Miss Domoget, Bodi Tribe Woman With Headband, Hana Mursi, Omo Valley, Ethiopia
The Bodi (or Meen) tribe lives close to the Omo River in southern Ethiopia (Omo Valley) and has the Mursi tribe as south neighbor and Konso at north; It is a pastoral and agricultural tribe, thus livestock plays a large role in the tribe; Along the banks of the river, they cultivate sorghum, maize and coffee; For their new year in June, called Kael, Bodi men consume large amounts of blood and milk to become overweight;Â This tradition measures the body fat of a contestant; Each family or…
Dassanetch girl with caps wig - Omo Ethiopia
I came back to Omorate village, on the left side of the Omo river. Always the same old trunks to cross the river, fearing to fall in the water with all the cameras ans lenses!...always the same dirty village full of all kind of shits everywhere...but so nice people to meet. The Daasanach kids collect the caps of the Coca and beers in the bars of Omorate and make wigs with them. Soon, there will be a bridge on Omo river, so thousands of people, cars, trucks, will pass the Dassanech…
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some say Bangladesh is a basket case Africa, the middle east, Haiti Some say India is. The nation with organized chaos. Nations with over population, heavy horrible pollution, unimaginable poverty, hundreds of millions living in SLUMS, yet much of this leads to a photographic paradise for street shooters like myself. I too am a basket case!
Ethiopia - Omo Black & White
Ethiopia - Omo Black & White Beautiful Photography by John Kenny taken with Africa's remotest tribes. Fine art prints in black and white, also colour, are available to buy in signed, limited editions. Facing Africa: the book is out now
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Ethiopian Tribes, Karo
Ethiopia, tribes, Kara people, close-up of the chief of the Karo village Korcho. The name of the chief is Tshaunka. The Karo people in South Omo call themselves 'Kara' which means 'fish' in their language. Actually they don't like the name 'Karo' very much because 'karo' means 'coffee'. They also have a bull jumping ceremony like the Hamer people, but the ceremony is strictly private and no tourists are allowed. Korcho is a very beautiful small village on top of a cliff with a…