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A large number of ancient African tribes are still living in the Omo Valley region of Southern Ethiopia. Those tribes have been living near the Omo river for centuries. This photo series offers an incredibly rare window to the people of the Omo v

Samburu society is a gentocracy, meaning older people are given the highest social status, and men often remain unmarried until they reach their 30s

Photographer's portraits of African tribes who can teach us happiness

Samburu society is a gentocracy, meaning older people are given the highest social status, and men often remain unmarried until they reach their Photo: Mario Gerth

Africa | Image from the National Geographic July 1982 publication 'Dan Tribe. Ivory Coast' © Michael and Aubine Kirtley

kicker-of-elves: “ Dan Tribe Ivory Coast National Geographic July 1982 Michael and Aubine Kirtley ”

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...

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

Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture… 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.

Himba Youth Has His Hair Styled in a Long Plait known as Ondatu Namibia. Photo by Nigel Pavitt

♡ I Like African Himba Youth Has His Hair Styled in a Long Plait known as Ondatu Namibia. Photo by Nigel Pavitt

Documentary Photography, African Tribes, Ethiopia: Hans Silvester's 2006-2007 documentation of the Omo Valley's Surma and Mursi tribes and their body adornment via mineral paints and floral headpieces.

Documentary Photography, African Tribes, Ethiopia: Hans Silvester's documentation of the Omo Valley's Surma and Mursi tribes and their body adornment via mineral paints and floral headpieces.

A woman of the the African tribe of Himba.

Beautiful Himba woman from Angola. These women are so beautiful ,I was with them in Namibia , they cover their bodies in red clay as well as their hair .

Wodaabe (Mbororo) tribe. Traditionally nomadic cattle-herders and traders in Central African Republic.

Young Wodaabe Man, Niger Niger’s Wodaabe men decorate their faces and dance for hours to impress female judges. Photography by Steve McCurry

Maybe not black, or dressed like that. But the scar art would be an interesting idea for Visoca's crew, a way for member to make their war scars beautiful.

Before the tattoos and other forms of modern body modification, scarification of African ethnic groups were already imbued in the culture. Culture comes in all forms ♥ - empereuralex

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