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Her blue fingers are from the dye the Tuareg love so much. Africa | A Tuareg woman playing an imzad, a one-stringed violin. Algeria. | © Farida Sellal
Africa | A Tuareg woman playing an imzad, a one-stringed violin. Tamanrasset. Algeria. | © Farida Sellal
Africa | A Tuareg woman wearing traditional jewellery. Tamanrasset, Hoggar. Algeria. | © Farida Sellal
Niger. Sahara Desert. Tuareg nomad woman playing the anzad, a one-string violin..
Africa | Tuareg woman photographed In Niger by Flickr user deepchi1
Casablanca (I find it curious that this is labeled Casablanca originally. Must get to the bottom of this!)
Africa | Tuareg women do not wear a veil, however the men keep their faces covered even when eating.
Africa | Tuareg woman from the Hoggar, wearing a characteristic Terouet pendant. Algeria. | Photographer ?
Africa | Tuareg woman, Algeria | Woth Zizou, via flickr
Africa | Tuareg woman photographed in Niger | © Kerry Halasz (PhotoGirl58), via flickr
Tuaregs, nomads live in the semi-arid Sahel and arid Sahara in an area of Mali, Nigera
Tuareg woman, Niger. Tuareg women have a great freedom and participate in family and tribal decisions. Descent and inheritance are both through the maternal line, although modern ways continue to encroach on time-honored customs.