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We saw some people walking kilometers from the market at sunset, and found them in the morning at the market! They walked all night to sell few things and to come back to their remote village... Hana village,South Ethiopia. © Eric Lafforgue

blakjck: Yaka masquerade for initiation ceremony, near Kasongo Lunda, Zaire (now D.R.Congo), 1951



Masai jewellery by ppdesigns Beautiful and bright masai jewellery worn by a young masai woman in Kenya

thirdw0rld: kissingrivers: Maasai girls, Maasai Mara National Park, Kenya my mom and i were reading about Maasai people today


Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo

This folk dress is typical of the Samburu people of East Africa which means butterfly. In these tribes girls would receive strands of loose beads from admirers. The ideal amount would support a girls chin. By 15-16 a girl should have collected enough for a marriage proposal. Males were also just as decorative as girls.

from Mail Online

Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture the people who are in danger of disappearing forever

The Mursi are a nomadic tribe of herdsmen living in the lower Omo Valley, situated in Africa’s Great Rift Valley in south-west Ethiopia, not far from the Kenyan border | British photographer Jimmy Nelson

Cascades Of Colour #Africa, #pinsland,

from Mail Online

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

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.

repeated pattern similar to molecular structures. Keeping with the natural structure theme. natural colours/materials used in cultural designs/pattern

Surma Fighter, Ethiopia. Muradit, a fierce and renowned Surma stick fighter, paints his face with white chalk to intimidate his enemies at the Donga stick fights. He will fight to prove his masculinity and to win a wife.