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Smile :) A lady from the Mursi Tribe, Omo Valley, Ethiopia 🇪🇹 The Lip Plate -> h
Smile :) A lady from the Mursi Tribe, Omo Valley, Ethiopia 🇪🇹 The Lip Plate -> here is a little bit of history about it… The decorative lip plate is made out of clay (or wood). Around the age of puberty, a hole is cut into the girl’s lip, and typically the 2 lower teeth are removed. A plate is then inserted and as time goes by, smaller plates are swapped for larger ones to make the lip stretch. This deliberate disfigurement apparently originated many many years ago as a way to make women and young girls appear less attractive to slave traders. I’ve also heard that in the late 1800’s/early 1900’s, these women were brought into Europe and North America to exhibit in circuses. Later, it was seen as beauty by the tribe, symbolising self-esteem and the strength of a woman. It’s even rumoured that the bigger the plate, the greater the dowry the bride’s father could demand at his daughter’s marriage. But apparently nowadays, it’s a dying tradition. In that women no longer do this due to the traumatic nature of the teeth removal. (I’m not surprised!). So instead now they do earlobe stretching, pretty much the same process, but obviously done with the ears and not the lip (and no teeth removal required). So in a few decades I guess there won’t be any tribeswomen around who wear a lip plate. . . . . .
19.08.2019 08:48:14
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Our Aims

We aim to retain the knowledge of our ancestors’ cultural routes of mi
Our Aims We aim to retain the knowledge of our ancestors’ cultural routes of migration and way of life, which once allowed unlimited travel from place to place. This style of permanently travelling from land to land in the large African Sahara was virtually destroyed when maps were re-drawn by colonists which resulted in separating the great desert into pieces of countries. For this reason, as well as the issues caused by desertification and climate change, government policies and marginalisation of nomadic people – this way of life is almost over. We want to share our heritage with you before it is too late. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #mhamidelghizlane#sahara#camping#trekking#hiking#instatravel#exploringtheglobe#naturelovers#moroccovacations#travelmorocco#ig_travel#nomad#cameltrek#globetrotter#desertsafari#discoverearth#animalphotography#desertwalk#indigenouspeople#desertphotography#mindfulmoments#travelawesome#stayandwander#travelerdestinations#yogaoutdoors#sustainabletravel#africanportraits#natgeoyourshot#topmoroccophoto#deserttrek image by @oliverjai
19.08.2019 06:46:48
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Fisherman on his way to his ngallawa. Jambiani. Zanzibar. 2019.
Fisherman on his way to his ngallawa. Jambiani. Zanzibar. 2019....more
19.08.2019 04:51:56
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Portrait of a young Muslim boy photographed on his way to school in the town
. . Portrait of a young Muslim boy photographed on his way to school in the town of Pangani. . . Photo taken by 😀@spencer_travel_photographer😀 Follow me around the world and see the world as I see it..🌍 . . Remember to tag your images #spencer_travel_feature For a chance to be featured 🏆 Please note that submitted images may be edited. . . . . . . . . . . . . #pangani#tanzania#africa#african#africantravel#africanportraits#portraits#portraiture#portrait_ig#portrait_today#portraitphotographer#instagram#instadaily#people_infinity#people_storee#people_and_world
19.08.2019 00:09:50
The Stiltwalkers... •

Here in the Lower Omo Valley, bordered by South Sudan and
The Stiltwalkers... • Here in the Lower Omo Valley, bordered by South Sudan and Kenya, we were just driving along a lonely road, and there they were...Boys on Stilts It really takes skill to pull this off. Especially impressed by the little boy in front who insisted in joining in.. • “The people of the Omo Valley in Ethiopia have lived their lives virtually undisturbed by outsiders for centuries. The region in which they live is even more ancient. The site is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and according to UNESCO, the area is “unlike any other place on Earth in that so many different types of people have inhabited such a small area of land over many millennia.” • #ethiopia#omovalley#stilt#omo_valley#stiltwalkers#ethiopiatravel#africa#africanportraits#ig_humanity#passionpassport#traveldeeper#indagaretravel#remotetribesofethiopia#child_photo#tlpicks#cnt#afarmedia#unescoworldheritage#aspenplaybooktravels
18.08.2019 23:19:20
If you are going to love her, take everything... her insecurities, her scars, he
If you are going to love her, take everything... her insecurities, her scars, her pain, her sadness, her mistakes. Everything. _____________________________________________ Part l Series of shoots for Kells Beauty Bar In Frame @faith_kativu MUA @kells_beauty_bar Location : mialesvisuals studio Photography @miales.visuals#marvelous_shots#moodyports#streetdreamsmag#streetstyle#lifeboxfeature#africangirlskillingit#urbanandstreet#earthportraits#endlessfaces#vscokenya#glowqueen#hvmansouls#54artistry#exploremoreportraits#africanportraits#visualsauthority#portrait_vision#portrait_shots#fashion_n_swag_on_fleek#fashion_style#ourmoodydays#weeklyfeature#weexplore_#westcottlighting
18.08.2019 20:46:17
If you are going to love her, take everything... her insecurities, her scars, he
If you are going to love her, take everything... her insecurities, her scars, her pain, her sadness, her mistakes. Everything. _____________________________________________ Part l Series of shoots for Kells Beauty Bar In Frame @faith_kativu MUA @kells_beauty_bar Location : mialesvisuals studio Photography @miales.visuals#marvelous_shots#moodyports#streetdreamsmag#streetstyle#lifeboxfeature#africangirlskillingit#urbanandstreet#earthportraits#endlessfaces#vscokenya#glowqueen#hvmansouls#54artistry#exploremoreportraits#africanportraits#visualsauthority#portrait_vision#portrait_shots#fashion_n_swag_on_fleek#fashion_style#ourmoodydays#weeklyfeature#weexplore_#westcottlighting
18.08.2019 20:45:55
If you are going to love her, take everything... her insecurities, her scars, he
If you are going to love her, take everything... her insecurities, her scars, her pain, her sadness, her mistakes. Everything. _____________________________________________ Part l Series of shoots for Kells Beauty Bar In Frame @faith_kativu MUA @kells_beauty_bar Location : mialesvisuals studio Photography @miales.visuals#marvelous_shots#moodyports#streetdreamsmag#streetstyle#lifeboxfeature#africangirlskillingit#urbanandstreet#earthportraits#endlessfaces#vscokenya#glowqueen#hvmansouls#54artistry#exploremoreportraits#africanportraits#visualsauthority#portrait_vision#portrait_shots#fashion_n_swag_on_fleek#fashion_style#ourmoodydays#weeklyfeature#weexplore_#westcottlighting
18.08.2019 20:45:38
If you are going to love her, take everything... her insecurities, her scars, he
If you are going to love her, take everything... her insecurities, her scars, her pain, her sadness, her mistakes. Everything. _____________________________________________ Part l Series of shoots for Kells Beauty Bar In Frame @faith_kativu MUA @kells_beauty_bar Location : mialesvisuals studio Photography @miales.visuals#marvelous_shots#moodyports#streetdreamsmag#streetstyle#lifeboxfeature#africangirlskillingit#urbanandstreet#earthportraits#endlessfaces#vscokenya#glowqueen#hvmansouls#54artistry#exploremoreportraits#africanportraits#visualsauthority#portrait_vision#portrait_shots#fashion_n_swag_on_fleek#fashion_style#ourmoodydays#weeklyfeature#weexplore_#westcottlighting
18.08.2019 20:45:09
"A Little Side Hustle..." Further pics from my Mother & Child Series .
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"A Little Side Hustle..." Further pics from my Mother & Child Series . . Captured this cute little boy running his own little side hustle in a little corner of his grandmother's store when l went hunting for tailoring accessories for OYAATO in downtown Lagos. What story do the pictures tell u?? . . #mother#child#story#dealmaking#stories#motherandchild#trade#trader#love#women#designer#africanwomen#color#instaphotos#colourphotos#africanportraits#familyfirst#familylove#photos#colour#colorphotos#instaphotos#travelphotography#photos#travel#travelbook#amateurphotography#streetphotography#photographers#lovephotography#photographerlife#photographer_pics
18.08.2019 19:20:19
Konso tribe village in South Ethiopia🇪🇹
My first real portrait photo from a woma
Konso tribe village in South Ethiopia🇪🇹 My first real portrait photo from a woman from the Konso tribe. I've visited a small konso village (UNESCO) together with my buddy @gabriel_mebrahtu during our tour around the southern part of Ethiopia. I was so fascinated how these people live,they absolutely live as in the old testament.. No electricity and no running water photo by (@jeromebrokelmann) #ethiopia#ethio#ethiopian#konso#unesco#africa#afrika#äthiopien#african#portraitphotography#ethiopia🇪🇹#visitethiopia#travel#portraits#nature#adventure#portrait_vision#visitafrica#africanportraits#natgeoyourshot#nationalgeographic#natgeotravel#natgeo#photographer#picoftheday#picofday#photography#explore#traveller#portrait
18.08.2019 18:44:33
Beautiful lady

I love everything about elephants. They are incredibly intellige
Beautiful lady I love everything about elephants. They are incredibly intelligent and gentle, yet so powerful. The texture of their skin. Their eyes that gaze so intently and their beautiful long eyelashes. I’m not sure I got the shot I wanted to do all of this justice but enjoyed trying to capture it every time we were close enough... _________________________________________________ #wildlife_supreme#wildlifephotography#wildlife#wildlifeaddicts#nakedplanetearth#earthofficial#wildlifeplanet#wildlifephotography#worldwildest#global4nature#nature_perfection#wildlife_perfection#world_bestanimal#igscwildlife#animalfanatics#exclusive_animals#wildlife_photographic#wildlife_vision#great_captures_nature#naturephotoportal#ig_discover_wildlife#africanportraits#southafrica#africageo#featured_wildlife#raw_africa_#elephant#texture#monochrome#eyes#closeup
18.08.2019 17:09:35
Portrait of #Karina'. Absolutely, interesting to draw when face proportions have
18.08.2019 17:06:21
~PORTRAIT OF THE DAY~ 🏆Congratulations 🏆

Photo  @the_unusual__ 
In frame: @jojo
~PORTRAIT OF THE DAY~ 🏆Congratulations 🏆 Photo @the_unusual__ In frame: @jojoverhik MUA @glam_by_sharon -----------——- ---------------- Congratulations! Check out his gallery! ________________________________________ 🔘Tag and follow us for a chance to be featured. Join the Family! ________________________________________ #westafrican#beautyportrait#portraitphotography#africa#bestportraits#majesticpeople#kaduna#benin#portraits_futures#africanportraits#nigeria#nigerianphotographer#melanin#igpodium_portraits#ig_portrait#endlessfaces#marvelous_shotz#melaninqueen#headshot
18.08.2019 16:40:35
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18.08.2019 14:59:26
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18.08.2019 14:51:13
Aïcha. Michamvi. Zanzibar 2019.
Aïcha. Michamvi. Zanzibar 2019....more
18.08.2019 11:55:31
Poise, Andranopasy, Madagascar

While sailing down the coast towards Tulear in a
Poise, Andranopasy, Madagascar While sailing down the coast towards Tulear in a pirogue, the wind turned against us , leaving my boatmen and I marooned on the beach in front of her family’s hut. At thirteen years she had more poise than I can ever imagine having, and is one of those people who the camera loves. I think it would have been impossible to take a “bad” picture of her. She was surprised and delighted by the print I gave her.
18.08.2019 10:05:03
Maasai woman, with warriors dancing in the background, Maasai Village, Tanzania
Maasai woman, with warriors dancing in the background, Maasai Village, Tanzania ———————————————————————— Nikon D750 | Nikon 24-120mm ƒ/4G ED VR | f/4.5 | 1/4000sec | 120mm | ISO800 | Edited in Lightroom ———————————————————————— #portrait#portraits_ig#pixel_ig#portraiture#portrait_perfection#portraitphotography#portraits_universe#featurepalette#bleachmyfilm#portraitmood#featurepalette#africanportraits#profile_vision#top_portraits#life_portraits#postthepeople#quietthechaos#justgoshoot#artofvisuals#portraitsociety#portraitfolk#human_interest#globe_people#ftwotw#igPodium_portraits#people_infinity#africanamazing#masai#maasai#maasaitribe
18.08.2019 09:47:47
May your Sunday be as bright as this lady right here! @_sophisticated_sugar_doll
May your Sunday be as bright as this lady right here! @_sophisticated_sugar_doll you were amazing 👌🏾
18.08.2019 09:00:58
The Rock. Michamvi. Zanzibar.
The Rock. Michamvi. Zanzibar....more
18.08.2019 03:57:55
What she is thinking ? Can you guess ?

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What she is thinking ? Can you guess ? Location : Benin ----------------------------------------------------------- 📷: @el.mundo.en.mi.mirada ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Check our sister pages - @thefolktales@villages.of.europe@villages.of.asia@villages.of.americas ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ #_VOAfrica#rural#villagelife#traveling#africa#500px#vscocam#africanportraits#samburu#NikonPhotography#Nikon#Loves_Africa#Travel#Traveller#NationalGeographic#instagood#ig_Africa#wildlifephotography#PaasionPassport#VSCO#insta#traveltheworld#BBCTravel#africa_village#humanity_shots_#village#tribalculture#instatravel#travelgram
18.08.2019 02:47:40
Stilt Walking Boys of the Banna Tribe. Key Afer, Omo Valley, Ethiopia

The Banna
Stilt Walking Boys of the Banna Tribe. Key Afer, Omo Valley, Ethiopia The Banna people (also known as Benna/Bena Tribe) are beekeepers and pastoralists inhabiting the highlands on the east of the Omo River in Ethiopia . . . . .
18.08.2019 00:00:11
Introducing Pumba!
“Why, when he was a young warthog
When I was a young wart-hoo
17.08.2019 17:13:24
At dawn in the dark, Audrey watches the sunrise. Jambiani. Zanzibar. 2019.
At dawn in the dark, Audrey watches the sunrise. Jambiani. Zanzibar. 2019....more
17.08.2019 15:21:05
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