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Body Adornment, Fashion & Culture. Wenatchee Valley College Library

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Happy people don’t have fewer troubles or fewer bad things happen. Those things are pretty evenly distributed. Happy people just don’t care as much. This simple truth is the key to happiness. ๑ Samsaran ๑❤️☀️ Image by Eric Lafforgue Just Smile, Smile Face, Beautiful Children, Beautiful People, Beautiful Smile, Foto Portrait, Interesting Faces, Happy People, Nice People

Afar Tribe Girl With Sharpened Teeth, , Danakil, Ethiopia

What a smile! Afar area, Ethiopia © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com

This photo of a Mursi Tribe girl I took in Omo Valley, Ethiopia. The World in Faces project. Portraits of ordinary yet extraordinary people around the world. Cultures Du Monde, World Cultures, African Tribes, African Art, Costume Africain, Mursi Tribe, Tribal People, Beauty Around The World, Tier Fotos

This Photographer Is Making It His Mission To Document Faces Around The World

"Our diversity is not a reason to hate each other. Quite the opposite, we must admire and respect it."

Suri woman - Among the Suri people in Ethiopia a girl's lower lip is cut when she reaches the age 15 or The girl's lip is pierced by her mother or another woman of her village and a simple wooden plug is inserted. African Tribes, African Women, Ethiopian Tribes, Walmart Pictures, Girls Lips, Perfect Selfie, Aboriginal People, Tribal People, Photoshop Photography

Ethiopian Tribes, Suri

Ethiopia, tribes, Surma, Suri people Among the Suri people in Ethiopia a girl's lower lip is cut when she reaches the age 15 or 16. The girl's lip is pierced by her mother or another woman of her village and a simple wooden plug is inserted. The cut is held open by the wooden plug until the wound heals. After that the plug is replaced by a bigger one. The stretching of the lip continues by inserting progressively larger plugs over a period of several months. At a diameter of about 4 cm the…

Kenya, old Maasai woman African Culture, African History, Maasai People, Village People, Photo Stock Images, Tribal People, Art Africain, African Tribes, Black And White Portraits

Kenya, old Maasai woman

Black & White portrait of an old Maasai lady in a remote Maasai village near Amboseli National Park, Kenya. I met this old Maasai woman in a traditional remote village. She is obviously very old. Although she carried her age well she barely could speak, so I asked the village people around me how old she might be. Nobody of the Maasai people really know their real age, but it is possible according to their age set to make a good estimation. An "age set" describes a generation of the tribal…

Afar tribe girl from Afambo, Ethiopia by Eric Lafforgue, beautiful face. Kids Around The World, We Are The World, People Around The World, African Beauty, African Women, Beautiful Children, Beautiful People, Beautiful Smile, Horn Of Africa

Afar tribe girl from Afambo, Ethiopia

Afar tribe girl from Afambo, Ethiopia with the teeth in V shape. It is a beauty sign in the tribe to have the teeth like this. the girs we interviewed were all happy with this. © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com

Afar girl with sharpened teeth smiling, Danakil, Ethiopia. Afar people are closely related to Oromo (khemetic/Cushitic people). Beautiful Children, Beautiful People, Costume Ethnique, Eric Lafforgue, African Tribes, African Countries, Portraits, African Culture, African Beauty

Afar Tribe Girl With Sharpened Teeth, Assaita, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia

Ethiopia, Danakil area, see here teeth... © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com

North-East India is the least explored part of the country. Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland regions are so called hidden part of the world, and there is. Arunachal Pradesh, Indigenous Tribes, Body Adornment, Optician, Body Modifications, Interesting Faces, Incredible India, People Around The World, Old Women

The Land of Shamans. Nishi and Apatani Tribes. Part 1

North-East India is the least explored part of the country. Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland regions are so called hidden part of the world, and there is...

Turkana tribesman of Kenya. About people are members of this tribe and live in a hot dry region near Lake Turkana in Kenya. Photo by Eric Lafforgue Eric Lafforgue, We Are The World, People Of The World, African Tribes, African Art, Tribal African, African Women, African Colors, Population Du Monde

Turkana old woman with labret - Kenya

Like Nyangatom tribe in Ethiopia or Sudan, this old Turkana woman wears a labret under her lip. Young people do not wear this anymore. This one is made with electric wire. The Turkana inhabit the arid territories of northern Kenya, on the boundary with Sudan. Nilotic-speaking people, they have for a long time stayed outside of the influence of the main foreign trends. Nomad shepherds adapted to a almost totally desert area, some also fish in the Turkana lake. They are divided in 28 clans…

Mursi Tribe Woman With A Huge Lip Plate, Hail Wuha Village, Ethiopia Mursi Tribe, Eric Lafforgue, African Tribes, Body Adornment, Culture, Body Modifications, People Of The World, Ethiopia, Traditional Art

Mursi Tribe Woman With A Huge Lip Plate, Hail Wuha Village, Ethiopia

Taken with Sony A7r © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com

Ethiopia, tribes, Surma, Suri people Portrait of a beautiful Suri girl in Bargoba village near Kibish.by Dietmar Temps Ethiopian Tribes, Ethiopian People, African Tribes, African Women, Photo Stock Images, Most Beautiful Faces, Beautiful Children, Tribal People, Beauty Around The World

Ethiopian Tribes, Suri

Ethiopia, tribes, Surma, Suri people Portrait of a beautiful Suri girl in Bargoba village near Kibish. Blog: Dietmar Temps, travel blog Website, gallery: Dietmar Temps, photography

Wooden lip plate worn by women in the pierced lower lip. Typical custom of the Mursi and Suri in Ethiopia and the Baale (Kachipo) in Sudan. Today, wooden plates are less frequently used, most women wearing the round earthenware version. Lower Lip Piercing, Lip Piercing Ring, Labret Jewelry, Labret Studs, Tribal People, Wooden Plates, African Jewelry, Tribal Art, Earthenware

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Wooden lip plate worn by women in the pierced lower lip. Typical custom of the Mursi and Suri in Ethiopia and the Baale (Kachipo) in Sudan. Today, wooden plates are less frequently used, most women wearing the round earthenware version.

Ethiopia - This girl was coming back from a market with some meat on her head. As cow is precious thing in Surma tribe, like in Massai, people eat meat only for special events. Indigenous Peoples Day, Mursi Tribe, Eric Lafforgue, Tribal People, We Are The World, Big Lips, World Of Color, Namaste, Bring It On

Surma girl bringing cow meat - Ethiopia

Like in all the poor countries, people walk for hours to go in the markets and sell or exchange local products. This girl was coming back from a market with some meat on her head. As cow is precious thing in Surma tribe, like in Massai, people eat meat only for special events. As you can see, this girl wear a lip plate, a big one, which makes her a very expensive future wife. A Surma / Suri girl will be beautiful if she has a big lip plate, and if her body, is covered of scarifications. They…

Ethiopia, tribes, Surma, Suri people Among the Suri people in Ethiopia a girl's… Tribes Of The World, People Of The World, Ethiopian Tribes, Girls Lips, Tribal People, African Tribes, Cultural Identity, In The Hole, Choose Life

Ethiopian Tribes, Suri

Ethiopia, tribes, Surma, Suri people Among the Suri people in Ethiopia a girl's lower lip is cut when she reaches the age 15 or 16. The girl's lip is pierced by her mother or another woman of her village and a simple wooden plug is inserted. The cut is held open by the wooden plug until the wound heals. After that the plug is replaced by a bigger one. The stretching of the lip continues by inserting progressively larger plugs over a period of several months. At a diameter of about 4 cm the…

Ethiopia, a Mursi woman with the traditional lip plate, Lower Omo Valley - The original purpose of lip plugs may have been to deform, affording women a sort of protection against Arab slavers. We Are The World, People Around The World, Wonders Of The World, Large Lips, Afrique Art, Mursi Tribe, Luge, African Tribes, African Women

Ethiopia, Mursi woman

Ethiopia, a Mursi woman with the traditional lip plate, Lower Omo Valley View On Black Blog: Dietmar Temps, travel blog Website, gallery: Dietmar Temps, photography