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    Bushman Namibia

    An older San woman wearing beaded tabs or medallions in her hair.

    Kenya, Africa. Samburu girl wearing a nubility necklace stack, late 20th century. Photograph: Angela Fisher


    Papua New Guinea

    Maybe Meredith when she's an adult, slightly lighter skin. Not a Gweniveve, but she looks like a PERSON, and a woman full of confidence.


    "Visible", Kenya by Karen Walker Twitter: @place_ok

    Gurunsi Girl in southern Burkina Faso. -So surprising! I had never even imagined a person like this! INCREDIBLY BEAUTIFUL!


    Himba Youth Has His Hair Styled in a Long Plait known as Ondatu Namibia. Photo by Nigel Pavitt

    “Beauty lies in the eyes of the camera-holder”. This post gives you 50 inspirational examples of emotional portrait photography. Enjoy!

    Mrs. Mukamuhuvare, Northern Namibia by Obie Oberholzer. Civilisation clash...

    Himba Woman - the Himba people are semi-nomads living in Northern Namibia, in the Kunene region (formerly Kaokoland) and on the other side of the Kunene River in Angola.


    ”I asked an old woman, “Which is more important to love or to be loved?” She replied: “Which is more important to a bird its left wing or its right wing?”~ ♛

    tags: beaded necklaces. tribal beads.

    As documented by Hans Silvester "Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa" In the area bordering Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan, personal decoration created with the help of friends (and without mirrors) MORE at link!

    Maria, Havana / Ray Cooper

    San father hugging his children Bushman/San People. Farther embracing his children. Archaeological evidence suggests that they have lived in Africa for at least 22, 000 years. Namibia. N/a?an ku sê ( an organization owned by Doctor Rudie van Vuuren and his wife Marlice van Vuuren, one of Namibia’s most popular nature conservationists who is fluent in Khoi San, do a lot of work with the bushmen. Amongst others they have the Lifeline Clinic and Bushman School to t

    The Turkana are a Nilotic people (ethnic groups from southern Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, and Northern Tanzania) of who inhabit the northwest Kenya known as the Turkana District. They're the third largest ethnic group in Kenya. Women's traditional hairstyle: braided Mohawk. Ornaments indicate their wealth and marital status.