Africa: The scars displayed on the arms and bodies of the Mursi are often a record of personal achievements, which can include feats of bravery in battle or outstanding skill in hunting. The marks improve the social status of the wearer.
To experience meeting the Surma tribesmen, Omo Valley, Ethiopia. Deep in the bush, Ethiopia’s lower Omo Valley is a lost world. The Surma have elevated the custom of body painting to an amazing art form.