ɛïɜ Ubo Tribe South Cotabato ~ Philippines ɛïɜ
Woman at the Celebrations of Moors and Christians, Agost, Alicante, Valencia, Spain
Ta Moko The Ta Moko is a traditional Maori tattoo that is often done on the face, it is regarded as a taonga (treasure) to the Maori people and its application can be consider sacred. Each and every Moko contains messages that tell a story of the wearer’s ancestral or tribal roots, it also contains a value. The value indicates the wearer’s standing in the social class. cultur, warrior tattoo, bodi art, warriors, maori tattoo, garden plants, new zealand, face tattoos, ink
Maori- this picture has so much power and confidence in it. there's a certainty in this eyes and presence you can feel it/sense it and it's incredible. wow.
Emily Grace: A Māori welcome to New Zealand
forget the tribe of indigenous people this women belongs to. the tribe wears plugs in their nostrils in such a way it disfigures their nostrils. It was originally done to scare of potential rival tribesmen and the like
Jie Tribe - Southern Sudan. A word on Sudan, a vast majority of the women and young girls about 96-99% of them have all be victims of FGM (female genital mutilation, ranging from removal to partial removal of inner and outer labial lips, clitoris or both. Horrendous these poor women must suffer such unnecessary atrocities, and for what? The cost of their society and cultural norms. Stop FGM.
NOW this is a gaged ear. i've never seen something so extreme before. this is the biggest gage that i've ever seen
Ethiopia's Omo Valley – Marius Coetzee
In a 200 year-old custom, the Chin ethnic minority group in Myanmar would give their daughters elaborate facial tattoos to ward off attacks from neighbouring princes who would often try to kidnap girls to be concubines. The women in picture was one of the last to receive the groups markings, which has now died out. face, facial tattoo, chin tribe, daughters, beauti, burma, blog, embrac cultur, china
Amazon, South America. The Amazon River Basin is home to the largest rainforest on earth. The basin, roughly the size of the forty-eight contiguous United States, covers some 40% of the South American continent and includes part of eight South American countries including Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, and Suriname, as well as French Guiana, a department of France. amazon river brazil, colombia, peru, ecuador, amazon brazil, france, bolivia, rainforest, country
Kayaw woman, Karen Hill Tribes. Thailand | © Steve Evans, via Flickr
Portrait of Marquesan man, Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie, Hawaii | © Art Wolfe