fashion show inspired by Mother Nature

These are from a book by photographer, Hans Silvester: Natural Fashion, Tribal Decoration from Africa. Published by Thames & Hudson.

Africa |  From the 'Ethiopia - East/West and Omo Valley' Portraits by John Kenny

From 'Ethiopia - East/West and Omo Valley', portraits by John Kenny

Africa | Young Suri boy with beautiful face painting in Kibish. Omo Valley, Ethiopia | ©Dietmar Temps

Ethiopia, tribes, Surma, Suri people Young Suri boy with beautiful face painting in Kibish

Nubia, Sudan: the pyramids that pre-date the Egyptian pyramids . (Sudan - the black pharaohs by Retlaw Snellac, via Flickr)

Nubia, Sudan: the pyramids that pre-date the Egyptian pyramids . (Sudan - the black pharaohs by Retlaw Snellac, north Africa

The Kingdom of Kush lay to the South of Egypt and is famous for its more pointed pyramids. Several Queens have ruled Kush, but one of the greatest is certainly Amanirenas. Ruling for about 30 years, she led her forces against the Romans in Egypt. After initial success, the Romans pushed back. A peace treaty was then signed, by terms favorable to Kush. A contemporary of Cleopatra, Amanirenas was probably blind in one eye. www.blamehelenabooks.com

friendlycloud: “ Remarkable Women in History by Country: Sudan Amanirenas The Kingdom of Kush lay to the South of Egypt and is famous for its more pointed pyramids. Several Queens have ruled Kush, but one of the greatest is certainly Amanirenas.

The Dinka woman wearing a corset. Modernity and foreign ideas have permeated Dinka culture and are slowly replacing their traditions and customs. They have adopted either jellabia or European dress and now nudity and wearing of skins are rare sight even in the cattle camps.

Dinka Woman Wearing Corset, South Sudan by Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher - Dinka on photokunst

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