Africa | Three Xhosa men. South Africa.  1967 - 1976 | ©Digital Library University of Wisconsin--Madison. African Studies Program. Photographer Harold E Scheub

Africa | Three Xhosa men. South Africa. 1967 - 1976 | ©Digital Library University of Wisconsin--Madison. African Studies Program. Photographer Harold E Scheub

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

I'm still traumatised by DJ Sbu's horrific walk on the yellow carpet! Damn South Africans are gorgeous!

Xhosa boy wearing an Ingcawe blanket (known by the black & white stripes) which is worn by Xhosa boys before undergoing cultural rituals that mark their passage from boys to men. ph. Lavonne Bosman

Xhosa boy wearing an Ingcawe blanket (known by the black white stripes) which is worn by Xhosa boys before undergoing cultural rituals that mark their passage from boys to men.

Africa | Xhosa initiates near Qora Mouth in South Africa cover their bodies with white clay.| ©Roger de La Harpe

Xhosa initiates near Qora Mouth in South Africa cover their bodies with white clay.

Miss Milli B Photography//Amaxhosa http://missmillib.co.za/photography-amaxhosa/

Image included in the publication "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster. Published by Purnell in

Ragazzi Xhosa durante la cerimonia della circoncisione

Ragazzi Xhosa durante la cerimonia della circoncisione

Portraits of adventure

Portraits of adventure

Credit: Brent Stirton The Xhosa people of South Africa are probably best known for their most famous son, Nelson Mandela, but many Xhosa li.

The initiation.

Xhosa teens, initiated into manhood in a centuries-old circumcision ritual called ulwaluko, stay in seclusion outside their Eastern Cape village, wrapped in ceremonial blankets and painted with white clay for purification. Photo by Brett Stirton

Xhosa People Huts | ... boys in former president's Xhosa tribe in South Africa | Mail Online

A journey into manhood: The circumcision ceremony for teenage boys in Mandela's tribe (described by the former president as like having 'fire shooting through my veins')

A set of astonishing photographs show a group Xhosa boys covered with blankets in a field as they undergo the traditional male circumcision ceremony into manhood in South Africa.

Eastern Cape – The Abakwetha Circumcision Ceremony - Xhosa

The Leopard Man with spear, dancing in full regalia during the 'Abakwetha' ~ the circumcision ceremony of Xhosa, Eastern Cape, South Africa

artismyhustle:    AFRICAN ELEGANCE

Image included in the publication "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster. Published by Purnell in

Xhosa tribe, manhood test, East London, SA

Xhosa tribe, manhood test, East London, SA

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